How to get admission in M.Sc. Biotechnology at Banasthali University for 2016-17

After graduation in science stream, if you are a girl and searching for some good residential university for your post graduation then you are right place. In this article, I have mentioned about the admission details for M.Sc. in Biotechnology specialization at Banasthali University for academic year 2016-17.

Banasthali University

Banasthali University is a deemed residential university only for women. It has a history from 1926 and still running and even improving year by year. It has got international recognition in terms of education. It is located in Tonk district of Rajasthan and is spread in around 25 kilometers square feet area.

M.Sc. Biotechnology

It is a post graduate course which can be pursued after successful completion of graduation degree with related specialization. Being technical course, it is having large demands in biotech companies and even government firms aimed for research and development.

Important dates

  • Last date for receipt of application form : April 30,2016

  • Last date for receipt of application form with a late fee of Rs. 900/- : May 16, 2016

  • Test Date : Saturday May 28, 2016

How to apply

Application can be made within specified dates as mentioned above. Interested candidates can submit their application in both online as well as offline modes.
Online application For online application, you have to go to the following link- "" and fill in all the required details. You also need to upload your passport size photo for online application.
Once you will submit the basic details, you will get the direction for further application process that will include course specific points.
Offline ApplicationFor offline admission, first you have to collect the Prospectus and Application Form. This can be done by going personally and paying the fee of Rs 800/-. Another option is to send DD/IPO of Rs 800/- through post to the address- "Secretary, Banasthali Vidyapith, PO Banasthali Vidyapith- 304022, Rajasthan, India." You have to enclose a request letter for admission form in which you need to mention the course name clearly.


Candidates who have secured 55% in Bachelor's degree in Biological/Physical/Pharmacy/Agriculture/Veterinary/Fishery Sc. or Engg./Tech./Medicine from any reputed college or university are eligible to apply for this course but eligibility does not guarantee the admission. Final selection will be based on your performance in Entrance Aptitude test.

Admission procedure

Admission procedure includes an Aptitude Tests which will be conducted on 28th May, 2016. The question paper of test will have 2 separate parts- Part A and B.
Part A will be having questions from Biology and part B will have questions from Chemistry. The students can select can of them to answer.
Both parts will be having 100 multiple choice questions and students will be given 120 minutes to attempt the paper. There will be a provision for Negative marking, so students are advised to read the instruction fully before starting the paper.
The Test syllabus and sample paper can be downloaded from- ""

Provision for percentage Cash credits

The university consider candidate's participation in other activities at state or national level and hence have provision to give percentage cash credits to deserving candidates before preparing final merit lists. The details are as mentioned below-
Criteria % Credit
  1. Games : sate level representation 2

  2. Games : Country level representation 5

  3. President Guide/Ranger 3

  4. 'C' certificate in NCC/Banasthali Seva Dal 3

  5. Represented Regional Youth Festival 3

  6. Represented National Youth Festival 5

  7. Passing Qualifying examination from Banasthali 5

  8. Ex-students of Banasthali having studied full time course 5

  9. Candidate whose mother or sister has studied or is studying in Banasthali 5

  10. Candidate whose guardian(s) has worked or is working in Banasthali 5

Criteria for Foreign Nationals & NRI/NRI Sponsored Admissions

Banasthali has limited seats for Foreign Nationals and NRI candidates.
Below is the list for documents required for admission against these seats:-
  • Original Certificate/Marksheet of the qualifying examination

  • Attested photo copies of the passport and Visa of the applicant/guardian.

  • Foreign Bank Account Number or NRI Account Number of the applicant/guardian.

  • Declaration regarding Non-Resident Indian status of the applicant/guardian.

Contact information

For any information, please contact at the below mentioned address:-
Banasthali Vidyapith,
P.O. Banasthali Vidyapith,
Rajasthan - 304022

Note: Please link at "" to get more details.

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Author: Kailash Kumar28 Feb 2016 Member Level: Platinum   Points : 3

Banasthali Vidyapith has a placement cell which attracts top Indian as well as many multinational companies also particularly in the field of IT, Management, Biotechnology, Textile Design etc. It has a record of almost 100% placement.
Banasthali is situated at a distance of about 72 kilometers from Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan. The nearest airport is Jaipur airport which is at a distance of about 59 kilometers from the campus.
The nearest railway station is Banasthali Newai on the main Jaipur-Swaimadhopur-Mumbai broad gauge railway line.

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