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Application Portal Opens for Biotechnology Eligibility Test 2021 & Graduate Aptitude Test Biotechnology 2021

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New Delhi, 10 July 2021: The National Testing Agency (NTA) has invited applications Graduate Aptitude Test- Biotechnology (GAT-B)/ Biotechnology Eligibility Test (BET) – 2021.  The NTA has been entrusted by the Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB), Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, for conducting  GAT-B 2021 and BET 2021.

Graduate Aptitude Test- Biotechnology (GAT-B):  GAT-B is an all India Entrance Examination for admissions to DBT supported Post Graduate programmes in Biotechnology and allied areas, at participating institutions/universities.

Biotechnology Eligibility Test (BET): BET is a National Level Entrance Examination for award of DBT-JRF for pursuing research in frontier areas of Biotechnology and Life Sciences. Based on the performance in BET, two categories of merit list will be prepared (Category-I and Category-II). Government of India norms for reservation will be followed for selection.

Key Dates:

Last date for submission of Examination fee (through Credit Card/ Debit Card/Net Banking & Paytm Payment Modes upto (11:50 pm) – 31 July 2021.

Date of Examination for GAT-B/BET-2021:  14 August 2021 (Saturday).

Candidates can apply for GAT-B/BET or both -2021 through “Online” mode only.

Eligibility Conditions for BET 2021:

Academic Qualification: Bachelors (BE/ BTech) and Masters (MSc/ MTech/ MVSc/ Integrated MSc/ MTech) in any discipline of Biotechnology, Life-Sciences or any other allied areas of Biology.

Candidates admitted in any of the MSc/ MTech/ MVSc/ MSc(Agri) programmes supported under the DBT Post Graduate Teaching Programme shall be eligible to apply. Candidates who are yet to appear in the final semester examination or awaiting result of final semester examination are also eligible to apply.

Marks: Minimum 60% of marks for General, EWS & OBC category and 55% of marks for SC/ ST/ Differently Abled in aggregate (or equivalent grade).

Age Limit: Upto 28 years of age as on the last date of application for General & EWS category. Age relaxation of up to 5 years (33 years) for SC/ ST/ Differently Abled/ women candidates and upto 3 years (31 years) for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) candidates.

For exact details, eligibility conditions and other information, the Candidates, who desire to appear in GAT-B/BET or both – 2021 may see the detailed Information Bulletin available on the NTA websites: www.dbt.nta.ac.in



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