Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Tarnaka, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh -500607, is conducting an Advanced Course in Bioinformatics (ACB).
ACB is a six months, fulltime course consisting of thirteen modules and an industry relevant project. Continuous evaluation is a part of the course structure where in day to day work of the students would be evaluated based on the performance through assignments and tests. Daily session comprises of 3 hours of classroom lecture followed by 4 hours of lab work.
The fee for the course which includes course material, computer facility & High Performance Computing facility is Rs.40,000/- for General candidates (18 seats) and Rs.50,000/- for Industry sponsored candidates (6 seats).
Applicant should be a B.Tech/BE in Computer Science/Chemical Technology / Biotechnology/ Pharmacy/ MBBS/ BDS/ B.VSc/ M.V.Sc/ Post Graduation (M.Sc) in Computer Science/ Biological Science (Any branch of Life Science)/ Environmental Science / Biotechnology / Chemistry/Agricultural Science / Mathematics /Statistics/Physics and should have Good Knowledge in Bioinformatics, which requires exposure in Biology, Computer Fundamentals and Programming concepts in C Language.
Selection will be based on the performance in a Common Entrance Test (CET), covering Computer Fundamentals (40 Marks), Biology Concepts (40 Marks) and General Aptitude Test (20 Marks), to be held on 14th June 2009 (Sunday) from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm at IICT ZM School, IICT Campus, Habsiguda, Uppal Road., Hyderabad. Detailed syllabus of CET is given at http://www.iictindia.org/zacb/. Industry sponsored candidates should also appear for the CET. Separate merit list will be maintained for Sponsored candidates.
Application can be obtained from 'Dr. U.S.N. Murty, Course Coordinator, Head, Biology Division, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Tarnaka, Hyderabad, A.P-500 607, by paying Rs.250/- by way of Demand Draft drawn in favour of Director, IICT Hyderabad.
Application can be downloaded from http://www.iictindia.org/zacb/. Those using downloaded form should attach DD for Rs.250/- with filled in application form.
Last date for receipt of filled up application by Dr. U.S.N. Murty, Course Coordinator, Head, Biology Division, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Tarnaka, Hyderabad, A.P- 500 607, is 20th May 2009.
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