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Highly Organized Syllabus GATE BT 2017 (GATE Biotech)

GATE 2017 ALERT | Syllabus GATE BT Dear GATE BT 2017 aspirants, IIT Roorkee is going to be the organizer of GATE  2017 and it has launched its National Poster for GATE 2017. Here is the poster for your reference and information. We have also provided a highly organized layout of the GATE BT Syllabus, hoping that it will help […]

 
by · September 8, 2016 · 6 comments · Exams, GATE-BT
Post GATE Interview at IIT Bombay (2016)

Post GATE Interview at IIT Bombay (2016)

Misal Rob, secured an AIR 137 in GATE Biotechnology 2016. His GATE score was little above 600 (602 exactly). IIT Bombay had a history of keeping a GATE score cut-off around 625-650. He had minimal hopes of getting a call from IITB, but yet he applied at all IITs including IITB to ensure that he doesn’t miss on slightest of […]

 
Antibiotic Resistance Marker that CANNOT be used in a cloning vector in Gram Negative bacteria is? (GATE BT 2010)

Antibiotic Resistance Marker that CANNOT be used in a cloning vector in Gram Negative bacteria is? (GATE BT 2010)

Antibiotic Resistance Marker that CANNOT be used in a cloning vector in Gram Negative bacteria is? (GATE BT 2010) a) Streptomycin b) Ampicillin c) Vancomycin d) Kanamycin Correct Answer is (C) Vancomycin Let’s discuss the mode of action of all given antibiotics to arrive at the correct answer: 1). Streptomycin: It’s an aminoglycoside. Mode of action of all aminoglycosides involves […]

 
by · April 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Solved Gate Questions
The bacteria known to be naturally competent for transformation of DNA is ? (GATE BT 2010)

The bacteria known to be naturally competent for transformation of DNA is ? (GATE BT 2010)

The bacteria known to be naturally competent for transformation of DNA is ? (GATE BT 2010) a) Escherichia coli b) Bacillus subtilis c) Mycobacterium tuberculosis d) Yersinia pestis Correct answer is (B) Bacillus subtilis Note: Details below are mostly verbatum of the reference mentioned in the end: About Natural Competence for Transformation: Natural competence refers to the ability of some […]

 
by · April 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Solved Gate Questions
Ames test is used to determine? (GATE BT 2010)

Ames test is used to determine? (GATE BT 2010)

Ames test is used to determine? (GATE BT 2010) (a) The Mutagenicity of a chemical  (b) Carcinogenicity of a chemical (c) Both Mutagenicity and Carcinogenicity  (d) Toxicity of a chemical Correct Answer is : (A) The Mutagenicity of a chemical Ames test was developed in 1970‟s by a Biochemistry professor, Bruce Ames (hence the name), as a fast and sensitive assay to […]

 
by · April 15, 2015 · 2 comments · Solved Gate Questions
Hybridoma Technology is used to produce? (GATE BT 2010)

Hybridoma Technology is used to produce? (GATE BT 2010)

Hybridoma Technology is used to produce? (GATE BT 2010) a) Monoclonal Antibodies b) Polyclonal Antibodies c) Both Monoclonal and Polyclonal d) B Cells Correct Answer is: Monoclonal Antibodies. Hybridoma technology Hybridoma technology, discovered by G.Kohler and C.Milstein(1975) refers to a technique wherein Hybrid Cells are produced by fusion of B-lymphocytes with tumour cells (Somatic Cell Fusion). The hybrid cells so […]

 
by · April 13, 2015 · 3 comments · Solved Gate Questions
GATE Life Sciences (XL): Important Topics

GATE Life Sciences (XL): Important Topics

GATE Life Sciences (XL) has remained a well attended examination with a good (long) history behind it. A lot of Biology/Biotech/Life Sciences students appear for it every year, apart from the recently (2010) introduced GATE BT (Biotechnology). One can find sufficient number of previous year papers for GATE XL from various online archives. Here’s an attempt to supplement that information […]

 
by · January 21, 2015 · 5 comments · Exams, GATE-XL
GATE Biotech Important Topics : IIT Kanpur is the Organizer

GATE Biotech Important Topics : IIT Kanpur is the Organizer

I have always stressed upon giving due focus to the organizer of the GATE exam and making sure that one covers the topics related to the research profile of their faculty. Though I wanted that the aspirants should make special efforts on their own to analyse the faculty profiles and zeroing on the topics that could be crucial for the […]

 
by · January 4, 2015 · 16 comments · GATE-BT
Gate BT Syllabus 2015

Syllabus for GATE Biotech Exam 2015

  ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS Linear Algebra: Matrices and determinants, Systems of linear equations, Eigen values and Eigen vectors. Calculus: Limit, continuity and differentiability, Partial derivatives, Maxima and minima, Sequences and series, Test for convergence, Fourier Series. Differential Equations: Linear and nonlinear first order ODEs, higher order ODEs with constant coefficients, Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations,Laplace transforms, PDE- Laplace, heat and wave equations. […]

 
by · August 17, 2014 · 0 comments · GATE-BT
GATE Biotech: Most Important Topics

GATE Biotech: Most Important Topics

If one goes through the syllabus mentioned for GATE Biotech, I’m sure he/she will get a burden of his life (especially if he/she has decided to prepare for GATE BT just 3-4 months before the scheduled day of exam). Let’s lighten that burden a bit 🙂 Here’s a list of some ‘very’ crucial topics which should be on your high […]

 
by · August 17, 2014 · 31 comments · GATE-BT
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