M.Sc. Biotechnology - Stands for Masters of Science in Biotechnology. Typically, M.Sc. is a two year course, minimum eligibility for which is a B.Sc. Biotechnology or equivalent with subjects such as physics, chemistry, biotechnology and mathematics. Biotechnology applies technological methods to biological systems and living organisms to customize products and processes. Typical subjects studied under this degree are Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Biophysics, Immunology, Genetic Engineering, Plant Biotechnology, Animal Biotechnology, Environmental Biotechnology, Agricultural Biotechnology, Medical Biotechnology, Cell Biology, Microbiology etc.

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.Sc. - Biotechnology

A.V.V.M Sri Pushpam College, Thanjavur - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Acharya Institutes of Health Sciences & Sciences (AIHS) - Master Of Science in BioTechnology
Acharya's Institute of Science - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Al Azhar College of Arts and Science, Thodupuzha - Master of Science in BioTechnology
Al-ameen Arts, Science and Commerce College - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Alagappa University - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Amity Institute of Biotechnology - Integrated Master of Science in Biotechnology
Amity Institute of Biotechnology - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Amrita School of Biotechnology, Kollam - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Aquinas College - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Bangalore City College - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Bharathiar University, Coimbatore - Master Of Science in Biotechnology
Bhilai Mahila Mahavidyalaya - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Bio Engineering Research Centre (BERC) - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Capital College - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Changu Kana Thakur Arts, Commerce and Science college - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University, Kanpur - Master of Science in Biotechnology
CMR Institute of Management Studies - Master of Science in Biotechnology
CMS College, Kottayam - Master of Science in BioTechnology
Dayananda Sagar Institutions (DSI), Bangalor - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Deogiri College - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Deogiri College - Master of Science in Biochemistry
Department of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, Padmashree Dr.D.Y.Patil University - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Department of Biotechnology,Punjab University - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Department of Biotechnology-Assam University - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Directorate of Distance Education-Alagappa University - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Dolphin (PG) Institute of Biomedical & Natural Sciences - Master Of Science in Biotechnology
Dr. D. Y. Patil Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Institute - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Dr. Zakir Husain Institute - Master of Science in BioTechnolgy
Government College of Science - Master Of Science in Biotechnology
Government Science college - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Govt. T.R.S.Autonomous College - Master of Science in BioTechnology
Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya - Master Of Science In Bio-Technology
Guru Nanak Khalsa College - Master Of Science in Biotechnology
Hindu College - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Hislop School of Biotechnology - Master of Science in Biotechnology
IET Biotecnology Institute - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Indian Academy Group of Institutions, Bangalore - Master Of Science in Biotechnology
Jain Group of Colleges - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Janta College - Master of Science in Biotechnology
JKC College - Master Of Science in Biotechnology
JSS College of Arts, Commerce and Science - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Kalasalingam University - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Kalyan Post Graduate College, Bhilai Nagar - Master Of Science in Biotechnology
Kannur University - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Krishna Department Of Science - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Kumararani Meena Muthiah College of Arts and Science - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Kuriakose Elias College - Master Of Science in Biotechnology
Kuvempu University - Master Of Science In Bio-Technology
Loyola Academy Degree & P. G. College, Hyderabad - Master of Science in Biotechnology
M.S. Ramaiah Junior & Degree College (MSRJ&DC) - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Maharani's Science College for Women - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Maharishi Markandeshwar University - Master Of Science In Bio-Technology
Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University - Master of Science In Biotechnology
Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli - Master Of Science In Bio Technology
Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli - Master Of Science In BioTechnology
Mar Athanasius College - Master of Science in Bio-Technology
Mar Thoma College - Master Of Science In BioTechnology
MES College for Advanced Studies - Master Of Science In Bio-Technology
Modern College of Arts, Science & Commerce - Master of Science in Biotechnology
MVP Samaj’s K.T.H.M College - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Neelachal Institute of Medical Sciences - Master of Science in Biotechnology
New Arts, Commerce and Science College - Master of Science in Biotechnology
P.C. Jabin Science College - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Paladugu Nagaiah Chowdary & Kotha Raghuramaiah Degree and PG college - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Pandit Ravishankar Shukla University - Master of Science in Bio-Technology
Presentation College of Applied Sciences - Master Of Science In BioTechnology
Prince Shri Venkateshwara Arts and Science College - Master Of Science in Biotechnology
Punjabi University, Patiala - Master of Science in Biotechnology
R.C. Patel Arts, Commerce & Science College - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Reva Institute of Science & Management - Master Of Science in Biotechnology
S.K.M Degree College - Bangalore - Master Of Science in Biotechnology
Sahyadri Science College - Master of Science in Biotechnology
SDM Arts, Commerce & Science College (Autonomous) - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Shri K.R. Pandav Mahavidyalaya - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Shrimant Madhavrao Scindia Govt. Model Science College - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Shyamlal Saraswati Mahavidyalaya - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Sir Syed Institute for Technical Studies - Master of Science in Biotechnology
Sree Sankara Vidyapeetom College - Master of Science in BioTechnology
Sri Krishnadevaraya University - Master Of Science in Biochemistry
Sri Krishnadevaraya University - Master Of Science in Biotechnology
St. Berchmans College - Master of Science in Biotechnology
St. Fransis De Selis Nagpur - Master Of Science in Biotechnology
St. Mary's College For Women - Master Of Science In Bio-Technology
Stella Maris College, Chennai - Master of Science in Biotechnology
University of Hyderabad - Master of Science in Biochemistry
VIT School of Bio Sciences and Technology, Vellore - Master of Science in Biotechnology

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