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Jawaharlal Nehru University Combined Entrance Exam for Biotechnology (CEEB 2018) for  MSc, MVSc Admissions 2018

Combined Biotech Entrance Examination (CEEB 2018) conducted by Jawaharlal Nehru University for admission to M.Sc. (Agri.) Biotechnology & M.V.Sc. Programmes Academic Session 2018-19

The Govt. of India has allotted high priority to development in the area of Biotechnology and its exploitation in agriculture and other related disciplines

M.Sc. (Agri) Biotechnology/M.V.Sc Programmes

Jawaharlal Nehru University will hold Combined Entrance Examination for admission to M.Sc. (Agri.) Biotechnology and M.V.Sc. Programme being offered at the following participating universities

M.Sc. (Agri.) Biotechnology Programme being offered at the following participating Universities:

1. Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat

2. Ch. Sarwan Kumar H.P. Krishi Vishvavidyalaya, Palampur;

3. G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pant Nagar

4. Indira Gandhi Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Raipur

5. Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur

6. Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth, Latur (Maharashtra)

7. Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology, Bhubaneswar

8. Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore

9. University of Agricultural Sciences, G.K.V.K., Bangalore

10. University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad

11. Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University, Pusa, Samastipur

M.V.Sc. Programme is being offered at:

1. Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Hisar;

2. G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar;

3. Assam Agricultural University, Guwahati

The Examination will be held on 30th December 2017 at Centres all over the country (detail of Centres is shown under Section-XII of the Prospectus)

CEEB 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Bachelor’s degree under 10+2+3/4/5 pattern of education with at least 55% marks or its equivalent grade point average from any recognized university in the concerned subjects shown hereunder against each university:

For Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat: B.Sc. (Agri.), B.Sc (Hort), B. Sc. Agril. Biotechnology) from any recognized university. Graduates from general stream may also be admitted in case seat remains vacant, however, they will have to undergo extra 20 credit hours bridge course

For CH. Sarwan Kumar H.P. Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Palampur: Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology

For G.B. Pant University Of Agriculture & Technology, Pant Nagar: Agriculture, Veterinary Sciences, Horticulture or Forestry. Students from Bachelor of Science (B.Sc. in ZBC/PCM and B.Sc.(Biotechnology) are also eligible

For Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur: Agriculture, Biotechnology (Agriculture), Horticulture or Forestry with Bachelor's Degree under 10+2+4 pattern with at least 60% marks or equivalent OGPA

For Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur: Agriculture, Horticulture, or Forestry

For Vasantrao Naik Marathwadakrishi Vidyapeeth, Latur (Maharashtra): B.Sc./B. Tech. in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Agri. Biotechnology, Bioinformatics (03/04 Yrs.) from recognized University with minimum CGPA 6.5 on 10 scale or 65% marks

For Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology, Bhubaneswar: Applicants must have passed 4 year Bachelor Degree in Agriculture/Horticulture/Forestry from a duly recognized University securing at least 55% marks in aggregate

For Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore: Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, or B. Tech in Biotechnology/ Horticulture / Bioinformatics under 10+2+4 pattern of education with at least 70% marks or equivalent OGPA of 3.00/4.00 or 7.00/10.00 from a Farm University. For SC/ST candidates, a pass in the qualifying degree is sufficient

For University of Agricultural Sciences, G.K.V.K., Bangalore: Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry or Seri-culture or B. Sc. Agril. Biotechnology/B. Tech. [Biotechnology]/ B. Sc (Ag. Biotech)/ B. Sc (Agri) in Biotechnology from recognized Agriculture/Horticulture/Forestry University

For University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad: Bachelors degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, B. Sc. (Agril. Biotechnology)/B. Tech (Biotechnology)/B.Sc. (Ag. Biotech.)/B. Sc. (Agri) in Biotechnology from recognized Agricultural/Horticultural/Forestry universities

For Rajendra Agricultural University, Bihar, Pusa: Bachelors degree in Biology (BZC)/ Microbiology/Biotechnology/Agriculture/Horticulture. Candidates with Bachelor Degree in Biology (3 Years duration) will have to spend 3 years in M.Sc. programme

For Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Hisar: B.V.Sc.&A.H. degree recognized by Veterinary Council of India with minimum OGPA 6.0/10.0 or equivalent.

For Assam Agricultural University, Guwahati: B.V.Sc. & A.H. or equivalent degree from a recognized university with minimum CGPA 2.60 in 4.00 scale or 6.00 in 10.00 scale


Reservation: 15%, 7�% and 3% of seats shall be reserved for SC, ST and Person with Disability (PWD) candidates (with not less than 40% disability) respectively. All the SC/ST and PH candidates who have passed the qualifying examination are eligible to apply irrespective of their percentage of marks in the qualifying exam unless otherwise specifically mentioned by any participating University

OBC reservation, wherever applicable, will be implemented as per the policy of each participating University

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 alongwith other candidates subject to his/her meeting the minimum prescribed eligibility requirements and also subject to his/her producing valid registration documents issued by the notified authorities certifying the candidate’s Kashmiri Migrant status


Also See JNU CEEB 2018 Selection Process

CEEB 2018 Application form - How to Apply for JNU CEEB 2018 ?

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

Important Dates for CEEB 2018

M.Sc. (Agri.) Biotechnology & M.V.Sc Programmes 2018

Start of Application Process From 10.00 A.M. on 15th September 2017

Closing of Application Process till 11.59 pm 13th October 2017

Date & Time of Entrance Exam: 30th December 2017 (02.00 PM to 05.00 PM)

Results of CEEB 2018 Entrance Exam:

i. Merit list of candidates to exercise their option for Universities: 1st/2nd week of February 2018

ii. Final Result of allotted Universities 1st/2nd week of March 2018

For admission/result queries candidate may visit our website www.jnu.ac.in

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

Selection Procedure

The selection will depend strictly on the inter-se merit of the candidate in the entrance examination vis-�-vis preferences for joining the universities indicated by the candidate

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; the candidates will be asked to exercise their options for joining the universities in the proforma (which will be sent by JNU)

The candidates will be asked to send to JNU a bank draft of Rs 5000/- (Rs 2500/- in the case of SC/ST/PH candidates) as initial security deposit giving their willingness to be considered for admission to the participating universities

Entrance Exam Pattern

The question paper for entrance examination will be of three hours duration and will consist of two parts, PART-A and PART-B

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 x1 mark each) of 60 marks

There will be negative marking and for each wrong answer, � (half) mark will be deducted

Part- B will also have multiple choice questions from the syllabus detailed above in Section IV of this Brochure; there will be 100 questions out of which the candidates will have to attempt 60 questions. Each correct answer will have a weightage of 3 marks

There will be negative marking and for each wrong answer one mark will be deducted

Question Papers

For the reference of intending candidates, a set of question papers pertaining to the last three years are available on JNU website www.jnu.ac.in

Exam Centres

Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Allahabad, Amritsar, Bangalore, Bareilly, Bhubaneshwar, Calicut, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi, Dimapur, Gangtok, Gwalior, Guwahati, Goa, Gorakhpur, Hyderabad, Secundrabad, 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)

CEEB 2018 Admit Card

The candidates may download their admit card from the university website www.jnu.ac.in around 10th December 2017 and take the admit card to the examination centre with a copy of latest passport size photograph

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