On behalf of DBT, since 1993-94, Biotech Consortium India Limited (BCIL) is implementing this scheme of practical industrial training for Biotechnology students (M.Sc./ M.Tech. /B.E. /B.Tech /MBA). The objective of this scheme is to provide industry-specific training to Biotech students for skill development and enhancing their job opportunities in the Biotech industry. This programme provides an opportunity to Biotech Industry for training and selecting suitable manpower. The advertisement is published in national newspapers once a year, usually in Apr-May and online application forms for students and requisition forms for companies are available on website. The final placement for training is done in Oct-Nov. Eligibility: Biotechnology students having M.Sc./ M.Tech. /B.E. /B.Tech /MBA. Fellowship amount: The training period is for 6 months during which a trainee gets a monthly stipend of Rs.10000 and trainer company is paid a bench fee to cover the expenses for providing training.