The course is designed to make the candidates acquainted with the basic principles of phytochemistry and the methodologies employed while working with plant extracts. The 3-month course includes classroom teaching as well as hands-on training in various extraction techniques such as maceration, decoction, Soxhlet extraction as well as the use of Clevenger’s apparatus, Rotary Vacuum Evaporator.
Emphasis is also given to inculcate the aptitude for method development while working with a new plant or active component. All life science graduates are eligible to attend the certification course.
Recognition & Accreditation
Recognized by Government of Karnataka.
All life-science graduates are eligible to join the program. PG students are invited to take up their project work at PIMS.
Career prospects are bright fuelled by the advent in biotechnology with plethora of opportunities in agriculture, medicine, food, environment and health sector. Bangalore is a hot spot for the sector with 130 companies and 80 start-ups directly creating job opportunities in biotechnology as well as other 50 med tech companies providing indirect opportunities. 5 major incubation centres C-Camp, IKP Eden, Bangalore BioInnovation Centre, InnAccel and Evaccel provide start-up opportunities for young entrepreneurs. Top R&D centres of Monsanto, Biocon, GE, Novozymes and Tata Group are world leaders in Biotechnology innovation.
Affiliated to Bangalore University.