Biotech Industrial Training Program Admission 2020, Application Form, Dates

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Department of Biotechnology – Biotech Industrial Training Programme (BITP) 2020-21

Biotech Industrial Training Program Admission 2020 – Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India has invited applications for admission to the Biotech Industrial Training Programme (BITP) 2020-21, under DBT-Skill Vigyan
Biotech Industrial Training Programme (BITP) managed by Biotech Consortium India Limited (BCIL) has announced its 2020 session. Check out eligibility, important dates and other details.


  • The scheme aims to impart hands on training to Biotechnology students in biotech companies for a period of six months
  • The Program provides excellent opportunity to biotech students to acquire practical skills and experience working on projects alongside industry experts as well as an opportunity to industry to identify potential candidates for selection as employees. Stipend will be paid to trainees during the training.

Biotech Industrial Training Program Admission 2020 Important Dates



Commencement of on-line submission of Application Form

03rd November 2020

Last Date for submitting the Application form

03rd December 2020

Hall Ticket / Admit Card can be downloaded from

08th December 2020

Date of Test

03rd January 2021

Eligibility Criteria for Biotech Industrial Training Program Admission 2020

  • Applicant should hold B.E./ B.Tech./ M.Sc./ M.Tech./ M.V.Sc./ MBA in General/ Agricultural/ Industrial/ Marine/ Medical/ Pharmaceutical/ Environmental/ Plant/ Food/ Animal Biotechnology, Molecular & Human Genetics, Molecular Biology & Biotechnology, Neuro-Science, Biochemical Engineering & Biotechnology, Bio-process Technology or Bioinformatics from a recognized Indian university with minimum 50% marks or equivalent grade and must have completed their qualifying degree in the year 2018 or 2019 or completing in 2020

Biotech Industrial Training Program Admission 2020 Application Process

  • Students may apply online by visiting the website The details regarding filling of form, payment of application fee and uploading of documents is given on the website.
  • Requisitions are invited from biotechnology & life sciences companies interested to provide hands-on training for six months. The companies will also have to pay stipend to the trainees as per the apprenticeship norms in addition to stipend paid by DBT.
  • Companies also need to register on
  • Life Science Sector Skill Development Council (LSSSDC) will help the companies in registering on the apprenticeship India portal
  • Trainees would be provided to companies subject to availability

Application Fee

  • Application Fee is Rs.500/- which can be paid by way of Demand Draft drawn in favour of ‘Biotech Consortium India Limited’, payable at New Delhi

Selection Procedure

  • Selection is based on a computer-based entrance test to be held on 03rd January 2020, followed by interview
  • Candidates will be selected through computer-based test conducted in multiple cities/centers. Selection would be subject to meeting the eligibility criteria. Trainer companies would be provided subject to availability.

For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website