Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Department of Biological Sciences and Bioengineering (BSBE)


Admission to post-graduate programs in BSBE (2017-18-II)


Criteria used for short-listing applicants for the screening test:


Cut off marks for PG admission 2017-18-Sem. - II


For Ph.D Program 

Eligibility Criteria




Applicants with GATE Score

(regardless of the year or discipline)

Cut-off score:







For Applicants with ME/MTech/MPharm as qualifying degree

80 % or

8.0 CPI

72.00 % or

7.20 CPI

56.00% or

5.60 CPI

For Applicants with JRF award

All eligible applicants were called

For applicants with MBBS degree


All eligible applicants (60%)



Names of short-listed candidates called for the screening test


Category (as given in the application)

PhD Program



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OBC (non-creamy layer)

SC, ST and PD


A formal email inviting for the screening test will also be sent to the short-listed applicants in a day or two.

If you have met the eligibility criteria, submitted the complete application set using the online portal but your name did NOT appear in the list above, you may write to us at:


Please note that this list is provisional and an applicant may not be considered further if he/she does not meet one or more of the following conditions:

a. Eligibility criteria

b. Production of hard copies of the certificates for verification at the time of screening test/interview

c. Receipt of admission fee


Call letters for shortlisted applicants are being sent by email. Alternatively, a soft copy of the call letter can be downloaded from this link:

<< Call Letter for the Ph.D program>>


Schedule of events (PhD admission 2017-18-II)


Dec. 17th , 2017 (Sunday)

8 am: Report to BSBE office

 9 to 11 am: Screening test*

 2 pm: Declaration of short-listed candidates for 1st round of interview:

 4 to 6 pm: First round of interview

Dec. 18th , 2017 (Monday)

9 am to 12 pm: First round of interview

 1 pm : Declaration of short-listed candidates for 2nd round of interview

 2 pm to 5 pm: Project presentations by Faculty members.

 5 pm to 7 pm: Laboratory Visits.

Dec. 19th , 2017 (Tuesday)

9 am to 6:00 pm: Second round of interview. 




We will NOT be sending a hard copy of the call letter. Please carry a printout of the call letter along with a printout of the acknowledgment of the online application submitted.


We strongly encourage you to visit the Frequently Asked Question [FAQ] page to have clarification on any of your doubts. Our office will not able to answer individual queries.



How to reach IIT Kanpur?


IIT Kanpur is nearly 16 kms away from the Kanpur central railway station. After getting down at Kanpur Central railway station, take exit from platform No. 1 and hire a taxi or an auto to IIT Kanpur Campus. The fare is about: Taxi: Rs. 300; Auto Rs. 200/-. For more details, check <<here>> and <<here>>




Head, Dept. of BSBE