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PAU MET BIOTECH 2021 Notification, Exam Dates, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Counselling

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PAU MET BIOTECH 2021 Exam - Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

Punjab Agricultural University Master’s Entrance Test Biotechnology 2021 or PAU MET BIOTECH 2021 is the entrance examination for admission to M.Sc. (Biotechnology). PAU MET BIOTECH 2021 is conducted by Punjab Agricultural University.

PAU MET BIOTECH for the year 2021 has been announced by Punjab Agricultural University and will be held on 29/07/2021. The exam is in written mode. The duration of the exam will be 180 minutes. It is being conducted in English and Punjabi languages. The result date will be announced later.

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PAU MET BIOTECH 2021 Conducting Body

Punjab Agricultural University

PAU MET BIOTECH 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualifications:

The Minimum Academic Qualifications for PAU MET BIOTECH 2021 required are that B.Sc. Biotech. (Hons) 4-year/ B.Sc. Biotech. 4-year/ B.Tech. Biotech. 4-year/ B.Sc. Molecular  Biology 4-year/ B.Sc. Agri. (Hons) / B.Sc. Forestry/ B.Sc. Hort.

PAU MET BIOTECH 2021 Important Dates

Events Start Date Last Date
Application Form - 16/06/2021
Application Form With Late Fee - 21/06/2021
PAU MET BIOTECH 2021 Exam Date Offline Dates
  • 29/07/2021
  • To get all details about PAU MET BIOTECH 2021 Download Brochure

    PAU MET BIOTECH 2021 Prospectus

    PAU MET BIOTECH 2021 Application Form

    Application Form Fee

    ONLINE MODE 5640/- 

    4200/-  in addition to the cost of the Prospectus (2120/- at the Counter or  2260/- by Post)

    Application Form Filling Instructions

    Students applying for the PAU MET BIOTECH 2021 have to fill up the application form on the official site. The student can submit the application only once. Multiple forms will be rejected. Students can apply either online or offline as under (Download prospectus and read it carefully before applying).

    Requirements to be readied before you start filling up the Application Form of PAU MET BIOTECH 2021

    • PC or a Laptop with Internet connectivity
    • Qualification details
    • Scanned copy of coloured photograph in with size upto 50 KB Scanned copy of signature (black / blue) in with size upto 50 KB
    • Functional e-mail Id as all communication are made through email; 
    • Mobile number as all information is sent through SMS too.
    • For online payments, usually a valid debit or credit card as well as Net Banking facility, UPI or PAYTM Service is a must.
    • Printer is required for keeping hard copies; if there is no printer, one can save the printouts, transfer them on to a pen drive and get it printed from a cyber - cafe.
    • It is recommended to download the information Bulletin Brochure and read it carefully so that you understand various requirements to fill up the form.

    For Offline mode

    • Prospectus and application form can be obtained from The Additional Director of Communication, Communication Centre, PAU, Ludhiana–141 004 (near University Gate Number 1) personally on payment of ` 2120/- in cash at the counter or by post by sending bank draft of ` 2260/- in favour of Additional Director of Communication, payable at Ludhiana. The name of programme for which the form is required should be mentioned in the request and also at the back of the bank draft.
    • All columns in the application form should be filled in and written carefully and legibly by the candidate in his/her own handwriting. Incomplete application form is liable to be rejected
    • Candidates must ensure that e-mail address and Mobile Number provided in the Offline  Application Form are their own as the same shall be used by the university to convey the important information/ communication
    • The candidate should paste one latest passport size photograph on the application form and attach another passport size photograph with the application form. The candidate should also keep two identical photographs ready with him/her for pasting it on downloaded admit card and other on the white application form to be filled at the time of counselling/document verification/interview (except for M.Tech Remote Sensing & Geographic Information System, Diploma Course in Hybrid Seed Production Technology and Diploma in Agriculture). These photographs should be same in all respects as the candidate wishes to appear in the examination/counselling/ document verification/ interview i.e. if the candidate wishes to appear with beard/turban/dupatta/specs etc., photograph should be identical
    • Candidates are advised to keep checking PAU website and also check their e-mail/SMS regularly for latest updates
    • PAU disclaims any liability that may arise to a candidate(s) due to incorrect information provided by the candidate(s) in the application form

    For Online mode

    • Step-1: Students have to register for Online Application Form. A login and Password are created.
    • Step-2: Student has to Complete the Application Form and its various sections
    • Step-3: Required documents in the form of Scanned Images 
    • Step-4: Payments have to be made by Debit / Credit Card / Net Banking / UPI / PAYTM or via Challan 
    • The candidate must send immediately the transaction statement along with computer-generated print-out of application form duly signed by the candidate and his/her parents/guardian to The Registrar, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana-141004 clearly mentioning the name of entrance test on the envelope
    • If candidate wishes to pay using challan mode, the candidate can download the Bank Challan Form of HDFC Bank using the link "Download Challan Form". A Unique Identity (UID) number  will appear on the top of the application form as well as on the Bank Challan Form. The candidate must retain the candidate’s copy of Challan Form and send the University Copy of the  Challan Form immediately along with computer-generated print-out of application form duly  signed by the candidate and his/her parents/guardian to The Registrar, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana-141 004 clearly mentioning the name of entrance test on the envelope

    PAU MET BIOTECH 2021 Syllabus

    The Questions for the test shall be based on a Common Syllabus as notified in the Prospectus or Information Brochure of PAU MET BIOTECH 2021 exam as set by the Governing body. 

    • Biotechnology and its applications. Mendel’s laws. Nature, structure and replication of genetic material. Chromatin and Chromosome structure. Cell division. Structure and organization of prokaryotic and eukaryotic genome. Chromosomal aberrations. Polyploidy and aneuploidy. Gene structure, function and regulation. Spontaneous and induced mutations. Fluorescent in situ hybridization.
    • Plant tissue culture and its applications. Somatic cell culture. Somatic embryogenesis. Meristem culture. In vitro grafting. Micropropagation. Anther and pollen culture. Embryo/ovule/ovary culture. Protoplast culture and somatic hybridization. Production of secondary metabolites through tissue culture. Recombinant DNA technology: Restriction endonucleases and cloning vectors. Gene cloning, Southern, Northern and Western blotting. Genetic transformation in plants and bacterial cells. Commercial applications of transgenics, Biosafety, bioethics and intellectual property rights in biotechnology.
    • Genomic and cDNA libraries. PCR: principles and applications. Molecular markers: SSR, RFLP, AFLP, STS and SNP markers, DNA fingerprinting. Mapping populations and linkage maps, Methods of gene mapping. DNA sequencing: Sanger and Next generation sequencing. Introductory genomics, transcriptomics and proteomics. Bioinformatics tools and techniques, Biological databases. Nanobiotechnology.

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    PAU MET BIOTECH 2021 Admit Card

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    PAU MET BIOTECH 2021 Exam Day Instructions

    Offline Dates

    • 29/07/2021

    Examination Day Instructions

    Examination Day Instructions:

    • All Entrance Examinations will start at 10:00 A.M. on prescribed dates. The candidates must reach Centre of Examination at 9:00 A.M. sharp. No entry after 10.15 A.M. under any circumstance will be allowed
    • Frisking of the candidates can be done at the Centre
    • Disabled candidates shall be granted extra time @ 20 minutes per hour in entrance tests as per rules. They will have to attach a request while applying for entrance test along with disability certificate issued  by the competent authority

    Before entering the Exam Centre

    • Try to reach the exam centre one hour prior to the time advised in the admit card.
    • Before leaving for the site, please have a hearty breakfast or light lunch depending on the session. Drink plenty of fluids; as in summers dehydration can set in affecting your performance in the exam.
    • Have a cookie or a chocolate just before entering the centre; this prevents hypoglycaemia and thus helps you stay alert longer improving your results.
    • If it is a busy centre, then don’t wait till last for the entry and security check.
    • Centre will not allow you to enter after the stipulated time of closing the doors.
    • Admission to the Exam Centre is with the Admit Card; no candidates shall be admitted to the test without the production of the Admit Card at the Test Centre.
    • Usually no bags are allowed.
    • No eatables are allowed.
    • No communication equipment such as mobile phones / pager/ wireless set, scanner, camera or any such electronic / digital gadget etc are allowed in the exam centre; carrying one will lead to disqualification.

    After entering the centre

    • Once candidates enter the centre, they should locate their designated hall and seat.
    • If mentioned, candidates will be hand frisked as well as photographed or video graphed before entering the centre
    • After all the formalities, candidates should enter the allotted hall and take the designated seat.
    • For Objective Type question papers, rough work is to be done in the space provided for this purpose. No rough work is allowed on the OMR Answer Sheet under any situation.
    • Questions have to be answered on the answer sheet only.
    • Copying, use of unfair means of any kind, talking, asking questions from other candidates or borrowing of material inside the Test Centre is strictly prohibited.
    • The candidates are to return their OMR answer-sheets and the question paper in full to the Centre Superintendent. Tearing or taking away of the question paper is not allowed failing which the candidates shall be disqualified from the entire Entrance Test.
    • Misbehaviour of any kind can lead to expulsion of the candidate.
    • Caught copying helping in copying will mean cancellation of the answer sheet/cancellation of the candidature.
    •  Marking the answer sheet or question paper in any way will also lead to cancellation of the exam for that candidate.

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