Karnataka Biotechnology Aptitude Test (KBAT) 2011 – 2012

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    3rd floor, UNI Building, Thimmiah road, miller tank bed

    Bangalore – 560052, Karnataka, India

    Phone: - +91 80 22207006 Fax: +91 80 41327510

    Courses offered through BTFS (Biotechnology Finishing Schools): Specialization

    1. Bioinformatics and Rational Drug Design

    2. Nutraceuticals and Food Processing

    3. Pre-clinical, Clinical Research, Bio-statistics and Data Management

    4. Fermentation and Bio-processing

    5. Biosensors and Medical Devices

    6. Plant Genetic Transformation, Genome, Seed and Marker Analysis

    7. Cellular and Molecular Diagnostics

    8. Protein Expression and Scale up

    9. Plant tissue culture and Micro Propagation

    Course Duration: 1 Year

    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 has initiated establishment of finishing schools across the state. Twelve BT Finishing Schools (BTFS) 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 will be commencing their courses from September 2011.

    Applications are invited from interested students for admission into post-graduate diploma in specialized areas of biotechnology for the academic session 2011-12. Admissions will be through an online entrance test followed by an interview.


    At the time of interview: Candidate should carry

    1. Three passport size photos

    2. Original and photocopy of degree certificates

    Eligibility: 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 or any other life science related courses; B.E./B.Tech. – Biotechnology; 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.

    How To Apply: Pay Application Fees: - Exam Application Fees: Rs. 400. Students should transfer the application fee amount of Rs. 400 using the NEFT transfer mode at any NEFT-enabled bank. This fee is to be paid prior to filling the application form.

    Students please note: Make a note of the NEFT transfer number carefully. This NEFT number has to be mentioned on the application form. Please read the instructions regarding NEFT mentioned below in case you are not familiar with the NEFT system.

    Details required to pay the application fee using NEFT are:

    Name of the Beneficiary: KBITS – BTFS – KBAT

    Account No.: 2827201001221

    Branch IFS code: CNRB0002827

    Name of the Bank: Canara Bank

    Name of the Branch: K.S.F.C. Complex, 1/1, Thimmaiah Road, Bangalore – 52

    Details can be obtained from Welcome to BTFS or www.bangaloreitbt.in/KBITS for all exam / online test related queries please write to: shodhaka@ibab.ac.in

    à Apply online Karnataka Biotechnology PG Diploma aptitude test

    Important Dates: Last date for Submission of online application: 10th August, 2011, 17:30 Hrs.

    Online Entrance Test: 13th & 14th August, 2011

    Results: 15th August, 2011

    Interview at Bangalore: 25th August, 2011 Onwards

    Comments: To know more information about KBAT admission please visit Welcome to BTFS

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