Jobs after M.Sc in Bioinformatics


M.Sc in Bioinformatics is a Post Graduate course of 2 years duration which focuses on the various aspects of Bioinformatics that makes use of computer science and information technology in biological as well as medical fields. This course can be done by the aspirants who have completed a Bachelor’s degree in the field. A lot of colleges and Universities in India as well as abroad offer this course. A lot of young talents are showing interest towards this field realizing the influence of this field in the current economy. Aspirants who have successfully completed this course have many job opportunities in various areas of our country as well as abroad.

They can work in a variety of job profiles including the following.

  • System Analyst
  • Technical Support
  • Database Designer / Administrator
  • Applications Analyst
  • Bioinformatics Java Developer
  • Bioinformatics Computing Consultant
  • Bioinformatics Specialist
  • Programmer
  • Systems Engineer
  • Marketing Department
  • Bioinformatics Research Scientist
  • Bioinformatics Research Analyst

After completing this course they can earn various short term as well as long term certification courses in the area which improves their career scope and which enables them to work in flexible job profiles.

Private Sector Jobs after M.Sc in Bioinformatics

Private sector provides a lot of job openings for aspirants who have completed M.Sc in Bioinformatics degree. They are offered attractive remuneration as well. Some of the firms recruiting aspirants in this field include the following.

  • GVK Biosciences
  • Dr Reddy’s Laboratories
  • Biscon
  • Strand Life Sciences
  • Celera Genomics
  • Ranbaxy
  • AstraZeneca Research Centre
  • Torrent Pharmaceuticals
  • Avestha Gengraine Technologies Private Limited
  • CuraGen

Government Sector Jobs after M.Sc in Bioinformatics

Government sector provides a lot of career opportunities for aspirants in the field of Bioinformatics. These people can get into such firms by passing various exams conducted by PSC, SSC and also UPSC. They can enjoy several other perks in this sector apart from the attractive salary packages. Top firms recruiting aspirants in this field include the following.

  • Institute of Mathematical Sciences
  • Indian Institute of Spices Research

After gaining sufficient experience in the field and by yielding good skills and knowledge in the field they can earn very good salary packages. They can get promoted into higher designations as well.

Job Prospects Abroad after M.Sc in Bioinformatics

Aspirants who have completed M.Sc in Bioinformatics degree are of great demand in most of the foreign countries. They can work in a broad variety of work profiles. They can earn a lot of certification courses there which are needed for various work profiles there. They can get good exposure to various new enterprises there that enables them to attain great heights in the industry.



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3 Responses to “Jobs after M.Sc in Bioinformatics”

  1. 3
    Arpita saikia:

    Has the bioinformatics a scope in assam?

  2. 2

    Nw i am compliting B Pharmcy degree. i confused ato take admission in (bioinformatics) or M. Pharmacy.
    Some frinds tel me in pharma field restricted job opportunity for bioinformatics candidate. Please can you help me to choose the right course.

  3. 1

    pl let me know that which course is better msc nanotechnology or msc bioinformatics ?
    nd i also want to know about the package in both the feilds ?