BIOTECH INDUSTRIAL TRAINING PROGRAMME (BITP) 2017-18

 

Detailed Information and Important Timelines for Students

 

1.   Eligibility: B.E./B.Tech/M.Sc/M.Tech/M.V.Sc/MBA in Biotechnology, Molecular & Human Genetics, Molecular Biology & Biotechnology, Neuro-Science, Biochemical Engineering & Biotechnology, Bio-process Technology, General/Agricultural/Industrial/Marine/Medical/ Pharmaceutical/Environmental/Plant/Food/Animal Biotechnology from an Indian recognized university with minimum 50% marks or equivalent grade completed in the year 2016 or 2017 are only eligible to apply. 

 

2.   The application would be accepted online only (For format, please refer at Annexure 1). Online registration will start on July 4, 2017 and the last date for submission of online application form is July 31, 2017. Follow the below steps:

a.       Go to the link http://www.bcil.nic.in/bitp2017/index.asp

b.      Click on Application form for Students (New User)

c.       Create an account by entering a new user id, password and re-entering password of your choice.

d.      You can view/edit your application form any time in your account by clicking on already registered users before the last date of submitting the application. But editing should not be done after sending the hardcopy of application and acknowledgement to BCIL.

 

3.   Before applying Online, the candidates must possess the following:

(i)                  Scanned passport (pp) size photograph in JPEG format (Size upto 25kb)

(ii)                Scanned Signature in JPEG format (Size upto 10 kb)

(iii)               Demand draft number, date and bank name

(iv)              Applicants Bank account details viz:

1.            Name as per bank account records:

2.            Name of bank:

3.            Branch:

4.            A/C No.:

5.            IFSC Code:

 

4.   The following documents are to be sent to Mr. Manoj Gupta, Manager, Biotech Consortium India Limited (BCIL), 5th floor, Anuvrat Bhavan, 210, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Marg, New Delhi-110002 by speed post/courier.

i)                    A demand draft of Rs. 500/- in favour of BIOTECH CONSORTIUM INDIA LIMITED, NEW DELHI towards non-refundable application fee. Please write your application id, name, date of birth and mobile no. on the reverse side of the demand draft.

ii)                   Hard copy of the system generated acknowledgement and application form submitted online.

iii)                 Self-attested copy of final mark sheet of the qualifying examination showing the cumulative percentage of marks of all semesters/years or equivalent CGPA. For students appearing in the final examination in 2017, filled and signed certificate on the college/HOD letter head in the format available on our website.

Last date of accepting the hardcopy of the documents is August 7, 2017. Applications received after the last date will not be entertained.

5.   Online Test:

a)      Candidates will be shortlisted through an online test. The shortlisted candidates will have to appear for an interview for final selection.

b)      Online test would be conducted at centers across the country (Please refer Annexure-2) on September 3, 2017 in 2-3 batches.

c)       Applicants have to select their test centre while filling the online application form. The no. of seats left in the centre of your choice will be displayed, if there is no seat available in the centre of your choice, you can select the other nearest centre.

d)      Students whose applications are found to be complete and eligible in all respects will be shortlisted for online test.

e)      List of the candidates eligible for online test will be displayed on the website on August 22, 2017.

f)       E-Hall tickets with online test date, time and venue will be sent to the candidates within one week before the test date via email.

g)      In case of clash of online test time with any other exam time, students could request to appear for test in another time slot available. The request for the same should be sent via email by August 28, 2017. Requests received after that will not be considered.

h)      No request for change of date of online test will be entertained

i)        No TA/DA will be paid to the students appearing for online test.  

j)        The structure of the test is given in Annexure 3 

k)      Syllabus for online test is same as the syllabus of M.Sc General Biotechnology (given on website of Department of Biotechnology (DBT).

http://dbtindia.nic.in/wp-content/uploads/M.Sc_.-General-Biotechnology.pdf

l)        For sample questions please visit http://www.bcil.nic.in/files/BITPonlinetest-SampleQuestions.pdf

 

 

6.   Interview:

a)      The candidates shortlisted through the online test will be called for interview in different cities. The candidates may be called for interview in the city other than the city selected while filling application form.

b)      The list of candidates shortlisted for interview would be published on the website on September 15, 2017 with details regarding venue, date and time. Individual intimation for interview would not be sent.

c)       The interviews will be held in September end-October 2017. 

d)      Candidates appearing for the interview will be paid to and fro travelling expenses equivalent to 2nd class (sleeper) train fare by the shortest route, on production of tickets.

Candidates who wish to claim travel expenses are requested to bring 2 copies of tickets booked online or taken from the ticket window, to be attached with the claim form.

In case an outstation candidate appears for interview from a place other than as indicated in his/her original application, the reimbursement of fare would be limited to the place mentioned in application or place from where the candidate actually arrived, whichever is nearer.

Candidates will have to make their own arrangements for boarding and lodging while appearing for the interview.

Students appearing for interview will have to bring:

a)      Copy of dissertation/project work, if any

b)      Photo identification proof Voter I-card, Driving licence, Passport or PAN card

c)       Mark sheets of all semesters

d)      Final consolidated marksheet and provisional certificate.

 

The tentative time of commencement of training will be in December.

All correspondences related to the programme/joining from BCIL to candidate will be done by email. Kindly provide a valid email address in application form. BCIL will not be responsible for delivery failures to the invalid email ids provided by the candidate at the time of filling application form.

Filling up this form does not guarantee training under BITP. The decision of the selection committee shall be final and binding. Training does not ensure permanent placement.

The selected candidates can be placed for training anywhere in India. Though efforts would be made to place candidates for training near to their home town.

Candidates placed for training will have to make their own arrangements for lodging & boarding. The company may/may not provide boarding/lodging facility on chargeable basis or help in finding accommodation.

Candidates will be required to follow the rules and regulations of the trainer company. If the trainee leaves the training in between or is terminated, stipend would not be paid for the rest of the training period. Non-serious candidates based on the feedback of company will be terminated without notice. If a trainee is terminated from a company due to unsatisfactory work or indiscipline or misconduct, the trainee would not be placed in any other company.

Students who have already undergone training under BITP or are employed will not be eligible.

 

Important Timelines

(2017)

July 4th 

Portal open for filling online applications

July 31st 

Last date for filling online applications

August 7th

Last date for receipt of documents

August 22nd

List of the candidates eligible for online test will be displayed on the website, www.bcil.nic.in.

September 3rd 

Online test

September 15th

Results of online test, list of candidates shortlisted for Interview, venue, date and time of the interview will be displayed on website.

September end October

Interviews for final selection of candidates

November 15th

List of candidates selected for training will be displayed on website.

December

Commencement of training.

December 31st

Close joinings

 

 

 

For any queries, kindly contact on below given numbers:

Phone Number: 011-23219083/23219054/23219064-67 (Ext:231, 241, 243, 245)                         

Timings:  10:00 am to 5:00 pm (Monday to Friday)

Or Email us at bitp.dbt@nic.in

 


 

 

Annexure 1:  Application form format (Actual form to be filled online only)

 

BIOTECH INDUSTRIAL TRAINING PROGRAMME 2017-18 
Application Form for Student

(Please read the instructions carefully before filling up this form)

Personal Details:

Name

(As per the certificates and bank account)

Date of Birth

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Age

Gender

     

Category

           

Payment Details:

Demand Draft No.

Date

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Bank

Branch

 

Address Details :

Correspondence Address :

 

Address

City

          

State

                                                                         

Pin Code

Tel No.(with STD)

(STD Code) - 

Mobile No

 

Alternate Mobile

 

Email

Permanent Address :

Click here if the correspondence address and permanent address are same.

 

Address

City

                            

State

                                                                         

Pin Code

Tel No.(with STD)

(STD Code) -

Mobile No.

Alternate Mobile

Email

 

Education Details :

Name of Highest Degree

                                               

Name of University

    

Name of Institute/Department/College

Name of Head of the Department/Coordinator

DBT Supported Teaching Programme

     

Year of Passing

     

Details of Marks * :

 

Semester/Yearly System

     

 

 

Aggregate % of marks of all semesters/year up to which result has been declared

* in case of grade/percentile system please convert into % of marks out 100. Please do not write result awaited or RA.

Bank Details :

Name as per bank account

Account number

NEFT/IFSC Code

Bank name

Branch address

 

 

 

 

Other Details :

Brief description of project during highest degree

(0)(Maximum of 500 Characters)

Area of Project

                                 

Applying for JRF(CSIR/UGC/DBT/ICMR)

     

Field of Interest

                       

First Location preference for training

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Second Location preference for training

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Third Location preference for training

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Have you been earlier trained under BITP

     

Any award/scholarship

Preferred venue for interview

             

Second Preferred venue for interview

             

Any other relevant information

Test centre for online test

                                                                                                                                                                                               

Available Test centre for online test

 

 

 

Annexure 2:  Tentative list of centers for online test                   

S. No

Center

1

Agra

2

Ahmedabad

3

Ajmer

4

Akola

5

Aligarh

6

Allahabad

7

Almora

8

Amaravati

9

Amrtisar

10

Arrah

11

Aurangabad

12

Bangalore

13

Barddhaman

14

Bareilly

15

Baroda

16

Bathinda

17

Begusarai

18

Bhadrak

19

Bhagalpur

20

Bhopal

21

Bhubaneshwar

22

Bokaro

23

Bongaigaon

24

Calicut

25

Chandigarh

26

Chandrapur

27

Chennai

28

Chhapra

29

Chittorgarh

30

Cochin

31

Coimbatore

32

Dahisar

33

Daltonganj

34

Dehradun

35

Dehri

36

Delhi

37

Deoghar

38

Dhanbad

39

Durgapur

40

Etawah

41

Faizabad

42

Ferozepur

43

Gandhinagar

44

Gaya

45

Gorakhpur

46

Guwahati

47

Haldwani

48

Hazaribaug

49

Hissar

50

Hoshiarpur

51

Howrah

52

Hyderabad

53

Imphal

54

Indore

55

Jabalpur

56

Jaipur

57

Jalandhar

58

Jammu

59

Jamshedpur

60

Jhansi

61

Jind

62

Jodhpur

63

Kannur

64

Kanpur

65

Karimnagar

66

Karnal

67

Khammam

68

Kolhapur

69

Kolkata

70

Kollam

71

Latur

72

Lucknow

73

Ludhiana

74

Madurai

75

Malda

76

Mandi

77

Mangalore

78

Meerut

79

Moradabad

80

Motihari

81

Mumbai

82

Muzaffarpur

83

Mysore

84

Nagpur

85

Nashik

86

Navi Mumbai

87

Orai

88

Palanpur

89

Panjim

90

Pathanamthitta

91

Patiala

92

Patna

93

Pratapgarh

94

Pune

95

Purnea

96

Raipur

97

Rajahmundry

98

Rajkot

99

Ranchi

100

Ratnagiri

101

Rewa

102

Rewari

103

Rohtak

104

Saharsa

105

Satara

106

Satna

107

Seoni

108

Shahdol

109

Shimla

110

Sikar

111

Sirsa

112

Sitapur

113

Sriganganagar

114

Srinagar

115

Surat

116

Thanjavur

117

Thiruvananthapuram

118

Thrissur

119

Tirunelveli

120

Trichy

121

Udaipur

122

Varanasi

123

Vijaywada

124

Vizag

125

Warangal

126

Yamunanagar

 


 

 

Annexure 3: 

 

Question Paper Structure

 

Questions

No. of Questions

Time           (In Minutes)

Marks

1)      General Science

10

 

1*10=10

2)      Biotechnology (Including Branches of Biotech)

60

 

1*60=60

3)      General Aptitude/Analytical

10

 

1*10=10

Total

80

90

80

 

      10 General Science questions of 1 mark each

      60 Biotechnology questions of 1 mark each

      10 General Aptitude/Analytical questions of 1 mark each

      The questions will be Multiple Choice Questions(MCQs) only, with 4 choices for answer out of which only 1 will be the correct answer

      There will be no negative marking for wrong answers

      Total time for the test will be 90 minutes to attempt 80 questions.

      The test will contain the questions from following branches of Biotechnology:

1)      Industrial Biotechnology

2)      Immunology

3)      Microbiology

4)      Genetics

5)      Biochemistry

6)      Plant Biotechnology

7)      Animal Biotechnology

8)      Cell and Molecular Biology

9)      IPR

10)   Analytical Techniques

11)   Bioinformatics

12)   Bioprocess engineering/Fermentation Technology