DBT JRF Study Plan & Material: Complete 1 Month Revision Notes

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 13th, 2023

The National Testing Agency released the application form for the DBT JRF 2022 Exam on behalf of the Department of Biotechnology, at its official website on 10 March 2023. The candidates willing to apply for the exam should focus on their preparation with a strong determination to crack the exam. To prepare well for the examination, the candidates will need to have a reliable source of DBT JRF Study material in order to crack the DBT JRF Exam 2023.

The candidates for the DBT JRF Exam 2023 can check the article given below for the guidance on DBT JRF 2023 Exam one-month study plan, Important Highlights, and DBT JRF 2022 Exam Study Material.

DBT JRF Exam 2023: Important Highlights

Candidates applying for the DBT JRF Exam 2023 can check the table given below to check the important highlights related to the exam.

Events Dates
Name Of The Exam Junior Research Fellowship – Biotechnology Eligibility Test (BET)
Exam Conducting Body

Department of Biotechnology

Level Of The Exam National
Mode Of The Exam

Computer Based Test (CBT)

Official Website

1 Month Study Plan For DBT JRF 2023 Exam

The question paper for the DBT JRF Exam 2023 consists of two parts, Part A& Part B. The candidates preparing for the exam, can check the study plan given below and start their preparation accordingly to get their preparation in an easy and smart way. The candidates must also schedule mock tests and revision sessions often, once all the important parts of the DBT JRF 2023 Exam syllabus are covered, the days left before the examination must be utilized in the revision of the covered syllabus.

Number Of Days Part A Part B
1-3 Quantitative Questions

Abiotic and Biotic Stress

BiologyTissue Culture, Transgenic Technologies, and Biotechnology


1-3 Quantitative Questions

Plant Biology, physiology, molecular biology, and seed technology

Molecular Breeding and Genomics


Quantitative Questions

Animal Physiology and Biochemistry

Pathology Animal



Cellular processes

Genomics and Proteomics


Research Methodologies

Molecular Diagnostics


Organization of structure and functions of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells

Recombinant DNA Technology

Animal Genetics

Histology and Embryology

Animal Virology

Molecular Medicine and Surgery


Methods in Biotechnology

IPR, Biosafety & Bioethics

Introductory Mathematics

Bioprocess Engineering and Technology

Thermodynamics in Biological Systems


Biomolecular structure and function

Genetics, Phylogeny & Evolution

Downstream Processing in Biotechnology

Engineering Principles

Bioprocess Plant Design

1-3 Revision 

Major Bioinformatics Resources


Sequence Analysis, Basic concepts

1-3 Revision

Database Searches

DNA & RNA secondary and tertiary structures, t-RNA tertiary structure

DBT JRF Study Material 2023

It can be difficult for candidates to choose the most authentic and reliable study material for the preparation of the DBT JRF Exam 2023. One of the most considerable forms of preparation is to choose the DBT JRF 2023 books with the latest syllabus and authentic information. Here are a few suggestions of the most recommended books for the preparation of the DBT JRF Exam 2023.

Name Of The Books Author/Publication
Wilson and Walker’s Principles & Techniques of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Hofmann A
Molecular Biotechnology Bernhard Glick
Introduction to Quantitative Genetics Douglas S. Falconer
Introduction to Bioinformatics Arthur M. Lesk
Springer Handbook of Marine Biotechnology Kim Editor/ Springer Publications
Human Genetics: concepts & Application Ricki Lewis
Pharmaceutical Biotechnology – Concept and Applications Gary Walsh
Bioprocess engineering principles Pauline M. Doran
Gene Cloning and DNA Analysis – An Introduction T. A. Brown

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