Biotechnology: complete guide to a career in Biotechnology

Biotechnology: Career Guide, Jobs, Courses, Salary and Education

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Biotechnology: Career Guide, Jobs, Courses, Salary and Education

Explore all you need to know about Biotechnology (Graduates and Post Graduate), from admission Criteria to Courses/Degrees available to Best colleges offering Biotechnology Programs. Know about all career Options after 12th with detail on courses after 12th class and admission criteria and top colleges.

Biotechnology Introduction and scope

Biotechnology is utilizing the sciences of biology, chemistry, physics, engineering and information technology to develop tools and
products to apply to living cells/organisms. Genetic Engineering
Genetic engineering is the study of knowledge obtained from genetics to alter the reproduction and hereditary processes of
organisms. It deals in cloning, in-vitro fertilization, species hybridization or direct manipulation of the genetic material itself by
the recombinant DNA technique. Plant Tissue Culture Functions in the field of in-vitro regeneration and propagation of plantlets, a Tissue Culture specialist may also be involved in plant germ plasma conservation. Plant Genetics
Activities to improve plants by evolving new horticultural varieties through hybridization, this work is generally carried out in the laboratories.

Biotechnology Admission Process, Eligibility Requirements

Know the eligibility criteria for Biotechnology courses in India

For B. Sc. Courses: Pass in 10+2 with PCM. (Biology)Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi conducts the
Combined Entrance examination for admission to
M.Sc./M.Sc. (Agri.)/M.V.Sc.(Animal) Biotech/M. Tech Biotechnology in association with other universities in India. Candidates who have done their B. Sc. in physical, biological, agricultural, veterinary and fishery
sciences, pharmacy, engineering, technology or medicine can take up this examination.
Education Abroad
The Ministry of Science and Technology awards the
Biotechnology Overseas Associateship for advanced
research in molecular biology, microbial genetics, gene
therapy, virology, tissue culture and so on.

  1. For M. Sc. Courses: Bachelor’s degree under 10+2+3 in Physical, Biological, Agricultural, Veterinary, Fishery Sciences, Pharmacy, Engineering, Technology or Medicine (MBBS)
  2.  For M. Sc. (Agriculture) Biotechnology/M.Sc. Animal Biotechnology: Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, horticulture, forestry, fishery, Veterinary
    Sciences or Agricultural Engineering.
  3.  For M Tech Biotechnology : B. Tech degree – in chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Industrial Biotech (BE), Leather technology,
    Pharmaceutical Technology, Food Technology, B. Pharma, and Dairy
    Technology or Master’s Botany, Zoology Bio-chemistry, Microbiology,
    Genetics, Physiology, Pharmacology and Biophysics

Biotechnology Courses & Degrees

Biotechnology colleges/Universities

Top Institutes offering Biotechnology course are:

Biotechnology salary

Biotechnology salary in India

Average Salary of an Biotechnology in India is between per annum

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Please Note:The list of courses and that of Institutes/Universities is in no way exhaustive. The Information about the course is based on information compiled by Central Board of Secondary Education India, We have published this information only to increase the awareness about the course.


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