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KIBTS Diploma Admissions 2018

Karnataka Biotech Info- Technology Services Admission 2018 KBITS Biotech Job Oriented Courses

KIBTS Diploma Admissions 2018- Online Applications are invited for Admission to job oriented one-year Post-Graduate Diploma courses that provides for job ready workforce to the Biotechnology industry through Bi SEP

The 2nd phase of BTFA, renamed as Biotechnology Skill enhancement Program ((BiSEP) aims to continue to educate and empower human resources to bridge the gap between biotech industry and academia. A very unique initiative in India covers 9 Biotech Domains in 18 reputed PG Institutions across 8 districts of Karnataka


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  • Impart industry-oriented skill-upgrading training
  • Enhance employability in biotech sector
  • Train & mentor students/faculty from different districts of Karnataka
  • Nurture the local talent and create an ecosystem of entrepreneurship and growth of biotech sector
  • Create research environment that foster excellent R&D in host institutions to address challenges existing in areas of Agriculture, Health, Energy, Environment and other sectors


Course Offered

  • Bioinformatics and Big Data Analytics
  • Biopharmaceutical Technology
  • Cellular and Molecular Diagnostics
  • Clinical Research and Data Management
  • Fermentation and Bioprocessing
  • Multi – OMICs Technology
  • Nutraceuticals and Food Processing
  • Plant Genetic Engineering
  • Protein Expression and Scale up



  • 12 months divided into two semesters
  • 6-month Academic training
  • 6-months Industry Internship


Student Fellow Support

  • Student Fellowship Support for candidates selected for admission to courses offered under BiSEP of the selected 18 host institutions will be eligible to receive student fellowship at the rate of Rs.10000/- pm from KBITS. In order to receive Rs.10000/- pm student fellowship amount, the candidate need to put up minimum 75% attendance for that particular month



  • Total 20 seats in each institute; 10 seats are reserved for Resident Students of Karnataka and 10 seats for Students from other States
  • Reservations for students belonging to OBCs/SC/ST and Hyderabad - Karnataka regions are also provided


Course Fee Structure

  • Rs.50,000/- per student excluding examination fees (if any)
  • The resident students of Karnataka joining the course under BiSEP to pay Rs.25,000/- only as course fee. Balance Rs.25,000/- will be paid to host institutes by KBITS on submission of prescribed set of documents


Student Fellow Support

  • Student Fellowship Support for candidates selected for admission to courses offered under BiSEP of the selected 18 host institutions will be eligible to receive student fellowship at the rate of Rs.10000/- p.m from K -Tech.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must have passed either Bachelor's / Master’s degree examination with minimum of 50% in Master’s degree in Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics or any other Life Science related courses OR Minimum of 50% in B.E / B.Tech. – Biotechnology or Bioinformatics, Bachelor of Pharmacy, Agriculture and Veterinary or 4 year degree courses in any branch of Life Sciences
  • The minimum marks for students belonging to SC / ST categories shall be 40% in the qualifying degree examination


Selection Process

  • Through online entrance Teet - Karnataka – Biotechnology Aptitude Test (K-BAT) and counseling
  • The candidates securing upto 50% marks belonging to OBC and general category and 40% for candidates belonging to SC/ST category will be called for Counselling and Seat Allotment
  • Each BiSEP host institutions will be allotted 20 seats based on candidate’s rank and choice
  • Karnataka – Biotechnology Aptitude Test (K-BAT)
  • KBAT is an online Test and can be taken from anywhere with a good internet facility. KBAT aims to test fundamental and applied aspects of Biology along with logical reasoning, general English, basic Mathematics and Computer Science
  • KBAT consist total of 100 (one hundred) 'multiple choice' questions. One hundred multiple choice questions need to be answered in 60 minutes


Application Procedure

  • Application form, modalities for submission of online application for KBAT, online exam fees, and all other terms and conditions are available at www.bisep.karnataka.gov.in
  • The candidates will be asked to provide personal and academic details at the time of applying for registering for the KBAT. Documents to be produced:
  • SSLC/10th standard Marks Card
  • 2nd PUC/12th Standard Marks Card
  • Bachelor and/or Master Degree Marks Cards
  • If claiming reservation benefits, Certificate issued by concerned competent Authority
  • For more information visit the websitewww.bisep.karnataka.gov.in


Important Dates

  • Last date to register online for K-BAT: 07th August 2018


Karnataka Biotechnology and Information Technology Services (KBITS)

BMTC Bldg, TTM ‘B’ Block, 4th Floor, K.H. Road, Shantinagar, Bengaluru 560027, Ph: +91 80 22270106/ 22270144/ 22274400, Email: kbathelpline@gmail.com, Website: www.bisep.karnataka.gov.in