Sri Venkateswara University M.Sc Biotechnology Entrance Test 2012


Sri Venkateswara University is one of the well known Universities in the state of Andhra Pradesh providing various Under graduate, Post graduate, Ph.D, M. Phil, PG Diploma, Junior Diploma and Certificate courses in various fields such as arts, science, commerce, engineering, and so on. The University conducts entrance test every year for the admittance of eligible candidates to its Master of Science course in Biotechnology. Some of the details regarding this post graduate program are mentioned below.

Structure of Sri Venkateswara University M.Sc Biotechnology Entrance Test

The entrance exam will be of objective type and will have 3 sections; first 2 sections carrying 30 marks each and the last section of 40 marks in a total 100 questions which has to be answered within 90 minutes.

Syllabus of Sri Venkateswara University M.Sc Biotechnology Entrance Test

Genetics & Ecology and Plant Physiology

  • Genetic mapping
  • Polygenic inheritance
  • Chromosomal aberrations
  • Bacterial genetics (transformation, conjugation, transduction, sexduction)
  • Mutations (types & causes)
  • Sex determination
  • Gene interactions
  • Mendelian laws
  • Biodiversity
  • Environmental law and Biostatistic
  • Principles of environmental science and ecology

Cell Biology, Genetics and Animal Physiology

  • Prokaryotic & Eukaryotic cell
  • Cytoskeleton
  • Cell cycle (phases & regulation)
  • Cancer biology
  • Chromosome structure & genome organisation
  • Membrane transport
  • Structure & function of various cell organelles
  • Genomics
  • Gene therapy
  • Genetic Engineering

Organic Chemistry

  • Structure and Bonding
  • Mechanism of Organic reactions
  • Types of Reagents
  • Stereochemistry
  • Alkanes and Cycloalkanes
  • Arenes and Aromaticity
  • Alkenes
  • Cycloalkanes, Dienes and alkynes
  • Alkyl and Aryl Halides
  • Alcohols
  • Aldehydes and Ketones
  • Phenols
  • Carboxylic Acids
  • Carboxylic Acid Derivatives
  • Ethers and Epoxides
  • Organic Compounds of Nitrogen
  • Spectroscopy
  • Structure elucidation
  • Organometallic Compounds
  • Synthetic Polymers
  • Heterocyclic Compounds
  • Carbohydrates
  • Fats Oils and Detergents
  • Amino acids, peptides and proteins
  • Nucleic acids
  • Organic Synthesis via Enolates

Eligibility Criteria

The aspirants those who have completed their B.Sc course with Chemistry / Biochemistry and any two biology subjects as compulsory subjects from a recognized University are eligible for the Sri Venkateswara University M.Sc Biotechnology entrance exam. The candidates those who have completed their B.Tech degree in Biotechnology can also apply for the test.

How to Apply?

The application form along with information prospectus will be available from various specified post offices and banks by payment of Rs. 320/-. The application form can also be obtained by means of post for which a request letter along with DD has to be send to the The Convener, SVURPGCET-2011, Directorate of Admissions, SV University, Tirupati-517 502.

How to fill the Form?

All the details required to fill the form are mention in the brochure. The applicants are advised to go through it. All the columns have to be filled clearly and correctly without committing any errors.

Important Dates (Tentative)

[Please note that we only provide tentative dates based on previous years dates. For exact dates related information it is always best to check official websites only.]

Sale of applications at specified Post Offices and banks: Last week of March, 2012

Last date for submitting filled in application: Last week of April, 2012

Date of Entrance exam: Last week of May, 2012

List of Sri Venkateswara University M.Sc Biotechnology Entrance Test centres

  • Tirupati
  • Kadapa
  • Nellore
  • Kurnool
  • Anantapur

Contact Address for Sri Venkateswara University M.Sc Biotechnology Entrance Test

  • Address: Registrar, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati - 517 502, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Phone no: 0877-2248589
  • Website:,,

Colleges Accepting the Sri Venkateswara University M.Sc Biotechnology Entrance Test score

  • S.V.U College of Sciences, Tirupati
  • SPW Degree College, Tirupati
  • University College, Kadapa
  • University College, Nellore
  • Vikrama Simhapuri University P.G.Centre, Kavali
  • D.R. Women’s College, Gudur
  • Jawahar Bharathi, Kavali
  • University College, Kurnool
  • S.K.University College, Anantapur
  • Sri Padmavathi Mahila Visvavidyalayam (Spmvv), Tirupati

Reference Books for Sri Venkateswara University M.Sc Biotechnology Entrance Test

  • Essential of Biotechnology by Chandrani
  • Textbook of Biotechnology by H K Das
  • Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry by Solomons, John Wilev
  • Organic Chemistry by F.A. Carey
  • Introduction to Organic Chemistry by Streitwiesser, Hathcock and Kosover
  • Concepts in Biotechnology by Charles F A Bryce
  • Elements of Biotechnology by Prof P K Gupta
  • Fundamentals of Biotechnology by Gupta
  • Organic Chemistry by Morrison and Boyd
  • Organic Chemistry by L.G. Wade J
  • Organic Chemistry by S.M. Mukherji, S.P. Singh and R.P. Kapoor
  • Genetic Engineering by Aggarwal, V K, Verma
  • Genetic Engineering by D Ward
  • Textbook of Microbiology & Immunology by Parija
  • Applied Biotechnology by Sudhir U Meshram , G B Shinde
  • Essentials of Biotechnology by Ulhas K Patil, Kalyani Muskan
  • Biotechnology: Microbial Degradations (Biotechnology) by W Schonborn
  • Handbook of Biotechnology by Mitra Bl
  • Industrial Biotechnology by Nandan Hazare
  • Methods in Biotechnology by Ignacimuthu S
  • Biochemistry by Donald Voet, Judith G Voet
  • Biotechnology by Barnum
  • Biotechnology by Keshav Trehan
  • Biotechnology by S Tiwari
  • Genetic Engineering by J Williams, A Ceccarelli, N Spurr
  • Genetic Engineering by Smita Rastogi, Neelam Pathak

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Study Plan

The candidates have to work out on the entire topic in the syllabus of the entrance exam. One has to be well familiar about each and every topic. A minimum of 3 hours preparation before 1 month of the entrance exam is a must for covering all the topics. The candidates can refer various authorized books covering the entire exam syllabus or can find help from their teachers or friends. Combine studies will also help in better preparation.

How and Where To Get the Results?

The result of M.Sc Biotechnology entrance exam can be obtained from the University’s official website.

Score Validity

The score of Sri Venkateswara University M.Sc Biotechnology entrance exam will be valid up to 1 year.



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One Response to “Sri Venkateswara University M.Sc Biotechnology Entrance Test 2012”

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    sir,ihave completed i.p.e with 900/1000 my eamcet marks are 80 have i placed in s.v.u