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IBAB Bengaluru Entrance Test 2018 for MSc in Bioinformatics

Institute of Bioinformatics & Applied Biotechnology (IBAB), Bangalore Entrance 2018

IBAB Bengaluru Entrance Test 2018 - Institute of Bioinformatics & Applied Biotechnology (IBAB), Bangalore invites applications for admission to Master of Science (M.Sc.) Program Offered in Bioinformatics & Applied Biotechnology for the session 2018. The notification for IBAB Bengaluru Entrance Test 2018 for MSc in Bioinformatics has been announced


Important Dates

  • Last date for receiving online applications: 15 May 2018
  • Online Entrance Test: 26th April to 28th April 2018; 10th to 12th May 2018; 24th to 26th May 2018; 31st May to 02nd June 2018
  • Date of Interview: 07th - 08th May 2018; 14th - 15th May 2018; 21st - 22nd May 2018; 28th - 29th May 2018; 04th - 05th June 2018; 11th - 12th June 2018
  • Joining Date: 16th July 2018


Uniqueness of the Program

  • Dual specialisation degree (Bioinformatics and Biotechnology) in one MSc course
  • Biotechnology: genetic engineering, cell and molecular biology, biochemistry, immunology, fermentation, and downstream processing
  • Practical hands-on training in biotechnology (including PCR, microarray, protein chemistry etc.) and bioinformatics (statistics, C, C++, PERL, JAVA, and R)
  • M.Sc. in ‘Bioinformatics & Applied Biotechnology’ (Recognised and the degree awarded by University of Mysore)

The 2-year M.Sc. Course are structured into 4 semesters


Eligibility Criteria

  • Students who are expected to complete their course by June/early July 2018 are also eligible
  • Applicant should have completed a bachelor’s degree (B.Tech, BE, B.Sc., MBBS, BDS, B.Pharm, BAMS) in any subject of Science/Technology such Computer Science, Chemistry, Pharma, Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Biotechnology, Zoology, Botany, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Agriculture, Medicine, Dentistry or Veterinary Sciences
  • The applicant is required to obtain at least 50% (overall) in his/her Bachelor’s degree
  • There is no age bar for applying


Selection Procedure

  • First round of selection is by a simple, multiple choice online entrance test that can be taken from any place (even from your home)
  • Second round of selections is via an interview at IBAB
  • Only candidates who qualify in the entrance test will be called for an interview at Bengaluru


Application Fees

  • For students from India Rs.500/-
  • For NRI/Foreign students Rs.1000/-
  • Application processing fee (non-refundable)


NEFT Details

  • Name of the Account: Institute of Bioinformatics & Applied Biotechnology
  • Account No: 036005011787
  • Type of Account: Current Account
  • Name of the Bank: ICICI
  • Bank Branch: Electronic City
  • IFSC Code: ICIC0000360


Application Procedure

  • Application processing fees (non-refundable) Rs.500/- for students from India; Rs.1000/- for NRI/Foreign students
  • A Demand Draft for the above mentioned amount in favour of "Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology" payable at Bengaluru, should be sent either with the request for application form (by post/courier) or with the filled in application form (if downloaded)
  • Fill up all details online at link www.ibab.ac.in and separately send demand draft, two passport size photos and photocopies of marksheets to IBAB by post/courier
  • This option is strongly recommended; the form can be obtained by sending a request by post/courier along with a demand draft
  • The downloaded word document form can be filled up and sent as an attachment by e-mail info@ibab.ac.in and the DD the other documents can be sent by post/courier
  • For further updates, please visit www.ibab.ac.in or mail msc@ibab.ac.in


IBAB Bengaluru

(An Autonomous Institute of Dept. of IT, BT and S&T, Govt. of Karnataka), IBAB, Biotech Park, Electronics City, Phase I, Bengaluru-560100, Karnataka, Website www.ibab.ac.in or Email: msc@ibab.ac.in, Call us at: 080-285-28900/01/02