Bioinformatics > B.Tech. - Bioinformatics

B. Tech Bioinformatics - Stands for Bachelor of Technology in Bioinformatics. Typically, a B.Tech. is for four years, minimum eligibility for which is an intermediate (10 + 2) in science. Bio-Informatics is essentially the application of computer science and information technology to the molecular biology field. Subjects usually studied under this degree are Basic Biology,Introduction to Bioinformatics, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Practicals etc.

Basic Eligibility

 

For admission in to bachelor’s degree, the candidate must have passed the higher secondary school certificate (10+2) examination with science subject such as (biology, maths and chemistry).  The duration for this course is 3 years.

Job Prospects

There is lot of scope in the bioinformatics field. Most of the professionals are employed in biotechnology, biomedical sciences and pharmaceutical companies. Graduates can seek employment in private and government hospitals.  Fresh graduates can also opt for teaching jobs in universities and colleges.

Students can also work with lthe eading scientific research institutes .  Even biomedical products manufacturing industries are employing a large number of professionals from this field.  There are lots of career opportunities available in India as well as in foreign countries for bioinformatics scientists.

Some of the top Indian companies hiring professionals in bioinformatics: -

 

  • Wipro
  • Ocimumbio
  • Reliance
  • Jubilant Biosys
  • Satyam
  • Tata Consultancy Services
  • Accelrys, Inc.
  • IBM Life Sciences
  • BioMed Informatics
  • Silicon Genetics and Tessella


Remuneration: -

Graduates working in government hospitals and in research centers can earn between Rs. 8,000 – Rs. 20,000 depending on the factors such as qualification, designation and experience. Professors employed in government colleges can earn around Rs 10,000 to Rs 15,000 every month. Professionals working in private pharmaceutical sectors or MNC’s can get approximately around Rs. 4, 50,000 to Rs 6, 00,000 per annum.

Job titles: -

 

  • Lecturer
  • Database designer
  • Scientists
  • Bio-analytics
  • Self-employment
  • Informatics developer
  • Researcher
  • Software developer
  • Marketing Executive
  • Service provider in discovery software and in research applications

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