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PG Diploma- BiSEP

Karnataka Innovation and Technology Society, a registered society with the brand name K-Tech under the Department of Information Technology, Biotechnology and Science and Technology is facilitating Biotechnology Skill Enhancement Programme (BiSEP) to provide biotech industry-oriented skill upgrading training to graduates and post-graduate students. Diploma program divided into two semesters of six months each. The first semester in a chosen host academic institution to get focused hands-on training in one of the sub-domains of Biotechnology. The second semester is a period of industry internship in a relevant Biotechnology company respectively for direct hands - on experience in an industry set-up. The successful candidates with enhanced knowledge and the required skills should be better prepared to be absorbed by their own internship host companies or similar companies elsewhere. Applications are invited from interested students across India for admission into post-graduate diploma in Plant Genetic Engineering Domain. Admissions will be through an online entrance test followed by counseling and seat allotment. 


  • To impart industry-oriented skill-upgrading training 

  • To enhance employability in biotech sector. 

  • To train & mentor students/faculty from different districts of Karnataka.

  • To nurture the local talent and create an ecosystem of entrepreneurship and growth of biotech sector. 

  • To 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.



GOK (Government of Karnataka) is supporting all resident students of Karnataka joining the course with Rs.10,000/- as fellowship per month and also bear 50% of the maximum course fee fixed at Rs.50,000/- i.e., Rs.25,000/- per student for maximum ten number of resident students of Karnataka out of twenty students. In meantime, DBT (Department of Biotechnology) is supporting non-resident Karnataka students with Rs.10,000/- as fellowship per student per month.

Internship placed (Collaborative) industries

  1. Tierra Agrotech Private Limited, Hyderabad, Telangana

  2. Indo-American Hybrid Seeds (I) Pvt. Ltd. Bangalore, Karnataka

  3. Kalash Seeds Pvt. Ltd.  Jalna, Maharashtra

  4. Future Biotech Pvt. Ltd. Dharwad, Karnataka

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