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Dr DY Patil All India Biotechnology Common Entrance Test 2018


The common entrance test covers six cutting-edge academic programs, leading to degrees in Bachelors & Master (Integrated) Biotechnology. All these are high quality research-oriented programs and will lead you to satisfying careers in emerging areas of technology
The medium of instruction for the above courses is English. The duration of the B. Tech Course is 4 years, and that of the M. Tech (Integrated) Course is 5 years

Important Dates

Last Date for Submitting the Application Form to DPU Pune for (AIBTCET-18):
Without Late Fee:                                              1st week of June 2018
With Late Fees of Rs. 250:                                 2nd Week of June 2018
Dispatch of Admit Cards:                                  Two weeks before the date of AIBTCET 2018
Date of AIBTCET-18:                                         3rd Week of June 2018
Intake Details
B. Tech Biotechnology  :                       90 Seats
B. Tech Medical Biotechnology:                         60 Seats
M. Tech (Integrated) Biotechnology:       30 Seats
Reservation will be as per directive of the Govt. of India, for Universities established under Section 3 of UGC Act 1956 by Govt. of India, through the University Grants Commission as and when received
NRI/PIO/FN Category
A candidate belonging to this category is not required to appear at the AIBTCET-18. However, he/she shall submit a separate application, in the prescribed form, available in the Vidyapeeth office and also on the Vidyapeeth website

Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate should be an Indian National
  • Minimum Age - 17 years on or before 31st December 2018 (having born before 1st January 2001)
  • Candidate must have either appeared at Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC/Std. XII) exam of any board in India, with Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Life Sciences related (and desirably with Mathematics) or, if the result of the exam has been declared, he/she must have passed the same exam with minimum 45% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken together (40% for the Reserve Category)

Eligibility for NRI/PIO/FN

  • Candidate in any of these categories shall have completed 17 years of age on or before 31st December 2018 (having born before 01st January 2001). He/she must have Physics, Chemistry, Biology Life Sciences related and English (and desirably Mathematics) at the CBSE, ISC, HSC or an equivalent exam
  • In the case of a student from any school that follows the American system of education, the candidate must have studied Physics, Chemistry and Biology (and desirably Mathematics) at AP' (Advanced Placement) level and must have minimum 'C' grade in these subjects
  • In the case of students, passing Cambridge International Exam (CIE) the candidate should have passed Physics, Chemistry & Biology at "Advanced" level

Selection Procedure

  • Admissions to all these courses shall be by an All India Biotechnology Common Entrance Text (AIBTCET-2018) conducted by the Vidyapeeth
  • It shall be the responsibility of the candidate to ascertain the result of the AIBTCET-2018

Venue of Admission Sessions: Dr. D. Y. Patil Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Institute, Tathawade, Pune
Subjects and Syllabi for the Entrance Test

  • The Entrance Test will consist of 100 objective types multiple-choice questions (MCQs) in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany and Zoology) carrying 100 marks (25 marks each subject)
  • The recommended syllabus for the test has been given in this brochure as Annexure-I

Application Procedure

  • A candidate, desirous of appearing at the entrance test, is required to complete the prescribed application form appended with the brochure and submit the same to the Registrar of the Vidyapeeth with entrance test fee, on or before the scheduled date
  • The application form is also available on the Vidyapeeth Website www.dpu.edu.in or www.biotech.dpu.edu.in


  • Processing Fee: Rs.300/-
  • Entrance Test Fee Rs.1000/-

The Demand Draft of Rs 1300/- in favor of "Registrar, Dr DY Patil Vidyapeeth", shall be drawn on any nationalized bank and payable at Pune; those who submit the application in person may pay the test fee either by a DD or in cash
Candidates are advised to obtain and maintain proof of draft and of dispatch of the application form; this may be useful for obtaining duplicate admit card, if required
For more details, please visit website www.dpu.edu.in or www.biotech.dpu.edu.in

Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune

(Dr. D.Y. Patil Biotechnology & Bioinformatics Institute, Tathawade), (Deemed University), (Re-accredited by NAAC with a CGPA of 3.62 on a four point scale at 'A' Grade), (An ISO 9001:2008 Certified University), Sant Tukaram Nagar, Pimpri, Pune-411018 (Maharashtra) Tel. No.: (020) 27805000, Email info@dpu.edu.in , Website www.dpu.edu.in or www.biotech.dpu.edu.in


For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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