Biotechnology Finishing School BTFS PG Diploma Admission 2013

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    Biotechnology Finishing School BTFS
    Dept of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science a Technology, Govt of India and
    KBITS-Head Biotechnology Facilitation Cell, BMTC Central Office Building, TTMC- B Block, 4th Floor, Shanthinagar, Bangalore-560020, Phone-80-2223-1006 Ext-119 / 122; Fax-80-2223-1006
    Email, Website BTFS Karnataka

    Admission Notice 2013
    BTFS PG-Diploma Programme Admission 2013
    KBITS (Karnataka Biotechnology and Information Technology), Department of IT, BT and S&T (Science and Technology), Government of Karnataka, Department of Biotechnology, Government of India and ABLE (Association of Biotech Led Enterprise) has initiated BTFS (Biotechnology Finishing School) program to educate and empower human resource required for the biotechnology sector
    The process of admission to BTFS involves an online test KBAT (Karnataka Biotechnology Aptitude Test) followed by interviews of high merit students in Bangalore

    Duration of Course: 1 year program; 6 months academic coaching and 6 months industry internship
    Program supported by DBT fellowship of Rs. 5000/- per month
    Eligibility Criteria
    Candidates must have a minimum 50% in Masters Degree /B.Tech in Biotech, Bioinformatics, Microbiology, Biochemistry or any other Life Science related courses; Bachelor of Pharmacy, Agriculture, Veterinary, MBBS/BDS from Universities of the State or any other University recognized as equivalent
    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
    BTFS PG-Diploma Program: 12 BTFS Institutions-8 Biotechnology Domains
    Dayanandasagar Institution (DSL): Plant Genetic Transformation
    Maharani Lakshmi Ammanni College for Women (MLACW): Pre-Clinical, Clinical Research, Biostatistics &Data Management B) Bioinformatics and Rational Drug Design
    Padmashri Institute of Management & Science (PESIT): Neutraceuticals & Food Processing
    PES Institute of Technology: Pre-Clinical, Clinical Research, Biostatistics & Data Management
    Probiosys (BP): Fermentation & Bioprocessing
    The Oxford College of Science: Cellular Molecular Biology
    Other Location:
    Siddaganga Institute of Technology: Bioinformatics & Rational Drug Design
    SS College of Arts, Commerce & Science: Protein Expression & Scale Up
    St. Aloysius College, Mangalore: Plant Tissue Culture & Micro Propagation; Fermentation & Bioprocessing
    Manipal Life Sciences (MLSC) - Manipal: Cellular Molecular Diagnostics
    MM Arts & Science College, Sirsi: Plant Tissue Culture & Micro Propagation
    Vishweshwaraih College of Applied Sciences (VCAS)-Gulbarga: Fermentation & Bioprocessing

    Course Fee Structure
    Fees for the 12 months' program shall not exceed Rs.50,000/- per student
    A sum of Rs. 10,000/- (non-refundable) to be paid for confirming the allotted seat and Rs. 40,000/- to be paid directly to the BTFS host institution

    Application form:
    Online applications are invited for admission to job oriented one year Post-Graduate Diploma programme catering to the needs of Biotech Industry through the BTFS programme
    Selection will be done through an Online Entrance Test-Karnataka Biotechnology Aptitude Test (KBAT), followed by an Interview at Bangalore
    Fellowships: 5000/- per month will be provided by DBT, GOI for candidates selected

    Online Registration:
    A sum of Rs 400/- to be paid through online as registration fees for KBAT to the following Bank account –A/c name: KBITS BTFS - KBAT: Account Number: 2827201001221 Nature of A/C: Current Account Bank
    Details: Canara Bank, Shanthinagar Branch, K.H. road, Bangalore-560027
    IFSC No: CNRB0000681
    Online Registration will start from 26th June, 2013

    At the time of interview- Candidate must carry, three passport size photographs, original and 2 photocopies of degree certificates; Original and photocopies of bank pass book of the respective student's bank account
    It is mandatory to have a specified bank account in the name of the student seeking admission
    For more information visit at the website BTFS Karnataka

    Important Dates
    Opening dates for online registration to KBAT: 26th June, 2013
    Last date for online registration to KBAT: 15th July, 2013
    KBAT 2013: 19th & 20th July, 2013
    KBAT Results: 27th July, 2013
    Interviews at Bangalore: 12th – 13th & 14th August, 2013
    1st Announcement of selected candidates through e-mail & Website: 26th August, 2013
    Last date of admission for 1st list of Candidates through e-mail & Website: 02nd September 2013
    Announcement of 2nd List of selected candidates: 06th September, 2013
    Last date of admission of 2nd list of Candidates: 13th September, 2013
    Orientation Program: 21st September, 2013
    Course commencement: 23rd September, 2013

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