KBAT-2019 (Karnataka Biotechnology Aptitude Test) 2019
Exam Date: 09/08/2019 Exam State: State Level Last Date: 31/07/2019

Exam Details

The 12 BTFS host institutions in Karnataka have been offering courses since 2011. Every year Karnataka – Biotechnology Aptitude Test (K-BAT) was conducted and the students were selected at all India level. The number of applications received from students and number of students joining the course has been increasing from year to year.

Applications are invited from interested students across India for admission into post-graduate diploma in specialized areas of biotechnology for each of the academic session. Admissions will be through an online entrance test followed by counseling and seat allotment. The department propose to monitor and review the progress of the implementation of the BiSEP in the State by constitution of BiSEP Advisory Committee chaired by Principal Secretary to Government, Department of IT, BT and S&T and Monitoring-cum-Steering Committee chaired by Director, Directorate of IT & BT and Managing Director, KBITS, Department of IT and BT, Government of Karnataka.

Courses Offered

Bioinfomatics and Big Data Analytics,

Biopharmaceutical Technology,

Cellular & Molecular Diagnostics,

Clinical Research & Data Management,

Fermentation & Bioprocessing,

Multi-OMICs Technology,

Nutraceuticals & Food Processing,

Plant Genetics Engineering and Protein Expression & Scale-UP.

One Year Program (6 months aademin training and 6 months Industry Intership)Program supported by Fellowship of Rs.10,000/- pm per candidate selected


M.Sc. in Biotech/Microbioology/Biochemistry/Bioinformatics or any other Life Science related Courese or B.E./B.Tech. (Biotech/Bioinformatics) or B. Pharma/B.Sc (Agri)/B.VSc. or any 4 years degree courese in Life Science and subjects with minimum 50% marks in the qualifying degree examiniation (40% for students belonging to Sc/St categories).

Reserve Seats: 50% of the seats are reserved for Resident students of Karnatka.

Reservations under OBCs/SC/ST/ any Hyderabad-Karnatka region are provided.

Selection: Through online entrance test- Karnataka Biotechnology Aptitute Test (K-BAT) and Counselling.

Admission process

Guidelines & Instructions for Filling Online Registration Form for KBAT 2019 (Batch III)

Three steps to be followed for completing the Registration Form

Step 1 Read the Terms and Conditions of the Programme carefully

Step 2 Start filling the Registration Form by clicking “New Registration”

Step 3 Make Payment of Registration Fee using Online Payment facility.

STEP 1: Read Terms and Conditions of the Program fully. http://www.bisep.karnataka.gov.in/general-guidelines.php

STEP 2: Filling the KBAT 2019 Registration Form


Upload your latest passport-sized photograph in .jpg or .png format by clicking on the browse button

Name: Ensure you enter the information as per your certificates.

Fathers Name: As per the documents Submitted Mothers Name: As per the documents Submitted

Date of Birth: As per your Class X Marks card. (Note: Candidates born in 1986 and thereafter are only eligible)

Gender: Select from the Radio button.

Aadhar Number: Enter the details as mentioned in the document

Your mobile number: Enter your own mobile number and not of friends or family, as you could be contacted by us, for any clarifications, if required.

E-mail ID: Give your own E-mail ID (should be active at the time entering the details)

Kindly note password for KBAT 2019 and other communications would be sent to your email ID only. Please keep checking your mail (including your spam and trash folders) and BiSEP Website (www.bisep.karnataka.gov.in) for any updates.

ID Proof type: Select from the scroll down menu bar.

ID Proof Number: Enter the ID Number as mentioned in the above selected ID proof.

ID Proof Upload: Upload self-attested scanned PDF format of the above selected ID proof type with less than 1Mb size.

Present Address: Your Current Residence Address

Pin code: Enter correct pin code of your present address

City/Town: Select from the scroll down menu bar.

State: Select from the scroll down menu bar.

District: Enter the name of the District.

Address Proof type: Select from the scroll down menu bar.

Address Proof (Upload): Upload the scanned PDF format of the above selected Address proof type with less than 1Mb size.

Category: Select correct category for which proof needs to be provided.

Category Certificate: Upload PDF format of the Category certificate issued by the competent authority with less than 1Mb file size.

Notification Option: Select the Radio buttons carefully so the notifications will reach you as per the option selected.

Academic Details: Qualifying Degree: Select from the scroll down bar

Academic Institution: Enter the Name of the Institution from where you pursued the Degree.

Year of completion/ passing: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, others: Click on relevant year of passing or others and then enter.

Aggregate or Percentage: This would be an addition of marks scored for each semesters or degree put together/in total.

Conversion of CGPA Grades to Percentage:

a) If marks sheet have total scores, kindly add marks scored for each semesters or degree put together/in total and directly calculate the percentage to enter the same.

b) If marks sheet has both CGPA Grades and Marks details, kindly enter the marks directly and calculate the percentage without considering the CGPA grades.

c) If marks sheets CGPA conversion formula is provided by the University, calculate the percentage as per the formula and enter the same.

d) If mark sheets has only CGPA grades provided, please calculate the percentage using the following formula:

For Engineering Degree holders

[CGPA Earned - 0.75] x 10 = Percentage of marks scored

Illustration: [CGPA Earned 8.20-0.75] x 10 = 74.5%

For non-Engineering Degree holders

CGPA Earned x 10 = Percentage of marks scored

Illustration: [CGPA Earned 8.20 x 10 = 82%]

Note: Percentage of marks should be calculated for all semesters of the qualifying degree.

Kindly visit (http://www.bisep.karnataka.gov.in/general-guidelines.php) for complete details on eligibility criteria. Marks Sheet: PDF file containing self-attested scanned marks sheets of 10th, 12th or +2 or PUC, UG and PG Degree Marks Cards/sheets to be uploaded. Are you Resident Student of Karnataka: Read guidelines provided under Reservations/Concessions in detail before selecting your option correctly. (http://www.bisep.karnataka.gov.in/general-guidelines.php)  

Domain and College preferences: Select the 5 colleges in your order of preference from the scroll down bar even if your choice of domains are repeated. 4 Kindly note mere selection of domains and college preferences do not guarantee admission for that particular course or college. The final allotment of course and colleges is fully depends on its availability at the time of counseling and seat allotment called based on Final Rank List.

Exam Details: Select Preferred Date of Exam and Preferred Exam slot from the drop down menu. Kindly note the dates are liable to changes. The exact date and time of your online Test will be communicated to the Mobile Number/Email entered in the application.

Exam Location: Karnataka Biotechnology Aptitude Test (KBAT) is online exam of 1 hour duration that can be taken from anywhere with Laptop/Desktop computer having good internet connectivity and continuous power supply. Registered candidates are set to receive login credentials to their registered Mobile number and eMail Id along with necessary instructions well before the date of exam and exam slot selected by the candidates. No Admit Card/Hall Ticket issued. The various options provided in drop down menu are only for information to guide in case of any technical difficulty in completing the online test. How do know about KBAT: Select the option available from the scroll down bar.

After filling up the details, candidates need to click on “Accept and Pay fees” radio button. Immediately login ID and Temporary Password will be generated and sent to the eMail ID and Mobile number given in the Registration Form. Also, the candidate will be taken to the Payment Section. If candidate wants to modify any details entered in the Registration Form, one has an option of logging in using Login ID and Temporary password sent to undertake such modifications.

Once payment details are entered and submitted, candidates are not allowed to modify the details already entered in the registration form. Candidates have an option of entering payment details by getting login also.

STEP 3: Registration Fee of Rs.400/- (Rupees Four Hundred Rupees Only) has to be paid using ONLINE PAYMENT FACILITY ONLY.

Registration fees once paid is not re-fundable for reasons whatsoever.


After payment gets complete, the registration status will be shown as PENDING for Verification and Approval by the Administrator. On the Administrator approving the Registration, an email/SMS will be sent to the registered mobile and email ID confirming the same along with any other information regarding the online test.

For any queries regarding KBAT registrations, please mail to bisep.ktech@ka.gov.in  

You can also send WhatsApp/Telegram messages to 94484 70039 (No calls).

In case of emergency, call us between 10:00am and 05:30 pm on working days. 080 – 22270106 / 22270144 / 22274400 Extension: 227 

Important Dates

KBAT 2019 Dates 

KBAT 2019

09 and 10 August 2019

Last Date for registration

31 July 2019

Announcement of KBAT Online Exam Results

17 and 19 August 2019

Counseling and Seat Allotment Sessions at Bengaluru

12th & 13th September 2019

Orientation & Course Commencement

01 October 2019

Karnataka Biotechnology & Information Technology Services (KBITS)
BMTC Bldg., TTMC ‘B’ Block,
4th Floor,
K.H. Road,
Shanthinagar, Bengaluru – 560027.
Ph : +91 80 22270106 / 22270144 / 22274400; Extn. 227
Mob  : 94484 70039 (messages only)
Email: kbathelpline@gmail.com,
Whasapp/Telegram: 9448470039 (message only)

For More Information Please Visit: http://bisep.karnataka.gov.in