JNU CEEB 2017 Notification and Dates - Combined Biotechnology Entrance Exam 2017

JNU Combined Entrance Examination (CEEB) 2017 for M.Sc Biotechnology Program – Notification out

Applications are invited for Combined Entrance Examination (CEEB) conducted by Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) for admission to M.Sc. Biotechnology Programme - Academic Session 2017-18


JNU CEEB 2017 is Combined Biotechnology Entrance Examination conducted by Jawaharlal Nehru University. On behalf of the participating Universities, JNU will hold Combined Biotechnology Entrance Examination (CEEB 2017) in May 2017 for admission to M.Sc Biotechnology Programme being offered by various participating Universities

Jawaharlal Nehru University will hold a Combined Entrance Examination for admission to 2-Year M.Sc. Programme in Biotechnology on behalf of following participating

(01) University of Allahabad; (02) Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu (M.Sc in Marine Biotechnology); (03) Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University, Rajouri (M.Sc in Bioresources Biotechnology); (04) Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi; (05) University of Calicut, Kerala; (06) Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore; (07) Goa University (M.Sc in Marine Biotechnology); (08) Gulbarga University, Gulbarga; (09) Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology, Hisar; (10) Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar; (11) Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla; (12) HNB Garhwal University, Garhwal; (13) University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad; (14) University of Jammu; (15) Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; (16) Kumaun University, Nainital; (17) University of Lucknow; (18) Madurai Kamaraj University; (19) Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak (M.Sc in Medical Biotechnology); (20) M.S University of Baroda, Vadodara; (21) University of Mysore, Mysore; (22) University of North Bengal, Siliguri; (23) North Eastern Hill University, Shillong; (24) Pondicherry University, Pondicherry; (25) Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune; (26) R.T.M. Nagpur University, Nagpur; (27) Sardar Patel University, Anand (M.Sc in Industrial Biotechnology); (28) Shivaji University, Kolhapur (M.Sc in Environmental Biotechnology); (29) Tezpur University, Tezpur (M.Sc in Molecular Biology & Biotechnology); (30) T.M. Bhagalpur University, Bhagalpur; (31) Utkal University, Bhubaneswar (32) Sri Padmavathi Mahila Vishvavidyalayam, Tirupati (M.Sc. Biotechnology)
The Entrance Exam will be held on 19th May 2017 at Centers all over the country (detail of these examination centers is shown under Section XIII of this Prospectus)

JNU CEEB 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility for M.Sc. Biotechnology Programme: Bachelor’s degree under 10+2+3 pattern of education in Physical, Biological, Agricultural, Veterinary and Fishery Sciences, Pharmacy, Engineering/Technology, 4-years B.Sc (Physician Assistant Course); or Medicine (MBBS) or BDS with at least 55% marks

Important Note: Before applying, please ensure that you fulfill the eligibility requirements as prescribed above; also please note that permission to appear in the entrance exam is subjectto your fulfilling the minimum eligibility requirements prescribed above

Therefore, appear in the entrance examination only if you fulfill the eligibility requirements for M.Sc Biotechnology Programme

Eligibility of Candidates who are due to Appear in the Qualifying Exam:

The candidates who are due to appear in the respective qualifying examination prescribed as eligibility for admission shall also be considered for appearing in the entrance exam. Such of the candidates will be allowed to appear in the entrance examination at their own risk and on the clear stipulation that in the event of their selection, they will be entitled to admission only if they secure the minimum prescribed percentage of marks in their qualifying degree exam

JNU CEEB 2017 Scholarships

Students selected for admission to M.Sc. Biotechnology Programme of the participating Universities will be eligible to receive scholarship at the rate of Rs.5000/- p.m

Note: The scholarship of Rs. 5000/- p.m. for students joining M.Sc. Biotechnology programme at the School of Biotechnology of JNU would be awarded to all the students during first semester. In the subsequent semesters, the scholarship will be extended only in respect of those students who secure minimum CGPA of 6.00 in the end-semester examinations

JNU CEEB 2017 Reservation /Concession for M.Sc (Biotechnology) Programs

a) JNU CEEB 2017 Reservation: 15%, 7½% and 3% of seats shall be reserved for SC/ST & PwD candidates respectively; all the SC/ST & PwD candidates who have passed the qualifying exam are eligible to apply irrespective of their percentage of marks in the qualifying exam

b) Concession for Kashmiri Migrants: 10% marks will be added to the overall marks scored by a Kashmiri Migrant candidate in the entrance exam. After adding 10% marks, in case he/she is covered in the cut-off point in the merit list, he/she will be offered admission strictly in accordance with his/her inter-se-merit along with other candidates subject to his/her meeting the minimum prescribed eligibility requirements

JNU CEEB 2017 Entrance Exam Pattern

The question paper for the Entrance Exam will be of three hours duration and divided into two parts:

Part-A will have multiple choice type questions at the level of 10+2 in the subjects Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology. The Candidates will be required to attempt 60 questions. Total marks for Part A will be (60 questions x 1 mark each) of 60 marks. There will be negative marking and for each wrong answer, ½ (half) mark will be deducted

Part-B will also have multiple-choice questions of Bachelor’s level requiring thinking and analysis. There will be questions from Physics, Mathematics, Biology (e.g., Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Genetics and Molecular Biology) and Chemistry. The candidates will be required to attempt 60 questions

Total marks for Part B will be 60 questions x 3 marks each = 180 marks. There will be negative marking and for each wrong answer one mark will be deducted

Exam Centre JNU CEEB 2017

Darken the bubbles corresponding to the appropriate numerals to indicate the city where you would take the entrance exam. A list of cities where JNU entrance exam is to be held is given below:

Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Allahabad, Amritsar, Bangalore, Bareilly, Bhubaneswar, Calicut, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi, Dimapur, Gangtok, Gwalior, Guwahati, Goa, Gorakhpur, Hyderabad, Secunderabad, Imphal, Indore, Itanagar, Jaipur, Jammu, Katihar, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Madurai, Nagpur, Noida, Pant Nagar, Patna, Pondicherry, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Sambalpur, Shillong, Shimla, Silchar, Siliguri, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Udaipur, Varanasi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Kathmandu (overseas centre)

JNU CEEB 2017 Selection Procedure

The selection will depend strictly on the basis of inter- se merit of the candidate in the Entrance Examination vis-à-vis preferences for joining the Universities indicated by the candidate. In case a candidate has not indicated his/her choice for joining a particular University, his/her name will not be considered for that University

Selection procedure will be as follows: After the merit list is drawn more than double the number of candidates than the total intake only will be informed of their merit rank in the entrance examination. The candidates will also be informed about the total number of seats in each participating University

JNU Combined Biotech Exam 2017 Admit Card

The candidates may download their Admit Card from the University’s website www.jnu.ac.in around 10th May 2017 and take the Admit Card to the Exam Centre with a copy of latest passport size photograph

Those candidates who have applied and fulfill the prescribed eligibility conditions but somehow are able to download the Admit Card are advised to contact either the JNU

The University will assume no responsibility whatsoever in case the candidate fails to report on the due date and time for appearing in the entrance exam

Exam Fee

You have enclosed a Demand Draft drawn in favour of "Jawaharlal Nehru University" payable at New Delhi for the amount indicated below towards the entrance exam fee:
i. General Category Candidates including OBC Candidates - Rs.1000/-
ii. SC/ST/PWD Category Candidates (PWD includes OH, VH and HH) - Rs.500/-
iii. Foreign Nationals US$ 40.00 or Rs.2640/-

Candidates will also need to pay an application fee for JNU 2017-18 admissions in online mode using Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking. Candidates after filling JNU 2017 application-cum-admission form need to take a print out of the filled-in application form for Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Examination (JNUEE/ JNUCEE) and refer the same in all future correspondences till JNU admissions for the year 2017-18

How to Apply for JNU CEEB 2017

Candidates can also download the Application Form from Website www.jnu.ac.in. Application Forms can be submitted only by Registered Post/Speed Post to Section Officer (Admissions), Room No.28, Administrative Block, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi-110067

The candidates are also required to produce all originals of the above certificates/documents for verification at the time of registration/admission. In the absence of any of the original certificates/documents, registration/admission shall not be allowed

Only those candidates who will be asked to exercise their option, the list/letter of these candidates will be available on JNU website www.jnu.ac.in although intimation to this effect is also sent to the candidates on their e-mail account. However, the candidates are advised to find out through their own sources whether their names appear in the list and thereby make arrangement for sending their final option together with initial security deposit by the stipulated date

The University will not issue any paper intimation to the candidates. Candidates are advised to regularly check JNU website for updates

Please do not send your application form through private courier services or any other postal mode except registered post/speed post

JNU CEEB 2017 Important Dates

Date of Notification 21st March 2017

Online Application window opens 21st March 2017

Online Application window closes 05th April 2017

Issue of admit card: 10th May 2017

JNU Entrance Examination: 19th May 2017 (02.00 P.M. to 05.00 PM)

Results of Entrance Exam:

i. Merit list of candidates to exercise their option for Universities: 02nd/03rd week of June 2017

ii. Final Result of allotted Universities last week of June/01st week of July 2017

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi

Combined Biotechnology Entrance Examination (CBEE), Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi-110067, Tel 011-26704089, Email dean_sbt@mail.jnu.ac.in, Website www.jnu.ac.in

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