RGCB invites applications for MSc Biotech course; Last date of applications is June 30

Thiruvananthapuram : Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB), an autonomous institution of Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, has invited applications from GAT-B qualified candidates to join its MSc Biotechnology programme for the academic year 2022-24.

MSc Biotechnology course offers specializations in three disciplines– Disease Biology, Molecular Diagnostics & DNA Profiling, and Genetic Engineering. The course will be spanned over two years in four semesters. A total of 20 seats are available for the course.

Besides a valid GAT-B score, the applicants must have 60 percent aggregate marks (or an equivalent grade point average) in Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Science, Engineering or Medicine.

Candidates from the SC, ST, OBC (non-creamy layer), and Persons With Disability (PWD) categories are entitled for a relaxation of five percent in aggregate marks.

Students admitted to the course will receive a monthly stipend of Rs 6000 in the first year and Rs 8000 in the second year.

Candidates in the final year of their qualifying degree course are also eligible to apply by producing a proof of having secured the required marks in their undergraduate programme at the time of admission.

The final selection of the students will be done based on the GAT-B cut-off rank/score fixed by the RGCB for each category.

The rank list will be published on July 2 and classes will begin on August 1.

Last date of submitting applications online is June 30. For more details, visit: https://rgcb.res.in/msc2022.php.