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Biotech grads can look to get job-ready

DNBAN71386 | 11/12/2013 | Author : dna correspondent | WC :501

Academy to train grads for the biotech sector opens up in city

Bangalore: Biotech graduates in the city who are finding it tough to get jobs can now look at a course that will not just re-skill them, but also get them acquainted with prospective employers.
A 16-week programme in biosciences, delivered by professors from the US and biotech industry veterans, will try to polish the skills of graduates in accordance with the industry requirements. Post completion of the course, candidates will get job opportunities at biotech firms in India, and those at the global level.
Statistics show about 40,000 biotech students pass out annually, but only 2,000 manage to find jobs. The rest either move on to other sectors, or pursue other courses.
Set up in Electronics City, Biocon Academy, as the
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