Q. I want career guidance for my further study as i am doing M.Sc. in Biotechnology?

Answer:  We are not very clear about what you exactly want to ask. We are assuming that you want to further stay in this field of Bio technology. So after completing you M.Sc. you can think about getting into research or start doing a job.

A post-M.Sc. course in biotechnology is offered at the institute of microbial technology, Chandigarh. research facilities are available at a number of institutions all over the country including

  • AIIMS, New Delhi
  • The Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • The international centre for genetic Engineering and biotechnology, Mumbai,
  • IITs at Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai and Kharagpur.

Post doctoral research facilities are also available at Bose University, Kolkata, and dept. of biotechnology, Ministry of science and technology, New Delhi.

Job Prospects:
candidates with post graduate qualifications in biotechnology are employed in all the four areas of work. In the field of drug and pharmaceutical research, public funded research laboratories, as well as leading pharmaceutical companies are investing much money to set up state-of-the-art R & D facilities.

Most biotechnologists find employment on a large scale in research laboratories run by the government, universities and institutes of technology, as well as the corporate sector.