Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Combined Biotechnology Entrance Examination (CEEB) is a national-level entrance exam conducted by JNU for admission to M.Sc. Biotechnology and M.Sc. (Agri.) Various participating universities across India offer biotechnology programs.
The JNU CEEB exam is usually held in May or June every year, and the application process generally starts in March. The exam consists of multiple-choice questions and tests candidates on their knowledge of various biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and physics topics. The duration of the exam is three hours.
The JNU CEEB exam follows a negative marking scheme, with one mark awarded for each correct answer and a deduction of 0.25 marks for each incorrect answer. The questions test the candidate's understanding of fundamental concepts in Biotechnology and related fields.
To be eligible for the JNU CEEB exam, candidates must have a Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Agriculture, Veterinary Sciences, or Pharmacy. The minimum qualifying percentage for general and OBC candidates is 55%, while it is 50% for SC, ST, and PWD candidates.
The participating universities release their respective cut-off lists after announcing the JNU CEEB exam results. Candidates who clear the cut-off criteria are called for further rounds of counseling and admission.
The application process for JNU M.Sc. Biotechnology Combined Entrance Exam (CEEB) is completely online. The following are the steps to submit an application for the JNU CEEB exam:
Check the official website of JNU, and click on the "Admissions" tab.
Click on the link for JNU CEEB under the "Admissions" tab.
Read the instructions and eligibility criteria carefully before applying.
Click on the "Apply Online" button to start the application process.
Fill in the application form's required personal, academic, and contact details.
Upload your photograph and signature in the specified format.
Pay the application fee/ charges online through net banking or debit/credit card.
Submit the application form and keep the same printout for future reference.
The application fee for the JNU CEEB exam varies for different categories. For General and OBC candidates, the fee is Rs. 1000, while for SC, ST, and PWD candidates, the fee is Rs. 500. Women applicants are exempted from paying the application fee.
Applicants must ensure they fulfill the eligibility criteria before applying for the JNU CEEB exam. Also, keeping a copy of the application form and payment receipt for future reference is essential.