Jobs after M.Sc in Biochemistry


M.Sc in Biochemistry is a higher study option for those aspirants who hold a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry. Aspirants who hold this degree have a lot of job opportunities in various sectors of our country as well as abroad. They can work in a variety of job profiles in this sector. They are enjoying very good salary packages in this sector. A lot of young talents are choosing this sector as their career realizing the influence of this sector in the current era.

Private Sector Jobs after M.Sc in Biochemistry

Private sector provides a lot of job openings for aspirants who have completed M.Sc in Biochemistry degree. They can opt for teaching field or go for various research programs as well. Some of the areas of employment for these people in the Private sector include the following.

  • Pharmacogenomics
  • Food quality testing
  • Gene therapy or Genetic testing
  • Drug research and testing
  • Beauty care manufacturers
  • Medical industry
  • Food manufacturers
  • Chemical industry

They are offered good salary packages in these firms. Actual salary varies with the choice of job profile and also on the reputation of the firm in which they are working.

Government Sector Jobs after M.Sc in Biochemistry

Government sector offers a lot of job opportunities for aspirants who hold an M.Sc in Biochemistry degree. They have to clear various tests conducted by PSC, UPSC and also SSC to get into those firms. Some of the organizations that employ these people include the following.

  • Indian Space Research Organization
  • Defence Research and Development Organization
  • Bhabha Atomic research Centre
  • Advanced Centre for Treatment
  • Research and Education in Cancer center
  • Agriculture companies
  • Irrigation companies
  • Drug testing centers
  • Social welfare board
  • Civil amenities
  • Government laboratories
  • Water authority

They can easily get promoted to higher positions in these firms which reflect in the improvement of their salary packages as well.

Job Prospects Abroad after M.Sc in Biochemistry

Aspirants who have completed M.Sc in Biochemistry have a very good career prospect abroad as well. They can work in a lot of work profiles there where they can enjoy very good salary packages as well. There are various certification courses available abroad which can be pursued by these graduates. This will help them to work in a variety of job profiles and it improves their remuneration as well. Most of the foreign countries including USA, UK, and New Zealand etc have great demand for aspirants in this field.



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5 Responses to “Jobs after M.Sc in Biochemistry”

  1. 5
    nagendran b:

    which is the best field for post graduation (msc)
    1) biotechnology or
    i want answer for both branch with exact and proper justification

  2. 4

    I have finished my msc biochemistry in 2008 , i want to know the job offers and distance phd programmes , so please help me.

  3. 3

    i have finished my MSc in biochemistry 26 years back i want to do jobs related to the subject

  4. 2
    shweta sharma:

    i completed my b.Sc. bio-technology in 2009 and m.Sc. biochemistry in 2011,i want to know about jobs?

  5. 1
    Brajesh Kumar Verma:


    I completed my M.Sc (Biochemistry) in 2009, I know about P.hd program.

    so plz help us