AIMIT is the only college in Karnataka to offer this PG programme affiliated to Mangalore University. We have an intake of forty. Unlike other Bioinformatics PG courses, which only deal with tools used in Bioinformatics, this M.Sc. course lays a lot of emphasis on IT for biological data processing. As a result, IT firms, regularly select our graduates. Candidates choosing to join M.Sc. (Bioinformatics) are selected on the basis of the marks obtained in degree examinations.

Companies are showing a lot of interest in our M.Sc. (Bioinformatics) graduates and have been coming to recruit them as early as the second semester of their course. The quality of the campus recruiters has improved every year. This year AMDOCS and Silicon Biotech have already selected our best candidates. BIOBASE is expected to come for campus recruitment in the near future.

Duration: Two years.
Eligibility: B.Sc. in with Chemistry /Biology either at the Degree level or at PUC.


The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India has instituted a Bioinformatics Centre at St Aloysius College to promote the study of bioinformatics and research. The Institute has been conducting various workshops and seminars to spread knowledge of bioinformatics, and to promote the study of biology using bioinformatics tools . The students of the under graduate classes have also benefited from the various certificate and diploma courses offered by the Bioinformatics Centre.

Application & Registration Fees

Kindly send Rs. 550 towards the Application and Registration along with the duly filled form downloaded from the website. Prospectus will be sent on receipt of the amount. You are also required to send RECOMMENDATIONS from three of your lecturers along with the application form.

There is also special NRI (Payment) quota for a select number of seats. 20% of the candidates will be selected under merit-cum-need fee structure. Those candidates (local) who would like to be considered under merit-cum-need category should apply for financial assistance along with the application form. Financial Aid forms are available at the centre office. Anybody giving, false information while applying for financial aid is liable to lose his/her seat. Students who have secured ranks at the degree level in the University will be selected under merit-cum-need category.


The interview will be conducted after the Entrance Test. Dates will be announced later.

Selected candidates are expected to get the following documents in original.

  1. Pass Certificate
  2. Eligibility Certificate (for those from outside Karnataka.)
  3. Migration Certificate for those from other Universities.