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JNU CBEE 2021 Eligibility

JNU CBEE Eligibility for M.Sc.Biotechnology Programs

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.

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.

JNU CBEE 2021 Eligibility for M.Sc. ( Agri )  / MVSc Biotechnology Program

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 here under 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 remain vacant, however, they will have to take extra 20 credit hours as 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 ( 3 / 4 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 65 % marks in aggregate.

For Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore : Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture / Ag. Biotechnology / Horticulture / Forestry / Sericulture 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 Dr. Rajendra prasad central agricultural university, 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.

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.

JNU CBEE 2021 Eligibility for M.Tech ( Biotechnology )

Minimum 60% marks or equivalent CGPA ( under grading system ) from any recognised university in any one of the following :

B. Pharmacy (or) B.Tech / BE in


M.Sc. in

Chemical EngineeringBiotechnology
Biochemical EngineeringLife Sciences
Pharmaceutical TechnologyBotany, Zoology, Biochemistry
Leather TechnologyMicrobiology, Genetics
Chemistry / BiotechnologyBiophysics
Biomedical EngineeringMicrobial Genetics & Bioinformatics
Industrial Biotechnology
Chemical Technology
Food Technology
Dairy Technology
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.

Important Note :

  • Before applying, please ensure that you fulfil the eligibility requirements as prescribed above. Also please note that permission to appear in the entrance examination is strictly subject to your fulfilling the minimum eligibility requirements prescribed by each University as detailed above. You may, therefore, appear in the entrance examination only if you fulfil the eligibility requirements for M.Tech Biotechnology Program. 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.
  • Number of seats is subject to change by the participating Universities.
  • Candidates who are due to appear in the final semester / year of the qualifying examination shall also be considered for appearing in the entrance examination provided they have secured 60% or equivalent CGPA ( under grading system ) in previous semesters / year. However, in the event of their selection, the admission will be granted to them subject to their securing minimum 60% marks or equivalent CGPA in their qualifying examination.
  • Candidates seeking admission to above mentioned M. Tech programmes and who are GATE / GAPT qualified or wishing to appear
    to such national level exams need to apply to JNU-CEEB.

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