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IBAB 2023: Registration, Exam Dates, Syllabus, Pattern, Eligibility

IBAB Registration will start soon. IBAB is the abbreviation for Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology. Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology has organized entrance exams for PG (Post graduation) courses, mainly for M.Sc. Candidates can admission in IBAB only on merit basis.

Candidates should remain prepared because seats are limited and competition is high. Information regarding IBAB 2023 important dates, exam pattern, syllabus, admit card, result, application form, etc. are mentioned below in this article. Candidates are requested to check the details wisely.

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The MSc programme in Biotechnology and Bioinformatics will start accepting applications online soon.


IBAB 2023 Highlights

Exam NameIBAB
Full FormInstitute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology
Exam TypesPG Courses
Exam LevelUniversity Level
Courses OfferedMedical
Conducting BodyInstitute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology
Application ModeOnline
Exam ModeOnline
Exam DateTo be Announced
Exam Duration100 minutes
Official websitehttp://ibab.ac.in/
Helpline080-285 289 00

Admissions Open for 2023
Karnavati University Design College Admissions Open Apply
Manipal University Admissions Open Apply
Amrita University Admissions Open Apply
NIIT University Admissions Open Apply

IBAB 2023 Important Dates

Important dates regarding IBAB 2023 are mentioned below in the table. Candidates are requested to go through the dates thoroughly:

EventsDates
Opening of admissions  January 2023
Online Registration Closing DateMay 2023
Last Date of Payment of Application FeesMay 2023
Mock test (online, can be taken from anywhere)May 2023
Entrance Test (online, proctored)May 2023
Personal InterviewJune 2023
Commencement of the CourseJuly 2023

Note: These are tentative dates, subject to change. Any change will be intimated to applicants and will be updated on the website.


IBAB 2023 Application Form

  • The application will be available from January 2023 and the Last Date for Submission of Application Form is May 2023.
  • When applying application online candidates have to upload the scanned photograph and signature in jpg format.
  • Candidates can pay application form fees via online modes like a debit/ credit card or net banking.

How to Fill the Application Form?

  • Mark the appropriate option with a tick in the boxes provided.
  • Write name and address in block letters. Please leave a space between any two words.
  • Candidates should fill in their name as it appears on their degree certificate and avoids abbreviations.
  • Write clearly the valid e-mail IDs that you use most often. This is critical to get the login and password to write the online test.
  • Only photocopies of mark-sheets starting from 10th standard onwards up to the highest degree obtained are to be enclosed along with the application along with proof of the date of birth.
  • Do not send original mark sheets or certificates or any other document.
  • Additional supporting document (photocopy only) is to be submitted by NRI/foreign candidates for proof of NRI/foreign status.
  • Applicants are encouraged to fill up the application form online. They should follow it up by immediately sending the DD for an application fee, 2 passport size photos and photocopies of mark sheets by post/courier.
  • Applicants who cannot apply online can apply by downloading the application form. Other requirements are as above.

Application Fee:

  • For students from India: 600/-
  • For NRI/Foreign students: 1200/-
  • The application fee is non-refundable.
  • The payment can be done through cash, NEFT or by a Demand Draft.
  • DD should be drawn in favor of ‘Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology’ payable at Bengaluru.

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IBAB 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Different courses have different eligibility criteria. Points are mentioned below, candidates can check the eligibility criteria which is very important for the examination purpose:

CriteriaEligibility
Degree RequirementsUG degree in (BTech/ MBBS/ BE/ BSc./ BDS./ BAMS/ B.Pharm) in any discipline of Science and Technology ( agriculture, biochemistry, botany, biotechnology, chemistry, computer science, dentistry or veterinary sciences, mathematics, microbiology, medicine, pharma, physics, statistics, zoology)
Age RequirementsNo Age Limit
Minimum Marks RequirementsOverall 50% Marks.
Final Year Appearing CandidatesCandidates expecting to clear their UG degree by June/ early July 2023 may apply as well.

Admissions Open for 2023
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Manipal University Admissions Open Apply
Amrita University Admissions Open Apply
NIIT University Admissions Open Apply

IBAB 2023 Exams pattern

Mode of ExaminationOnline (CBT)
Duration of Examination100 minutes (1 hour 40 minutes)
No. of Questions asked100
Total Marks100
Type of QuestionsMCQ (Objective)
Marking Scheme+1 for Correct and NO Negative Marking
Subjects5

Division of subjects based on marks

SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Biology3030
English Language Comprehension1010
Mathematics2525
Basic Physics1515
Chemistry2020
Total100100

IBAB 2023 Syllabus

The candidates will be required to prepare the IBAB 2023 syllabus of subjects mentioned in the exam pattern portion of a 12th standard level. You can expect questions from Basic Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology and English Language comprehension.

Core Subjects

  • Computer programming (Linux, C, Perl, C++, Java, SQL, HTML).
  • Mathematics for biology
  • Biopolymer chemistry and function
  • Data access and analysis for biological research

Bioinformatics

  • Biostatistics and R
  • Data analysis in genomics and transcriptomics
  • Omics of DNA, RNA, and proteins
  • Structural bioinformatics

Biotechnology

  • Basic biology
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular biology
  • Developmental and reproductive biology
  • Genetic engineering and biotechnology
  • Cell  and immunobiology
  • Biochemistry and physiology
  • Fermentation and downstream processing

IBAB 2023 Admit cards

All candidates can download there admit cards from the official website of the exam. Admit is compulsory to carry in the examination hall. Candidates must preserve the admit card till the end of the admission process.


Admissions Open for 2023
Karnavati University Design College Admissions Open Apply
Manipal University Admissions Open Apply
Amrita University Admissions Open Apply
NIIT University Admissions Open Apply

Interviews for IBAB 2023

  • The shortlisted candidates will be called for interview based on their performance in the online test.
  • An interview will be held at Bengaluru.
  • Keep the hall ticket safely.
  • If selected for the interview, you should bring your original documents, a valid photo ID (driving license, PAN card, Voter id, Passport)
  • The interview will test the candidate’s knowledge for the PG M.Sc course.

IBAB 2023 Result

  • Results of the IBAB will be declared on the official website of IBAB.
  • Results will be available to the candidates only in an online mode.
  • The result will not be personally sent by any authority to candidates.
  • The candidate has to keep printed copies of IBAB result for the admission process.

IBAB 2023 FAQ’S

How will I fill out the IBAB 2023 Application Form?

The application form can be filled out using the official website.

Is there a difference between Hall Ticket and Admit Card for IBAB 2023?

No there is no difference in the hall ticket and admit card for IBAB 2023.

Where can I report mistakes in my IBAB 2023 admit card?

You need to contact the conducting authorities immediately if you find any discrepancies in your IBAB 2023 admit card.