The Biotech Consortium India Limited (BCIL) conducts the DBT-JRF Biotechnology Eligibility Test (BET) to shortlist candidates for fellowship program. The DBT JRF BET 2020 will be held on 2nd week of April 2020. After the exam answer key will be released on 3rd week of April 2020. It will be released on the official website (bcil.nic.in). The candidate will have to download the answer key. Along with it the question paper will also be made available on the website. An option to challenge the answer key will also be provided to the candidates. After the challenges are taken into consideration the result is declared. The result for DBT JRF 2020 will be declared on 4th week of May 2020.
DBT JRF 2020 Answer Key
The question paper and the answer key is released in the pdf format on the official website. You can download the answer key and check your answers. The complete schedule for DBT JRF 2020 Answer Key is as follows.
|Exam Date||2nd week of Apr 2020|
|Answer Key Release Date||3rd week of Apr 2020|
|Challenge Of Answer Key||4th week of Apr 2020|
|Result||4th week of May 2020|
How to download DBT JRF BET 2020 Answer Key
The candidates can download the DBT JRF 2020 Answer Key after its release. It will be released online only. To download the answer key follow these steps.
- First of all go to the official website and look for the link to download the answer key.
- You will have to click on the link. The pdf file containing the answer key will be opened.
- Now you can download the answer key into your computer.
- The answer key contain the question wise answers and you can match your answers and calculate your score.
Along with the answer key the question paper is also released. The candidates can download the question paper from the official website. It can be used along with the answer key because the answer key does not have whole question instead only the question number and answer option. The candidates can see the question on the question paper and the respective answer on the answer key and get an idea about his/her performance.
Challenging the Answer Key of DBT JRF 2020
The DBT JRF gives the opportunity to the candidates to challenge the answer key. The candidates can claim for as many questions they want. The candidate will have to login using the user id and password obtained during the application form filling process. Also the candidates can claim for the discrepancy in any of the question of the question paper. The challenge to answer key and question paper window will open after release of answer key till 4th week of April 2020. If the claim to the answer key is found to be true then necessary action is taken. The result will be declared after the challenges to the answer key are taken into account and resolved.
Exam Pattern for DBT JRF 2020
The DBT JRF is a computer based test conducted at various test centers across the country. The duration of the exam is 3 hours or 180 minutes. There are two sections in the exam with different number of question in each section. The complete exam pattern is given below.
|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|
DBT JRF 2020 Result
The result is declared online in the official website. No hard copy will be sent to any candidate. The merit list divided in two categories will be mentioned in the result. The category 1 candidates will be eligible for fellowship program of the DBT JRF. The category 2 candidates will be eligible for DBT sponsored project and can avail fellowship from the project equivalent to NET/GATE, subject to selection through institutional selection process. The candidate will have to search for their name in the result pdf.
Cut Off for DBT JRF 2020
The cut offs marks are released by the DBT for the BET 2020. The cut off marks will be released for each category separately. The cut off marks of last year is given below.
Cut Off for Category 1
|Category||Cut Off Marks|
|Other Backward Category||162|
Cut Off for Category 2
|Category||Cut Off Marks|
|Other Backward Category||153|
About DBT JRF 2020
The Department of BioTechnology under Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India conducts Biotechnology Eligibility Test (BET) to select suitable candidates to award fellowship. The DBT JRF BET can be given by those candidates who have completed their post graduation in courses related to BioTechnology such as M.tech, M.Sc in Biotechnology etc. The candidates qualifying the eligiblity criteria will be able to download the admit card and give the exam. After the exam the answer key is released for the candidates and they can challenge the answer key under a given window. Based on performance of BET two categories of merit list is prepared. Candidates selected under category 1 will be eligible to avail fellowship. The category 2 candidates will be eligible for DBT sponsored project and can avail fellowship from the project equivalent to NET/GATE, subject to selection through institutional selection process.DBT JRF