List of Courses and Career Options Available After Biotech

List of Courses and Career Options Available After Biotech

Most Important questions that haunts every Biotech graduate, Biotech pass out is What Next !! Which course should i take up next ?  Go for Masters in Biotech or Masters in some other stream or altogether go for an MBA degree ? Am i not right guys ? I am sure you are here at this page looking for some answers to the above questions. Biotecnika is here to help you out with this.

I know, you have put in a lot of hard work to reach this stage, learning all these subjects whether it is biotechnology,microbiology, biochemistry or molecular biology is not an easy List of Courses and Career Options Available After Biotechtask. And that’s why you should not give up hope now and leave your field and get into other without doing a proper research and ofcourse your interest in Biotech also does matters. Some of you might be thinking of choosing a course from research’s point of view, and some of you might be thinking from job’s point of view. Whatever you do proceed cautiously with due diligence without bothering about what your friends want to do.

Below are few questions we have often

received from all biotech graduates who came to us for counselling sessions on how they should proceed ahead in their career.

  • What should I do after completing BSc / B.Tech biotech?
  • From where should i pursue my Biotech / Masters in Biotech ?
  • What are job opportunities after / in biotechnology?
  • What salary should I expect if i take a job after BSc Biotechnology?
  • What is the future of biotechnology in India?

I would personally like to advise you that please continue your education further, don’t be in a hurry to catch up a job, its just the beginning. Instead of regretting in future just complete your master’s degree as it will open up unlimited job opportunities.

If you agree to my above statement then you will ask how to pursue Msc Biotech further and from where ? Dont worry i will be explaining all the options below.

Q. What should I do after completing BSc / B.Tech biotech?

Ans : There are various options available after you have completed your Biotech. You can either for a job or opt for Biotech or Biotech. Masters can be done in various discipline some of them are listed below, you can select either as per your interest.

  • Microbiology List of Courses and Career Options Available After Biotech
  • Biotechnology
  • Biochemistry
  • Botany
  • Zoology
  • Cell Biology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Bioinformtics
  • Agriculture
  • Food Technology
  • Animal Biotechnology
  • Biophysics
  • Computational Biology
  • Biostatistics
  • Genetics
  • Marine Biotech
  • Nano Biotechnology
  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Forensic Science

Candidates going for Masters in the above field can also also opto for Msc / PhD Integrated degrees available at selected institutes across India.

Dual Degree courses are also available for students who are yet to enroll for their graduation courses.

Q. From where should i pursue my Biotech / Masters in Biotech

Ans : Various renowned universities and institutes across India offer Postgraduate degree in Biotech. Several universities conduct entrance test for Admission. Keep visiting our website to know about these latest admission notifications.

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Q. What are job opportunities after / in biotechnology?

Ans : Candidates with / Biotech Degree can explore job opportunities in the below mentioned fields.

  • R & D Jobs in Companies as Research Interns
  • R & D Intern Jobs in Govt Labs
  • Academic Jobs in Pvt as well as govt Colleges & Universities
  • QA / QC Jobs
  • Clinical Research Jobs
  • Production Jobs in Pharma Industry
  • Studentship / Fellowships followed by a Job

Q. What salary should I expect if i take a job after BSc Biotechnology?

Ans : It starts at 15,000/- INR to Rs 20,000 Per month can go upto Rs 50,000/-  with experience depending on your talent and opportunities existent in your company. If you join as a research intern you will get stipend starting at Rs 5,000/- pm within few months you can land up getting a permanent position at the firm with a higher pay package.

Q. What is the future of biotechnology in India?

Ans : Why Study BioSciences is the Million dollar question ? What’s the Scope of Biotechnology in India & Abroad ? 1000’s of pupils just like you ask this question and you are at the ideal location if you’re one of them. The below linked article is a must read for you. Do not miss it.

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After B.Sc you can definitely go for M.Sc or other courses and then Ph.D if you want to get into hardcore research. For which you have to start preparing for NET/SET (SLET) competitive exams . CSIR NET exam is conducted twice a year. CSIR NET is a tough net to crack but once qualified, life will be easy and smooth, as you will be getting fellowship worth 25,000 Rs. per month, isn’t that amazing ?

MBA in Biotech is also a good option but only for those having interest in marketing, business, management can go for it. It is also 2 years program.

You can do M.Sc or PG diploma course in clinical research. Clinical research is becoming popular nowadays and also have a good career scope in hospitals & CRO’s & research labs with a hefty salary package. Biotech & Clinical research / Biotech course & PGDMLT can possibly be a good combination to go ahead with.

Points to remember :

Be careful while checking the eligibility criteria, because for some courses B.Sc biotech candidates are not eligible. At any point of time do not hesitate to take assistance from your faculty members or Seniors for guidance. Studnets get stuck in wrong course due to lack of awareness. So please guys do not hesitate in exploring. Gather as much info as possible and choose the wise path and remember

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  1. I am doing integrated MSc in biotechnology but my sgpa is not so good and also I have not good academic results so but I am really very interested to build up my future in biotechnology so what should I do?

  2. Hello…i current going to 3 year ofmy B.Sc biotech …my area of working field is industry…which course can i go in PG..
    Can i take MBA biotech or M.Sc biotech
    Pls…guide me

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