JNU M.Sc. Biotechnology Admission 2020: Courses, Application Process, Entance Exam

Established in 1969,Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)  is a public central university, located in New Delhi. The university has earned a grade of 3.9 out of 4 from NAAC, the highest grade awarded to any educational institution in the country and is considered among the top universities in the country. It has 10 Schools and four special centres which offer Undergraduate (BA Hons.), PG (MA, M.Sc, MCA) and several integrated research courses.

JNU offers M.Sc programme in Biotechnology through JNU-CEEB (Combined Entrance Examination for Biotechnology). JNU CEEB is a national level entrance exam conducted by JNU for admission to M.Sc (Agri.) Biotechnology & MVSc, M.Sc Biotechnology and M.Tech Biotechnology programme in multiple universities across India. Read more: JNU Admission

Only candidates with the relevant qualifying degree can apply for admission to M.Sc  Biotechnology programme. Selection of candidates will be done on the basis of their performance in JNU-CEEB.

Candidates can register themselves for JNU-CEEB by submitting applications online/ offline along with the examination fee of Rs. 1000/- (for general and OBC category) and Rs. 500/- (for SC/ST/PWD category candidates). Foreign candidates can register by paying the examination fee of Rs. 2880/- or US$ 40.00

CourseAdmission Link
M.Sc Biotechnology Admission Link

How To Apply

  • Candidates can register themselves for JNU-CEEB by obtaining application forms through online/ offline (by post) mode
  • Along with all the correct details in the application form, candidate should also upload the scanned photograph and signature
  • Duly filled-in applications should be submitted along with the examination fee of Rs. 1000/- (for general and OBC category) and Rs. 500/- (for SC/ST/PWD category candidates) through demand draft (DD). DD should be drawn in favour of “Jawaharlal Nehru University” and payable at New Delhi. The entrance examination fee for Foreign Nationals is US$ 40.00 or INR 2640
  • Candidates can submit the application fee through online payment/ any bank credit or debit card/ through challan to be deposited in any SBI branch
  • Completed applications, in all respects, along with all the enclosures should reach the given address through registered post/ speed post:

Section Officer (Admissions)

Room No.28, Administrative Block

Jawaharlal Nehru University

New Delhi - 110067


  1. Two self attested copies of the Matriculation, Higher Secondary Pre-University of Indian School Certificate or Senior School Certificate (10+2) or an equivalent examination certificate, showing the age/date of birth of the candidate
  2. A Character Certificate from the Head of the Institution last attended
  3. Two self attested copies of the statement of marks obtained by the candidate in Senior School, Bachelor’s Degree/ Master’s Degree examination etc or their equivalent examination
  4. Two self attested copies of the Bachelor’s Degree and/Master’s Degree
  5. SC/ST/OBC Certificate, if belonging to SC/ST/OBC category
  6. A Medical Certificate for PWD Candidates certifying nature & percentage of disability issued by the competent medical authority
  7. Migration Certificate (in original) from the Head of the Institution/University last attended.


  • Candidate must possess bachelor’s degree under 10+2+3 pattern of education in physical, biological, agricultural, veterinary and fishery sciences, Pharmacy, Engineering/Technology or 4-years B.Sc (Physician Assistant Course) or MBBS or BDS with at least 55% aggregate of marks from a other recognized
  • Candidates who are due to appear in the respective qualifying examination prescribed as eligibility shall also be considered for appearing in the entrance examination (JNU-CEEB)


  • 15%, 7½%, 3% seats will be reserved for candidates belonging to the scheduled caste, scheduled tribe and person with disability respectively
  • 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

Admission Process

Selection of the candidates to the M.Sc Biotechnology is done on the basis of merit list prepared as per the marks scored in the JNU-CEEB, conducted by the university.


  • Students will be eligible to receive scholarship at the rate of Rs.3000/- p.m. The scholarship of Rs. 3000/- p.m. would be awarded to all the students during first semester.
  • In the subsequent semesters, the scholarship will be extended only to those students who secure minimum CGPA of 6.00 in the end-semester examinations

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



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