Career after B.Tech in Biotechnology


Biotechnology is a branch of Applied Biology dealing with the usage of living organisms and bioprocesses in the field of Engineering, Technology and Medicine. B.Tech Biotechnology is considered as one of the best course among the different Biotechnology courses. As this is a newly developing field, graduates of B.Tech Biotechnology can find jobs easily in India and abroad. There are wide opportunities available for these graduates in both private and public sector.

Career in Private sector after B.Tech in Biotechnology

B.Tech Biotechnology graduates can apply for jobs in various pharmaceutical companies. Some of those companies are Dabur, Hindustan lever, Cipla, Rossari Biotech India Pvt. Ltd and Hindustan antibiotics. They can work in these companies as Marketing Manager, Quality Control officer or Production in-charge. Several other companies also provide jobs for these graduates. Companies like Southern Petrochemical Industries Corporation Ltd and Godrej possess a biotechnology division where a lot of job opportunities are available for these graduates. They can also look up for jobs in IT field. It is better to do any software or networking courses before applying for jobs in this field. They can work as a software developer or a web developer in any software company. They can also join HCL in the networking section.

Government Career after B.Tech in Biotechnology

B.Tech graduates can apply for jobs in several Government Research Institutes. Some of those Institutes are Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), National Brain Research Centre and National Institute of Oceanography. They can work as a Research Scientist in these Institutes. They can also apply for lecture post in various Government Institutions. One of those Institutions is National Institute of Technology, Calicut. Candidates applying for lecture post in this Institute should have an excellent background in the field of Genetics and Molecular Biology. Several government exams are conducted by different government organisations to recruit these graduates to various government posts. Some of those exams are given below.

  • Civil services exam for the posts like IFS, IAS, IPS
  • Combined Defense Service exam for Army, Navy and Air force
  • SSC Combined Graduate Level Exams

B.Tech Biotechnology graduates can also apply for Bank probationary exams if they wish to pursue their career in banking sector.

Career Abroad after B.Tech in Biotechnology

There are wide opportunities available for B.Tech Biotechnology graduates in foreign countries than India. But they need to gain experience in this field before applying for jobs in foreign countries. They can get jobs in various laboratories, pharmaceutical companies and agriculture oriented companies in foreign countries.

Long term Career roadmap for B.Tech in Biotechnology

Biotechnology field is one of the highly paid fields in India and abroad. B.Tech Biotechnology graduates can find a promising career in this field. Even though their starting salary will be less, they can gain a higher salary according to their experience.

Highly promising area in this field is Research. These graduates can find a long term job in this area.



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5 Responses to “Career after B.Tech in Biotechnology”

  1. 5

    i want do in biotechnology after i am doing this in which company can i get job for this course in india

  2. 4
    dip kumar:

    what are the names of companies in india where a biotechnology student can apply for summer internship??

  3. 3
    Ranu akolkar:

    I have done masters in biotechnology can i get a job of research in cancer

  4. 2

    i have completed in biotechnology .did i get any jobs in food process industry and say few names in vellore, cuddalore,pondy

  5. 1

    which are colleges that have course B. Tech Biotechnology in maharashtra/ Mumbai