P.G. Diploma in Nutraceuticals and Food Processing is offered under an initiative by Dept of IT, BT, Science and Technology, Govt of Karnataka and DBT, New Delhi to bridge the skill gap between the academics and industry. The curriculum is designed in two semesters – academic classroom teaching and industrial internship.

The courses offered are

Plant Tissue culture & Micropropagation Neutraceuticals and Food Processing


Padmashree Institute of management and Sciences is proud to announce start of BiodHRona Biotech finishing school (BTFS) sponsored by Department of IT-BT, Science & Technology, and Government of Karnataka and recognized by Association of Biotechnology Led Enterprise (ABLE). Padmashree brings both academic and industry on a single platform to offer first of its kind training by partnering with industry and subject experts. Utilizing the state of art laboratory facility at the PIMS, academic and industry experts conduct skill upgrading post-graduate diploma courses.


The fast growing biotechnology sector in Karnataka has been facing severe shortage of industry-ready graduates and post-graduates for a long time. In an effort to fulfill the needs of the industry, the Karnataka government in association with the ABLE and Industry representatives has developed a mechanism to provide employment opportunities in the sector. The coursecomprises of two segments. First segment comprises of 6 months classroom teaching where the students are trained extensively to be industry ready and the second segment comprises of industry internship where the students get a wonderful opportunity to undergo training in various Nutraceuticals and Food Processing industries to get practical experience in various departments. This course is also sponsored by Government of India DBT (Department of Biotechnology) by giving students a fellowship of Rs. 10,000/- per student per month in an effort to empower human resource in Biotechnology sector through BTFS.

Course duration:
12months (6 months course work and 6 months industry intenship)
    • Minimum of 50% in Masters degree from Universities of the state or any other University recognized as equivalent in Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics or any other Life Science related courses.
    • Minimum of 50% in B.E./ B.Tech. – Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Bachelor of Pharmacy, Agriculture, Veterinary, MBBS and BDS (Minimum of 4 year degree in Life Sciences)
    • Candidates who have appeared for the their final exams can also apply but have to produce your final semester / year marks cards or computer print out of your online declared results or provisional degree certificate at the time of counseling and also submit your final semester / year marks card before BTFS course commencement


  • Graduates: 1,200
  • Post Graduates: 600
  • 35 acres campus
  • 3 major buildings
  • Green & Eco friendly campus
  • Projects from KFIST, DBT, KBITS being currently carried out
  • 96 faculty members
  • 10:1 student to faculty ratio



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Chayanika Dutta

“The teaching staff and their way of teaching of this institution is very good ”

Minakshi Devi

“One of the best hospital administration college ”

Dr. Santhosh H. C.

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Dr. Vinod Singh

“We are into hospital planning designing, business planning, complete setting up of hospitals of existing hospitals ”

Iru Poudel

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