Application for Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Examination 2015-16




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Application For Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Examination [JNUEE] 2015-16: Admission Announcement, Prospectus, M.Sc. Biotechnology Prospectus, M.Sc. (Agri) Biotechnology/M.V.Sc. Prospectus and M.Tech. Biotechnology Prospectus




Biotechnology is a multi-disciplinary area on the educational scene and programmes have been developed to meet the growing demand for trained manpower for any meaningful Biotechnology activity. The Government of India has allotted high priority for the development of Biotechnology and its exploitation in agriculture and other related disciplines.
The Jawaharlal Nehru University will hold an entrance examination for the academic year 2014-15 for admission to four-semesters (Two years) M.Tech Biotechnology programme being offered by the following participating Universities:
1. ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI
2. COCHIN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, KOCHI, KERALA (M.Tech. in Marine Biotechnology)
3. WEST BENGAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, KOLKATA.
The entrance examination will be held on May 19, 2015 at centres all over the country. (detail of examination centers
is shown under Section-XII of this Prospectus)
1. Anna University, Chennai (25 Seats) *
The Centre for Biotechnology was established in 1987 in Anna University with a financial support from the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India with the objectives of providing excellent state of art educational and research facilities in frontier areas of biotechnology. The centre also carries out fundamental and translational research to develop technologies to benefit society. It also promotes research and consultancy services in biotechnology.
The Centre for Biotechnology has two campuses, one at Guindy which houses the teaching and administrative blocks and a R&D campus at Taramani which is called SPIC Bioprocess facility which houses state-of-art bioprocess laboratories and impressive facilities in cellular and molecular biology.
The major thrust areas of teaching and research offered by experienced faculty at the Centre for Biotechnology, Anna University, for the programme are:
1. Cellular and Molecular Biology
2. Chemical Biology and Biocatalysis
3. Protein Biotechnology
4. Bioprocess Engineering and Technology
5. Recombinant DNA Technology
6. Computational Biology, Genomics and Proteomics
7. Drug Discovery
8. Infectious Diseases
9. Molecular Immunotechnology
10. Stem cellular Technology and Regenerative Medicine
The candidates admitted to the program are eligible for the award of M.Tech degree in Biotechnology on successful completion of the programme. The candidates admitted to the programme are also eligible to receive scholarship at the rate prescribed by DBT.
**Fees to be paid at the time of Admission: For Tamil Nadu State: General -Rs.26620/- and SC/ST - Rs.21370/-
For Other State: General -Rs.27120/- and SC/ST - Rs.21370/-
Contact Address: Prof. P. Gautam ,Director and HOD
Centre for Biotechnology,
Anna University,
Chennai – 600025
Tamil Nadu
Phone No. : 044-22350772,22358362
Fax No. : 044-22350299
E-mail : pgautam@annauniv.edu
directorcbt@annauniv.edu
2. Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi, Kerala (8 Seats) *
The M.Tech programme in Marine Biotechnology sponsored by Department of Biotechnology, Government of India is a unique course of its kind in the country.
Over above two decades, Government of India has been supporting infrastructure development and research in focused areas of Marine Biotechnology to develop novel processes and products aiming at enhancement of manifold industrial processes, biomedical material development, environment management etc. These efforts paved the way for the development of Marine Biotechnology industry in the country harnessing the potentials of the marine environment. The Department of
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Biotechnology, Government of India on taking stock of the situation realized that to infuse power to the sector effective human
resource with vibrant entrepreneurship and high level technical expertise were the prime requirements. This paved the way
for instituting the M.Tech. programme in Marine Biotechnology at National Centre for Aquatic Animal Health, Cochin University
of Science and Technology in 2008 with the objective of generating the right kind of human resource to augment the
developments in Marine Biotechnology industry in the country. The National Centre for Aquatic Animal Health is equipped with
state-of -the -art facilities for research and education in Marine Biotechnology.
The four semester M.Tech programme consists of three semesters of theory, practical classes, assignments, problem
analysis, short term projects and case studies with in-house research during the third and fourth semesters. The thrust areas
are:
1. Advanced molecular biology
2. Marine genomics and proteomics
3. Animal cell culture technology
4. Marine algal biotechnology
5. Marine bioprospecting
6. Marine microbiology
7. Biotechnological interventions in aquatic animal health management
8. High health broodstock development
9. Bioprocess technology
10. Nanobiotechnology
The curriculum includes a short term cruise onboard FORV Sagar Sampada.
A training programme in an industry or in an Institution is placed during summer vacation after the first year. Scholarships
are paid at the rate prescribed by Department of Biotechnology, Government of India.
**Fees to be paid at the time of Admission: Rs.16800/-(approx.)
Contact Address: Prof. I S Bright Singh,
Coordinator
National Centre for Aquatic Animal Health,
Cochin University of Science and Technology,
Lakeside Campus, Fine Arts Avenue,
Kochi - 682016 Kerala
Phone No. : 0484 - 2381120
Fax No. : 0484 - 2381120
E-mail : bsingh@md3.vsnl.net.in
isbsingh@gmail.com
web site : www.ncaah.org
3. West Bengal University of Technology , Kolkata (21 Seats) *
The Government of West Bengal under its Ministry of Higher Education has set up the Department of Biotechnology
with a view to establish a Centre for Excellence in Biotechnology at WBUT. The Department of Biotechnology (DBT),
Government of India is initially supporting this 4-semester M.Tech. programme in Biotechnology at WBUT for 5 years. The
M.Tech.(Biotechnology) programme took off successfully in early 2003. A good and sufficient infrastructure has been
established with the financial support received from the Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India. The main focus
of this department is training of students and developing expertise in various facets of Biotechnology. The research
trainings (R&D) that will be undertaken as a part of the future programme, and the knowledge students would gather
from the course curricula would help them and the researchers in future to develop commercially viable biotechnological
processes/products. Scholarships will be payable at the rates prescribed by the Department of Biotechnology.
**Fees to be paid at the time of Admission: Rs.26700/-(approx.) (excluding accommodation)
Contact Address: Prof. Subrata Kumar Dey,
Professor & Director
Department of Biotechnology,
West Bengal University of Technology,
BF-142, Salt Lake, Sector-I,
Kolkata – 700064
Phone No. : 033-23211327 Ext.204
Fax No. : 033-23341030
E-mail : subrata.dey@wbut.ac.in
subratodey184@gmail.com
* No. of seats in subject to change by participating Universities.
** Subject to revision.
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II. ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION
Minimum 60% marks or equivalent CGPA (under grading system) from any recognised university in any one of the
following: or Anna University: For University:
B.Tech/BE in: M.Sc. in:
1. Chemical Engineering 1. Biotechnology
2. Biochemical Engineering OR 2. Life Sciences
3. Industrial Biotechnology 3. Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry
4. Leather Technology 4. Microbiology, Genetics
5. Chemistry/Biotechnology 5. Biophysics
6. Biomedical Engineering 6. Microbial Genetics & Bioinformatics
7. B. Pharma
8. Chemical Technology
For Anna University: Candidates with B.Tech/B.E in Electrochemistry, Bioengineering, Pharmaceutical Technology, Food
Technology, B.Tech. in Agricultural Biotechnology and M.Sc. in Chemistry & Physics are also eligible.
For Cochin University of Science and Technology: Candidates with M.Sc in Marine Biotechnology, Marine Biology/Aquatic
Biology & Fisheries, Environmental Biotechnology are also eligible.
For West Bengal University of Technology : Candidates with M.Sc. in Bioengineering are also eligible.
Only those candidates who have passed the qualifying examination in 2013 or thereafter including those who
are appearing in 2015 are eligible to apply. In other words, those who have passed the qualifying examination PRIOR
to 2013 are NOT eligible to apply.
Important Notes:
 Before applying, please ensure that you fulfil the eligibility requirements as prescribed above. Also please note
that permission to appear in the entrance examination is strictly subject to your fulfilling the minimum eligibility
requirements prescribed by each University as detailed above. You may, therefore, appear in the entrance
examination only if you fulfil the eligibility requirements for M. Tech Biotechnology Programme. Despite this
caution, in case you do not meet the minimum eligibility criteria and still appear in the entrance examination,
you will do so at your own risk and cost, and if at any stage, it is found that you do not fulfil the minimum eligibility
requirements, the admission, if granted to you, shall be cancelled ipso facto.
 Number of seats is subject to change by the participating Universities.
 Candidates who are due to appear in the final semester/year of the qualifying examination shall also be considered
for appearing in the entrance examination provided they have secured 60% or equivalent CGPA (under grading
system) in previous semesters/year. However, in the event of their selection, the admission will be granted to them
subject to their securing minimum 60% marks or equivalent CGPA in their qualifying examination.
III. RESERVATION/CONCESSION
a) Reservation: 15%, 7½% and 3% of seats shall be reserved for Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe(ST) and
Person with Disability (PWD) candidates (with not less than 40% disability) respectively. All the SC/ST and PWD
candidates who have passed the qualifying examination are eligible to apply irrespective of their percentage of marks
in the qualifying examination. Only those SC/ST/PWD candidates who have passed the qualifying examination
in 2013 or thereafter including those who are appearing in 2015 are eligible to apply. In other words, those
who have passed the qualifying examination PRIOR to 2013 are NOT eligible to apply. OBC reservation, wherever
applicable, will be implemented as per the policy of each participating University.
b) Concession for Kashmiri Migrants: 10% marks will be added to the overall marks scored by a Kashmiri migrant
candidate in the Entrance Examination. After adding 10% marks, in case he/she is covered in the cut-off point
in the merit list, he/she will be offered admission strictly in accordance with his/her inter-se merit alongwith
other candidates subject to his/her meeting the minimum prescribed eligibility requirements and also subject
to his/her producing valid registration documents issued by the notified authorities certifying the candidate’s
Kashmiri Migrant status.
IV. GUIDELINES FOR ENTRANCE EXAMINATION
The question paper for Entrance Examination will be of 3-hours duration consisting of Two Streams: (i) Technology
Stream and (ii) Life Sciences Stream.]
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(i) Technology Stream :
Part A : Basic Engineering & Technology.............................................................at under graduate level
Part B : Physics/Chemistry/Maths...........................................................................at under graduate level
Part C : Fundamental Life Sciences and Informatics..........................................at 10+2 level
(ii) Life Science Stream:
Part A : Life Sciences (Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & Immunology)……at post graduate level
Part B : Physics/Chemistry................................................…………………........…at undergraduate level
Part C : Maths, Computer & Information Sciences...............………....…………at 10+2 level.
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