The Department is supporting the scheme, Bioinformatics National Certification (BINC) since 2005 to identify and certify bioinformatics professionals to improve their job placement opportunities. Top ten candidates also received the cash award. The successful post-graduate candidates are eligible for availing JRF/SRF for pursuing Ph.D. in Indian Institutions/Universities. This programme is equivalent to UGC-CSIR-NET, DBT-JRF and all other such programs. This year, 1037 applications have been received and total 600 students appeared in exam for Paper I. 28 students have qualified the Paper I and appeared in Paper II and Paper III. The BINC exam was conducted at 12 places in the country and 17 students could qualify the BINC 2018.The total number of ongoing students is 20, which includes 2 newly joined.

Concerned Officer for more information

Programme Head Dr. Meenakshi Munshi, Scientist G
Email meenakshi29[dot]dbt[at]nic[dot]in
Phone No. 011-24361035
Programme Coordinator Dr. Manoj Singh Rohilla, Scientist E
E-mail manojsrohilla[dot]dbt[at]nic[dot]in
Phone 011-24363726
Attached Officer Dr. Abhishek Kumar Mehta, Scientist C
E-mail ak[dot]mehta[at]dbt[dot]nic[dot]in