A student seeking admission of M.Sc. (Genetics) must have passed B.Sc. (General) or B.Sc (Hons.) or an equivalent undergraduate degree in any branch of life sciences / physical sciences / chemical sciences / mathematical sciences / medical sciences / pharmacology / any branch of biology / paramedical sciences with at least 60% marks in their main subject (for Hons. stream) or in aggregate (for B.Sc general) or other equivalent undergraduate degree. Those appearing for their final year exams can also appear for the entrance test, but they will have to produce the provisional certificate of results by the end of July of the concerned year. The applicant must be at least 20 years of age on first October of the year in which he or she seeks admission. Relaxation up to one year is permissible only with the approval of the Vice Chancellor.