Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) M.Sc. Biotechnology Admission 2018

Last Updated - February 22 2018

Founded in 1969, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is a public central university, situated in New Delhi. The university has acquired a grade of 3.9 out of 4 from NAAC, the highest grade honored to any educational institution in the country and is considered among the top universities in the country. It has 10 Schools and four special centers which provide Undergraduate (BA Hons.), Post Graduate (MA, M.Sc, MCA) and several integrated research courses.

The university provides M.Sc programme in Biotechnology via JNU-CEEB (Combined Entrance Examination for Biotechnology). JNU CEEB is a national level entrance exam organized by JNU for admission to M.Sc (Agri.) Biotechnology & MVSc, M.Sc Biotechnology and M.Tech Biotechnology programme in multiple universities across India.

Only aspirants with the relevant qualifying degree can apply for admission to M.Sc  Biotechnology programme. Selection of aspirants will be done on the basis of their performance in JNU-CEEB.

Aspirants can register themselves for JNU-CEEB by submitting applications online/ offline along with the examination fee of Rs. 1000/- (for general and OBC category) and Rs. 500/- (for SC/ST/PWD category aspirants). Foreign aspirants can register by paying the examination fee of Rs. 2640/- or US$ 40.00

  • Method of Application

    Online & Offline Both


    08th Feb, 2018 - 21st Mar, 2018

JNU M.Sc. Biotechnology Admission 2018 Important Dates

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Biotechnology)
Start of Online Application Procedure from08th Feb, 2018
Closing of Online Application Procedure21st Mar, 2018

JNU M.Sc. Biotechnology Admission 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Biotechnology)

  • Aspirant must possess bachelor’s degree under 10+2+3 format of education in physical, biological, agricultural, veterinary and fishery sciences, Pharmacy, Engineering/Technology or 4-years B.Sc (Physician Assistant Course) or MBBS or BDS with minimum 55% aggregate of marks from an other recognised
  • Aspirants who are due to appear in the respective qualifying examination prescribed as eligibility shall also be considered for appearing in the entrance examination (JNU-CEEB)

JNU M.Sc. Biotechnology Admission 2018 How To Apply

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Biotechnology)

  • Duly filled-in applications should be submitted along with the examination fee of Rs. 1000/- (for general and OBC category) and Rs. 500/- (for SC/ST/PWD category aspirants) via demand draft (DD). DD should be drawn in favor of “Jawaharlal Nehru University” and payable at New Delhi. The entrance examination fee for Foreign Nationals is US$ 40.00 or INR 2640
  • Along with all the accurate details in the application form, aspirant should also upload the scanned photograph and signature
  • Aspirants can submit the application fee via online payment/ any bank credit or debit card/ via challan to be deposited in any SBI discipline
  • Finished applications, in all respects, along with all the enclosures should access the given address via registered post/ speed post:
  • Aspirants can register themselves for JNU-CEEB by obtaining application forms via online/ offline (by post) mode

Section Officer (Admissions)

Room No.28, Administrative Block

Jawaharlal Nehru University

New Delhi - 110067


  1. Two self-attested copies of the Matriculation, Higher Secondary Pre-University of Indian School Certificate or Senior School Certificate (10+2) or an equivalent examination certificate, showing the age/date of birth of the aspirant
  2. A Character Certificate from the Head of the Institution last attended
  3. Two self-attested copies of the statement of marks obtained by the aspirant in Senior School, Bachelor’s Degree/ Master’s Degree examination etc or their equivalent examination
  4. Two self-attested copies of the Bachelor’s Degree and/Master’s Degree
  5. SC/ST/OBC Certificate, if belonging to SC/ST/OBC category
  6. A Medical Certificate for PWD Aspirants certifying nature & percentage of disability allocated by the competent medical authority
  7. Migration Certificate (in original) from the Head of the Institution/University last attended.

JNU M.Sc. Biotechnology Admission Procedure 2018

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Biotechnology)

Selection of the aspirants to the M.Sc Biotechnology is done on the basis of merit list prepared as per the marks scored in the JNU-CEEB, organized by the university.

Fees Structure of JNU University

JNU M.Sc. Biotechnology Admission 2018 Reservation Criteria

  • 10% marks will be added to the overall marks scored by a Kashmiri migrant aspirant in the Entrance Examination. After adding 10% marks, in case he/she is covered in the cut-off point in the merit list, he/she will be provided admission
  • 15%, 7½%, 3% seats will be reserved for aspirants belonging to the scheduled caste, scheduled tribe and person with disability respectively

JNU M.Sc. Biotechnology Scholarship

  • Students will be applicable to receive a scholarship at the rate of Rs.3000/- p.m. The scholarship of Rs. 3000/- p.m. would be honored to all the students during the first semester.
  • In the subsequent semesters, the scholarship will be extended only to those students who secure at least CGPA of 6.00 in the end-semester examinations

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