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BioInformatics National Certification (BINC)

BioInformatics National Certification (BINC)

Owner: Poonam Mahapatra

Group members: 39

Description:

BINC (BioInformatics National Certification) is an initiative of Department of Biotechnology(DBT), Government Of India in coordination with Bioinformatics Center, University of Pune. The objective of the examination is to recognize trained manpower in the area of Bioinformatics. Currently, various Indian universities, Government and private institutions are involved in imparting courses in Bioinformatics in India. However, there exists a large variation in the course contents, training period and method of training. Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India, has instituted BINC examination with an objective to evaluate the Bioinformatics knowledge & skillset of the students. 

This group is being created to discuss the issues, and updates of BINC exams.

More: http://binc.scisjnu.ernet.in/

Brief description: BioInformatics National Certification (BINC) is a government of India initiative to recognize and certify bioinformatician.