DBT JRF Application Form 2020 – The Department of Biotechnology has re-opened the application process for DBT JRF 2020 from August 20 to September 05, 2020. The DBT JRF application form is available online at the official website, rcb.res.in. The fees for online application form is Rs 1000 for General/EWS/OBC (Rs 250 for SC/ST/PWD). The candidates having a PG degree in subjects such as biotechnology, computational biology, Life sciences, bioscience, zoology, botany, microbiology, biochemistry, and other related subjects are eligible to apply. The window to edit DBT JRF Application Form is available from September 06-08, 2020. DBT JRF is for fellowship given by the Department of Biotechnology under the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. Read on to know more about DBT JRF application form 2020 including, how to apply, fees, and other details.
Latest: The edit window for DBT JRF 2020 has been extended. Get the direct link below.
DBT JRF Application Form / Registration 2020
The application form is open for a duration of one month. The candidates are advised to check their eligibility first before filling the application form. The important dates related to the DBT JRF application form is as follows.
|DBT JRF 2020||Important Dates|
|Starting of Online Registration||20 Apr 2020|
|Close date of Online Registration||18 May 2020|
|Edit in application form||22 May – 25 May 2020|
|Application window re-open from||20 Aug –|
|Edit in application form|
Note: Those who have already applied, need not apply again.
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Notice regarding edit of DBT JRF Application Form
Department of Biotechnology has released has released notice regarding editing in the DBT JRF Application Form 2020. The edit window can be open from May 22-25, 2020 till 5:00 PM.
The application fee for DBT JRF 2020 once paid will not be refunded in any case. The application form fee is different for different category and is given as follows.
|General / EWS||Rs 1000|
|SC / ST||Rs 250|
Photograph and Signature Specifications for DBT JRF Application Form 2020
The candidates have to upload scanned photograph and signature, according to the specifications below:
|Photograph||JPG/JPEG||Below 80 Kb|
|Signature||JPG/JPEG||Below 80 Kb|
Documents Required to be Uploaded in the DBT JRF Application Form 2020
The documents that are to upload in the application form are given as follows. The applicants appearing for their PG exam have to upload a scan copy of the form in qualifying exam certificate duly filled and signed by HOD of their college or university. The maximum size should be 150 Kb with JPG/JPEG format.
|Date of Birth Proof||JPG/JPEG||Below 150 Kb|
|Qualifying Marks Certificate||JPG/JPEG||Below 150 Kb|
|Category / Caste Certificate||JPG/JPEG||Below 150 Kb|
|PWD certificate||JPG/JPEG||Below 150 Kb|
How to fill DBT JRF Application Form 2020?
DBT JRF Application Form is to filled online on official website. Steps to apply for DBT JRF 2020 is as follows.
Step 1- Registration: Candidate have to first register on the portal. To register first go to official website and click on apply online. Then on new window, you will see a tab stating New registration. After clicking on that you have to fill following details.
- Name of the Candidate
- Date of Birth
- Mobile Number
- Email Address
After submitting user Id and password will be received on the registered mobile number.
Step 2- Fill Application Form: Now you have to click on Applicant Login to login using the registered user ID and password.
Now in the application form you have to fill the personal details and educational details. On the personal details you have to enter the following details.
- Marital Status
- Correspondence Address
- Permanent Address
After filling all this click on save and continue tab and educational details page will open. In this page you have to enter following details.
- Qualifying Exam and Respective Subject
- Passed or Appearing
- University Name
- Date of Passing
Step 3- Documents Upload: In this you have to upload documents required in given format only. The documents to be uploaded are photgraph, signature, date of birth proof and qualification certificates. After uploading all documents successfully go to the save and continue to reach the payment page.
Step 4- Test Center and Payment: Candidates will have to first fill the test city preference form among the choices available. The candidates can fill upto 3 test centers as per their choice. After this the payment need to be done. The payment can be done through online net banking or card payment options. After payment your form is submitted successfully.
Eligibility Criteria for DBT JRF 2020
The eligibility criteria is as follows.
Age- The upper age limit for general and EWS category is 28 years. There is relaxation in age for SC/ST/PWD and women candidates for upto 5 years that is maximum 33 years of age. Also for non creamy OBC candidates the relaxation is upto 3 years that is maximum of 31 years of age.
Educational Qualification- The candidates must have Post Graduation degree in Bio-Technology or other related courses such as Life Science, Bioscience, Zoology, Microbiology, Biochemistry and Bio-Physics.
Marks- The candidates must have minimum 60% of marks for general,EWS and OBC category. For SC/ST/PWD candidates there must be a minimum of 55% of marks.
What after DBT JRF Application Form Released?
After the completion of DBT JRF application process, the admit card for DRB JRF BET exam releases at the official website as per the schedule. To download the admit card the candidates have to login into their DBT JRF 2020 portal. The login can be achieved by entering the user ID and password you received during registration. The candidates must take the print out of the admit card. Admit card in the form of soft copy will not be allowed in the examination center. The admit card is a valuable document and it contains information such as exam date, exam center venue and important instructions.
About DBT JRF 2020
The DBT JRF exam is to provide fellowship to the selected candidates. The candidates having PG in subjects like Biotechnology, computational biology, Life sciences, Bioscience, zoology, botany, microbiology, biochemistry and other related subjects are eligible to apply. After the exam answer key is released and the candidates can check their answers and obtain their score. The DBT JRF result will be declared after that in which merit list will be released in two categories. The candidates selected under category one will be eligible for fellowship. Candidates selected under category two will be eligible to be appointed in any DBT sponsored project.
Official Website: rcb.res.in
DBT JRF Application Form FAQs
Ques 1: I got Blank / Zero Registration Number after submission of application online?
Ans: In some very rare cases candidates may get bank / zero registration number. In that case candidates are advised to please intimate us on [email protected] for further action.
Ques 2: In case of not completing the application form in a single do I have to create new user ID again?
Ans: No you don’t have to create a new user ID. You can login by clicking on already registered users and entering your received user Id and password.
Ques 3: What to do if I am not able to upload the photograph and signature or other required documents?
Ans: If you are not able to upload you have to logout of the portal. Now after sometime login again and complete the uploading process.
Ques 4: Can I upload the required documents in pdf format?
Ans: No you have to upload the documents in JPG/JPEG format only.
Ques 5: I have completed my master degree but the result is still awaited so what document can I upload?
Ans: You can upload the scanned copy of the latest mark sheet.