BINC 2018 Fellowship Exam – On behalf of the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India, BCIL will conduct the BioInformatics National Certification (BINC) examination. The objective of this examination is to identify bioinformatics professionals for further studies as well as to help potential employers in the recruitment of candidates having exceptionally good Bioinformatics skills. Interested candidates can check all the details of BINC 2018 Fellowship Exam on this page given below.

Latest: Final Result of BINC 2018 Exam has been released. Candidates can check the same from the link provided in “Result” page.

BioInformatics National Certification (BINC) 2018

Candidates can apply online for BINC 2018 Fellowship Exam from Pondicherry University official website. Research Fellowships as per the DBT norms for all the successful candidates those who are interested and qualified in pursuing Ph.D. in India will be awarded. In addition, cash prizes will be awarded to the top ten successful candidates.

Schedule for BINC 2018 Fellowship Exam is given below.

Event Dates
BINC online registration starts from 25 Apr 2018
BINC online registration ends on 31 May 2018
Availability of Admit cards for Part-I 12 Jun 2018
BINC examination (Paper I): Objective type 23 Jun 2018 (Part-I) 9 AM-11 AM
Results of Paper I 27 Jun 2018
Availability of Admit cards for Part-II 04 Jul 2018
BINC examination (Paper II): Short answers 15 Jul 2018 (Part-II) 9 AM-12 PM
BINC examination (Paper III): Practical 15 Jul 2018 (Part-III) 2 PM-4 PM
BINC final result 25 Jul 2018

Official Notification

BINC Application Form

Application Form for BINC 2018 Fellowship Exam is available on the official website of BINC. Candidates can apply online from the link provided on “Application Form” page. Candidates have to register themselves to create a profile. Upon creating a profile, candidates will receive a User ID and Password on your registered email ID and mobile number. Using these credentials one can login as Registered Applicant to fill the Application form. The application may be saved at any stage and can be re-visited to complete later. Once the form is submitted, you will not be allowed to edit any details in the Application form.

The application fee for BINC 2018 is Rs. 600/-(Six Hundred Only) for General candidates, Rs.400/- for women/OBC candidates and Rs.200 for SC/ST candidates. However, PH candidates are exempted from payment of the application fee.

BINC Eligibility Criteria 2018

Bachelor /Master degree holders in Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences including Statistics, Agriculture, Veterinary, Medicine, Pharmacy, Engineering, and Technology are eligible to appear for the examination. Candidates appearing in final year examination are also eligible to apply.

Examination Centers

Exam centers for Part-I: Hyderabad, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Kolkata, Lucknow, Delhi, Bangalore, Bhopal, Pune, Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, and Vadodara.

Exam centers for Part-II: Savitribai Phule Pune University, Sri Venkateswara College New Delhi, Anna University Chennai, Bose Institute Kolkata, Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology Bangalore, University of Hyderabad, Assam Agricultural University Guwahati and University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram.

BINC 2018 Examination

The examination consists of Three papers. The Part I (Paper I) examination is scheduled on June 27, 2018 and Part II (Paper II and Paper III) on July 15, 2018. Paper I will be of objective type and candidates scoring a minimum of 40% marks in Paper-I will be called to appear in Part-II examination. Part-II examination consists of two papers: Paper II will be of short answer type questions of three hours duration while Paper III will be a practical examination of three hours duration to test analytical ability and programming skill of candidates.

Important Points to Note

  • For Paper I there will be negative marking of 0.25 for every wrong answer.
  • The list of successful candidates in the Paper I will be announced on the website.
  • Candidates securing 40% or above marks in Paper I ONLY will be eligible to appear for Paper II and III.
  • Candidates scoring a minimum of 40% or above in each paper (Paper I, Paper II & Paper III) will be certified.
  • The final list will be displayed at the BINC website.

Pondicherry University

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