DBT Biotechnology Eligibility Test 2022 (DBT BET) for JRF Research Fellowship 2022: Dates, Results, Score Card

DBT BET

DBT Biotechnology Eligibility Test 2022 – Department Of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science &Technology invites applications from Indian Nationals for the award of “DBT Junior Research Fellowship” for pursuing research in frontier areas of Biotechnology and Life Sciences through “Biotechnology Eligibility Test (BET) 2022. 

The National Testing Agency (NTA) announces the conduct of Biotechnology Eligibility Test (BET) 2022.

Check out complete details on DBT Biotechnology Eligibility Test 2022 from the post below.

Latest – DBT BET 2022 Score Card is available now

DBT-Junior Research Fellowship Programme

The Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India grants fellowships to bonafide Indian citizens for pursuing Doctoral Research in Biotechnology and life-sciences through the “DBT-Junior Research Fellowship” (DBT-JRF) Programme. Initiated in the year 2004, the DBT-JRF Programme has played a critical role in nurturing skilled human resource capital and promoting research in frontier areas of biotechnology.

Biotechnology Eligibility Test (BET) 2022

Biotechnology Eligibility Test (BET) is the national qualifying examination for award of Doctoral Research Fellowships under the DBT-Junior Research Fellowship (DBT-JRF) Programme.

BET is an All-India computer-based examination which is held once every year. These fellowships are tenable at any recognized university/institution in India where the selected fellow registers for Ph.D. programme.

Based on the performance in Biotechnology Eligibility Test (BET) 2022, two categories of merit list shall be prepared (Category-I and Category-II). Government of India norms for reservation will be followed for shortlisting of candidates.

Candidates shortlisted under Category-I shall be eligible to avail fellowship at any recognized university/institution across India, where the candidate registers for Ph.D. Programme.

Candidates shortlisted under Category-II will be eligible to be appointed in any DBT sponsored project with fellowship equivalent to NET/GATE qualification as per current DST guidelines and/or enroll in PhD programme, subject to selection through institutional selection process. Selection in Category-II shall not entitle candidate for any fellowship from DBT-JRF programme.

Details of Fellowship Award

Award of DBT-JRF Category-I fellowship entitles a shortlisted candidate for activation of fellowship subject to joining Ph.D. Programme and subsequent registration of Ph.D. from recognized University/ Institution across India within 2 years from the date of issuance of fellowship award letter.

Such Category-I qualifying candidates will be eligible to avail fellowship grant under DBT-JRF programme. Emoluments under the fellowship grant includes research fellowship, contingency and house rent allowance (if applicable).

Registration for Ph.D. is candidate’s responsibility and Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB) & Department of Biotechnology (DBT) has no role/ responsibility in this matter.

Verification of documents shall be carried out for shortlisted candidates only. Award letter shall not be issued to candidates found ineligible or who submit incorrect documents or whose documents are not received after one (1) year from the date of declaration of BET 2022 result.

DBT Biotechnology Eligibility Test 2022 Important Dates

Duration of Online registration and submission of online Application Form for BET-202211-31 March 2022
Last date for submission of Exam Fee31 March 2022
Correction in the Particulars of Application Form online onlyTo be announced later
Date of Examination for BET-202223 April 2022
(Saturday)

Eligibility Criteria for DBT Biotechnology Eligibility Test 2022

  • Academic Qualification
    • Bachelors (B.E./ B.Tech./M.B.B.S) and Masters (M.Sc./ M.Tech./ M.VSc./M. Pharm./ Integrated M.Sc./ M.Tech.) in any discipline of Biotechnology, Life Sciences such as Biomedical, Bioinformatics, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Botany, Chemistry, Computational Biology, Genetics, Microbiology, Zoology or any other allied areas of Biology/Life-Sciences.
    • Candidates admitted in any of the M.Sc./ M.Tech./ M.VSc./ M.Sc.(Agri) programmes supported under the DBT Post Graduate Teaching Programme shall be eligible to apply. Candidates who are yet to appear in the final semester examination or awaiting result of final semester shall also be eligible to apply.
    • Candidate who has either appeared or is due to appear in the final examination of their qualifying degree is eligible to apply for BET 2022, under the result awaited (RA) category
  • Marks
    • Minimum 60% of marks for General, EWS & OBC category and 55% of marks for SC/ ST/ Differently Abled candidates in aggregate (or equivalent grade).
  • Age Limit
    • Upto 28 years of age as on the last date of application for General& EWS category. Age relaxation of up to 5 years (33 years) for SC/ ST/ Differently Abled/ Women candidates and upto 3 years (31 years) for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) candidates.
  • Nationality
    • Candidate should be a bonafide citizen and resident of India.

DBT Biotechnology Eligibility Test 2022 Application Process

  • Interested candidate can register for BET-2022 on the website http://dbt.nta.ac.in/
  • Stepwise procedure for filling the application form, payment of application fee and uploading of required documents/certificates is given on the website

Fee Payable for BET

General (UR)/ OBC-(NCL)/ EWS Rs.1200/-
SC/ST/PwD Rs.600/-
Mode of Payment Online

BET 2022 Exam Details

Exam Pattern

  • The exam will be conducted in a single shift for a duration of 180 minutes. The question paper will have two parts:

Section A

  • Section-A will have 50 compulsory multiple choice questions in the subjects: General Science, Mathematics, Chemistry, General Aptitude, Analytical, Quantitative Ability and General Biotechnology and each question carries 03 (Three) marks. There will be negative marking and for each incorrect response, 01 (one) mark will be deducted from the total marks.
  • Un-answered/un-attempted will be given Zero (0) marks.

Section B

  • Section-B will have 150 multiple choice questions of specific areas of Biotechnology and the candidate has to attempt 50 questions and each question carries 03 (Three) marks. There will be negative marking and for each incorrect response, 01 (one) mark will be deducted from the total marks

Syllabus

  • The details of examination, marking scheme and syllabus is available at www.rcb.res.in/

DBT Biotechnology Eligibility Test 2022 Results

BET 2022 Score Card

Important Links

NotificationClick Here
Information BulletinClick Here
Application FormClick Here
BET 2022 WebsiteClick Here

Previous Exams

DBT Biotechnology Eligibility Test 2021

Important Dates

Duration of Online registration and submission of online Application Form for BET-202107 to 31 July 2021
Last date for submission of Exam Fee31 July 2021
Correction in the Particulars of Application Form online only04 to 06 August 2021
Date of Examination for BET-202114 August 2021 (Saturday)
  • Duration of Exam BET:  09:00 am to12:00 pm 03:00 pm to 06:00pm
  • Mode of Examination Computer Based Test (CBT) Mode: Medium of Question Paper English