DBT Biotech Industrial Training Program – BITP 2020-21

Department of Biotechnology has released BITP 2020-21 Official notification for Biotech Industrial Training Program Under DBT-Skill Vigyan. Interested candidates can check out the details given below.

Applications are invited from bonafide Indian citizens residing in India for hands-on training in industry. The programme provides opportunity to students who have completed their education and intend to start their career in industry to acquire practical skills and experience working on projects alongside industry experts as well as an opportunity to industry to identify potential candidates for their human resource requirements. The training will be for a period of six months during which stipend will be paid to trainees and bench fee will be paid to companies to cover expenses towards training.


B.E./ B.Tech./ M.Sc./ M.Tech./ MBA Biotechnology/ Bio-informatics and students admitted under DBT supported post-graduate teaching programs. Candidates appearing in the final semester/ year examination are also eligible to apply. The degree should be from an Indian recognized university with minimum 50% marks or equivalent grade completed in the year 2018 / 2019 or completing in 2020.

Mode of Application:

Students may apply online by visiting website www.biotech.co.in. The details regarding filling of form, payment of application fee and uploading of documents is given on the website.

Mode of Selection:

Candidates will be selected through a computer-based test conducted in multiple cities/centers. Selection would be subject to meeting the eligibility criteria. Trainer company would be provided subject to availability.


After completion of training, trainees will have to undergo an online ‘Assessment’ conducted by Life Science Sector Skill Development Council (LSSSDC). Trainees who will qualify the ‘Assessment’ will be awarded the “Apprenticeship Certificate” under National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF) by LSSSDC.

Note : Kindly send all BITP related queries to bitp.dbt@nic.in

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