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DBT-JRF Biotechnology Eligibility Test (BET) 2016-17

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open16-Mar-2016
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Awardfellowship for JRF / SRF will be @ Rs. 16,000/- or 18,000/- per month
EligibilityM.Sc./M.Tech/M.V.Sc./B.Tech/B.E. in Biotechnology/ Bio Streams
RegionAll India
Scholarship provider contact details

Biotech Consortium India Limited
V Floor, Anuvrat Bhawan
210, Deen Dayal Upadhay Marg
New Delhi-110002
Phones: +91 (011) 23219064-67
Fax: +91 (011) 23219063
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What is DBT-JRF Biotechnology Eligibility Test (BET) 2016-17?

 Applications are invited from Indian nationals for the award of “DBT-Junior Research Fellowship” (DBT-JRF) for pursuing research in frontier areas of Biotechnology and Applied Biology. JRFs will be selected according to merit under two categories: Category I&II. Category I fellowship (Top 275 in number) are tenable in any University/Institute in India where the students can register for Ph.D. Category II students (100 in number) will be eligible to join any DBT sponsored project and avail fellowship from project, equivalent to NET/GATE qualification as per DST guidelines, subject selection through institutional selection process. Registration for Ph.D will be decided by institutional rules. Fellowship will be co-terminus with the duration of project and institutional rules will be applicable. There will be no binding on PIs of DBT sponsored project to select JRF/SRF for their projects from category II list. Selection in Category II will not entitle student for any fellowship from DBT JRF programme. 

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

M.Sc/ M.Tech/ M.V.Sc degree with Biotechnology in title of degree e.g. Biotechnology, specialization such as Agricultural, Animal/ Veterinary, Medical, Marine, Industrial, Environmental, Pharmaceutical, Food, Bio-resources Biotechnology, “Biochemical Engineering, Biosciences and Bioechnology, Bioinformatics” and M.Sc. “Molecular & Human Genetics” and M.Sc. “Neuroscience” as well as B.E./Tech, in Biotechnology (4-year course after 10+2) recognized by UGC/AICTE.

Marks: Minimum 60% marks for general & OBC category and 55% for SC/ST/PH in aggregate (or equivalent grade).

Age Limit: Upto 28 years as on the last date of application (16 March 2016) for general category. Age relaxation of up to 5 years (up to 33 years) for SC/ST/PHand women candidates and 3 years (31 years) for OBC (Non- creamy layer).

How can you apply ?

Application can be done online only.

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