The Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology is looked forward to conducting an Online entrance examination to let eligible individuals take admission into its specialization degree programmes in M.Sc. The course is recognized by the University of Mysore. All the undergraduate degree holders in B.Tech, BE, BSc, MBBS, BDS, BPharm, BAM securing 50% marks in UG would be considered eligible to apply. Applications can start by May 2018. The apply link would be made available at please remember that when you complete the application form, you will also be required to send it to the Institute via email along with 2 photocopies of your photograph requesting your user id and password. The last date to apply can be May 2018.

As part of application fee charges, you may have to remit a non-refundable amount between Rs. 500/- to Rs. 1000/-. For selection, candidates would have to attempt a 100 minutes duration online test in which questions will come from 12th class level Science subject. You will be given positive marks for right answers and there will be NO Negative marking.

Latest: Admission procedure will be announced soon.

IBAB Bengaluru Entrance Test 2018

Shortlisted candidates will be called to appear for Interview rounds at IBAB. while appearing for the interview, candidates should carry original documents starting from 10th class till highest degree level. And also a valid photo identity proof.

IBAB 2018 Important Dates

These are the expected dates for the IBAB M.Sc entrance test 2018. As per the official sources available to us from official brochures of last year, this is an expected schedule that can be put to implementation in 2018. However, exceptions are inevitable.

Events Dates
Last date for receiving online forms 3rd week of May 2018
Online entrance exams 3rd week of May 2018 to 1st week of Jun 2018
Dates of interview 1st week of Jun 2018 to 3rd week of Jun 2018
Joining dates 3rd week of Jul 2018

Eligibility Criteria

  • Academic requirement- Bachelor’s degree in any branch of life sciences, human or veterinary medicine, engineering, computer science, statistics, mathematics, physics, chemistry, pharmacy, and agriculture,
  • Minimum marks requirement- 50% marks.
  • Age limit- no age limit

Selection criteria

The candidates willing to join the offered programmes in 2018 will have to appear for a mandatory online examination. You will get multiple choice questions that can be taken from anywhere (even your home). After clearing the online exam, candidates shall be selected for Interview where their original documents are verified.

  • Online examination
  • Interview at IBAB

IBAB 2018 Application form

Candidates who make up their mind about appearing for the online entrance exam shall have to get registered in IBAB’s computer base. Please remember that incomplete applications will be rejected. You may have to provide information like personal details, educational background, email id, mobile number, correspondence details etc.

While emailing the application form, also write your Application number, requesting user id and password. After receiving your username and password, login and tick mark the appropriate boxes. Write your name and address in block letters. Write name, valid email id and also upload photocopies of documents starting onwards 10th class to the highest degree obtained. The pay the fees. You may even post/ courier the application form to the prescribed address.

Application fee

The candidates aspiring to complete their forms must pay some charges. The fees depend on the category to which a candidate belongs. Last year the amount payable was as follows:-

  • Indian students- Rs 500/-
  • NRI/ Foreign students- Rs. 1000/-

Note- the amount would be acceptable expectedly using these mediums- Cash/ Online (NEFT). Along with the form, also send 2 copies of your photographs. The form will be processed as soon as it is received.

IBAB 2018 Entrance test Admit card

Candidates getting successfully registered will be issued admit cards on their login account which they would be able to access using their user id and password. If the admit card is issued, there are high chances that the admit card will be issued in online mode. The website would be and the possible dates cannot be guessed without any concrete information. Therefore, we request our readers to wait for an update from IBAB.

Exam pattern

  • Duration of the exam- 100 minutes
  • Level of questions- 12th class science level
  • Negative marking- NO

Applicants will be sent their user id and password for the online test that can be taken from anywhere where there is an internet facility. It can even be taken from the comfort zone of your home. You are encouraged to take a test to familiarize yourself with the pattern.


Candidates qualifying the online tests will be called for interview rounds. You should reserve your tickets well in advance to avoid last minute rush. Also carry the following documents:- original marks sheets, degree certificates and a valid photo ID such as driving license, PAN card, passport or voter’s ID card.

  1. A valid photo ID such as driving license, PAN card, passport, voter’s ID card OR any other.
  2. Original marks sheets and degree certificate.

Insofar, official details of IBAB Bengaluru Entrance Test 2018 for MSc in Bioinformatics have not been announced. Information on this page is as per last year brochure and for reference purpose only. As soon as Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology releases IBAB Bengaluru Entrance Test 2018 for MSc in Bioinformatics information brochure, details will be updated here.

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