Bioinformatics after 12th


Bioinformatics is a branch of science which deals with the application of information technology in Biological sciences especially molecular biology. It is a blend of information technology, molecular biology, and biochemistry. The course includes problem solving related to life sciences and the applications of computational science. This course is suitable for the 12th class pass students.

Eligibility for Bioinformatics after 12th

To apply for an undergraduate course in Bioinformatics, the candidates are required to complete their 12th class from a recognized institute. The students should have pursued Chemistry, Physics, and Biology at the plus two level. In some colleges, the selection to the course is done on the basis of entrance exam score. For appearing in the entrance exam, the candidates are required to achieve a minimum of 50% marks in the qualifying exam.

Various Courses in Bioinformatics after 12th

Undergraduate Courses

  • Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Bioinformatics
  • Bachelor of Technology in Bioinformatics

Postgraduate Courses

  • Master of Technology in Bioinformatics
  • Master of Science in Bioinformatics
  • Master of Business Administration in Bioinformatics
  • Master of Science by Research in Bioinformatics
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Bioinformatics

Other Courses in Bioinformatics

  • Certificate Course in Elementary Bioinformatics
  • Certificate Course in Bioinformatics
  • Diploma in Bioinformatics
  • Advanced Diploma in Bioinformatics
  • PG Diploma in Bioinformatics

Preparing for Bioinformatics Courses

The candidates who wish to pursue the Bioinformatics course must have a basic idea about the subject. For this, they should refer some standard books on Bioinformatics. Reading the articles related to Bioinformatics will help the students to have a better idea about the course. The applicants are required to have knowledge in biology and its applications, good communication skill, multitasking talent, team work, flexibility, etc. They should have the data mining skill, experience with bioinformatics equipments, good data visualization abilities, proficiency in computer languages, etc.

Coaching Centers for the Bioinformatics Course after 12th

There are numerous coaching centers in India which can help the candidates to have a good career in bioinformatics. Some of the coaching centers are Brilliant tutorials, Career point, T.I.M.E, Aakash tutorials, etc. These centers will help the students to get prepared for the entrance exam conducted by the institutes. These centers also offer counseling and career guidance to the candidates.

Scope after Bioinformatics Course

There are many career opportunities for those who have done the Bioinformatics course. Some of the job profiles for these candidates are Computational Chemist, Bio-Analyst, Pharmacovigilance Associate, Computational Chemist, Research Associate, Clinical Pharmacologist, etc. These candidates can choose any of the employment areas like Pharmacogenomics, Biomedical Sciences, Diagnostic Centres, IT Sector, Sequence Analysis, Biotechnology, etc. These graduates can also appear for the other competitive exams like SSC, UPSC, PSC, etc to get placed in various government departments. They can also write the bank exams for both the clerical and PO posts.



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One Response to “Bioinformatics after 12th”

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    shubhangi bansal:

    Exactly what is bioinformatics?
    I want to know about the entrance exam for bioinformatics.
    I also want to the scope of bioinformatics in future.