DNA Fingerprinting & Forensic Biology
This certificate course is now recognized by Sri Padmavathi University, Tirupati.

Overview: This is a 6 months to one year program. Trainees attend lectures focused on the basics of DNA fingerprinting and Forensic Biology for 6 months and receive a certification from TCABS-E. Interested trainees can choose to work on a mini-real time project for 3-6 months to get real time experience. This program provides knowledge and practical laboratory skills to the trainees towards a Technician career in Forensic labs as well as academic research labs and industry. This program is equivalent to postgraduate level.

 

Curriculum: The training includes topics given below:

  • Molecular Biology & Genetic Engineering

  • Classic & Molecular Genetics

  • Microbiology & Pathology

  • Immunology

  • Computational Sciences & Bioinformatics

  • Biophysics & Biochemistry

  • Clinical Biochemistry

  • Pharmacology & Toxicology

Eligibility: Open to all who completed undergraduate degree. However, the minimum required qualification is successful completion of the first year undergraduate degree. So undergraduate students who are in their second year of their undergraduate degree are also eligible.

Admission: Trainees who complete internship programs from TCABS-E can get direct admission into this program. New applicants without prior internship experience from TCABS-E must go through an entrance exam. However, applicants who are willing to pay the full fee without any discounts can directly join the program in the "sponsored quota" with full fee payment during the admission.

Fee: Trainees pay 50% of the fee at the time of admission into the program (NOTE: applicants through the sponsored quota are not eligible for any discounts in the fee and must pay the full fee at the time of admission). The total program including lab training costs Rs. 1 Lakh. If the students opt for only theory classes without any lab experience then it costs only Rs. 50,000. However, trainees who complete TCABS-E internship program can get up to 50% discount depending on their scores and new applicants are eligible for up to 20% discount based on their score in the entrance exam.