DPU All India Biotechnology Common Entrance Test (AIBTCET) 2018 – DPU University will conduct All India Biotechnology Common Entrance Test 2018 (AIBTCET – 2018) for admission to B. Tech. Biotechnology & B. Tech. Medical Biotechnology programme for the academic year 2018-19. Interested candidates can read complete details regarding DPU AIBTCET 2018 such application form, eligibility criteria, selection procedure etc. from this page.

Latest: Application forms for DPU AIBTCET 2018 has been released. Click on the link given below to apply.

DPU AIBTCET 2018

Interested candidates can apply for DPU All India Biotechnology Common Entrance Test 2018. Before going to apply candidates must check all the details carefully. The process of DPU AIBTCET 2018 shall take place as per the schedule provided below.

Schedule for the AIBTCET 2018 is given below.

Event Dates
Last date for submitting the application form
without late fee (Test fee Rs. 1000/-) 31 May 2018 until 5:00 p.m.
with late fee (Test fee Rs. 1550/-) 07 Jun 2018 Until 5:00 p.m.
Dispatch of admit cards Two weeks before the date of examination
Date & time of AIBTCET 2018 10 Jun 2018
From 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Declaration of results Will be notified on the Vidyapeeth Website
Schedule of Counseling Will be notified on the Vidyapeeth Website
College to open on 01 Aug 2018

Application Form

Application Form of DPU AIBTCET 2018 is available now. Interested candidates can fill the Application form online from the official website on or before the last date. Candidates can also fill the application form of DPU AIBTCET 2018 through the direct link, which is given below.

Apply online: Click here to apply online for DPU AIBTCET 2018.

Application Fees

Fees Amount (Rs)
Entrance Test Fees 1000/-
Processing Fees 300/-
With late Fees 1550/-

Instructions for Applying Online

  1. Visit http://admissions.dpu.edu.in to apply online
  2. Fill in your basic details and click on the Apply Now button
  3. Your LoginID along with the password will be sent on your emailID that you have provided.
  4. Open your email and search for the email received from us. It will have the subject as Registration Details and the sender will be DPU Admissions
  5. Note your Login Email and Password and click on the Login URL.
  6. Click on the Already Applied Tab and type the above details and click Sign In
  7. You will have your dashboard open in front of you.
  8. Fill the application form completely and upload all the required documents.
  9. Make the fee payment online.
  10. After the successful payment of the fees, you will not be able to make any changes in the Application Form
  11. On the dashboard, two links for printing Receipt and Application Form will be available. Take printout of both the documents for your reference.
  12. Link to print Admit Cards will be provided later and you will be intimated on your email ID and also through SMS on your given cell no.
  13. If you face any technical difficulty at any step while filling the application form, please mail us on the email ID provided on the dashboard of your login page.

Candidates are advised

  1. To read the instructions for filling up the application form given in the brochure.
  2. To affix photographs on the application form, Admit Card & Letter of Authorization (for Representation during selection process) taken from the same negative.
  3. To verify that the application form is signed by the candidate, candidate’s parent/guardian and that the photograph is duly attested by the Head of the Institution along with the official seal, before submitting.
  4. To preserve the Fee Receipt and Admit Card safely and bring the same to the Test hall and produce it on demand.
  5. To use only black ballpoint pen for marking responses (answers) and for all other entries.
  6. To note that issue of Admit Card is just a provision for appearing in AIAHCET-18 and does not imply that the candidate is eligible for admission.
  7. To occupy the seat in the test hall at least 30 minutes before the commencement of the Test, and in any case, not after 11.30 am.
  8. Not to bring calculators, calculating devices like Cellular (mobile) phone / pager, etc. in the test hall.
  9. To enter the AIAHCET-18 Seat Number carefully on the answer sheet.
  10. Not to remove any page(s) from the Test Booklet. If any page(s) is/are found missing from his/her Test Booklet, he/she will be proceeded against and shall be liable for criminal action.
  11. Not to leave the test hall till the completion of Test, and handing over the Answer Sheet and Test Booklet to the invigilator.

Eligibility Criteria For B.Tech (Biotechnology)

Eligibility Criteria for appearing at Entrance Test

  • The candidate should be an Indian National.
  • Minimum age: 17 years on or before 31st December 2018 (having born before 1st January 2001)
  • The candidate must have either appeared at Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC / Std. XII) examination OR equivalent qualification of any board in India or abroad, with Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Life Sciences (and desirably with Mathematics) or, if the result of the exam. has been declared, he / she must have passed the same examination with minimum 45% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken together (40% for the Reserve Category candidates).

Eligibility for NRI / PIO / FN

A candidate in any of these categories shall have completed 17 years of age on or before 31st December 2018 (having born before 1st January 2001). He/she must have Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Life Sciences and English (and desirably Mathematics) at the CBSE, ISC, HSC or an equivalent examination. In the case of a student from any school that follows the American system of education, the candidate must have studied Physics, Chemistry and Biology (and desirably Mathematics) at AP’ (Advanced Placement) level and must have minimum ‘C’ grade in these subjects.

In the case of students passing Cambridge International Examination (CIE) the candidate should have passed Physics, Chemistry and Biology at “Advanced” level along with English at “Advanced Subsidiary” (AS) level.

Subjects and Syllabi for the Entrance Test

The Entrance Test will consist of 100 objective type multiple choice questions (MCQs) in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany and Zoology) carrying 100 marks (25 marks each subject).

For B.Tech (Medical Biotechnology)

Eligibility Criteria for appearing at Entrance Test

  • The candidate should be an Indian National.
  • Minimum age: 17 years on or before 31st December 2018 (having born before 1st January 2001)
  • The candidate must have either appeared at Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC / Std. XII) examination OR equivalent qualification of any board in India or abroad, with Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Life Sciences (and desirably with Mathematics) or, if the result of the exam. has been declared, he / she must have passed the same examination with minimum 45% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken together (40% for the Reserve Category candidates).

Eligibility for NRI / PIO / FN

A candidate in any of these categories shall have completed 17 years of age on or before 31st December 2018 (having born before 1st January 2001). He/she must have Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Life Sciences and English (and desirably Mathematics) at the CBSE, ISC, HSC or an equivalent examination. In the case of a student from any school that follows the American system of education, the candidate must have studied Physics, Chemistry and Biology (and desirably Mathematics) at AP’ (Advanced Placement) level and must have minimum ‘C’ grade in these subjects.

In the case of students passing Cambridge International Examination (CIE) the candidate should have passed Physics, Chemistry and Biology at “Advanced” level along with English at “Advanced Subsidiary” (AS) level.

Subjects and Syllabi for the Entrance Test

The Entrance Test will consist of 100 objective type multiple choice questions (MCQs) in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany and Zoology) carrying 100 marks (25 marks each subject).

Admit Card

Admit Card for DPU All India Biotechnology Common Entrance Test (AIBTCET) 2018 will be available for download on the official website two weeks before the date of examination.Candidates can also use the link that will be provided below to download the Admit card. Candidate may please note that admit cards will not be sent by the post.

Mode of the test

The test consists of one question paper. The question paper consists of 100 objective-type questions of 1 mark each on Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology (25 on each of them). The duration of the test is 1½ hours.

Merit List

  • The Vidyapeeth shall prepare a merit list of the candidates who appear for All India Common Entrance Test, in accordance with the total marks obtained by them in Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology taken together. The candidates shall be called for admission as per their ranking in this list. There shall be no verification of marks or reassessment of papers.
  • The merit list will be displayed on the Vidyapeeth website: www.dpu.edu.in. sufficient eligible candidates in the merit list will be called for counseling and on-the-spot admission session according to their rank in the merit list.

Tie-Breaker

In case of equal marks at the entrance test, the following procedure shall be adopted for deciding inter-se merit:

  • First level :A candidate with higher marks in Biology at the entrance test shall be preferred. If the tie still persists, then
  • Second level : A candidate with higher marks in Chemistry at the entrance test shall be preferred. If the tie still persists, then
  • Third level : A candidate with higher percentage of aggregate marks at the HSC (or equivalent) examination shall be preferred. If the tie still persists, then
  • Fourth level : A candidate with higher percentage of aggregate marks at SSC examination shall be preferred.

Admission Procedure

  • The admission sessions will be conducted at the Dr. D. Y. Patil Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Institute, Tathawade, Pune. as per the schedule given in Calendar of Events in this brochure. Failure to report for admission on the scheduled date and time shall result in instantaneous cancellation of the claim of the candidate to the seat. It shall be the candidate’s responsibility to ascertain the result of entrance test.
    The candidate shall remain present for on the spot admission, as per the schedule given in Calendar of Events in this brochure at his own expense.
  • Only the candidate and one of his/her parents/guardian shall be allowed into the admission hall. The candidates shall be called in the order of their ranking in the merit list.
  • The candidate must note that appearance at the entrance test and inclusion of name in the merit list does not necessarily mean that he/she shall get admission to a course. His/her admission to a course shall depend upon the availability of seats at the time when his/her turn comes.
  • At the time of reporting for the admission, the candidate shall produce the documents (original and two sets of photocopies) listed in ‘List of Documents’ on the Vidyapeeth website. If the candidate fails to produce all or any of the above mentioned documents, his/her claim for a seat shall stand forfeited.
  • The selected candidate shall be required to submit the affidavit in the format given on the Vidyapeeth website and to pay the entire amount of Annual fees and the Vidyapeeth Eligibility fees, on the day of spot admission. The annual fees are to be paid through a demand draft, drawn on a nationalized bank favoring ‘Director, Dr. D. Y. Patil Biotechnology & Bioinformatics Institute’, payable at Pune. The Vidyapeeth Eligibility fee shall be paid in similar manner favoring ‘The Registrar, Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, and Pune’. In case the candidate fails to pay the entire amount of fees, he/she may lose his/her claim for admission to that seat.
  • If any candidate finds it impossible to be physically present for the admission session due to unavoid able circumstances , he /she may authorize any other responsible individual to represent him/her for admission session. This representative must carry with him/her the Letter of Authorization in the format given on the Vidyapeeth website as well as all the documents listed in ‘List of Documents’ on the Vidyapeeth website. If the candidate or his/her representative fails to report for the admission session on the date and time mentioned in the schedule of admission, his/her claim for admission to the respective course shall stand forfeited.
  • Admissions made at the admission sessions are provisional. These will be confirmed after verification of eligibility of candidates by the Vidyapeeth.

For complete details of DPU AIBTCET 2018 –  Download information brochure here.

Official website: admissions.dpu.edu.in.

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