DBT JRF 2013 Notification

Department of Biotechnology
(Government of India)
Ministry of Science & Technology
(Co-ordinated by National Centre for Cell Science, Pune)

DBT JRF programme has been started from the year 2004. 275 JRFs are selected through Biotechnology Eligibility Test (BET), being conducted this year by NCCS, Pune. Fellowships are provided for an initial period of 3 years which could be extended up to five years.
Contingency grant of Rs.30, 000/- per fellow per annum is also provided. Top ranking 100 students in merit are given option to join any institute of their choice in the country for pursuing Ph.D. Option is given to next 175 candidates in merit list to join DBT supported PG teaching universities and DBT institutes.

DBT JRF 2013 (BET-2013) Entrance Examination Format

Eligibility for DBT JRF 2013 (BET-2013) examination
DBT JRF 2013 Contact Information

Name of the contact person Co-ordinator, DBT-JRF programme,
National Centre for Cell Science,
Pune University Campus
Pune - 411 007

Designation Co-ordinator, DBT-JRF programme

Telephone 020-25708229/8228
Fax 020 - 25692259
E-mail ID dbt_jrf@nccs.res.in

Centres/Institutes Offering Positions

There will be 2 Categories of JRF's selected: Category A and Category B.
Category A (Top 100 successful candidates): Fellowship is tenable /can be activated in any University/ Institute in India where the Candidates can register for Ph.D.
Category B (Next 175 successful candidates): Fellowship is tenable exclusively at the 71 DBT-supported teaching centres/departments running DBT-supported master’s program and 14 DBT Institutes where the students can register for PhD. (List of centres is displayed below).
Important Dates for DBT JRF 2013
Start date of online application 25th February, 2013
Last date of applying online and printing of completed application form 27th March, 2013
Last date of editing application details 29th March, 2013
Download of Hall ticket generation for eligible candidates 8th April, 2013
Date of Entrance Test 21st April, 2013
Time of Entrance Test 10.00 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.
Date of result announcement online 10th May, 2013
Period for joining programme Within one year from the date of issuing the qualifying award letter.
Syllabus for DBT JRF 2013

Click the link below for Syllabus http://www.bcil.nic.in/Revised_courses_biotech.html


The fellowship will be initially for a period of 3 years extendable for 2 more years  based on performance. By the end of 2nd year the performance of JRF will be assessed and will be upgraded to SRF. The fellowship for JRF / SRF will be @ Rs. 16, 000/- / 18, 000/- per month + HRA as per host Institute norms, and a research contingency of Rs. 30, 000/- per year.
The candidates will be selected based on a single session online admission test, “Biotechnology Eligibility Test” (BET) to be conducted on 21st April, 2013 at 10 AM in the following twelve cities: 
New Delhi, Kolkata, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Chennai, Pune, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Lucknow, Patna, Thiruvananthapuram & Ahmedabad.
Candidates, only belonging to SC/ST/Physically challenged, called for BET examination will be paid II class railway (non-AC)/bus fare by the shortest route from their home town, on production of supportive documents of competent authority. The details of examination centres in above cities will be notified later on the website and on the Hall Ticket.
MODE OF APPLICATION Candidates should register and apply online in the prescribed application form obtainable at the URL http://nccs.sifyitest.com/BET2013 starting on 25th February 2013. All the details about the application process and the examination are available on the web site. The last date for submission of online application form is 27th March, 2013. Stepwise procedure for filling the online application form, payment of application fees and uploading of required documents/certificates is given in the above said URL. An application fee of Rs. 500/- for Open and Rs. 250/- for SC/ST/PH categories is payable either online or offline as detailed on the web site for completion of application process. The application fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
Further Info : www.nccs.res.in/download-docs/DBT-JRF%20Advt.%202013.pdf

DBT JRF 2013 Syllabus : www.helpbiotech.blogspot.in/2013/02/dbt-jrf-2013-syllabus.html

DBT JRF 2012 Paper Download  : www.helpbiotech.blogspot.in/2013/02/dbt-jrf-2012-paper-download.html