Twelve Biotechnology Finishing Schools have been set up in the Karnataka state with appropriate course content and duration to equip graduates and post-graduate students with necessary employable skills, thereby making them industry-ready. One year programme has been designed to meet mandatory requirements for a post-graduate diploma in specific areas. Students are selected through online entrance test and personal interview. The selection process is very stringent and all selected students are paid fellowship. The course involves theory lectures as well as internship in industry.