Offered Programmes

M.Sc. (Biotechnology)

Programme Overview

Masters of Science (M.Sc.) in Biotechnology is a two-year post-graduation course. This course focuses more on the application of biology and chemistry advanced knowledge in the field of technology engineering and design. Biotechnology uses living organisms to produce bio products which have applicants in multiple fields.

Programme Outcomes

  • icon Develop critical thinking - Students who have completed M.Sc in biotechnology will be able to solve problems related to biotechnology industry, medical or hospital related organisations as well as regulatory agencies and academia
  • icon Responsibilities towards healthcare sector - Work towards the safety and health of the society by effectively communicating the right steps that need to be taken during critical situations
  • icon Interpretation of Data - Ability to analyse and interpret the data that has been generated on completion of the experiments and various projects that have been undertaken

Key Information

Duration

2 Years

Eligibility
  • The candidate should have passed B.Sc. from any recognized university or its equivalent examination in any of the subjects, Biotechnology / Biochemistry / Zoology / Microbiology /Botany / Chemistry /Pharmacy/Medicine including homeopathy and Ayurveda/ Veterinary science with minimum 50% (45% in case of SC / ST) aggregate marks in graduation
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Career Prospects

On completion of the postgraduate degree in Biotechnology, students can pursue higher education to get into the research and teaching aspect of biotechnology. Or else they can get a well-paid job in reputed MNCs. List of the career opportunities for students after M.Sc. Biotechnology is mentioned below.

  • Consultancy / Private Practice
  • Employment in a Medical college, hospital, research institute, healthcare organisations etc.