JNU CEEB-2017 Overview


15 Sep, 2017

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About JNU CEEB 2018

JNU CEEB is organised for admission to JNU's postgraduate courses i.e. M.Tech in Biotechnology, M.Sc Agri Biotechnology, M.Sc Biotechnology in General Biotechnology, Neuroscience, Molecular, Industrial, Environmental Medical Biotechnology & Human Genetics Marine and Bioresource's Biotechnology courses in the university. JNU CEEB for all these programmes will be organised on 30th December, 2017 at 53 centres across India and 1 international city. This year, 3 JNU CEEB centers have been cancelled, including  Ghaziabad, Srinagar, and Shillong. It will be the first time that JNU will conduct the Combined Entrance Exam for Biotechnology in the month of December.

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JNU CEEB Eligibility Criteria 2018

Candidates should check the JNU CEEB 2018 eligibility norms prior to filling the application form. Candidates who are not able to satisfy JNU CEEB eligibility norms will not be considered for admission. Mentioned below is the eligibility norms candidates can check:

  • There is no age limit to apply for JNU CEEB 2018.

For M.Sc in Biotechnology Programme:

  • Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree with Physical, Biological, Agricultural, Veterinary and Fishery Sciences, Pharmacy, Engineering/Technology, 4 years B.Sc. with Physician Assistant programme, or Medicine (MBBS) or BDS with at least 55% marks.
  • Candidates appearing for the respective qualifying exams ...

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JNU CEEB Syllabus 2018

JNU CEEB Syllabus varies for each programme. Candidates are advised to familiarise themselves with the JNU CEEB syllabus so as to organise their preparation in a better way.

Syllabus for M.Tech. Biotechnology Programme:

Technology /Engineering Programme

Part A: Basic Engineering and Technology, Pharmacology

Part B: (Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics

Part C: Fundamental Life Sciences and Informatics

Basic Engineering and Technology:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Reaction Engineering
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Principles of Biochemical Engineering


  • Calculus
  • Differential Equation Complex numbers
  • Complex integration Power series
  • Three Dimensional Geometry
  • Algebra
  • Life Sciences
  • Information Technology
  • Genetics and Genetic Engineering
  • Molecular Biology
  • Bioenergy ...

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JNU CEEB Exam Pattern 2018

For M.Sc.(Agri.) Biotechnology & M.V.Sc. Programmes:

The question paper for the entrance examination will be of 3 hours duration and will have two parts: PART A and PART B.

Part A:

  • There is 60 multiple choice type (MCQs) questions at the level of 10+2 in the subjects:
    • Physics,
    • Chemistry,
    • Mathematics,  
    • Biology.
  • The total marks for Part A will be 60 marks.
  • Every correct answer will be awarded 1 mark.
  • There will be negative marking and for each wrong answer, the ½ mark will be deducted.

Part B :

  • There will be 100 multiple choice questions ...

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How to Prepare for JNU CEEB 2018

Here, we are providing the best tips and tricks that can be very useful to crack the JNU CEEB Exam.

Make Notes:

If you are just going through the information, then you may not be able to retain it for too long. If you try writing down at least the important points, then you will probably be able to remember your lessons a lot better.

Try Color Coding Tricks:

When you are studying for an exam, simply going through the lessons means your retention rate will be only 20%. But if you can follow some simple retention strategies, it is ...

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JNU CEEB Result 2018

JNU CEEB 2018 Result will be released in the month of March for the entrance examination to be organised on 30th December, 2018. The result can be checked online on the official website of JNU. The cut-off marks will be determined after the announcement of result. The merit list will be prepared based on the secured rank of the candidate. The counselling for JNU CEEB will start post declaration of the merit list. The shortlisted candidates will have to mark their preferred colleges by visiting the JNU official website.

How to Check JNU CEEB 2018 Result :

The result for JNU ...

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JNU CEEB Counselling 2018

The counselling process for JNU CEEB will begin to post the announcement of merit list. The selection will purely depend on the basis of the merit list and candidate’s preferences/choices. If any candidate has not mentioned his or her choice for joining a particular university, his or her name will not be considered for that University.

Candidates can make their preferences in accordance with the number of seats available, their rank and the programme, for which they had applied at the time of filling the application form.

  • After the merit list is prepared, more than double the number of candidates ...

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How to Apply for JNU CEEB 2018

JNU CEEB 2018 application form is available in both modes – online as well as offline.

JNU CEEB 2018 Online Application Process:


  • Firstly, candidates need to register themselves on the official website using a valid Mobile No. and Email address.
  • Then the password will be given to candidates, which they can use to log in and fill the online application form.
  • After entering all the login credentials, click on ‘Submit’ tab.

Fill Up Basic Details:

Candidates will have to fill the online application forms by providing the ...

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JNU CEEB Conducting Body

Jawaharlal Nehru University organises CEEB (short for Combined Entrance Examination for Biotechnology) in order to offer admission to candidates in Biotechnology programmes offered by the university as well as its participating colleges/institutions. Established in 1969, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is a public central university in New Delhi. It is considered as one of the top most universities of the country that offer various undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate courses for students looking for options in higher education. The online application procedure began on 15th September 2017 and ended on 13th October, 2017. JNU CEEB is going to be organised on 30th December, 2017.

JNU CEEB 2018 Important Dates:

Registration start Date

15th Sept, 2017

Registration End Date

13th Oct, 2017

Admit card

10th Dec, 2017

Date of JNU CEEB Exam

 30th Dec, 2017

Declaration of Result

1st/2nd week of March, 2018

JNU CEEB 2018 Exam Centres

Ghaziabad, Srinagar and Shillong exam centres have been cancelled from the list of examination locations for the JNU entrance exam. Candidates who have opted for these exam centres will have to report to the new examination centres. Candidates who opted for Ghaziabad centre have now been allotted the Delhi examination centre. Candidates who opted for Srinagar centre,have to report to the Jammu examination centre and those who have opted for Shillong centre, have now been allotted the Guwahati examination centre.

Agartala (AG)

Jodhpur (JO)

Ahmedabad (AH)

Katihar (KT)

Aizawl (AZ)

Kolkata (KL)

Allahabad (AL)

Lucknow (LK)

Amritsar (AS)

Mumbai (MB)

Bangalore (BL)

Madurai (MR)

Bareilly (BR)

Nagpur (NP)

Bhubaneshwar (BN)

Pant Nagar (PN)

Calicut (CA)

Patna (PT)

Chandigarh (CH)

Pondicherry (PE)

Chennai (CE)

Pune (PU)

Coimbatore (CT)

Raipur (RP)

Dehradun (DD)

Ranchi (RC)

Delhi (DL)

Sagar (SA)

Dimapur (DU)

Sambalpur (SP)

Gangtok (GT)

Secundrabad (HD)

Gaya (GA)

Shillong (SL)

Ghaziabad (GZ)

Shimla (SM)

Gwalior (GW)

Silchar (SC)

Guwahati (GH)

Siliguri (SG)

Goa (GO)

Srinagar (SR)

Gorakhpur (GP)

Thiruvananthapuram (TP)

Hyderabad (HY)

Udaipur (UD)

Imphal (IM)

Varanasi (VR)

Itanagar (IT)

Vijayawada (VJ)

Jaipur (JP)

Visakhapatnam (VP)

Jammu (JM)

Kathmandu* (KM) (Overseas centre)

Contact Details

Jawaharlal Nehru University.

New Mehrauli Road,

New Delhi 110067

Fax: 26742580

Phone No: +91-11-26742676, 26742575, 26741557

Important Dates

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JNU CEEB 2017 Important Events Dates
Registration 15 Sep to 13 Oct, 2017
Admit Card 10 Dec to 29 Dec, 2017
Exam Date 30 Dec, 2017
Declaration of Result 10 Mar, 2018

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