The regional centre for biotechnology has opened the online registration portal for the Graduate Aptitude Test – Biotechnology (GAT-B) on 1st June 2020. Individuals who wish to appear for the examination are requested to visit the official website and access the registration forms – rcb.res.in/GATB
The registration forms need to be filled and submitted online before the last date. According to the notification provided by the regional centre for biotechnology, the last date to submit the GAT-B forms is 18th June 2020.
At the time of registration, a nominal registration fee is required to be paid through any of the online modes of payment for registration to be successful. It is important for candidates to thoroughly read through the instructions before starting the registration process to avoid any errors. Once a form has been submitted and payment has been made, the candidate will not be able to make any further changes to the application.
Candidates belonging to the General category are required to pay a non-refundable and non-transferrable amount of Rs 1000/- for registration whereas candidates belonging to the SC/ST and Differently Abled are required to make a payment of INR 500.
GAT-B examination 2020 will be conducted on 30th June 2020. Admit cards that are needed by candidates to appear for the examination will be issued on 25th June 2020 upon successfully completing the registration process. The final rank list of candidates will be released on 20th July 2020.
About GAT-B Examination
GAT-B exam is a 180-minute long exam that is conducted in a single shift. There are two sets of question papers provided to each candidate.
Part A – Consists of 60 multiple choice questions from subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics. Each correct answer will be awarded one mark. There will be negative marking, wherein for every incorrect answer, ½ mark will be deducted. All questions are mandatory to be attempted.
Part B – This section consists of 100 multiple choice questions of which students are only required to answer 60. Questions will be asked from subjects such as Basic Biology, Life Sciences, and Biotechnology. Each question carries a weightage of 3 marks and for every incorrect answer, one mark will be deducted.