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KBAT ensures admission of students to Biotechnology Finishing Schools (BTFS) for post graduate diploma in specialized biotechnology-related job-oriented courses.in the Millennium Biotech Policy-II, the Government of Karnataka has initiated establishment of finishing schools across the state. Twelve BT Finishing Schools (BTFS) have been established in Karnataka with appropriate course content and duration to equip graduates and post-graduates with necessary employable skills and to make them industry ready. All 12 BTFS will be commencing their courses from September 2012.
Applications are invited from interested students for admission into post-graduate diploma in specialized areas of biotechnology for the academic session 2012-13. Admissions will be through an online entrance test followed by an interview.

Important dates and Eligibility


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. Candidates who have appeared for the M.Sc/B.E. final exams can also apply.

Application Fee and Mode of Payment

Exam Application Fees: Rs. 500.

  • Students should transfer the application fee amount of Rs. 500 using the NEFT transfer mode at any NEFT-enabled bank.
  • This fee is to be paid prior to filling the application form.
  • Students please note: Make a note of the NEFT transfer number carefully.
  • This NEFT number has to be mentioned on the application form.

Details required to pay the application fee using NEFT are:
Name of the Beneficiary: KBITS – BTFS – KBAT
Account No.: 2827201001221
Branch IFS code: CNRB0002827
Name of the Bank: Canara Bank
Name of the Branch: K.S.F.C. Complex 1/1, Thimmaiah Road, Bangalore – 52


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KBAT Courses through Biotechnology Finishing Schools :

  • Bioinformatics and Rational Drug Design.
  • Nutraceuticals and Food Processing.
  • Pre – clinical, Clinical Research, Bio – statistics and Data Management.
  • Fermentation and Bio – processing.
  • Biosensors and Medical Devices.
  • Plant Genetic Transformation, Genome, Seed and Marker Analysis.
  • Cellular and Molecular Diagnostics.
  • Protein Expression and Scale up.
  • Plant tissue culture and Micro Propagation.

Duration of KBAT Course : 1 Year.

Colleges List

  1. Manipal Life science Centre
    Planetarium Complex, Manipal – 576104.
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  2. Dayanandasagar Institution
    Shavige Malleshwara Hills, Kumaraswamy layout, Bangalore-560 078
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  3. Siddaganga Institute of Technology
    B.H.Road, Tumkur – 572 103
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  4. Probiosys
    No. 1374, 1st Floor, 32 ‘E’ Cross, 4th T Block, Jayanagar,Bangalore 560041
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  5. PES Institute of Technology
    100 ft. Ring Road, Banashankari-III Stage, Hoskerehalli, Bangalore-560085
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  6. JSS College of Arts, Commerce & Science
    Ooty Road, Mysore – 570 025
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  7. St. Aloysius College ( Autonomous)
    PB 720, Light House Hill Road, Mangalore575 003
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  8. Padmashree Institute of Management & Sciences
    #149, Padmashree Campus, Kommaghatta, Sulikere (Post), Kengeri, Bangalore-60
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  9. The Oxford College of Science
    No.32, 19th Main, 17th B Cross, Sectro-4, HSR Layout, Bangalore-560102
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  10. Maharani Lakshmi Ammanni College for Women (Admission open for both boys and girls.)
    18th Cross, Malleswaram, Bangalore-560012
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  11. MM Arts & Science College
    Sirsi, Uttarakannada Dist - 581 402.
  12. Vishweshwaraih College of Applied Sciences
    Plot. No.-4, Sy. No.-39/3, Near Koranti Hanuman Temple,Naganahalli Road, Gulbarga – 585 102

Test Pattern
  • To begin the Exam please click the START button.
  • Each question carries 1 mark for the correct answer and -0.25 for the incorrect answer.
  • You have 100 minutes to answer 100 questions.
  • Not answering or skipping a question would not attract negative marks.
  • Click the FINISH button on completion of this exam only.

Test Centers

KBAT is an online exam. It can be taken from anywhere with a good internet facility


KBAT aims to test the fundamental and concepts in Biology (particularly general and cell & molecular biology), Aptitude and English.