Diploma In Aspects of Biotechnology


The first and foremost thing that students opting for M. Phil in biotechnology should know is that it is rarely taken up as a course though it is being offered in many universities around the globe. The course includes advanced studies about plant biotechnology, molecular biotechnology, genetic engineering, immunology, radiation, development biology, cell biology, cancer biology, microbiology, bio-physics and others. Considering an array of subjects that you’d be learning here, this course is one of the most sought after. However, before you leap into it, it is always recommended to do a little bit of research about Job Prospects and the overall future prospects.

What Would Make You Eligible For This Discipline?

Students who want to opt for this course must be having a H.S/Bachelor’s/Master’s degree with at least 55% marks overall, equivalent grades in biological/physical sciences, bioinformatics. Those with M. Sc/ H.S./applied graduate degree in fields like biotechnology, biochemistry, bio-physics, botany, microbiology, genetics, pharmacology, zoology/chemistry/physics and physiology are also eligible for taking this course. Minimum age requirement for this course is 21 years.

An Overview of The Course

The course comprises of one year or two semesters. In some of the universities it is two years for part time students. Some universities also provide distance learning program. Students, who opt for it, get to know both theoretical and practical knowledge about biotechnology so that they can enhance their technical as well as analytical skills and use it to create new ideas, solve problems and perform efficiently. To get placed in reputed companies, students need to score 50% marks in each semester.

What Are The Job Propspects?

The students have a pool of scope in fields like Research and Development areas, Food industry, pharmaceutical industry, etc, around the globe. The career options as well as growth are very bright.

Best Places to pursue

1. Allahabad University



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