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All 30 students scored above 2.75 CGPA on a scale of 4. Biocon Academy claimed that the whole batch has recorded 100 percent placement.
Leading companies from the Indian pharma industry, including Intas Pharmaceuticals, Sanofi India, Richcore Lifesciences, Zydus Biologics, GlaxoSmithkline India, and Theramyt Novobiologics have participated in the campus recruitment process.
The job offers covered a wide variety of profiles including production, quality assurance, regulatory affairs, R&D and marketing.
Ms Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, CMD of Biocon & Biocon Academy's chief mentor, said, "We are happy to develop high-end talent for the life sciences sector at Biocon Academy who are being picked up by leading firms in the sector. Our aim is to address the huge skill deficit of the biopharma sector through Biocon Academy students who have been educated on the ‘business of science' through experiential learning by experts from KGI and Biocon."
The ‘Biocon KGI Certificate Program in Biosciences' is a 16-week, full-time certificate program being offered by Biocon Academy in collaboration with the Keck Graduate Institute of Claremont, California, USA.