A new program initiated by Govt. of Karnataka (KBITS) which is of one year duration has been started from the academic year 2011-12. SIT is one among ten colleges selected to start BT Finishing School. The course is of two semesters wherein first semester will be of classroom teaching and the next will emphasize on Industry Training. The institution has established MOUs with six reputed biotech industries/ companies which have offered to help in improving industry-institution collaboration through offering good projects to students assist them for getting placements. Representatives from these industries will be invited to participate and help design competitive syllabi.
“Bioinformatics & Rational Drug Design”
12 months- Course work (6 months) + Internship (6 months)
Candidates must have a minimum of 50% in Masters 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; B.E./B.Tech. Biotechnology, Bioinformatics; Bachelor of Pharmacy, Agriculture, Veterinary, MBBS and BDS are also eligible to apply.