Career Prospects

The fast-growing biotechnology sector in Karnataka has been facing a severe shortage of industry-ready graduates and post-graduates for a long time. In an effort to fulfil the needs of the industry, Padmashree has started a unique course where the students will be trained extensively in the field of Medical Lab Technology.
The course comprises of two segments.
  • The first segment comprises of 5 semesters classroom teaching where the students are trained extensively to be industry ready.
  • The second segment comprises of industry internship where the students get a wonderful opportunity to undergo training in industries to get practical experience in various departments.

About the Course :

Padmashree Institute of management and Sciences is proud to announce a unique course M.Voc. affiliated with Bangalore University which is recognized by DDU KAUSHAL KENDRA which is a skill enhancement program. This course helps students to become industry ready and gives life science students excellent opportunity to acquire skills and apply them in the 6 months industry internship which is a part of the curriculum.

Affiliations :

  • Affiliated to Bangalore University.
  • UGC Recognized.

Duration :

2 years (4 Semesters)

Highlights :

  • The unique program is available only at PIMS in Bangalore.
  • Under the Skill India initiative by Govt of India, the multi-entry multi-exit program offers the opportunity to get trained in job-oriented courses.
  • The curriculum is designed to provide training from entry-level jobs to entrepreneurship.
  • The course provides vertical and horizontal mobility to fit students’ interest.
  • The course content is designed to equip the students with industry-specific skills via industry internship for a period of 6 months as a part of the curriculum.

Employability :

The course is pro-industry and students coming out of the course would be placed in food processing industries, herbal extraction in various roles such as production, packaging, quality control, auditing, product development, sales, and marketing.

The course is also designed to groom the students into entrepreneurs.

Eligibility (Full Time) :

A candidate who has passed two years pre-university examinations conducted by the Karnataka PU Education Board or any other examination considered as equivalent thereto shall be eligible for admission to B.Voc.

Eligibility Lateral Admission to M.VOC (SEMESTER III):

Candidates who have passed the four (4) years Bachelor’s degree (in Biotechnology/Biology/ Botany/Microbiology/Zoology/Biochemistry/Food Science/Food Nutrition/Home Science/Life Sciences/Agricultural Science, Dairy Sciences, Horticulture, Forestry, Fisheries, Pharmacy, Engineering (Biotechnology/Food Science/Food Technology/Agricultural Engineering) or M.Sc in any branch of life sciences of Bangalore University or any other University considered as equivalent thereto, with the respective subject as optional/major/special/main subject, are eligible for lateral admission to Semester III of M.Voc program provided they have secured a minimum of 45% marks in the aggregate of all subjects (40% for SC/ST/Category-I candidates).


  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Clinical Microbiology
  • Hematology & Clinical Pathology
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Bio-statistics
  • Laboratory Principles, Laboratory Techniques
  • Immunology, Molecular Biology
  • Immunopathology, Medical genetics
  • Laboratory Principles, Laboratory Techniques
  • Research Methodology
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Systematic Bacteriology, Applied Microbiology & Immunology
  • Haematology
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Laboratory Management
  • Mycology, Virology, and Parasitology
  • Blood Transfusion
  • Project and Industry Internship

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