JNU CBEE 2025 Application Form, Exam Date, Syllabus, Eligibility, Pattern

Jawaharlal Nehru University Combined Biotechnology Entrance Exam [JNU CBEE]

About Jawaharlal Nehru University Combined Biotechnology Entrance Exam:

Jawaharlal Nehru University Combined Biotechnology Entrance Exam (JNU CBEE) will be conducted by the Jawaharlal Nehru University for the candidates’ admission in the various participating and recognized Universities of the India.  The exam will be conducted for the candidates who want to take the admission in M. SC (Biotechnology) or the M. Tech (Biotechnology).

Eligibility Criteria:

For M.tech:
Minimum 60% marks or equivalent CGPA (under grading system) from any recognised university in any one of the following: B.Tech/ BE or M.Sc.
B.Tech/BE in:
  • Chemical Engg.
  • BioChemical Engg.
  • Industrial Biotechnology
  • Leather Technology
  • Chemistry/ Biotechnology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • B. Pharma
  • Chemical Technology
M.Sc. in:
  • Biotechnology
  • Life Sciences
  • Botany, Zoology
  • Microbiology, Genetics
  • Biophysics
  • Microbial Genetics & Bioinformatics

Exam Pattern:

The question Paper for the Entrance Examination will be 3 hours duration consisting two Streams:
(i) Technology Stream and (ii) Life Science Stream
Technology Stream
Part A
Basic Engineering and Technology(at under graduate level)
Part B
Physics/Chemistry/Maths ( at Undergraduate level)
Part C
Fundamental Life Science and Informatics (at 10+2 Level)
Life Science Stream
Part A
Life Sciences(Biochemistry, Molecular  Biology and Immunology) at Post Graduate Level
Part B
Physics /Chemistry (at undergraduate level)
Part C
Mathematics, Computer and Information Sciences(at 10+ 2 level)

Application Process:

  • The Application Form of the exam of JUNCBEE will be available after the release of the notification most probably in the month of February. The application Form will be available in Online as well as in the Offline Mode. Check below the steps to fill the application form carefully.
  • The Online Mode application form will be available on the official website of the University i.e. jnu.ac.in and link to download the application form will also be hosted here.
  • Candidates need to download the Application form first from the official website in order to fill it properly.
  • The information filled in the application form of the JUNCBEE Exam should be correct as the Name of Candidate, Parents Name, Date of Birth; Address etc. should be according to the educational certificates of the candidates.
  • After filling the required details, candidates have to send the filled application form along with the required documents i.e. Matric Certificate, Secondary Certificate, Graduation Certificate, SC/ST/PH category certificate if the candidates belong to and Demand Draft in favor of the Jawaharlal Nehru University payable at New Delhi to the following address:
Section Officer (Admissions),
Room No.28, Administrative Block,
Jawaharlal Nehru University,
New Delhi – 110067

JUNCBEE Application Fee

The Application Form Fee will be submitted in the form of the Demand Draft in favor of the University from any of the Branch of the State Bank of the India. Candidates have to send the Demand Draft of Rs. 340 for General Category Candidates and Rs. 260 for the SC/ST/PH Category Candidates till the last date of the application form fee submission.
Note: Candidates of SC/ST/PH category get the application fee exemption as well as the reservation in terms of the seats in the various participating universities as per the Norms of the Exam of JUNCBEE.

Exam Pattern:

  • There will be Negative Marking in the final exam.
  • The exam will be divided into the 2 sections i.e. Part -1 and Part -2.
  • The Part – 1 of the exam will be based upon the syllabus of 12th examination i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and will contain total 60 questions of 60 marks.
  • The Part – 2 of the JUNCBEE Exam will be based upon the syllabus of the Graduation exam level i.e. Verbal and Reasoning ability, Comprehensive ability and it will contain the total 180 questions of 2 hours.
  • There will be Negative Marking of 0.25 marks in the part -1 exam and of 1 mark in the part-2 examination.

Schedule of the exam:

Release of the Notification
Offline Application Form Closing Date
March (Week 2)
Online Application Form Closing Date
March (Week 4)
Offline Application Form Receipt
March (Week 4)
Online Application Form Receipt
April ( Week 1)