Name Of University Pune University
Subject Offer / No Of M.Sc. (Bio informatics - 30)
Eligibility Criteria 55% in Bachelor's degree
Issue Of Application 04-Mayl-2009 to 03-June-2009
Last Date For 06-June-2009
Submission of form
Announcement of 30-06-2009
Web Site http://bioinfo.ernet.in/courses/ai.htm
Entrance Exam Date & 14-June-2009, Sunday / 10.00 a.m. to 01.30 p.m.
Test Center Department of Bioinformatics, University of Pune,
DD In Favour Of "Registrar, University of Pune, Pune 411007",
payable at Pune of any Indian Nationalized Bank
DD (GEN / OBC) DD for Rs. 500/-
DD (ST / SC) DD for Rs. 350/-
Bank for form issue Not Available in Banks. / You Can Get form
either by post(1000/-) or online or by person
Request Sending The Director, Bioinformatics Centre, University of
Address Pune, Ganeshkhind Road, Pune 411 007. India.
Off line procedure Only Online Procedure available
On line Procedure For Online Application Procedure click here
http://www.unipunepgadmissions.com/ > Click on
Bioinformatics Center link > Register yourself >
Click Online Entrance Form > Fill the form >
Print it > Send it with doc & DD to adress
Certificate Attached Attested true copies of
1. Statement of marks of every year / semester of
the qualifying examination.
2. Transference / Leaving certificate from the
educational institution previously attended (in case
of candidates passing the qualifying examination
from Pune University).
Applicable to candidates who have passed
qualifying examination on or before June 2008.
Candidates who are appearing for the
qualifying examination in the current academic
year are NOT required to submit this document
along with this form.
3. Migration certificate from the University
previously attended (in case of candidates passing
qualifying examination from Universities other
than Pune University).
Applicable to candidates who have passed
qualifying exam. on or before June 2008.
Candidates who are appearing for the qualifying
exam. in the current year are NOT required to
submit this along with this form.
4. Reserved Category Certificate from the
competent authority (applicable to candidates
belonging to reserved categories of Maharashtra
5. Non-creamy layer certificate if candidate
belongs to NT-C, NT-D, or OBC Categories of
6. Birth certificate / school leaving certificate.
7. Certificate from a competent authority (District
Civil Surgeon) showing minimum 40% physical
disability for candidates having physical disability.
Test Syllabus There will be two papers (Paper I & Paper II)
Paper I (90 minutes) is of the objective type,
consists of 100 multiple choice questions up to
Intermediate (10+2) level covering Physics,
Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Mathematics,
Statistics, Logic, Reasoning and English.
Paper II (90 minutes) is also of the objective type,
consists of 100 multiple choice questions based on
syllabi of bachelor's degree level courses that are
listed in the section f: Eligibility.
The question paper would be divided into two
Section-A covering areas of Life Sciences (Botany,
Microbiology, Biochemistry, Zoology, Cell Biology,
Genetics, Environmental Biology, Evolution,
Molecular Biology etc.) and
Section-B covering areas of Physical and
Mathematical Sciences (Physics, Chemistry,
Mathematic Paper I - 100 All questions are
Paper II - 100 All questions are compulsory.
s, Statistics and Computer Science).
Negative marking is applied in both, Paper I &
Paper II, wherein 1 mark is deducted for every 4
Fees Of M.SC. Course 80,000/- total (Approx)
Department Contact [This information will facilitate the
Information candidates requiring more/additional
information than what is published on website]
For any information on the nature, scope
and prospectus of the course, candidates should
log into the website of Bioinformatics Centre
No direct queries/ phone calls on the
pattern of question paper will be entertained
Name of the contact 1. Dr. (Mrs.) Urmila Kulkarni-Kale
2. Mr. Sanjay Londhe
Designations 1. Director, Bioinformatics Centre
2. Information Scientist
Contact timings 10.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.
Telephone Number/s +91-20-2569 2039, +91-20-2569 0195
Address Bioinformatics Centre, University of Pune,
Ganeshkhind Road, Pune 411 007. India
Date of Commencement of July 20, 2009
July 1-14, 2009
Date of admission
Fellowships The top fifteen students perusing M.Sc. will receive
fellowship of Rs.2,000/- per month, which are
instituted by IGIB (GN Ramachandran
fellowships) and the Department of Biotechnology,
Govt. of India. It might also be possible to award
studentship to a few other students from DBT. The
initial award of the scholarship/studentship and its
continuance would be based in the decision of an
interviewing committee and performance by the
candidate in the entrance test/internal assessment
tests/semester-end examinations etc.
Merit List / Admission Admission should be done as per ordinance 181.
Selection is based on marks in the Entrance Test
In case two applicants secure the same marks in
the entrance test, their performance in the
qualifying examination will be taken into account
in the preparation of merit list.
Only reserved category candidates from the State
of Maharashtra are eligible for the 50% reserved
seats. (Please see item 4 above).
The remaining 50 % seats will be filled in on an
'All India' basis in Open Category.
SC, ST, DT NT and OBC applicants from the other
states will be considered for admission in the open
Admission should be done as per ordinance 181.
Minimum marks requirement for the students
from other University is as follows: NOT
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