DBT JRF 2022 Application Form (OUT) Exam Date, Eligibility- Apply Online

DBT JRF 2022: DBT Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India conducts DBT JRF Examination. The exam provides a fellowship for pursuing research in Biotechnology. Biotech Consortium India Limited (BCIL), New Delhi implements the program. It is a company promoted by DBT. Candidates are selected through the “Biotechnology Eligibility Test” (BET) every year. An online test will be conducted in multiple cities. Two categories of merit lists will be prepared based on performance on BET. Candidates can apply for DBT JRF 2022 as per the given directions in this article.


10th March 2022: The National Testing Agency (NTA) announces the conduct of GAT-B/BET-2022 for the award of DBT – Junior Research Fellowship (DBT-JRF) for pursuing research in frontier areas of Biotechnology (BET). The last date to apply online is 31st March 2022.

DBT JRF 2022: Important Dates- Announced

Starting of Online Application Form for GAT-B/BET-2022 11 March 2022
Last date to fill out the application form 31 March 2022
Last date for submission of Examination fee (through Credit
Card/ Debit Card/Net Banking & Paytm Payment Modes
up to (11:50 pm)
31 March 2022
up to (11:50 P.M)
Correction in the Particulars of Application Form online only To be Announced
Exam date GAT-B/BET-2022 23 April 2022
Display of question paper and answer key To be Announced
Challenge of answer key end date To be Announced
Declaration of the Exam Result To be Announced

GAT-B/BET-2022 Important Links

Official Notification Check Here
Information Brochure  Check Here
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Check Here
GAT-B/BET-2022 Registration Register Here

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants who belong to the EWS category can upload their certificates by logging in to the application portal.
  • Passed M.Sc/M.tech/M.V.Sc Degree or B.E/B. Tech in Biotechnology from a recognized university is required.
  • The qualification should be passed with at least 60% marks for General.
  • Reserved category candidates will get a relaxation of 5%.
  • Appearing candidates in the qualifying degree are eligible to appear in the test, under the Result Awaited (RA) category.
  • The upper age limit is 28 years.
  • The reserved category will get a relaxation of 5 years in the upper age limit.
  • Candidates with PH will get 3 years of relaxation.

DBT JRF 2022: Application Form

The candidates have to submit the application form only through online mode. Applicants are requested to go through detailed notification & eligibility criteria before applying for DBT JRF 2022. Candidates should fill in their personal & academic information carefully. The candidates have to use this user ID and password to complete the application process. Upload all the relevant documents through scanned copies only. Make payment for the application form through an online mode of payment that is net banking, credit card, and debit card to complete the application form. Candidates are advised to take a printout of the application form for future use.

DBT JRF BET 2022 Important Details

Exam Name  DBT JRF BET 2022
Exam Date To be updated
Application Fees GEN/OBC/EWS: Rs. 1000/-
SC/ST/PWD: Rs. 250
Official Notification To be released
Online Application To be active

Exam Pattern

  • The exam will be a Computer-Based Test.
  • the duration of the exam will be 180 mins.
  • 3 marks will be awarded for every right answer.
  • There will be no Negative Marking.
Sections No. of Question Compulsory Questions  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

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Further Process

  • Initially, the fellowship will be for 3 years extendable to 2 more years based on performance.
  • The performance of JRF will be assessed at the end of the 2nd year and will be upgraded to SRF.

For the Junior Fellowship Programme, the applicants will be selected in two categories, and the fellowship of specified equivalence will be awarded.

  • 1st category: Top 275 candidates
  • 2nd category: Top 100 Candidates

Fellowship Amount

Particulars JRF
Fellowship Amount for JRF Rs. 25,000 + HRA
Fellowship Amount for SRF Rs. 28,000 + HRA
Research Contingency Rs. 30,000

6 thoughts on “DBT JRF 2022 Application Form (OUT) Exam Date, Eligibility- Apply Online”

  1. Can students passed from botany applied for DBT-jrf OR biotechnology entrance test.plz reply through email plz plz


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