M.Sc. Biotechnology

Last date for receipt of application form :   April 30,2018

  With a late fee of Rs. 900/-                  :   May 16, 2018
Minimum Eligibility: M.Sc. (Biotechnology)* : 55% in Bachelor's degree in Biological/Physical/Pharmacy/Agriculture/Veterinary/Fishery  Sc. or Engg./Tech./Medicine  

Test date and Time :

     Test Date



 M.Sc.( Biotechnology)

Saturday  June 02, 2018


(A) Biology Section
(B) Chemistry Section

There shall be an entrance test for the candidates seeking admission to M.Sc. Biotechnology. The question paper for entrance test will cover questions as given in the syllabus for entrance test. The question paper will be divided into two parts: Part A will comprise questions from Biology whereas part B will have questions from Chemistry. The students will have option to answer questions from either part A or part B. Each question paper will contain 100 multiple choice questions to be attempted in 120 minutes. The candidates are advised to read the instructions on the question paper carefully for any negative marking/other details. Candidates will have to secure a qualifying minimum 30% marks in order to be eligible for admission.

Aptitude Test Syllabi and Sample Questions

The following percentage credit points are awarded while preparing the final merit list :


% Credit

1. Games :
    (a) Represented the State or combined University team
    (b) Represented the Country
2. (a) President Guide/Ranger
    (b) ’C’ certificate in NCC/Banasthali Seva Dal
    (c) Represented Regional Youth Festival
    (d) Represented National Youth Festival
3. Passing Qualifying examination from Banasthali
4. Ex-students of Banasthali having studied full time course
5. Candidate whose mother or sister has studied or is studying in   Banasthali

6. Candidate whose guardian(s) has worked or is working in Banasthali



       Note:  1.If the credit point is awarded under category No. 1 - 4, total credit points will not be greater than 5%. If in addition  the credit points are also awarded under category Nos. 5-6, total credit points will not be greater than 7%.

                 2.Old students who have passed the last examination from  Banasthali University and have studied in the University for a period of 5 years or less will be awarded 5% credit points and for every additional year 1% credit.

                  3. Maximum credit points that may be awarded under all categories is 10%.


       Foreign Nationals & NRI/NRI Sponsored Admissions

A limited number of seats are available for Foreign Nationals & NRI/NRI sponsored candidates. Admissions against these seats are based directly upon the merit and the applicants do not have to appear in the Aptitude Test. The minimum eligibility for Foreign Nationals & NRI/NRI sponsored candidates is 40% marks in the qualifying examination. 

The following documents are required for admission against Foreign Nationals & NRI/NRI sponsored seats :

i) Original Certificate/Marksheet of the qualifying examination

ii) Attested photo copies of the passport and Visa of the applicant/guardian.

iii) Foreign Bank Account Number or NRI Account Number of the applicant/guardian.

iv) Declaration regarding Non-Resident Indian status of the applicant/guardian.

Once student is admitted in a programme as a Foreign Nationals & NRI/NRI sponsored student then she will remain in this category for the full duration of the programme.  University decision regarding a Foreign Nationals & NRI/NRI sponsored admission will be final and will have to be adhered to by the applicant.

Re-admission : If a student is separated from Banasthali University or Shri Shantabai Shiksha Kutir and in the event the University decides to readmit her, admission fee of Rs. 5000/- shall be payable. The admission of a student shall be automatically cancelled due to unauthorized absence of three days or more.

Absence without prior written permission from the Vidyapith shall be treated as unauthorized absence.

The Educational  Fee prescribed for Foreign Nationals & NRI/NRI sponsored applicant for the session
 2018-2019 is :

US Dollar $ 2,875 p.a.

Admission against Foreign Nationals & NRI/NRI sponsored seats is at the sole discretion of the Institute and the Institute may deny admission to an applicant without assigning any reason whatsoever.