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Institutes and eligibility requirement for admission to a M. Sc. course in Biotechnology

Shravani Bhor
created: 22nd Mar 2017 Last Modified: 27th Mar 2017
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Ravi Mahawar
created: 18th Nov 2017 Last Modified: 23rd Nov 2017

Hello, Your decision is very good to pursue for M.Sc. in Biotechnology. Aspirants who complete their post-graduation in biotechnology get lots of career opportunities. There are several types of entrance exam conducted in India for providing admission into the institutes for M.Sc. but according to popularity, IIT JAM (Joint Admission Test for M.Sc.) is one of the best exam available for you through which you can get admission in IITs and IISc. IIT JAM Exam is a national level entrance exam and all the foreigners and Indians participates in it. Every year in moth of February, the exam is conducted, and thousands of aspirants appears in it. Following are the programmes offered through JAM: M.Sc. Joint M.Sc. – Ph.D. M.Sc. – Ph.D. Dual Degree Integrated Ph.D. Courses and others.

YoungBuzz Career Counsellor
created: 22nd Mar 2017 Last Modified: 23rd Nov 2017

Typically, eligibility requirement for admission to a M. Sc. course in Biotechnology is a Bachelor's degree under 10+2+3 pattern of education in Physical/Biological/ Agricultural/Veterinary Science/Fishery Science/ Pharmacy/ Engineering/ Technology or Medicine (MBBS) or BDS with at least 55% marks in aggregate. Some Universities require 50% marks and a few other Universities require 60% marks in the Bachelor degree examination.

There are many Universities which offer M. Sc. in Biotechnology in India. Admission to 17 of these Universities is based on a Combined Biotechnology Entrance examination conducted by Jawaharlal Nehru University. The Universities are:

Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

Birsa Agriculture University, Ranchi

Calicut University, Kerala

Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore

G.B. Paint University of Agriculture and Technology, Pant Nagar

Goa University, Goa

Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar

Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla

University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad

University of Jammu, Jammu

Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

M.S. University of Baroda, Baroda

Madurai Kamraj University, Madurai.

Punjab University, Chandigarh

Pondicherry University, Pondicherry

Punjab University, Patiala

Tezpur University, Tezpur

Total number of seats offered in these Universities is about 520. Notification for the Combined Biotechnology entrance examination is published in the month of February in leading newspapers.