DBT GAT B 2024

Post Name :  DBT GAT B 2024, Notification, Exam Date, Eligibility
Post Date :  03 April, 2024
Post Description : Graduate Aptitude Test-Biotechnology (GAT-B) is a national entrance examination organized to evaluate the suitability of Indian citizens for admission into DBT-supported Post Graduate (DBT PG) programs in Biotechnology and related fields at participating institutions and universities. These programs include M.Sc. Biotechnology and allied sciences, M.Tech. Biotechnology and allied sciences, M.Sc. Agricultural Biotechnology, and M.V.Sc. Animal Biotechnology.

DBT GAT B 2024 Overview

The National Testing Agency (NTA) is conducting the DBT GAT B 2024 exam, which stands for Graduate Aptitude Test- Biotechnology (GAT-B), on behalf of the Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education, Government of India. Here is an overview of DBT GAT B 2024.

DBT GAT B 2024 Overview
Exam NameDBT GAT B 2024
OrganizationDepartment of Higher Education, Ministry of Education, Government of India
Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency
GAT B Full FormGraduate Aptitude Test- Biotechnology (GAT-B)
Mode of ApplicationOnline
DBT GAT B 2024 Exam Date20 April 2024 (Saturday)
Exam ModeOnline
Exam Duration180 minutes
Medium of PaperEnglish
NTA Help Desk Number011 4075 9000
Official Websitehttps://dbt.ntaonline.in/

DBT GAT B 2024 Notification

The DBT GAT B 2024 Notification was released on 8th February 2024. It provides details about participating institutions and universities offering DBT-supported Post-Graduate courses in Biotechnology and allied sciences. Candidates interested in appearing for GAT-B/BET 2024 can refer to the detailed Information Bulletin available on the NTA websites: https://dbt.ntaonline.in and www.nta.ac.in.

DBT GAT B 2024

DBT GAT B 2024 Exam Date

The GAT-B 2024 examination is scheduled for April 20, 2024 (Saturday). The duration of the examination is 180 minutes (3 hours). The examination will be held at two separate timings: from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The mode of examination will be a Computer-Based Test (CBT). The medium of the question paper will be in English. The syllabus for the examination will follow the guidelines mentioned in the Information Bulletin.

DBT GAT B 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates meeting the minimum eligibility criteria of participating institutions and universities are eligible to apply for Graduate Aptitude Test – Biotechnology (GAT-B) 2024. Candidates must verify the eligibility criteria on the website of the respective institutions and universities.

  • Only bonafide Indian nationals are eligible to apply for GAT-B 2024.
  • Candidates who have either appeared or are due to appear in the final examination of their qualifying degree are eligible to apply for GAT-B 2024 under the result awaited (RA) category.
  • Such candidates will have to submit the Undertaking/Attestation Form duly certified/stamped by the Head of the Institute (with address and name) from where the candidate is appearing for the qualifying degree.

DBT GAT B 2024 Application Form

The online registration and submission period for GAT-B/BET-2024 commenced on February 8 and concluded on March 6, 2024. Similarly, the deadline for submitting the examination fee through Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking Payment Modes was also on March 6, 2024. Correction in the application form particulars was permitted online only from March 8 to March 9, 2024.

DBT GAT B 2024 Exam Pattern 

The Graduate Aptitude Test-Biotechnology (GAT-B) consists of two sections:

  1. Section A: This section covers the syllabus at a 10+2 level in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology.
  2. Section B: This section covers syllabus at a graduate level.

Candidates are required to choose one correct option to answer a question. Here is an overview of the DBT GAT B 2024 Exam Pattern.

DBT GAT B 2024 Exam Pattern
SectionsNumber of QuestionsNumber of Questions to be AttemptedMarks
Section A606060
Section B10060180

DBT GAT B 2024 Admit Card 

The DBT GAT B 2024 Admit Card serves as a provisional document provided to eligible candidates for the examination. It is available for download from the NTA website and includes essential details such as the examination date, timing, and center. Candidates must adhere strictly to the information provided in their Admit Card, as no candidate will be allowed to appear at the Examination center on any date or timing other than those specified in their Admit Card.

DBT GAT B 2024 Answer Key 

The NTA will publish the Provisional Answer Key of the questions on its website, enabling candidates to raise challenges against it. The Provisional DBT GAT B 2024 Answer Key will remain accessible for a period of two to three days. Candidates can submit their challenges to the Provisional Answer Key online, accompanied by a non-refundable processing fee of Rs. 200/- per challenged question.

DBT GAT B 2024 Result 

The authorities have stated that the GAT B 2024 result will be determined using the final answer keys. After the declaration of the GAT B 2024 Result, no complaints regarding the Answer Keys will be entertained. Candidates will not receive a physical scorecard, and they are encouraged to download their GAT-B 2024 scorecards from the website @dbt.ntaonline.in exclusively.

DBT GAT B 2024 Reservation Policy

The Government of India’s Reservation Policy will be enforced for admissions into DBT-supported Postgraduate (DBT PG) programs in Biotechnology and related fields at participating institutions and universities nationwide. This policy aims to ensure equitable representation and equal opportunities for all categories as per the Indian Constitution. Any disputes regarding admissions will be resolved within the jurisdiction of Delhi courts exclusively.

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