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HPU Shimla M.Sc (Biotechnology and Microbiology) Admission 2020 through Entrance Test

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HPU Shimla MSc Entrance Test 2020 - Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) Shimla invites applications for admission to 2-years M.Sc. Biotechnology and M.Sc. Microbiology program through an entrance test for the academic session 2020-21 at Himachal Pradesh University and its affiliated Institutions

The admissions will be made on the basis of an entrance test.

HPU Shimla M.Sc. Biotechnology and Microbiology

  • The Himachal Pradesh University, Summer Hill, Shimla will conduct the process of admission of candidates to the M.Sc. Microbiology for its Campus and affiliated Private Institutions and M.Sc. Biotechnology Courses to be offered only at its affiliated institutions i.e. SILB

Course Duration

The duration of M.Sc. Biotechnology/Microbiology course will be for two years

 HPU Shimla MSc Entrance Test 2020 Important Dates

Dates

Events

Submission of Online Application Form(s) Start Date

05th June 2020

Submission of Online Application Form(s) End Date

30th June 2020

Date of Entrance Exam

To be communicated later on

Session Start

July 2020

Eligibility Criteria for HPU Shimla MSc Admission 2020

M.Sc. Biotechnology

  • Should have passed a Bachelor’ Degree under 10+2+3 pattern of education in Science in Physical, Biological, Agricultural, Veterinary, and Fisheries Sciences, Pharmacy, Engineering/Technology, 4 years B.S. (Physician Assistant Course) or Medicine (MBBS) or BDS from any Institute/University recognized by the H.P., Shimla/UGC, New Delhi with at least 55% marks for general and other categories and 50% for SC/ST category candidates

M.Sc. Microbiology

  1. Should have passed a Bachelor degree under 10+2+3 pattern of education in Science with any of the subjects i.e. Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Genetics, Molecular Biology and Botany or Zoology or MBBS/B.V.Sc from any Institute/University recognized by the HPU Shimla/ UGC, New Delhi with at least 50% marks for General & Other Category and 45% for SC/ ST category candidates.

Age Criteria

  • Male candidates should not be more than 26 years; female candidates should not be more than 28 years and SC/ST candidates not more than 29 years in age as on 01st July 2020
  • The date of birth as recorded in the Secondary Education Board/University certificate only will be considered as authentic

HPU Shimla MSc Entrance Test 2020 Application Process

  • The Prospectus along with the application forms is available on the websites www.hpuniv.nic.in or www.hpuniv.in
  • Candidate in his/her own handwriting shall in all respect fill application Forms for entrance test placed in the prospectus
  • Completely filled Application Form along with appropriate enclosures if any must be sent to the Chairperson/Coordinator, Department of Biotechnology, Himachal Pradesh University, Summer Hill, Shimla-171005 preferably by Registered post/Speed post or shall be submitted in person in the office by the prescribed last date, as notified in the prospectus
  • In case the candidate submits an Application form, Identification card and Admit card without getting his/her the screening committee may reject photograph self-attested as mentioned above, the application form

Application Fee

GENERAL Category

Rs.1500/-

SC/ ST Categories

Rs.750/-

Payment Mode

Through Challan or online payment mode

Availability of Seats

Dept. of Biotechnology HPU Shimla

M.Sc. Biotechnology: 15, M.Sc. Microbiology: 30+7

Central Research Institute, Kasauli

M.Sc. Biotechnology: Nil & M.Sc. Microbiology: 15+5

Gautam Girls College, Hamirpur

M.Sc. Biotechnology: Nil & M.Sc. Microbiology: 30

Shoolini ILSB Mgt., Solan

M.Sc. Biotechnology: 40 Seats; M.Sc. Microbiology: 25

Total Seats Available

M.Sc. Biotechnology: 40 & M.Sc. Microbiology: 150

Reservation of Seats

Out of the total seats

15% of the seats shall be reserved for SC and 7.5% ST; these candidates must, however, qualify the entrance exam

02 Supernumerary Seats

HPU Campus (M.Sc. Microbiology), Shimla shall be available

01 Seat for Physically Challenged

Himachali Domicile

 

For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website