DBT JRF 2020: Apply Online Application, Eligibility and Deadline

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Post Name: DBT JRF 2020: Apply online BET Exam [Application, Eligibility and Deadline]

Post Date: 20-04-2020

Post Description: Department of Biotechnology (DBT) invites online Application from the Citizens of India India for the award of “DBT-Junior Research Fellowship” (DBT-JRF) for pursuing research in frontier areas of Biotechnology and Life Sciences. The candidates will be selected through “Biotechnology Eligibility Test (BET)”.Based on the performance in BET

DBT JRF 2020

Biotechnology Eligibility Test (BET)



Important DatesApplication Fees
  • Online registration start date: 20-04-2020
  • Online registration close: 18-05-2020
  • BET Exam 2020: 30-06-2020
  • Declaration of BET 2020 Results:20-07-2020
  • General/OBC/EWS: Rs.1000/-
  • SC/ST/Differently abled: Rs 250/-

Eligibility Criteria for BET Exam 2020


  • M.Sc./ M.Tech./ M.V.Sc. or equivalent degree/ Integrated BS-MS/ B.E./ B.Tech. in any discipline of Biotechnology, M.Sc./ M.Tech. Bioinformatics/ Computational Biology, students admitted under DBT supported Postgraduate Teaching Programs. M.Sc. Life Science/ Bioscience/ Zoology/ Botany/ Microbiology/ Biochemistry/ Biophysics and Masters in Allied areas of Biology/Life Sciences. Candidates appearing in the final year examination are also eligible to apply


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

Age Limit

  • For General and EWS Category: Up to 28 years as on the last date of application
  • For SC/ ST/ Differently Abled/ women candidate: Up to 33 years
  • For OBC (Non-Creamy Layer): Up to 31 years

Details of the Award

  • DBT-BET (category-I) entitles a candidate for activation of fellowship subject to joining of PhD Programme and registration from a recognized university or Institute in the country within 2 years from the date of issue of award letter. Registration for PhD is a candidate’s responsibility and
  • DBT has no role/ responsibility in this matter. Verification of documents will be carried out for shortlisted candidates. An award letter will not be issued to candidates found ineligible or who submit incorrect documents.

Selection Procedure for DBT JRF 2020

  • The candidates will be selected by computer-based, “Biotechnology Eligibility Test (BET)”.


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