RGCB Masters Degree in Biotechnology: 2020-2021

ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION

  1. All candidates must have a valid GAT-B score [https://rcb.res.in/GATB/]
  2. Students with valid GAT-B score must also have 60% aggregate marks (or an equivalent grade point average) in Bachelor's degree in any branch of Science, Engineering, or Medicine are eligible to apply. Students from the SC, ST, OBC (non-creamy layer), and PWD categories shall be given a relaxation of 5% aggregate marks. Students in the final year of their qualifying degree program are also eligible to apply provided that they produce a proof of having secured the required marks in their undergraduate degree program at the time of admission.

Specialization

  • Disease Biology
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Molecular Diagnostics &DNA Profiling

Duration and Description of the Course

The RGCB Masters Degree in Biotechnology will be for two years inclusive of four semesters.

Stipend

All Students admitted to the MSc program shall receive the RGCB stipend of ₹ 6000 per month for the first year and ₹ 8000/- for the second year of the MSc program.

NUMBER OF SEATS PER YEAR

  1. Total Number of Students admitted: 45
  2. The first two semesters will be common to all students.
  3. Specialization will be in the third and fourth semester.
  4. Students can opt for the concerned specialization after passing second semester examination.
  5. Final allocation of specialization will be on the basis of marks scored.

ADMISSION PROCEDURE

Admission procedures will be notified soon. Applications are to be submitted online along with the application processing fee of ₹ 2000/- without which applications will not be processed.

TENTATIVE DATES

GAT-B Registration Re-open: August 20, 2020

GAT-B Online Registration Close: August 30, 2020

GAT-B Edit Window: September 3-5, 2020

GAT-B Admin card release: September 22, 2020 to October 03, 2020

GAT-B 2020: October 03, 2020

Contact

Professor Jagadeesh Chandran
Senior Manager, Academic Affairs
0471-2529-655

Beena Nair L
Academic Assistant
0471-2529-653

Email: msc@rgcb.res.in

Contact

Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB),
Thycaud Post, Poojappura,
Thiruvananthapuram - 695 014, Kerala, India
+91-471-2529400 | 2347975 | 2348753
+91-471-2348096
webmaster@rgcb.res.in