Common Entrance Examination for Biotechnology – 2019 (CEEB 2019)

Common Entrance Examination for Biotechnology – 2019 (CEEB 2019)

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CEEB 2019

Last updated on March 10th, 2018 at 07:26 pm

What is JNU CEEB?


CEEB 2019 or Common Entrance Examination for Biotechnology is an all India exam conducted by Jawaharlal Nehru University for admitting students into various postgraduate programs related to Biotechnology. CEEB scores are taken into consideration for JNU Biotechnology admissions, admitting students into courses such as M.Sc (Biotechnology), M.Sc (Agri), M.Tech (Biotechnology) and M.V.Sc courses. The CEEB 2019 application forms will be released by September 2018 and applications shall open by mid-September 2018. The exam is expected to be conducted along with JNUEE 2018, in the month of December 2018.

List of Contents


  1. CEEB Important Dates
  2. CEEB Examination Date
  3. Mode of Examination
  4. Medium of Examination
  5. CEEB Eligibility Criteria
  6. How to Apply?
    1. Application Fee
    2. Photograph and Signature Specifications
    3. Registrations Steps
  7. CEEB Exam Pattern
  8. CEEB Admit Card
  9. CEEB Results
  10. CEEB Counselling
  11. Useful Links

CEEB 2019 Important Dates (Tentative)


EventsTentative dates
Registration start date2nd or 3rd week of September 2018
Registration end date2nd or 3rd week of October 2018
Admit Card1st week of December 2018
CEEB 2019 Exam dateEnd December 2018
Result Declaration3rd week of March 2019
Declaration of Merit List3rd week of March 2019
Final list of allocated Universities2nd or 3rd week of April 2019

CEEB 2019 Exam date


The CEEB 2019 exam is likely to be held in the last week of December 2018.

Mode of Answering 


CEEB 2019 will be a written test and will be conducted in a single session.

Medium of Examination


Based on the previously conducted exams, CEEB 2019 too would be conducted in English.

Eligibility Criteria 


The eligibility criteria for CEEB 2019 is as follows:

Nationality


Applicants of both Indian Citizenship and Foreign nationals can apply for CEEB 2019.

Qualifying examination


M.Sc Biotechnology

The candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in either

  • Physical, Biological, Agricultural, Veterinary and Fishery Sciences, Pharmacy or Engineering/Technology or
  • B.Sc in Physician Assistant Course (10+2+3/4) or,
  • MBBS or BDS

with at least 55% marks.

M.Sc (Agri) and M.V.Sc

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree of 10+2+3/4/5 pattern with at least 55% marks or its equivalent grade point in the concerned subjects.

M.Tech Biotechnology

The candidates must have a 10+2+4 pattern with at least 60% marks in Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy/Engineering/Technology in the following fields:

  1. Pharmaceutical Technology
  2. Chemical Engineering/Technology
  3. Biochemical Engineering
  4. Leather Technology
  5. Chemistry/Biotechnology
  6. Biomedical Engineering
  7. Industrial Biotechnology
  8. Food Technology
  9. Diary Technology
  10. Food Engineering

OR

A 10+2+3+2 pattern Master’s in the following fields:

  1. Biotechnology
  2. Life Sciences
  3. Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry
  4. Microbiology, Genetics
  5. Biophysics
  6. Microbial Genetics and Bioinformatics

Institute and branch specific eligibility criteria are also present. More information shall be provided after publication of the official notification. 

Final year students of the above courseswhose result will be declared before commencement of admission for academic year 2019-20 can also apply for CEEB 2019.

Age limit 


Candidates should be more than 20 years of age to apply for CEEB 2019.

Number of attempts available


The exam is conducted only once every year, so the candidate can appear only once per year.

CEEB 2019 Application Form


CEEB 2019 applications forms haven’t been released yet, but it is expected to open by 2nd or 3rd week of September 2018.

The registration for the exam is only via online mode. Detailed instructions for the online application and registration process will be available on this website: https://admissions.jnu.ac.in/Default2.aspx#

Application Fee


The examination fee for general and OBC candidates is expected to be Rs.1000 (plus GST). For SC/ST and PWD candidates, fee is expected to be Rs. 500. Foreign Nationals will be required to pay either USD 40 or INR 2640.

CategoryFee (excluding bank charges in INR)
General1000
OBC1000
SC/ST500
PWD500
Foreign NationalsUSD 40 or INR 2640

 Payment can be made via Online mode. This can be done by using Credit cards/ Debit cards/ Net banking.

Documents to be uploaded


Scanned, clear photo, with preferably a white background should be uploaded. The size of the photo should be 150 x 200 (20-50kb).

Scanned signature, on a white background, should be uploaded. The size of this signature should be 140 x 60 (10-20kb).

Application Process


  • Self registration

First time applicants should apply as a “New User”. After reading the instructions carefully, applicants should accept the declaration and proceed.

  • Citychoice

Applicants should enter 3 preferred test cities. This data cannot be changed once submitted.

  • Password generation

Once all the data is submitted, a password will be generated. The copy of the same will be sent to the applicants email ID and registered mobile number.

  • Payment

Payment can be made via online mode.

Examination Pattern 


M.Sc Biotechnology


CEEB 2019 will be of 180 minutes or 3 hours long. There will be no breaks provided in between.

The test shall comprise of 2 parts: Part A & Part B.

Part A


Part A shall consist of 60 MCQs based on 10+2 level on subjects Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology.

Each question shall carry 1 mark while a deduction of 0.5 marks will be made for every wrong answer.

Part B


Shall comprise of 60 MCQs from subjects Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and (e.g., Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Genetics and Molecular Biology).

Each question shall carry 3 marks, however, a deduction of 1 mark will be made for incorrect answer.

PartsSubjectsNo. Of QuestionsTotal Marks
Part APhysics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics60 (Answer all)60
Part BPhysics, Chemistry, Mathematics and (e.g., Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Genetics and Molecular Biology)60180
Total 120240

M.Sc Agri Biotechnology and M.V.Sc


CEEB 2019 will be of 180 minutes or 3 hours long. There will be no breaks provided in between.

The complete test shall comprise of 2 parts:

Part A


Part A shall consist of MCQ questions of 10+2 level on Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology.

Each question shall carry 1 mark while a deduction of 0.5 marks will be made for every wrong answer.

A total of 60 MCQs will be presented in the Part A of the exam.

Part B


Similar to part A, this part shall also be a MCQ type test. A total of 100 MCQs will be presented out of which 60 must be attempted.

Each Correct answer shall fetch 3 marks while a deduction of 1 mark will be made for incorrect answers.

PartsSubjectsNo. Of QuestionsTotal Marks
Part APhysics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics60 (Answer all)60
Part BBased on Bachelor’s Syllabus100 (Answer any 60)180
Total 120240

M.Tech Biotechnology


CEEB 2019 will be of 180 minutes or 3 hours long. There will be no breaks provided in between.

Similar to other branches, M.Tech (Biotech) shall also comprise of 2 parts:

  1. Technology Stream.
  2. Life Sciences Stream.

 

Technology Stream (to be attempted by B.E or B.Tech candidates)


The test will comprise of 3 parts:

  • Part A: Basic Engineering & technology.
  • Part B: Physics/Chemistry/Maths
  • Part C: Fundamental Life Sciences, Chemical Sciences and Informatics.

Life Science Stream (to be attempted by M.Sc candidates)


 

The test will comprise of 3 parts:

  • Part A: Life Sciences (Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & Immunology).
  • Part B: Physics/Chemistry
  • Part C: Maths, Computer & Information Sciences.

CEEB 2019 Admit Card


CEEB 2019 admit cards will be available tentatively from  1st week of December 2019. Candidates can download once it is available in the website.

The applicants need to print the admit cards and produce it during the day of the exam, along with 2 copies of the photo.

Admit cards won’t be sent as a hard copy by mail, but a notification of the availability shall be intimidated via email provided by the applicant.

CEEB 2019 Results


The CEEB 2019 results will be made available online on their website tentatively in the month of March 2019. The candidates can download their scorecards from the website using their respective login credentials.

Along with the scorecard, JNU will also release an all India merit list following which the shortlisted candidates will be allowed to select their preferred institutes.

Counseling Procedure


An online counselling OF CEEB 2019 will tentatively be conducted in April 2019. Admission will be via centralized counseling or as per the admission notification of respective state government. The candidates will be allotted college, according to their rank in the merit list. The same merit list will be sent to various management colleges for the allotment of seats through the central counseling.


Application of linkLink
Official website of conducting bodyhttps://admissions.jnu.ac.in/Default2.aspx
Past question papershttps://admissions.jnu.ac.in/searchquestionpaper.aspx
Application portalYet to be released.
Official brochureYet to be published.

 

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