बायोटेक औद्योगिक प्रशिक्षण कार्यक्रम

global $base_url;

Department has an ongoing scheme for providing financial support for conducting short term training courses for upgrading skills of mid-career scientists and faculty involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and research in life science and biotechnology. These specialised training courses are organised in premier research institutions for duration of 2-4 weeks for 15-20 participants and provide hands on exposure of latest tools and techniques applied in the subject.


Number of proposals received and short term training course conducted during last five years

Biotech Industrial Training Programme

Biotech Industrial Training program (BITP) was initiated in 1993-94 for providing 6 months industrial training to fresh M.Sc./M.Tech biotechnology students. The program has been extended to B.E./B.Tech biotechnology students from 2007. The program is being implemented through Biotech Consortium India Ltd., New Delhi. BITP provides industry-specific training to Biotech students for skill development and enhancing their job opportunities in biotech industries engaged in R & D, quality control & analysis, production & manufacturing, marketing, regulation and IPR. This program has completed 20 years and has become increasingly popular among students. There is a stringent process for screening and selection through online test and interview by expert committee comprising of representatives from academic and industries. About 25-30% students trained under this program are offered permanent placement.


Number of applications received and number of applicants selected during last five years for industrial training under DBT-BITP.

Contact person:

Mr. Manoj Gupta Manager
Address Biotech Consortium India Limited
5th Floor, Anuvrat Bhawan,
210, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Marg,
New Delhi – 110 002
Phone No. 011-2321 9064-67, 23219054 (D)
Email coordinator[at]mail[dot]jnu[dot]ac[dot]in,
Fax 011-2321 9063
Website link: www.bcil.nic.in

Finishing School:

Department of Biotechnology jointly with Department of IT, BT and S & T Government of Karnataka is supporting Biotech Finishing School. Twelve Biotechnology Finishing Schools have been set up in the Karnataka state with appropriate course content and duration to equip graduates and post-graduates students with necessary employable skills to make them industry-ready. One year programme has been designed to meet mandatory requirements for a post-graduate diploma in specific areas. Students are selected through online entrance test and personal interview. Selection process is very stringent and all selected students are paid fellowship. The course involves theory lectures and internship in industry

Contact person:

Dr. Mittur N. Jagadish Head Biotechnology
Address Facilitation Cell
Department of IT, BT & S&T
Government of Karnataka
6th Floor, Gate No. 5, MS Buildings
Bangalore 560 001
Email mittur_jagadish[at]yahoo[dot]co[dot]in