Savitribai Phule Pune University M.Sc Biotechnology Admission 2021

Savitribai Phule Pune University M.Sc in Biotechnology Admission 2021 Courses, Application form

Savitribai Phule Pune University M.Sc. Biotechnology Admission 2021 – Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) Pune invites applications for admission in M.Sc. Biotechnology Course offered by the Department of Biotechnology, Savitribai Phule Pune University for the session 2021-22 through Graduate Aptitude Test-Biotechnology (GAT-B) 2021

Application for the same can be submitted online on or before Jul 31, 2021. Read further for more details on Savitribai Phule Pune University M.Sc Biotechnology Admission 2021.

M.Sc. Biotechnology

  • MSc (Biotechnology) Teaching Program in the dept. is through a centralized GAT-B for admission to DBT-supported PG Programs in Biotechnology in participating institutions across India

Programs Offered

  • a) M.Sc. in Biotechnology & Allied Areas
  • b) M.Sc. in Agricultural Biotechnology

Important Dates

  • Online Registration Start Date: 07th June 2021
  • Online Registration Close: 31st July 2021
  • GAT-B 2021 Exam: 14 August 2021

Eligibility Criteria

  • DBT-supported programs in participating institutions as per Annexure-A are eligible to apply for GAT-B. You may further verify the eligibility criteria for a program on the respective institution website.
  • In case you do not meet the minimum eligibility criteria (as per Annexure A) and still appear in the entrance examination, you will do so at your own risk and cost

Application Process

  • Detailed procedure for filling the application form, payment of application fee and uploading of required documents/certificates in the prescribed format, is given at
  • You can register for GAT-B from the official RCB website

Steps for Registration

  • 1. Register to create a Profile
  • 2. Login with system generated User ID and Password
  • 3. Submit Application, process payment.

Application Fee & Payment

  • a) General and OBC category – Rs. 1000/-
  • b) SC, ST, EWS, and Differently abled – Rs. 500/-
  • Mode of Payment: Net Banking/Card Payment/UPI etc

Exam Pattern

  • The exam will be conducted in a single shift for a duration of 180 minutes. The question paper will have two parts:


  • Part A will have 60 compulsory multiple-choice questions of the level of 10+2 in the subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology. Each correct answer will be of one mark each
  • There will be negative marking and for each wrong answer, ½ (half) mark will be deducted


  • Part B will have multiple choice questions of bachelor’s level requiring thinking and analysis. There will be questions from basic Biology, Life Sciences, Biotechnology and allied areas as per syllabus attached
  • 100 questions out of which the candidates will have to attempt 60 questions. Each correct answer will have a weightage of 3 marks


  • The details of examination, marking scheme and syllabus is available at

Selection Procedure

  • List of the students who have qualified the RCB-GAT-B Exam for the admission is shared with the department by the RCB

For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website