Government Jobs in Biotechnology Sector

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Biotechnology sector in India is one of the fastest growing sectors and this is a knowledge-based sector. India is developing as a hub for biotechnology industry and this sector is receiving outsourced work from foreign countries. In terms of value and volume, the Indian biotechnology sector stands at 13th and 4th place respectively taking all countries in the world into consideration.

The biotechnology sector in India is divided into different groups like bioinformatics, bioindustrial, bioagriculture, bioservices and biopharmaceuticals. Nearly 40% of the Indian biotechnology companies work under biopharma sector, while the percentage of companies in other sectors are 21%, 19%, 14% and 5% in bioservices, bioagriculture, bioinformatics and bioindustrial sectors respectively.

Role of Government in biotechnology sector in India:

The development of biotechnology sector in India is taken care by the Department of Biotechnology, which works under the control of the Ministry of Science and Technology, which is the apex authority. This department was established with the purpose of coordinating, promoting and planning different programmes and activities in the field of biotechnology. Government jobs in the biotechnology sector involve jobs in the different autonomous institutions working under the department of biotechnology of India.

Autonomous institutions working under the Department of Biotechnology:

The following autonomous institutions are operating under the Department of Biotechnology, which works under the Ministry of Science & Technology of Government of India:

Institute of Life Sciences, Bhubaneswar

Institute of Bioresources & Sustainable Development, Imphal

National Centre for Plant Genome Research, New Delhi

National Brain Research Centre, Manesar, Haryana

Center for DNA Finger Printing & Diagnostics,  Hyderabad

National Centre for Cell Science, Pune

National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi

In addition to the aforesaid autonomous institutions, candidates who wish to find government jobs in biotechnology sector can look in the following public sector organizations that are working for the development of biotechnology sector in India:

Indian Vaccines Corporation Limited, Gurgaon

Bharat Immunologicals & Biologicals Corporation Limited, Bulandshahar

The regulatory bodies working under the department of Biotechnology of Government of India are:

Central Drugs Standard Control Organization

Genetic Engineering Approval Committee

What are the jobs that can be found in government organizations in the biotechnology sector?

Normally, the aforesaid autonomous bodies working under the department of biotechnology of government of India recruit candidates for the positions of research fellow and project fellows and candidates with the following educational qualifications are recruited for these positions:

Master of Technology in

o Biomedical engineering

o Biotechnology

Master of Science in

o Biotechnology

o Agricultural biotechnology

o Marine Biotechnology

o Medical Biotechnology

Even candidates with UG degree in these disciplines can look for government jobs in biotechnology sector after gaining some years of working experience.

Future job scope in Biotechnology sector:

With the combined efforts of Government of India and the state Governments, many biotechnology parks were developed in different states in India and some of them are International Biotech Park, Pune, ICICI Knowledge Park in Hyderabad and Shapoorji Pallonji Biotech Park in Hyderabad. In addition, biotechnology parks are being developed in other states of India as well and this will sure increase the job opportunities in the booming biotechnology sector.

 
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19 Responses to “Government Jobs in Biotechnology Sector”

  1. 19
    fathima:

    Hello Sir, I have completed my B.Tech in biotechnology and then UG diploma in microbiology and seeking for an government job as an microbiologist. Can you please tell if there are any openings or entrance exams being conducted. Please help me with the need Sir. And please let us know the dates if there are any exams being conducted. Thank you Sir.

  2. 18
    rashmi:

    sir please help me, i am pursuing my BE digree in bio technology now i am in final year and seeking for govt job in my own streem and i am having very poor economic backgrownd if their any jobs please inform me

  3. 17
    N.S.VIJAYA LAKSHMI:

    Hello sir. I completed my msc Biotechnology in 2012 august. pls inform me any govt job to biotech department soon sir. I am waiting for the comment.

  4. 16
    vijay kumar:

    Hi sir i’m working in Shantha Biotechnics Ltd as a Production executive. If anybody having 2 or 3 years experience in Biotechnology field for those people having any jobs in Government. For instance before 2 years i heard one news that is if anybody having one year experience in either teaching experience in biotechnology otherwise in company experience we take as a curator and we conducted exam for that ok thats why if any jobs like that please mail me sir and that organization is National council of Science Museums(Curator post)

  5. 15
    sapana:

    is there any entrance test or any kind of of examination for jobs after msc biotechnology in govt. sector?

  6. 14
    Nitika Ajmera:

    I want to know about govt. jobs in biotechnology sector after M.Tech in biotechnology and bioinfomatics.also about examinations related to these jobs…pls reply

  7. 13
    Sneha Kumari:

    I have completed my M.Sc biotechnology in 2011 batch. til now i have no job pls inform me any govt or private job related to biotech department soon sir. I am waiting for the comment.

  8. 12
    suganya:

    i have completed my M.Sc biotechnologyin 2012 batch. til now i have no job pls infor any govt or private job related to biotech department soon sir. Iam waiting for the comment.

  9. 11
    madhu:

    Hi sir, is it compensory required phd for Msc Biotechnology students.

  10. 10
    gagan9010162[email protected]:

    i’m doing b.tech biotech in last year .i request that pls tell me about gov job in biotech field .if any vacany have in biotech field pls reply about it

  11. 9
    lakshmi sj:

    i hav completed my m.sc biotech in first class in 2009. Til now i hav not got job plz inform me abt any private or govt jobs related 2 biotech as soon as possible.i m waiting for your reply

  12. 8
    sunidhi arora:

    i have already completed my Msc biotech with dissertation in 2011, have done my dissertation from Daiichi Sankyuo Gurgaon , till now i havent got job ,please inform me about any job related to biotech in private or in govt company as soon as possible. waiting for your reply

  13. 7
    SURESH:

    I am already completed M.Sc biotechnology with distinction but upto now I am not getting job tell me any job to my mail related to biotech mostly i want government job otherwise i will give my mobile no. please give me urgent information

  14. 6
    bharath:

    what will be better course to study after doing b.tech in biotechnology..??

  15. 5
    neha sushil kumar:

    Why there are so less companies in mumbai recruiting in biotechnology 2012

  16. 4
    dharmender chhabra:

    I am m.sc biotech final year student . That will be cleared in 2012.
    I want job research and project. So please provided it. I am sp. In plant biotech and moleculary biology.
    So any project and job in am come.
    Con-08947818001

  17. 3
    dharmender chhabra:

    I am m.sc biotech final year student . That will be cleared in 2012.
    I want job research and project. So please provided it. I am sp. In plant biotech and moleculary biology.
    So any project and job in am come.

  18. 2
    wazanfar ullah:

    i have done BSc,MSc in biotechnologyand MBA. i want to make a career in govt sector . give me suggesssion.

  19. 1
    mohd azam:

    i pursuing m.tech biotech(dual degree) so i do not understand to go which field so give me some solution