The Department of IT, BT and S&T, Government of Karnataka and Department of Biotechnology, Government of India have offered fellowships for post-graduate diploma in specialized biotechnology-related job-oriented courses.
A fellowship amount of Rs five thousand per month would be made available to every student who are admitted to the BTFS programme.
In order to apply for the fellowship, the candidate must have a minimum of fifty percent in master's degree from universities of the state or any other university recognized as equivalent in life sciences, biotechnology, microbiology, biochemistry, bioinformatics or any other life science related courses. Students who have done BE/ B.Tech - biotechnology, bioinformatics; BPharma, agriculture, veterinary, MBBS and BDS are also eligible to apply. Also, candidates who have appeared for the M.Sc/BE final exams are eligible to apply.
The final deadline to apply is 2 August 2012, and the application would be via online. For further information on the fellowship, CLICK HERE