Frequently Asked Questions

These professional courses have been created to meet the gap between current education and industry needs that are not being met. These specialised subjects will broaden your knowledge and upgrade your skills to fill this gap and utilise the opportunity that the industry has to offer. The training will be given by an expert panel of faculties from the industry and you will be highly benefitted with their rich experience.

Medical Council of India does not recognize courses that are offered through online or blended learning platform. 

The course completion certificate is issued by the prestigious institute- SRIHER (Deemed to be university). The completion of this course will certify your specialised skills that will boost your opportunities in the industry and enable you to be in a better position to offer your services.

The training will be conducted in a blended format using live, online and pre-recorded lectures. It will also include guest lecture, role play, interactive session, capstone projects, internships, etc.

All study material will be either provided in soft copy or to be purchased directly by the candidates as advised

The only requirement is to have an internet connection with good bandwidth for an uninterrupted session

This is a blended training and hence you will be able to have direct interaction with the trainers.

Genetic counselling course-
  1. To be eligible for the passing out examination, attendance more than 80% in the teaching sessions and 90% or more for the clinical internship is essential.
  2. Monthly assessment: Four monthly evaluations will be conducted, and marks will be added to the final score (10 marks each evaluation, total = 40).
  3. Final assessment: This will consist of MCQ and short answer type questions (100 marks) + practical genetic counseling or OSCE (60 marks). Total marks will be 200 (40 + 60+100).
  4. Exit Exam: The candidate must secure a total score of 60% to pass the examination.

Bioinformatics course-
  1. Monthly assessment: Four monthly evaluations will be conducted, and marks will be added to the final score.
  2. Final assessment based on performance in capstone projects and internships.

For the genetic counselling course,we will be providing a 6-week practical training at one of the selected designated centres. For bioinformatics course, there will be capstone projects and internship

Though we have a provision for an internship program, but it will be offered depending on the improvement in the covid-19 situation

The academy will give you the platform to connect and interact with industry experts during the training and hands on workshop. We will make you industry ready to be able to take up job in the appropriate industry

The course will have live sessions and projects during the 24weeks training. Hence, the registration will be closed at a certain date before the commencement of the class. Refer to admission circular for details

  1. Go to the desired course page, and click ‘register now’ . Complete the form and submit required documents as requested.
  2. Appear for the entrance exam and on passing the exam with 50% or above score you will be eligible to enrol.
  3. You can log in using your registered credential & complete payment process to join the class

On completion of the payment, you will be able to access all course material and guidelines by logging in using your registration credentials.

  1. Debit /credit card
  2. Online bank transfer. Details given in the registration page

Cancellation from the date of registration until 1st class- 80%
Cancellation post 2nd class- Nil

For Genetic counselling- basic knowledge of Biology | Genetics
For Bioinformatics - Basic knowledge of molecular biology and genetics | Statistics |Linux

Yes. We will impart the detailed knowledge with an extensive syllabus that would make you industry ready

Yes, with determination and hardwork, one can surely manage both job and studies. Both are commitments and those willing to upgrade their career would surely put the required efforts

Our course has been prepared keeping BGC’s syllabus in mind and our programme will train you to appear for BGC’ level 1 certification exam. So, those getting trained at FMA would surely clear the level 1 examination conducted by BGC. However, one should refer to their website for further details on eligibility criteria.