Bioinformatics Industrial Training Programme 2017

Bioinformatics National Certification (BINC) Examination 2017

Pondicherry University, Pondicherry on behalf of Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, will conduct the BINC Examination in 2017.
The objective of this examination is to identify bioinformatics professionals for further studies as well as to help potential employers in recruitment of candidates having exceptionally good Bioinformatics skills

BINC Examination 2017

It is notified that the next Bioinformatics National Certification (BINC) Examination will be conducted by Pondicherry University in two phases:
Online Part I Exam (Paper-I consisting of objective type questions) on 23rd March 2017 at 11 Centres across the country and;

Part-II (Paper-II will be of short answer type questions and Paper-III will be a practical test for analytical ability and programming skill) on 09th April 2017 at 09 Centres across the country

Candidates who desire to appear in the BINC 2017 Examination may see the detailed

Eligibility Criteria

Bachelor degree in Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Agriculture, Veterinary, Medicine, Pharmacy, Engineering and Technology are eligible to appear in the examination

They need not have any formal training viz., certificate, diploma or degree in bioinformatics; students in final year of bachelor & postgraduate degree are also eligible to apply
International students are also eligible to apply

Pattern of Exam

The examination consists of three papers:

Paper I objective type (online). Paper II type is short answers, paper III type is practical’s. 100 marks allocated for paper I, 200 marks for paper II, 100 marks for Paper III

The syllabus consists of six sections: Bioinformatics, Biology, Physical Science, Chemical Science, Mathematics & Statistics, and Information Technology

For Paper I there will be negative marking of 0.25 for every wrong answer

The list of successful candidates in the paper I will be announced on 10th June 2015 on the website

Candidates securing 40% or above marks in Paper I only will be eligible to appear for Paper II and III

Candidates scoring a minimum of 40% or above in each papers (Paper I, Paper II & Paper III) will be certified. Final list will be displayed at the BINC website

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Exam Centres

Paper-I: Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Pune and Thiruvananthapuram

Paper-II & III: Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Pune, Shillong and Thiruvananthapuram

Application Fee

Application Fee of Rs.600/- for General Category and Rs.400/- for Women/OBC, Rs.200/- for SC/ST and US$100 for foreign students

Upon creating a profile, you will receive a User ID and Password on your registered Email ID/Mobile No. Using these credentials you can login as Registered Applicant to fill the Application Form

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How to Apply

At the time of application, you must have:

(a) A Computer with good Internet connectivity so that there is no breakage of Internet during registration

(b) You need to upload your recent scanned photo while registering, hence keep ready a scanned clear photo of yours taken on a white background; the size of this photo should be 140 x 160 (90Kb)

(c) A valid mobile number as all information via SMS will be sent to this number

(d) A Printer connected to your system as you need to PRINT your filled online application form

(e) Demand Draft drawn in favour of Finance Officer, Pondicherry University, Payable at Pondicherry (Nationalised Bank Only)

(f) Rs.600/- for General category, Rs.400/- for Women/OBC, Rs.200 for SC/ST and US$100 for foreign students

(g) Apply online one once

(h) Note that your application number will be your login id

(i) Write your name and application number on reverse of Demand Draft. Do not send the photocopies of academic certificates / mark sheets etc. along with application form

(j) Certificates in support of reservation category should only be attached with the application form. (Applicable only to Indian students)

Send the hard copy of the duly filled signed application form along with demand draft and caste certificate (if applicable) to the following address to Dr. Basant, K. Tiwary Coordinator, BINC Centre for Bioinformatics, Pondicherry University, R.V. Nagar, Kalapet, Puducherry-605014 (India)

For other details and submission of application, please visit

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Important Dates for BINC Exam 2017

BINC Advertisement: 29th January 2017

BINC Online Registration Starts from: 29th January 2017

Registration Period: 29th January 2017 - 28th February 2017

Display of Eligible candidates on the Website: 08th March 2017

Availability of Admit Card for Paper-I on the Website: 10th March 2017

Exam Dates:

Part I (Paper I) - 23rd March 2017

Part II (Paper II & III) - 09th April 2017

BINC 2016 Results: 20th April 2017

Dept of Biotechnology, Govt of India, Pondicherry

Dept of Biotechnology, Govt of India, BINC Examination, Center for Bioinformatics Pondicherry University, R.V. Nagar, Kalapet, Puducherry-605014, Email: [email protected], Website

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