Basic Eligibility

 

The eligibility criteria for pursuing a master’s degree are holding a bachelor's degree with science subjects such as biology, maths and chemistry. The duration for this course is 2 years.

Job Prospects

Biotechnology is one of the top career choices made by students in India. There are lots of career opportunities in this field. Graduates can seek employment in chemical industries, agricultural sectors, pharmaceutical and manufacturing industries. Professionals in this career can also opt for teaching jobs in universities and colleges. Bio-technologists can seek employment in research laboratories, which are run by government or private sector.

Professionals can seek job opportunities in private sectors such as food processing and agro based industries, pharmaceutical farms and aquaculture. Environmental experts are also employed in different government agencies and private institutions. Biotechnologists can also opt for science writer in media houses.

Some job options: -

 

  • Energy production
  • Chemicals experimentations
  • Waste management
  • Food processing
  • Environment control
  • Public funded laboratories
  • Bio-processing industries
  • Drug and pharmaceutical research


Remuneration: -
 
Biotechnology is a rewarding and promising career option. The compensation of a biotechnologist working in ra esearch organization or a public sector industry is set according to the government standards. Professionals employed in corporate houses and industries can earn handsome salary. A graduate trainee in this field can initially earn around Rs. 15,000 - 20,000 every month. Professionals working in private colleges can earn good salary depending upon their experience. Fresh IIT pass out graduates working in corporate sector can earn salary between Rs. 70,000 - Rs. 85,000 per annum.

Some of the biotechnology companies in India: -

 

  • Excel Industries Limited, Mumbai
  • BrainWave Bioinformatics Ltd., Chennai
  • Catalyst Pharma Consulting , Mumbai
  • Hi Tech Bio Laboratories, Pune
  • Aristo Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Mumbai
  • Sisco Research Laboratories Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai
  • Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology, Kerala (RGCB)
  • Biotech Consortium India Limited, New Delhi
  • All India Biotech Association (AIBA), New Delhi
  • Amersham Pharmacia Biotech Asia Pacific Ltd., Chennai

Institutes Offering M.Phil. - Biotechnology

Acharya Nagarjuna University - Master of Philosophy in Biotechnology
Avinashilingam University for Women, Coimbatore - Master of Philosophy in Biotechnology
Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli - Master of Philosophy in Biotechnology
Directorate of Distance Education, Mother Teresa Women’s University - Master of Philosophy in Biotechnology
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University - Master of Philosophy in Biotechnology
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University - Master of Philosophy in Biotechnology
Dr. C.V. Raman University - Master of Philosophy in Biotechnology
Dr.G.R.Damodaran College of Science - Master of Philosophy in Bio Technology
Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University - Master of philosophy in Bio-Technology
Himachal Pradesh University - Master of Philosophy in Biotechnology
International Centre for Distance Education and Open Learning, Shimla - Master of Philosophy in Bio-Technology
Jain University - Master of Philosophy in Biotechnology
Karnatak University Dharwad - Master of Philosophy in Biotechnology
M.G.R. College of Arts and Science - Master of Philosophy in Biotechnology
M.G.R. College of Arts and Science - Master of Philosophy in Biotechnology
Mangalore University - Master of Philosophy in Applied Botany
Mohamed Sathak College of Arts and Science - Master of Philosophy in Bio-Technology
Muthayammal College of Arts & Science - Master of Philosophy in Bio-Technology
Nimbus School of Technology and Management, Lucknow - Master Of Philosophy in Biotechnology
Noorul Islam College of Engineering, Kumaracoil - Master of Philosophy in Biotechnology
S.N.R Sons College (Autonomous) - Master of Philosophy in Biotechnology
S.N.R Sons College (Autonomous) - Master of Philosophy in Biotechnology
Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University - Master Of Philosophy In Biotechnology
Sathyabama University, Chennai - Master of Philosophy in Biotechnology
School of Biotechnology- Madurai Kamaraj University - Master of Philosophy in Biotechnology
SoftBrain Informatic Technology Pvt. Ltd - Master of Philosophy in Biotechnology
Thiruvalluvar University - Master of Philosophy in Biotechnology
University of Delhi - Master of Philosophy in Biotechnology
University of Delhi - Master of Philosophy in Biotechnology (Interdisciplinary Course)
Women's Christian College, Chennai - Master of Philosophy in Biotechnology

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