As of January 2020, the institute has trained 815 (716 completed and 99 ongoing) students in these post-graduate programmes.
|Programme||Recognized by||Year of launch||Duration||Number of batches |
|1.||Postgraduate Diploma in Bioinformatics (PGDB)||–||2002||18 months||11|
|2.||Laboratory Course in Biotechniques (LCBT)||–||2004||9 months||8|
|3.||MSc in Bioinformatics and Biotechnology||IGNOU||2011||2 years||2|
|4.||MSc in Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology||University of Mysore||2013||2 years||5|
|5.||MSc in Biotechnology and Bioinformatics||Bangalore University||2018||2 years||0|
|6.||PG Diploma in Big Data Biology (PGDBDB)||In collaboration with,and recognized by, IIIT-B||2019||1 year||1|
The alumni have done exceedingly well, whether in academics or in industry. Examples of well known companies which they have joined include Novartis, Eli Lilly, GlaxoSmithKline, Biocon, Cellworks Research, Molecular Connections, Philips Research Centre, Quintiles, and Strand Life Sciences. Many alumni have also done exceedingly well in these companies, and today occupy high positions such as CTO, Chief Architect, National Manager-Corporate Accounts, Vice President, Senior Statistical Analyst, and Lead Scientist.
Prominent institutes in India that the alumni have joined for their PhD degree include ACTREC, CCMB, Indian Institute of Science, Indian Institutes of Scientific Education and Research, Indian Institutes of Technology, The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, J N Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, National Centre for Biological Sciences, and TIFR (Hyderabad and Mumbai). Several of them have also pursued a PhD in prestigious institutions across the world such as Cornell University, European Bioinformatics Institute, Institute of Population Genetics, Imperial College, Heidelberg University, Max Planck Institutes, University Le Reunion, University of Cambridge, and University of Zurich. Alumni who have pursued a career in academia have become faculty members in prominent institutions.