graduate aptitude test (GAT B 2024)

Graduate Aptitude TEST

Graduate Aptitude Test (GAT B 2024) – The application form is opened for applying to Graduate Aptitude Test -Biotechnology (GAT-B). It is an All-India Entrance Examination to test the eligibility of bonafide Indian nationals for admissions to DBT supported Post Graduate programmes in Biotechnology and allied areas, at Participating Institutions/Universities in India. DBT supported Post Graduate programmes include:

  • M.Sc. Biotechnology and allied areas;
  • M.Tech. Biotechnology and allied areas;
  • M.Sc. Agricultural Biotechnology and
  • M.V.Sc. Animal Biotechnology  for award of DBT –
  • Junior Research Fellowship (DBT-JRF) for pursuing research in frontier areas of Biotechnology (BET).

Graduate Aptitude Test GAT-B 2024 Score is valid for admission to the above mentioned courses during the academic year 2023-2024 only

Stipend

a) M.Sc. Biotechnology & Allied Areas – Rs.5000/- per month

b) M.Sc. Agricultural Biotechnology – Rs.7500/- per month

c) M.Tech. / M.V.Sc. programmes – Rs.12000/- per month

Candidates can apply for GAT-B/BET 2023 or both through “Online” mode only. The Application Form in any other mode will not be accepted. Only one application is to be submitted by a candidate. Multiple Application Forms submitted by a candidate will not be accepted under any circumstances.

Application Opened8 Feb 24
Application Closes06Mar-24
Application Fee payment Last Date6 March by 11.50 PM
Correction Window8-9 March 2024
Date of Examination for GAT-B/BET-202320-Apr-24
Duration of Examination180 Minutes
Timing of ExaminationGAT-B 9.00 AM BET 3PM to 6 PM
Mode of Examination CBT
Medium of Question Paper English
ExaminationGeneral (UR)/ OBC-(NCL)/ EWSSC/ST/PwD
GAT-B1200600
BET1200600
GAT-B & BET (Both)24001200

Biotechnology Eligibility Test (BET) 2024

Academic Qualification:

Bachelors (B.E./ B.Tech./M.B.B.S) and Masters (M.Sc./ M.Tech./ M.VSc./M. Pharm./ Integrated M.Sc./ M.Tech.) in any discipline of Biotechnology, Life Sciences such as Biomedical, Bioinformatics, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Botany, Chemistry, Computational Biology, Genetics, Microbiology, Zoology or any other allied areas of Biology/Life-Sciences.

Candidates admitted in any of the M.Sc./ M.Tech./ M.VSc./ M.Sc.(Agri) programmes supported under the DBT Post Graduate Teaching Programme shall be eligible to apply. Candidates who are yet to appear in the final semester examination or awaiting result of final semester shall also be eligible to apply.

Marks: Minimum 60% of marks for General, EWS & OBC category and 55% of marks for SC/ ST/ Differently Abled candidates in aggregate (or equivalent grade).

Upto 28 years of age as on the last date of application for General& EWS category.

Age relaxation of up to 5 years (33 years) for SC/ ST/ Differently Abled/ Women candidates and upto 3 years (31 years) for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) candidates.

Nationality:

Candidate should be a bonafide citizen and resident of India.

Appearing Candidates

Candidate who has either appeared or is due to appear in the final examination of their qualifying degree is eligible to apply for BET 2023, under the result awaited RA) category. Such candidate will have to submit the Undertaking/Attestation Form duly certified/stamped by the Head of the Institute (with address and name) from where the candidate is appearing for the qualifying degree. Failing to comply with this instruction will result in rejection of application

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