The Department Of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science &Technology, Govt. of India every year offers a DBT-Junior Research Fellowship (DBT-JRF) in Biotechnology. Applications are open to Indian citizens (residing in India) for an award of "DBT-Junior Research Fellowship" (DBT-JRF) in the areas of Biotechnology and Life Sciences. The selection would be through the "Biotechnology Eligibility Test (BET)."
- Applicant must hold M.Sc./ MTech./ MVSc. or equivalent degree/ Integrated BS-MS/ B.E./ B.Tech. in any discipline of Biotechnology, M.Sc./ MTech. Bioinformatics/ Computational Biology. students admitted under DBT supported Postgraduate Teaching Programs. M.Sc. Life Science/ Bioscience/ Zoology/ Botany/ Microbiology/ Biochemistry/ Biophysics and Masters in Allied areas of Biology/Life Sciences.
- Candidates appearing in the final year examination are also eligible to apply.
- Applicant must have obtained at least 60% marks for General, EWS & OBC category and 55% for SC/ ST/ differently-abled in aggregate (or equivalent grade).
- Applications are open for up to 28 years for the General & EWS category. Age relaxation of up to 5 years (33 years) for SC/ ST/ Differently Abled/ Women candidates and up to 3 years (31 years) for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) candidates.
The application process: