Exam Details

Exam Name : DBT JRF

Exam Mode : CBT

Number of Questions Asked : 200

Negative Marking : 1

Last date to fill application form : 08/09/2021

Admit Card release date : yet to be notified

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

Exam Duration : 3 hours

Total Marks : 300

Application fee : "General / EWS Rs 1000 OBC Rs 1000 SC / ST Rs 250 PWD Rs 250"

Application form release date : 15/08/2021

Last date to pay fee : 08/09/2021

Exam date : 01 Oct - 08 Oct 2021

Declaration of result : yet to be notified

Eligibility :

  • "Educational Qualification- The candidate must have done Post graduation in Biotechnology or B.Tech/BE in biotechnology. M.Sc / M.Tech / M.V.Sc or equivalent degree / Integrated BS-MS / B.Tech in any discipline of Biotechnology M.Sc. / M.Tech Bio-informatics / Computational Biology Students admitted under DBT supported Postgraduate Teaching Programs M.Sc Life Science/ Bioscience/ Zoology/ Botany/ Microbiology/ Biochemistry/ Bio-physics. Marks- Minimum 60% aggregate is required for General
  • EWS & OBC category and 55% for SC/ ST/ Differently abled in aggregate (or equivalent grade). Age Limit-up to 28 years as of the last date of application for the General & EWS category. Relaxation of age is given up to 5 years (33 years) for SC/ ST/ Differently Abled/ Women candidates and up to 3 years (31 years) for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) candidates. "


Description :
"DBT JRF 2021 is to be conducted in the 1st week of October 2021 tentatively by the Department of Biotechnology yearly. It is conducted at the national level annually. To grant DBT-Junior Research Fellowship, the Department of Biotechnology invites application from Indian citizens for pursuing research in frontier areas of Biotechnology and Life Sciences.  Based on DBT JRF 2021, two lists are published namely Category I and II. Candidates who have completed their post-graduation or B.Tech in any discipline of Biotechnology with 50% can apply for the exam. For more details related to exam patterns, eligibility criteria, syllabus, etc, Candidates can read the full article."

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