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Jawaharlal Nehru University – CEEB 2017-18

The exam is being held by JNU on behalf of 14 universities that offer Agricultural Biotechnology, 32 that offer Biotechnology and six institutes offering MTech in Biotechnology.

CEEB Prospectus 2017-18

(1) M.Sc. Agri Biotechnology
(2) M.Sc. Biotechnology
(3) M.Tech. Biotechnology

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

Biotechnology is a multi- disciplinary area in the educational scene and programmes have been developed to meet the growing demand for trained manpower for any meaningful Biotechnology activity. The Government of India has allotted high priority to development in the area of Biotechnology and its exploitation in agriculture and other related disciplines. Jawaharlal Nehru University will hold Combined Entrance Examination for admission to:-

[i] 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

[ii] 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 May 19, 2017 at Centres all over the country (detail of Centres is shown under Section-XII of the Prospectus)

II. ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION

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:

1. 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.

2. FOR CH. SARWAN KUMAR H.P. KRISHI VISHWAVIDYALAYA, PALAMPUR: Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology.

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. FOR KERALA AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY, THRISSUR: Agriculture, Horticulture, or Forestry.

6. FORVASANTRAO 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.

7. 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.

8. 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 inthe qualifying degree is sufficient.

9. 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.

10. 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.

11. FOR RAJENDRA AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY, BIHAR, PUSA (SAMASTIPUR): 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.

12. 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.

13. 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.


M.Sc. Biotechnology

Biotechnology is a multidisciplinary area on the educational scene and programmes have been developed to meet the growing demand for trained manpower for any meaningful Biotechnology activity in the country. 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.

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

1. University of Allahabad, Allahabad, (M.Sc. Biotechnology)
2. Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu (M.Sc. in Marine Biotechnology)
3. Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University, Rajouri (M.Sc. in Bioresource’s Biotechnology)
4. Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi (M.Sc. Biotechnology)
5. Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi (M.Sc. in Molecular & Human Genetics)
6. University of Calicut, Kerala (M.Sc. Biotechnology)
7. Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore (M.Sc. Biotechnology)
8. Goa University, Goa (M.Sc. in Marine Biotechnology)
9. Gulbarga University, Gulbarga (M.Sc. Biotechnology)
10. Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology, Hisar (M.Sc. Biotechnology)
11. Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar (M.Sc. Biotechnology)
12. Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla (M.Sc. Biotechnology)
13. HNB Garhwal University, Garhwal (M.Sc. Biotechnology)
14. University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad (M.Sc. Biotechnology)
15. University of Jammu, Jammu (M.Sc. Biotechnology)
16. Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (M.Sc. Biotechnology)
17. Kumaun University, Nainital (M.Sc. Biotechnology)
18. University of Lucknow, Lucknow (M.Sc. Biotechnology)
19. Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak (M.Sc. in Medical Biotechnology)
20. M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara (M.Sc. Biotechnology)
21. University of Mysore, Mysore (M.Sc. Biotechnology)
22. University of North Bengal, Siliguri (M.Sc. Biotechnology)
23. North Eastern Hill University, Shillong (M.Sc. Biotechnology)
24. Pondicherry University, Pondicherry (M.Sc. Biotechnology)
25. Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune (M.Sc. Biotechnology)
26. Sardar Patel University, Anand (M.Sc. in Industrial Biotechnology)
27. Shivaji University, Kolhapur (M.Sc. in Environmental Biotechnology)
28. Tezpur University, Tezpur (M.Sc. in Molecular Biology & Biotechnology)
29. Utkal University, Bhubaneswar (M.Sc. Biotechnology)
30. Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan (M.Sc. Biotechnology)
31. Jiwaji University, Gwalior (M.Sc. in Neuroscience)
32. Sri Padmavathi Mahila Vishvavidyalayam, Tirupati (M.Sc. Biotechnology)

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The Entrance Examination will be held on May 19, 2017 at Centers all over the country (detail of these examination centers is shown under Section XIII of this Prospectus).

II. ELIGIBILITY

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 B.D.S. with at least 55% marks.

III. ELIGIBILITY OF CANDIDATES WHO ARE DUE TO APPEAR IN THE QUALIFYING EXAMINATION

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 examination. 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 examination and that they will be required to submit all the documents including final mark-sheet of the qualifying examination (indicating the final and overall percentage of marks) before the deadline for admission fixed by the concerned
participating University.

IV. 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.


M.Tech. Biotechnology

Biotechnology is a multi-disciplinary area on the educational scene and programmes have been developed to meet the growing demand for trained manpower for any meaningful Biotechnology activity. The Government of India has allotted high priority for the development of Biotechnology and its exploitation in agriculture and other related disciplines.

The Jawaharlal Nehru University will hold an entrance examination for the academic year 2017-18 for admission to four-semesters (Two years) M.Tech Biotechnology programme being offered by the following participating Universities:

1. ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI
2. COCHIN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, KOCHI, KERALA (M.Tech. in Marine
Biotechnology)
3. MAULANA ABUL KALAM AZAD UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY (formerly known as West Bengal University of Technology), KOLKATA.
4. INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY (ICT), MUMBAI (M.Tech. in Bioprocess Technology)
5. INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY (ICT), MUMBAI (M.Tech in Food Biotechnology)
6. INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY, (ICT), MUMBAI (M.Tech. in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology)

The entrance examination will be held on May 19, 2017 at centres all over the country. (Detail of examination centers is shown under Section-XII of this Prospectus)

II. ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION

Minimum 60% marks or equivalent CGPA (under grading system) from any recognized university in any one of the following: or Anna University: For University:
B. Pharmacy OR B.Tech / BE in: M. Sc. in

1. Chemical Engineering
OR
1. Biotechnology
2. Biochemical Engineering 2. Life Sciences
3. Pharmaceutical Technology 3. Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry
4. Leather Technology 4. Microbiology, Genetics
5. Chemistry/Biotechnology 5. Biophysics
6. Biomedical Engineering 6. Microbial Genetics & Bioinformatics
7. Industrial Biotechnology
8. Chemical Technology
9. Food Technology
10. Dairy Technology
11. Food Engineering

For Anna University: Candidates with B.Tech/B.E in Electrochemistry, Bioengineering, Pharmaceutical Technology, Food Technology,
B.Tech. in Agricultural Biotechnology and M.Sc. in Chemistry & Physics are also eligible.
For Cochin University of Science and Technology: Candidates with M.Sc in Marine Biotechnology, Marine Biology/Aquatic Biology & Fisheries, Environmental Biotechnology are also eligible.
For West Bengal University of Technology: Candidates with M.Sc. in Bioengineering are also eligible.
For Institute of Chemical Technology:

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a) M. Tech. Bioprocess Technology: Candidates with B. Pharmacy; B. Tech. degree any branch of chemical technology of ICT or or any other equivalent degree of any University recognized by the UGC of four- year degree course after HSSC/Std. XII, with 60% marks in aggregate or equivalent CGPA [55% marks in aggregate or equivalent CGPA for the backward class candidate]. B. Tech./ B.Sc. (Tech.)/ B. E. in Food Engineering and Technology/ Food Engineering/ Food Technology/ Food Process Technology/ Food Process Engineering/ Dairy Technology/ Biotechnology/ Biochemical Engineering/ Pharmaceutical Technology/ Oil Technology, pharmaceutical technology, food technology, textile and fibers technology, polymer engineering and technology, dairy technology, industrial biotechnology, Oil & Oleochemicals technology, dyes and dyestuff technology or any equivalent degree of full four year duration of any University recognized by the UGC. B.E/B. Tech in Chemical Engineering, food engineering, biochemical engineering, biomedical engineering; B. Chemical Engineering; Three year degree programs in these disciplines are not recognized for admission; MSc in biotechnology, life sciences, biochemistry, microbiology, molecular biology, microbial genetics, genetics & bioinformatics or equivalent thereof from any recognized university are eligible.

b) M. Tech. Food Biotechnology: The candidate should have passed B. Tech. degree in Food Engineering and Technology of the ICT or any other equivalent degree of any University recognized by the UGC of four- year degree course after HSSC/Std. XII, with 60% marks in aggregate or equivalent CGPA [55% marks in aggregate or equivalent CGPA for the backward class candidate]. OR B. Tech./ B.Sc. (Tech.)/ B. E. in Food Engineering and Technology/ Food Engineering/ Food Technology/ Food Science/ Food Process Technology/ Food Process Engineering/ Dairy Technology/ Biotechnology/ Biochemical Engineering/ Pharmaceutical Technology/ Oil Technology or any equivalent degree of full four year duration of any University recognized by the UGC. Three year degree programs in these disciplines are not recognized for admission; OR M. Sc. in Biotechnology/ Life Sciences/ Biochemistry/ Microbiology/ Genetics/ Microbial Genetics and Bioinformatics or equivalent thereof from any recognized university.

c) M. Tech. Pharmaceutical Biotechnology: Candidates with B. Pharmacy; B. Tech. degree any branch of chemical technology of ICT or or any other equivalent degree of any University recognized by the UGC of four- year degree course after HSSC/Std. XII, with 60% marks in aggregate or equivalent CGPA [55% marks in aggregate or equivalent CGPA for the backward class candidate]. B. Tech./ B.Sc. (Tech.)/ B. E. in Biotechnology/ Biochemical Engineering/ Pharmaceutical Technology, pharmaceutical technology, industrial biotechnology, or any equivalent degree of full four year duration of any University recognized by the UGC. B.E/B. Tech in Chemical Engineering, biochemical engineering, biomedical engineering; B. Chemical Engineering; Three year degree programs in these disciplines are not recognized for admission; MSc in biotechnology, life sciences, biochemistry, microbiology, molecular biology, microbial genetics, genetics & bioinformatics or equivalent thereof from any recognized university are eligible.


V. GUIDELINES FOR 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.

VI. PREVIOUS YEARS’ 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

VII . SELECTION PROCEDURE

The selection will depend strictly on the 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.

The Selection procedure will be as follows:

1) After the merit list is drawn more than double the number of candidates than the total intake only will be inform 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.5,000/- ( Rs.2,500/- in the case of SC, ST, PWD candidates) as initial security deposit giving their willingness to be considered for admission to the participating Universities in accordance with their options for joining the universities vis-à-vis their inter-se merit in the Entrance Examination. ALL CANDIDATES ARE ADV ISED TO CHECK THE RESULT ON THE WEB SITE OF THE UNIVERSITY (www. jnu.ac.in) IN THE SECOND WEEK OF JUNE.

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2) Before exercise the options candidates are advised to check their eligibility as prescribed by different University and ensure that they fulfil the prescribed eligibility.

3. a) The candidates who do not be exercise their options for joining any of the participating universities will not be considered for admission to that university/universities.

3.b) Candidates who do not fulfil the eligibility for any University would not be considered for admission to that University/ Universities.

4) After allotment of seats, the JNU will send intimation to the candidates about their allotment of the university and also to the concerned participating university to which the candidate has been selected. Please note that once allotment of University is made on the basis of inter se merit vis-à-vis options, other options of the universities given by the candidate shall stand frozen. CANDIDATES ARE ADV ISED TO CHECK THE ALLOTMENT OF UNIVERSITY ON THE WEB SITE OF THE UNIVERSITY (www. jnu.ac.in) IN THE FIRST/SECOND WEEK OF JULY.

5) The participating university will then inform the candidate about the complete admission procedure and schedule of their university as well as the amount of fee etc. to be deposited by the candidate. The initial security deposit already sent by the candidate through demand draft to JNU will be sent to concerned University for refund to the students after first
semester.

6) In case the candidate is offered admission in accordance with his/her options for joining the University vis-à-vis his/her inter-se merit, but subsequently either does not join the concerned University or withdraw after joining during the first semester then in that event, the initial deposit of Rs. 5,000/- and Rs.2,500/- for General/ OBC and SC/ST/PWD categories respectively, shall stand forfeited.

7) The initial security deposit of Rs.5,000/-, (Rs.2,500/- in the case of SC/ST, PWD category candidates) will be refunded in full to those of the candidates who are not offered admission to any of the participating university.

8) Candidates may note that request for transfer from one university to another will not be entertained under any circumstances. Therefore, candidates are advised not to make any request in this regard.

9) 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.

10) PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY ONE MERIT LIST WILL BE RELEASED AND THERE WILL BE NO SECOND LIST UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.

Note:

1. The University reserves the right to change/cancel any Centre of Examination within India/abroad without assigning any reason.

2. Addresses of the Centres of Examination will be available on our JNU website (www.jnu.ac.in) around 10th May, 2017.

5. Entrance Examination Fee: The entrance examination fee is Rs. 1000/- for general category candidates including OBC candidates and Rs. 500/- for the candidates belonging to SC/ST and Person with Disability categories. The entrance examination fee for Foreign Nationals is US$ 40.00 or Rs. 2640/-.

Important Notes:

1. If any information furnished by the candidate in the application form is found to be false, his/her admission, if granted on the basis of such information will be cancelled, ipso facto.

2. You fulfil the eligibility requirements as detailed in the Prospectus. You should, appear in the entrance examination only if you fulfil the eligibility requirements for M.Sc. (Agri) Biotechnology/M.V.Sc. Programme. Despite this caution, in case you do not meet the minimum eligibility criteria and still appear in the entrance examination, you will do so at your own risk and cost, and if at any stage, it is found that you do not fulfil the minimum eligibility requirements, the admission, if granted to you, shall be cancelled ipso facto.

3. Any dispute with regard to any matter relating to admission shall be subject to the jurisdiction of Delhi Courts only.

JNU ADMISSIONS AND CEEB 2017-18 ARE NOW LIVE(WITH EFFECT FROM 21/03/2017 TO 05/04/2017(05:00:00 PM))

Complete Syllabus Details

Last Date to Apply : 5th April 2017

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