KARNATAKA BIOTECHNOLOGY APTITUDE TEST (KBAT) for admission of students to Biotechnology Finishing Schools (BTFS) for post graduate diploma. The fast growing biotechnology sector in Karnataka has been facing severe shortage of industry-ready graduates and post-graduates for a long time. In an effort to fulfill the needs of the industry, the Karnataka government in association with the Vision Group, ABLE and Industry representatives has developed a mechanism to provide employment opportunities in the sector. In the Millennium Biotech Policy-II, the Government of Karnataka initiated establishment of finishing school program across the state. Twelve BTFS host institutions have been established in Karnataka with appropriate course content and duration to equip graduates and post-graduates with necessary employable skills and to make them industry ready. All 12 BTFS institutions will be commencing their courses from October 2015. Applications are invited from interested students across
Candidates must have a minimum of 50% in Masters degree from Universities of the state or any other University recognized as equivalent in Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics or any other life science related courses; B.E./ B.Tech. – Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Bachelor of Pharmacy, Agriculture, Veterinary, MBBS and BDS are also eligible to apply. Candidates who have appeared for the M.Sc / B.E. final exams can also apply. Upon selection, a provisional degree certificate should be submitted to the respective colleges within two weeks of course commencement.
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Biotechnology Finishing School
4th Floor, Shanthinagar,
Phone: 080-2223-1006 / Extn. 119/122, Fax: 080-2223-1006