DBT India iBEC-2020

DBT India iBEC-2020 (Indian Biological Engineering Competition)

The notification for the iBEC-2020 (Indian Biological Engineering Competition) by the Department of Biotechnology India has been released. Interested applicants can check out all of the details on the eligibility criteria, inclusion, exclusion criteria, application procedure and selection procedure below:

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Indian Biological Engineering Competition (iBEC)

Purpose: For supporting best Indian Students team to participate in iGEM Competition-2020

How to Apply:

Soft copy of the proposal required to be sent to the concerned officer of DBT at provided e-mail address followed by the hard copy of the original application at below-mentioned address:

Last date for proposal submission: 30th March 2020

For and other issues, kindly contact concerned officer:

Dr. Sangita M. Kasture
Scientist ‘F’
Department of Biotechnology
Ministry of Science & Technology Government of India
Room No. 812, Block -2, C.G.O. Complex
Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003, INDIA
Email: [email protected]

Eligibility Criteria:

Who can apply?

The concepts may be received from undergraduate and postgraduate students with a mentor from the exact same Institution. The team of students applying from a particular institute would be encouraged, though not obligatory.



Rational design of biological components that consist of construction of standard parts (DNA, RNA, Protein), devices (modules e.g. operon, transcription factor complex) and circuits (pathways/networks).


Standard molecular biology studies that do not map to the rational design approach.

Application Criteria:

  • Applications require to be sent out by Mentor who must be a regular faculty of an institute.
  • Maximum of 5 member team, consisting of a mentor with credible experience. Extra funds for additional members, if required need to be arranged from other sources/institute.
  • Proposal based on pre-existing iGEM parts.

Shortlisting Process:

Teams will be welcomed to send full proposals. Due consideration will be given to the extent of non-obviousness and also prospective applications emerging from the proposed work.


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