BIOTECHNOLOGY SKILL ENHANCEMENT PROGRAMME (BISEP)

The Department of Biotechnology, Ramaiah Institute of Technology has been sanctioned the BiSEP (Biotechnology Skill Enhancement Programme) programme by KBITS , Department of IT, BT and S&T, Government of Karnataka with a sanctioned budget of Rs. 162.5 Lakhs.


Major Objective of BiSEP

To impart industry-oriented skill-upgrading training to graduates and post-graduates of biotechnology and life sciences for 5 years (2017-2022) to enhance their employability in the biotechnology sector.


Post Graduate Diploma in Biopharmaceutical Technology

The Department of Biotechnology, Ramaiah Institute of Technology will offer the Post Graduate Diploma in Biopharmaceutical Technology under the BiSEP (Biotechnology Skill Enhancement Programme) programme.


About the Programme

The curriculum for the proposed program has been developed based on the inputs from industry. The syllabus has been tailored keeping in mind the latest advancements in the fields as per Industry requirements. The first 6 months of the program includes course work and laboratory training which will be delivered by MSRIT faculty and collaborating industry experts. During this process the industry will deliver the knowledge base to the students.


The industrial internship during the next 6 months of this one year programme will provide hands-on-training to the students and will aid in improving their technical skills. Effectiveness of this learning process will be assessed by regular grading done by MSRIT faculty and industry experts. At the end of the program the trained students will have a high chance of being hired by the company. The student placement will be based on their competency, academic performance and availability of positions in the industry.


Duration of the Course

Total Duration: 12 months: a) Course Work: 6 months b) Industry Internship: 6 months


Eligibility

M.Sc in Biotechnology / Microbiology / Biochemistry / Bioinformatics or any other Life Sciences related courses or B.E / B.Tech ( Biotechnology / Bioinformatics ) or B.Pharma / B.Sc (Agri) / B.VSc.) or any 4 year degree course in Life Science and allied subjects with minimum 50% marks in the qualifying degree examination. • Maximum number of seats is twenty (20). • 50% students of domicile of Karnataka and 50% of students from all over India and who have successfully attempted entrance test (KBAT) conducted by KBITS.


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 Fellowship 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 KBITS. In order to receive Rs.10000/- p.m student fellowship amount, the candidate needs to put up minimum 75% attendance for that particular month. Department of IT & BT, Government of Karnataka is supporting Fellowship amount for eligible Resident Students from Karnataka and Department of Biotechnology, Government of India to students from other States getting enrolled for courses offered under BiSEP.


About the Department

The department of Biotechnology established in 2002 offers a four year B.E. Biotechnology Program with an intake of 60 students and a two years PG Program, M.Tech in Biotechnology with an intake of 18 students. The department has been recognized Research Centre by VTU, Belgaum, offering M.Sc (Engg.) by research and PhD programs. The department has 14 faculty members, of them ten are PhD holders and the rest are M.Tech. The faculty members have competence in Core areas of Biotechnology viz. Food and Agricultural Biotechnology, Health and Medical Biotechnology & Environmental Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering. The department research is focused towards these core areas and funded by national and state funding agencies like DST, AICTE, VGST, VTU and RGUHS. For more information click here


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Industry Linkages

The Department has MoUs / Consent letters from several reputed industries. The industry internship will provide hands-on-training to the students and will aid in improving their technical skills. Effectiveness of this learning process will be assessed by regular grading done by MSRIT faculty and industry experts. At the end of the program the trained students will have a high chance of being hired by the company. The student placement will be based on their competency, academic performance and availability of positions in the industry. Thus the BiSEP program will help students in specializing in their area of interest and will greatly improve the employability of the Biotechnology student. Over and above this, MSRIT also has its own excellent placement system to facilitate placement for its students.


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Supporting Industries for BiSEP

1

Biocon Limited

SEZ Unit Biocon Park, Plot Number 2 & 3, Bommasandra Industrial Estate, IV Phase, Bommasandra Jigani Link Road, Bengaluru - 560099

2

Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL)

Unilever R&D Bangalore, 64, Main Road, Whitefield, Bengaluru - 560066

3

The Himalaya Drug Company

The Himalaya Drug Company, Makali, Bengaluru-562162

4

Sami Labs Ltd

19/3, 20/1 & 20/2, Off Kunigal Road, Bhavikere, Nelamangala, Bengaluru - 562123

5

Connexios Life Sciences

# 49, “SHILPA VIDYA” 1st Main, 3rd Phase, JP Nagar, Bengaluru - 560078

6

Genotypic Technology Pvt. Ltd

#2/13, Balaji Complex, 80 ft Road, Poojari Layout, R.M.V Second Stage, Bengaluru - 560094

7

Gangagen Biotechnologies Pvt. Ltd

# 12, 5th Cross, Raghavendra layout, Yeshwantpur, Bengaluru - 560022

8

Aristogene Biosciences Pvt.Ltd

67/A, Rajajinagar Industrial Estate, Bengaluru - 560044

9

Acquity Labs Pvt. Ltd

515, 3st Floor,1st stage, 4 rd Block HBR layout, Bengaluru – 560043

10

Celest Pharma Labs Private Limited

No.68, 6th Main, 3rd Phase, Peenya Industrial Area, Bengaluru - 560058


The Department envisages to successfully run the BiSEP program by training the entrants, enhancing their skill sets and facilitating their employability.


For further details about BiSEP contact
Programme Co-ordinator
Dr. Bindu S
Prof. & Head, Department of Biotechnology, Ramaiah Institute of Technology
Email: bindu@msrit.edu, hod_bt@msrit.edu
Phone : 080-23600822 Extn 331
Mobile No: 9448704641


Backup Co-ordinator
Dr. Dhamodhar P
Associate Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Ramaiah Institute of Technology
Phone: 080-23600822 Extn 167
Mobile No: 9880341651
Email: dhamu_bio@msrit.edu


Website: www.bisep.karnataka.gov.in
http://bisep.karnataka.gov.in/biopharmaceutical.php



Facilities

  • Biochemistry & Immunology Lab
  • Bioinformatics Lab
  • Molecular Biology Lab
  • Plant Tissue Culture
  • Bioreactor
  • Microbiology Lab
  • MTech Lab
  • Research & Development Lab
  • MTech Lab
  • Upstream Processing Lab