Graduate Aptitude Test Biotechnology (GAT-B) 2022: Dates, Results, Score Card

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Graduate Aptitude Test-Biotechnology (GAT-B) 2022 – Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB) (GAT-B) Department of Biotechnology, Government of India invites application for Graduate Aptitude Test-Biotechnology (GAT-B), an admission eligibility test for DBT-supported PG Programs in Biotechnology (M.Sc. Biotechnology, M.Sc. Agricultural, Biotechnology, M.V.Sc., M.Tech. Biotechnology and M.Sc. in allied areas) in participating institutions.

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has been entrusted by the Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB), Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, with the task of conducting the Graduate Aptitude Test – Biotechnology (GAT-B) 2022.

Check full details on Graduate Aptitude Test-Biotechnology (GAT-B) 2022 below here.

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Graduate Aptitude Test-Biotechnology (GAT-B) 2022

  • Graduate Aptitude Test-Biotechnology (GAT-B) is an All-India Entrance Examination to test the eligibility of bonafide Indian nationals for admissions to DBT supported Post Graduate programmes in Biotechnology and allied areas, at Participating Institutions/Universities in India. DBT supported Post Graduate programmes include:
    • M.Sc. Biotechnology and allied areas
    • M.Tech. Biotechnology and allied areas
    • M.Sc. Agricultural Biotechnology and M.V.Sc. Animal Biotechnology.
  • GAT-B 2022 Score is valid for admission to the above mentioned courses during the academic year 2022-2023 only. Following declaration of GAT-B 2022 results, an all India category wise merit list will be prepared as per the Reservation Policy of Government of India. Call for admissions, for GAT-B 2022 qualified candidates, will be advertised separately by participating institutions/universities as per institutional admission and selection norms. Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB) and Department of Biotechnology (DBT) will not play any role and responsibility in the admission & selection process (transfer/cancellation/conversion of seats/fee refund policy) of participating institutions/universities. Any disputes arising will be subject to Delhi jurisdiction only.
  • Qualified candidates of GAT-B 2022, admitted to DBT supported Post Graduate programmes in Biotechnology and allied areas, at Participating Institutions/Universities in India will be paid stipend asunder:
    • M.Sc. Biotechnology & Allied Areas – Rs.5000/- per month
    • M.Sc. Agricultural Biotechnology – Rs.7500/- per month
    • M.Tech. / M.V.Sc. programmes – Rs.12000/- per month
  • Stipend will be disbursed through the participating institutions after due verification of students pursuing prescribed DBT supported Post Graduate programmes in Biotechnology and allied areas. Continuation of stipend for the second year of the programme is subject to satisfactory progress of the student, to be certified by participating institutions/ universities

Graduate Aptitude Test-Biotechnology (GAT-B) 2022 Important Dates

Duration of Online registration and submission of online Application Form for GAT-B 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 GAT-B 202223 April 2022
(Saturday)

Eligibility Criteria for Graduate Aptitude Test-Biotechnology (GAT-B) 2022

  • Only bonafide Indian nationals are eligible to apply for GAT-B 2022. Candidates meeting the minimum eligibility criteria of Participating Institutions / Universities (APPENDIX-II) are eligible to apply for GAT-B 2022 entrance examination. Candidates may further verify the eligibility criteria on the website of the Participating Institutions/ Universities.
  • Candidates who do not meet the minimum eligibility criteria of Institutions/Universities and still appear for GAT-B 2022 entrance examination will do so at their own risk. If at any stage it is found that a candidate does not fulfil minimum eligibility requirements of Participating Institutions / Universities, rules of cancellation or termination of respective Institutions / Universities shall be applicable.
  • Candidate who has either appeared or is due to appear in the final examination of their qualifying degree is eligible to apply for GAT-B 2022, under the result awaited (RA) category.

Graduate Aptitude Test-Biotechnology (GAT-B) 2022 Application Process

  • Detailed procedure for filling the application form, payment of application fee and uploading of required documents/certificates in the prescribed format, is given at dbt.nta.ac.in or nta.ac.in 

Application Fee & Payment

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

GAT-B 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 60 compulsory multiple-choice questions of the level of 10+2 in the subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology. Each correct answer will be of one mark each
  • There will be negative marking and for each wrong answer, ½ (half) mark will be deducted.

Section B

  • Section B will have multiple choice questions of bachelor’s level requiring thinking and analysis. There will be questions from basic Biology, Life Sciences, Biotechnology and allied areas as per syllabus attached
  • There will be 100 questions out of which the candidates will have to attempt 60 questions. Each correct answer will have a weightage of 3 marks. There will be negative marking and for each wrong answer, One (1) mark will be deducted.

Syllabus

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

Graduate Aptitude Test-Biotechnology (GAT-B) 2022 Results

GAT-B 2022 Score & Rank Card

Important Links

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Previous Exams

Graduate Aptitude Test-Biotechnology (GAT-B) 2021

Important Dates

Duration of Online registration and submission of online Application Form for GAT-B-202107 to 31 July 2021
Last date for submission of Examination fee31 July 2021
Correction in the Particulars of Application Form online only04 to 06 August 2021
Date of Examination for GAT-B14 August 2021 (Saturday)