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Exam Pattern of Combined Biotechnology Entrance Exam

Combined Biotech Entrance Exam (CBEE) is an entrance test conducted by Jawahar Lal Nehru University (JNU)  on behalf of the other participating universities for admission to M.Sc Biotechnology Programme.

The programmes are designed to expose the students to recent exciting developments in the area of genetic engineering and biotechnology and their exploitation in industry, agriculture and medicine.

Candidates are selected as per their performance in the entrance examination.  


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, ½ (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