Post Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics and Management in Bioinformatics
PSG College Of Technology, Coimbatore and the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science & Technology are inviting applications for Post Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics and Management in Bioinformatics.
Objectives of the Course
To provide hands-on training in quality control procedures on generated biological and medical data to enhance the students’ skill sets in the application of biological data in health care systems.
Who can apply
BE / BTech in Biotechnology / Biomedical / Bioinformatics / Computer Science / Information Technology with 60% aggregate marks. M.Sc., in Biotechnology / Bioinformatics / Biochemistry / MCA with 60 % aggregate marks.
The course content has been designed after interaction with Bioinformatics Companies to understand their human resource needs. The prepared syllabi were critically evaluated by the Departments’ senior faculty and industry experts for effective delivery to the students.
Majority of the courses have an inbuilt laboratory component, to enable the enhancement of the students’ technical skills in the subjects. Hands on training in the relevant areas are included along the courses. The course is structured to have three modules, The introductory basic module is covered in two months, modules II and III in three months each and internship for six months.
The PG Diploma program is aimed at training students on interdisciplinary perspective. The students are allowed to choose two fundamental courses as electives to improve their basic understanding. The laboratory courses will be taken by all the students, to ensure that they can complement the learning through interaction with peers from other background.
Mode of selection
National level written test and interview
Proposed fee structure
Rs. 50, 000/- in two installments.
Top 20 students selected for the programme with BTech degree in Biotechnology / MSc in Biotechnology are eligible to receive a scholarship of RS.10,000 per month for one year from Department of Biotechnology, Government of India**.
Reservation for SC/ST/Physically Challenged candidates will be based on the norms of MHRD, Govt of India.
Duration of the course
- 1st Semester – 3 Months
- 2nd Semester – 3 Months
- Internship – 6 Months
Last date for application submissions – 20 May 2019
Date of Entrance Examination – 05 June 2019
Commencement of the course – 24 June 2019