DBT JRF 2022: BET Application Form (Out Soon), Dates, Eligibility Criteria

The Department of Biotechnology Junior Research Fellowship has organized the Biotechnology Entrance Test (BET) to provide an award DBT-Junior Research Fellowship.

DBTThose applicants want to get selection under category I become eligible to get fellowship under Biotechnology and Life Sciences programs in any institute in India; they apply in this test by filling the Application Form through online mode.

The selected candidates will be shortlisted in two categories of Merit List will be prepared (Category I and Category II) and the fellowship award will be provided to the candidates. Here, from this content, applicants will know the detailed information of DBT JRF important dates, Application Form, and Eligibility Criteria, etc.

DBT JRF 2022 Notification – Application Form Releasing Soon 

New DBT JRF 2022 Application Form will be Releasing Soon. Click Here to Check Application Form Details.

DBT JRF 2022 Highlights

Exam Name DBT JRF
Full-Form Department of Biotechnology Junior Research Fellowship
Exam Type State Eligibility Test
Exam Level National Level
Conducting Body DBT-Junior Research Fellowship.
Application Mode Online Mode
Exam Mode Offline Mode (PPT)
Exam Duration 03 Hours
Exam Date 14th August 2022
Official Website https://rcb.res.in/BET2020/
Helpline +91 (011) 23219064-67

DBT JRF 2022 Important Dates 

Those applicants are going to apply for this examination, they must have to check the important dates mentioned below.

Events Dates (Tentative)
Online Registration Start 1st week of July 2022
Online Registration Close 4th week of July 2022
Correction Window open from 1st week of August 2022
Download the Hall Ticket 1st week of August 2022
BET 2022 2nd week of August 2022
Display of question paper and answer key on the website 3rd week of August 2022
Last date of accepting representation of any discrepancy in Question paper & Answer key 3rd week of August 2022
Declaration of BET 2022 Result 4th week of August 2022

DBT JRF 2022 Application Form

The DBT JRF BET Application Form will be Release from 1st week of July to 4th week of July 2022 and those applicants are wishing to get an award DBT-Junior Research Fellowship, can fill the Application Form through online mode based on Eligibility Criteria. Application form filling steps are mentioned below.

  • DBT JRF 2022 Application Correction will be Open From 1st week of August 2022.
  • Primarily, candidates need to go on the official webpage of Biotech Consortium India Limited.
  • The applicants should have to register themselves by submitting the required details such as name, date of birth, email address, mobile number in the required field.
  • The user ID and password will be provided to the candidates.
  • By using the user ID and password in the required field, applicants can fill the Application Form by submitting the required details such as gender, category, address, etc, and educational qualification related details.
  • After that, applicants have to upload the required scanned documents such as photograph, signature, date of birth proof, and qualifying marks certificate in the given prescribed dimensions and size.
  • They need to make the payment of the application fee and they have to select test centers of the choice from among the given centers.

Application Fee

The fees will be different for different category students. The fees for last year are given below.

Category Fees
General and EWS Rs 1000
OBC Rs 1000
SC/ST Rs 250
PWD Rs 250

DBT JRF Eligibility Criteria

Those candidates are going to apply for this test; they must have to check their Eligibility Criteria before filling the Application Form. The Eligibility Criteria details are mentioned below.

  • Applicants must be qualified in M.Sc./M.Tech/ M.V.Sc. degree with Biotechnology in the title of degree e.g. Biotechnology, specialization such as Agricultural, Animal/Veterinary, Medical, Marine, Industrial, Environmental, Pharmaceutical, Food, Bio-resources Biotechnology, Biochemical Engineering, Biosciences and Biotechnology, Bioinformatics” and M.Sc “Molecular & Human Genetics” and M.Sc.”Neuroscience” as well as BE/B. Tech in Biotechnology (4-year course after 10+2) recognized by UGC/AICTE.
  • They must have a minimum of 60% marks for General and OBC category and 55% for SC/ST/PH in aggregate (or equivalent grade)
  • The age limit of the candidates should be up to 28 years as on the last date of application (22nd March 2018) for the general category; age relaxation of up to 5 years (up to 33 years) for SC/ST/PH and women candidates and 3 years (31 years) for OBC (Non-creamy layer)

DBT JRF Exam Pattern 2022

Those candidates have applied in this examination; they should have to prefer the exam pattern for the better preparation of examination.

The exam is divided into two sections, Section A and Section B with each section having a different number of questions. The duration of the exam is 3 hours or 180 minutes. It is a computer-based test (CBT) conducted at designated centers.

Sections Number of Questions No. Of Qs to be Attempted Marks
Section A (General Science, Mathematics, Chemistry, General aptitude, analytical, quantitative ability, general biotechnology, etc.) 50 50 3*50 = 150
Section B (Specific areas of Biotechnology) 150 50 3*50 = 150
Total 200 100 300

DBT JRF Syllabus 2022

The DBT JRF Syllabus consists of questions from the following subjects

  • Aptitude & General Biotechnology
  • General Plus specialized branches in Biotechnology

New Click Here to Check Syllabus.

Preparation Tips

Candidates must have to follow the preparation tips mentioned below for the candidates.

  • The applicants should have to solve previous year question papers to understand better to obtain qualified marks in the examination.
  • The exam pattern and syllabus are necessary for the preparation of the examination.
  • Candidates should have to make their schedule to study and make short notes to understand.

DBT JRF 2022 Answer Key

DBT JRF 2022 Answer Key will be released on the 3rd week of August 2022. The Last Date to Submit any discrepancy in the Question Paper and Answer Key is the 3rd week of August 2022.

Applicants will be able to know their performance in the examination by using the answer key provided through authority.

They can calculate and estimate their marks through the answer key and it will be available on the official website. After answer the key declaration, the result will declare.

DBT JRF 2022 Result 

On the 28th August 2022, the DBT JRF BET Result will be declared and those candidates have given the examination, they can check their results online mode by visiting the official website.

Based on marks obtained in examination and cut-off marks, applicants will be selected under category I become eligible to get fellowship under Biotechnology and Life Sciences programs in any institute in India.


The cut-off is released with the release of the result. It is released category-wise for both category 1 and category 2. The cut-off marks as per last year are given below.

Cut Off for Category 1

Category Cut Off Marks
Un-Reserved 181
EWS Category 175
Other Backward Category 162
Scheduled Caste 154
Scheduled Tribe 148
Differently Abled 152

Cut Off for Category 2

Category Cut Off Marks
Un-Reserved 171
EWS Category 163
Other Backward Category 153
Scheduled Caste 144
Scheduled Tribe 137
Differently Abled 133

If you any query regarding DBT JRF 2022 you can ask your query leave comments below.

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  1. mansi says:

    what is the cutoff of dbt bet 2020

  2. Garima says:

    Is there any negative marking in dbt jrf exam

  3. Amresh kumar says:

    DbT ITI exam fees

  4. Somashree Chakraborty says:

    Please send me the official site where the cut-off has been mentioned.

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