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Biotechnology/Life Sciences is one of the most important applied sciences of the 21st century. Biotechnology is a field at the cutting edge of science and is a promising research oriented and fastest growing interdisciplinary field. It finds application in every sphere of life and has tremendous career opportunities available now and in future.
The ACADEMY provides you an advantage to enter into the most demanding disciplines in sciences which not just create degree but careers.

The ACADEMY was founded in year2005 by ex-IITian, to provide an invaluable opportunity for those brains who aspire for distinguished career in the field of biotechnology/life sciences.

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ABOUT CSIR-UGC



This national level test is conducted twice every year by CSIR (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research) in June and December. The notification of the June examination usually appears in February-March, while that of the December examination would appear in August-September.

Objective of the test

http://www.csirhrdg.res.in/Syllabi_NET.htm>www.csirhrdg.res.in/Syllabi_NET.htm


This national level test is conducted to determine the eligibility of Indian nationals for the award of Junior Research Fellowships (JRF)-NET and eligibility for appointment of Lecturers (NET) in certain subject areas falling under the Faculty of Science. This test is conducted twice every year by CSIR (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research) in June and December. The notification of the June examination usually appears in February-March, while that of the December examination would appear in August-September.

The Fellowship
The stipend payable to JRF working in the research schemes is Rs.8000/- per month in the first and second year. Progress of JRF working in a research scheme will be assessed at the end of two years by a Committee. The stipend of JRF is increased from Rs.8000/- pm to Rs.9000/- pm for the remaining tenure of the scheme, provided the research progress has been found satisfactory by the Committee. On up gradation, the designation of JRF will be changed to SRF (Senior Research Fellowship).

Eligibility Conditions
M.Sc. or equivalent degree under the subjects Chemical Sciences/Atmospheric Sciences/Life Sciences/Mathematical Sciences/Physical Sciences with minimum 55% marks for General and OBC candidates; 50% for SC/ST candidates, Physically and Visually Handicapped candidates . For JRF (NET), minimum age can be 19 years and maximum age can be 28 years Upper age limit is relatable by 5 years for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC categories, physically/visually handicapped and female applicants. For LS (NET), there is no upper age limit, but minimum age should be 19 years as on cut off date.

SCHEME OF EXAMINATION

The Joint CSIR-UGC JRF/LS (NET) Examination shall comprise 2 papers:

PAPER I
This paper shall be of 2 hours and 30 minutes duration and shall have a maximum of 200 marks.
Part ‘A’ of Paper I shall contain 40 General Science questions. These questions shall be common to all subject areas of NET Examination. A candidate shall be required to answer a maximum of 25 questions from Part ‘A’. In case, a candidate answers more than 25 questions, only the first 25 answered questions will be taken up for evaluation.
Part ‘B’ of Paper I shall have 100 questions. A candidate shall be required to answer a maximum of 75 questions. In case a candidate answers more than 75 questions, only the first 75 answered questions shall be evaluated.
All questions shall be of two marks each. There will be negative marking for wrong answers.

PAPER II
This paper shall be of 2 hours and 30 minutes duration and shall have a maximum of 200 marks.
This Paper shall consist of 39-45 short answer type questions requiring descriptive answers. To answer each question, a candidate will be provided one page each.
There shall be one compulsory question of twenty Marks. In addition to the compulsory question, the candidate is required to answer a maximum of 15 questions of twelve marks each.

Some of the leading Research Institute where you can apply after qualifying JRF
1. IISc Bangalore: www.iisc.ernet.in
2. IIT-Bombay: www.iitb.ac.in
3. IIT-Delhi: www.iitd.ac.in
4. IIT-Kharagpur: www.iitk.ac.in
5. IIT-Roorkee: www.iitr.ernet.in
6. AIIMS: www.aiims.edu
7. ICGEB, New Delhi: www.icgeb.res.in
8. Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology: www.igib.res.in
9. IARI: www.iari.res.in
10. Central Drug Research Institute: www.cdriindia.org
11. ACBR, Delhi University: www.acbrdu.edu
12. JNU: www.jnu.ac.in
13. Delhi University South Campus: www.south.du.ac.in
14. NCPGR, New Delhi: www.ncpgr.nic.in
15. National Institute of Virology: www.unipune.ernet.in
16. National Chemical Laboratory: www.ncl-india.org
17. National Botanical Research Institute: www.nbri-lko.org
18. Bose Institute: www.boseinst.ernet.in
19. Central Food Technological Research Institute: www.cftri.com
20. Cancer Research Institute: www.tatamemorialcentre.com
21. Biotech Consortium India Limited (BCIL): http://www.bcil.nic.in
22. Birla Institute of Scientific Research (BISR): http://www.bisr.res.in
23. Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering: http://www.ciae.nic.in
24. Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CIMAP): http://www.cimap.res.in
25. Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB): http://www.ccmb.res.in
26. Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and DNA Diagnostics (CDFD): http://www.cdfd.org.in
27. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR): http://www.csir.res.in
28. Food and Drug Toxicology Research Centre (FDTRC): http://www.icmr.nic.in/pinstitute/fdtrc.htm
29. Forest Research Institute (FRI): http://www.envfor.nic.in/icfre/fri/fri.html
30. Genetic Research Centre: http://www.icmr.nic.in/pinstitute/grc/grc.htm
31. Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE): http://www.hbcse.tifr.res.in
32. Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR): http://www.icar.org.in
33. Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR): http://icmr.nic.in
34. Indian Institute of Chemical Biology (IICB): http://www.iicb.res.in
35. Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT): http://www.iictindia.org
36. Industrial Toxicology Research Centre (ITRC): http://www.itrcindia.org
37. Institute of Applied Medicine and Research: http://www.iamrgzb.com
38. Institute of Life Sciences: http://www.ilsc.org
39. Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTECH): http://www.imtech.res.in
40. Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research: http://www.jncasr.ac.in
41. National Academy of Agricultural Sciences: http://www.naas-india.org
42. National Brain Research Centre (NBRC): http://www.nbrc.ac.in
43. National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources: http://www.nbagr.ernet.in
44. National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources: http://www.nbfgr.res.in
45. National Bureau of Plant and Genetic Resource: http://www.nbpgr.ernet.in
46. National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS): http://www.ncbs.res.in
47. National Centre for Laboratory Animal Science (NCLAS): icmr.nic.in/nclas.htm
48. National Centre for Plant Genome Research: http://www.ncpgr.nic.in
49. National Centre of Cell Science (NCCS): http://www.nccs.res.in
50. National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI): http://www.ndri.res.in
51. National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI): http://www.neeri.res.in
52. National Institute of Immunology (NII): http://www.nii.res.in
53. National Research Centre on Plant Biotechnology: http://www.nrcpb.org
54. Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology: http://www.rgcb.res.in
55. Regional Cancer Research Centre: http://www.rcctvm.org
56. The Biotechnology Information System (BTIS): http://www.btisnet.nic.in


DBT-JRF PROGRAMME

Nature of Fellowship
Award of Junior Research Fellowship to the qualifying candidate for pursuing research in Biotechnology and Applied Biology.

Fellowship
Rs. 8000/- per month for JRF (Rs. 9000/- per month for SRF) as fellowship + HRA per month as per the host institute + Rs. 30,000/- per year as contingency.

Entrance Test
Mode of Selection : Written Examination
Name of the written competitive exam : Biotechnology Elgibility Test (BET)


Structure of Question Paper
Nature of Questions : Multiple choices only.
Number and names of sections in Question paper : Section A: Core Courses- 50 questions.(Compulsory).
Section B: Specialization courses-200 questions of which answer any 50.
Section-wise weightage of marks:Section A-150 marks and Section B-150 Marks
Number of Questions : Total 100
Marks per question : 3
Total Marks : 300
Negative marking : 1 mark for each wrong answer.


Qualifying Exam and Eligibility
The applicant should be below the age 28 years (33 years in case of SC/ST/OBC/PH category and women candidates)
Percentage of Marks Required for Eligilbility
60 % or equivalent CGPA (Open)
55 % or equivalent CGPA (Reserved)


Contact Information
Co-ordinator, DBT-JRF programme, Department of Biotechnology,
University of Pune, Pune - 411033

http://oasis.mkcl.org/bet



ICMR-JRF

A total of 120 Fellowships would be awarded for work in the field of biomedical sciences with emphasis on Life Sciences (like microbiology, physiology, molecular biology, genetics, human biology, bioinformatics, biotechnology, biochemistry, biophysics, immunology, zoology, Environment Science, botany, veterinary sciences, bio-informatics etc.)
Every year the application forms notification published in newspaper during March/April and also on the website:

http://icmr.nic.in/jrf.htm.

The entrance examination is usually held in the first/second week of July.