Opportunity for biotech students to gain industrial exposure

The Biotech Consortium India Limited (BCIL) has sought applications from biotechnology students for its industrial exposure cum training programme that will begin in October this year


New Delhi: Like each year, the Biotech Consortium India Limited (BCIL) has invited interest from students for its annual biotechnology industrial training and placement (BITP) scheme. The programme supported by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India provides an opportunity to the fresh students across India to hon their skills through hands on training.

As per the BCIL notification, overall objective of this programme is to provide industry-specific training to biotech students for skill development and enhancing their job opportunities in biotech industry.

female researchers_low resBCIL is implementing the scheme of practical industrial training for M Sc,    M Tech, B E, B Tech and MBA Biotechnology students since 1993-94.

Apart from students, this programme also provides an opportunity to the biotech Industry for training and selecting suitable manpower. The training period is for six months during which a trainee is paid stipend of Rs 10,000/- per month and trainer company is paid a bench fee to cover the expenses for providing training.

The advertisement for the programme is published in national newspapers once in a year in the month of April-May and online application forms for students and requisition forms for companies are available on website for submission. The final placement for training is done in October-November, 2016.

Rest of the details are given on the BCIL website: www.bcil.nic.in