B.Sc. Biotechnology - Stands for Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology. Typically, a B.Sc. is a three year course, minimum eligibility for which is an intermediate (10+2) in science. 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

 

For admission in a 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

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 B.Sc. - Biotechnology

Khalsa College Amritsar - Bachelor Of Science in Biotechnology
A.V.C. College, Mannampandal - Bachelor of Science in Bio-Technology
Aditya Kiran College of Applied Studies - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Alva’s College of Arts, Commerce, Science and Management - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology ,Chemistry, Zoology,Botany
Amity Institute of Biotechnology - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Amity Institute of Biotechnology - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Amrita School of Biotechnology, Kollam - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Anugrah Narayan College - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
AVK First Grade College - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
B. N. Bandodkar College of Science - Bachelor of Science in Bio-Technology
B.N.N College, Thane - Bachelor of Science in BioTechnology
B.V. Bhoomraddi College of Engineering & Technology - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Baba Farid College - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Bangalore City College - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Bhilai Mahila Mahavidyalaya - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Bihar National College - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Bio Engineering Research Centre (BERC) - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Bishop Moore College - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Bonnie Foi College, Bhopal - Bachelor Of Science in Biotechnology
Capital College - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Carmel College for Women - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Changu Kana Thakur Arts, Commerce and Science college - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University, Kanpur - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Chinmaya Arts and Science College for Women, Kannur - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
CMS College, Kottayam - Bachelor of Science in BioTechnology
College of Agriculture, University of Agricultural Sciences, Hassan - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Biotechnology
College of Computer Science and Information Technology - Bachelor Of Science in Biotechnology
Dasmesh Girls College of Education - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Dayanand College - Bachelor of Science In Biotechnology
Dayananda Sagar Institutions (DSI), Bangalor - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Deccan Education Society's Willingdon College, Sangli - Bachelor Of Science in Biotechnology
Deogiri College - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Department of Biotechnology,Punjab University - Bachelor of Sciencein Biotechnology
Dr. B. Lal Institute of Biotechnology - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Dr. K.N.Modi Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research - Bachelor of Science in Bio-Technology
East Point Group of Institutions, Bangalore - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Fergusson College, Pune - Bachelors of Science in Biotechnology
Gokhale Education Society’s H.P.T. Arts and R.Y.K. Science College - Bachelor Of Science in Biotechnology
Government College of Science - Bachelor Of Science in Biotechnology
Government Girls Post Graduate College - Bachelor Of Science in Biotechnology
Government Science College - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Govt. DB Girls' PG (Autonomous) College - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya - Bachelor Of Science In BioTechnology (Integrated)
Guru Nanak Khalsa College - Bachelor Of Science with Biotechnology
H.M Arts and Science College - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Hindu Girls College, Sonepat - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Hislop School of Biotechnology - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
I.P. College - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
IET Biotecnology Institute - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Institute of Advanced Studies in Education University - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
IPS Academy - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Jain Group of Colleges - Bachelor of Science with Biotechnology
Jayoti Vidyapeeth Womens University - Bachelor of Science in Food & Bio Technology
Jodhpur National University - Jodhpur - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Kishinchand Chellaram College Arts, Commerce and Science - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Lucky Institute of Professional Studies - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
M.J.College - Bachelor of Science in BioTechnology
M.S. Ramaiah College of Arts, Science and Commerce (MSRMSC), Bangalore - Bachelor Of Science in Bio technology
M.S. Ramaiah Junior & Degree College (MSRJ&DC) - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Madina Degree College - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Maharani's Science College for Women - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Mahatma Gandhi Shikshan Mandal's Arts, Science & Commerce College, Chopda - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Manipal Life Sciences Centre - Manipal - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli - Bachelor Of Science In Bio Technology
Mar Augusthinose College - Bachelor Of Science In Bio-Technology
Motiram Baburam Government Post Graduate College - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
MVP Samaj’s K.T.H.M College - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Neelachal Institute of Medical Sciences - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Nehru Gram Bharti University, Allahabad - Bachelor Of Science in Biotechnology
New Arts, Commerce and Science College - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Panjab University, Chandigarh - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Post Graduate Government College for Girls, Chandigarh - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology Elective
Presentation College of Applied Sciences - Bachelor Of Science In BioTechnology
Prince Shri Venkateshwara Arts and Science College - Bachelor Of Science in Biotechnology
Rajendra College, Chapra - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Information Technology and Biotechnology - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Reva Institute of Science & Management - Bachelor Of Science in Biotechnology
Sadguru Gadge Maharaj College, Karad - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Shrimant Madhavrao Scindia Govt. Model Science College - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Shyamlal Saraswati Mahavidyalaya - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
SJES College of Management Studies - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
St. George College of Management, Science & Nursing - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
St. Joseph's College - Bachelor Of Science in Biotechnology
St. Mary's College For Women - Bachelor Of Science In Bio-Technology
T John College (TJC), Bangalore - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
The New College - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
V.V. Sangha's Veerashaiva College - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Vivekanand Education Society's College of Arts, Science and Commerce - Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology

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