HPU Shimla MSc Biotechnology Entrance Test 2017 - Eligibility, fee, application, dates

HPU Shimla Entrance Test for M.Sc. Biotechnology & Microbiology Course 2017-18

Himachal Pradesh University Shimla invites applications from the eligible candidates for admission to 2-years M.Sc. Biotechnology and M.Sc. Microbiology Courses for the session 2017-18 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 & Microbiology

The Himachal Pradesh University, Summer Hill, Shimla will conduct 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

Candidates will be admitted to the following programs during the academic session 2017-18; the seats under M.Sc. Biotechnology and M.Sc. Microbiology Programs are currently available at various institutions

The candidates who intend to appear in both M.Sc. Biotechnology as well as M.Sc. Microbiology Entrance Test-2017 shall fill FORMS of both the Courses

Course Duration
The duration of M.Sc. Biotechnology/Microbiology course will be of two years; all the below mentioned institutions are affiliated with the Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla

No. of Seats

Dept. of Biotechnology HPU Shimla - [M.Sc Biotechnology: 20, M.Sc Microbiology: 30+3]

Shoolini Institute of Life Sciences & Business Mgt., Solan - [M.Sc. Biotechnology: 40 Seats; M.Sc. Microbiology: 40 Seats]

Himachal Institute of Life Sciences, Poanta Sahib - [M.Sc. Biotechnology: Nil & M.Sc. Microbiology: 40 Seats]

Central Research Institute, Kasauli, Solan - [M.Sc. Biotechnology: Nil & M.Sc. Microbiology: +9 Seats]

Gautam Girls College, Hamirpur (HP) - [M.Sc. Biotechnology: Nil & M.Sc. Microbiology: 30 Seats]

Total Seats Available - [M.Sc. Biotechnology: 40 & M.Sc. Microbiology: 150+07]

HPU Shimla MSc Biotechnology 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Educational qualification for M.Sc. Biotechnology
Candidate 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

Educational qualification for M.Sc. Microbiology
Candidate 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/Date of birth
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 2017 of the year 2017
The date of birth as recorded in the Secondary Education Board/University certificate only will be considered as authentic

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

Further, the SC/ST candidates will be required to produce, in original, a certificate issued by a competent authority at the time of counseling, failing which they will not be considered for the admission

Two supernumerary seats at HPU Campus (M.Sc. Microbiology), Shimla shall be available for a ‘Single Girl Child’ having a Himachal Pradesh bonafide/domicile certificate and
One seat for Physically Challenged Candidates of Himachali Domicile, subject to the HP University Notification for one additional seats each of SGC & PHC

HPU Shimla MSc Biotechnology Entrance Exam Fees

Examination Fee Rs.1000/- Practical Exam Fee Rs.500/-
University Registration Fee
a) H.P. Board/ H.P. University Student Rs.100/-
b) Other Students Rs.500/-

HPU Shimla MSc Biotechnology 2017 Application Form

The Prospectus along with the application forms is available on the websites www.hpuniv.nic.in or www.hpuniv.in

The last date for submission of duly filled application forms along with a fee of Rs.1500/- (General Category) or Rs.750/- (for SC/ST Category) by the candidates is 25th May 2017

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

The photograph affixed on the Application form, Identification card and Admit card should be same; the photograph(s) as well as appended testimonials shall be self-attested

In case the candidate submits 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

Hence, it shall be the sole responsibility of the candidate to comply with the instructions as above

HPU Shimla MSc Biotechnology 2017 Important Dates

Submission of Online Application Form(s) Start Date: 25th April 2017

Submission of Online Application Form(s) End Date: 25th May 2017

Last Date for Submission of Duly Filled Complete Application Form in the Dept. of Biotechnology, HPU is 25th May 2017 (04.00 PM)

Date of Entrance Exam:

M.Sc. Biotechnology (HPU Campus, CEEB-JNU) as per schedule approved by JNU

M.Sc. Biotechnology 13th June 2017 (10.00 AM)

M.Sc. Microbiology 13th June 2017 (02.30 PM)

Venue of Entrance Test: HPU Campus (Shimla), as per allotted Centre mentioned on the Admit Card

Tentative Date of Declaration of Result/Merit List for M.Sc. Biotechnology: 03rd July 2017

Tentative Date of Declaration of Result/Merit List for M.Sc. Microbiology: 03rd July 2017

Start of session:

M.Sc. Biotechnology 01st August 2017

M.Sc. Microbiology 01st August 2017

Himachal Pradesh University (HPU), Shimla

(Department of Biotechnology), Himachal Pradesh University, Gyan Path, Summer Hill, Shimla-171005, Tel.: +91-177-2831948, Website www.hpuniv.nic.in

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