I am interested in biotechnology. I want to know about the job oppurtunities in india? I have completed my 12th standard

Hi sir/madam, I have completed 12th standard. i'am now waiting for the counselling. I have decided to take biotechnology.i know that there is very less job oppurtunity.but I want to know about it's scope in foreign countries.please tell me more about it's scope and also salary!.thank you!

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RE: I am interested in biotechnology. I want to know about the job oppurtunities in india? I have completed my 12th standard

Prathamesh Kapote
Prathamesh Kapote
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Hello Revanth,

Welcome to!!!

Thanks for choosing to solve your query.
The application of this branch of science are vast and simply mind-blogging.It caters to the Industrial sector such as food and beverages ,textile industry , biological products,medicines and pharmaceuticals while on the other hand this branch of science caters to the requirements of agriculture,animal husbandry,nutrition and environmental conservation.Its a branch that is not confined and bound as a single discipline.This branch is rapidly gaining significance and opportunities for youngsters who want to explore the new frontiers of science and so it is called Biotechnology.

One should start to plan make career in biotechnology at very early days of schooling. After schooling one must take a Science stream with Physics,Biology,Chemistry and even Maths. Than after 12th one can apply for or BE by giving IIT JEE exam.

There is a great demand for bio-technical experts in countless industries and sectors.In the following sectors Biotechnological techniques are used extensively-


Animal husbandry

Environment Conservation

Genetic Engineering

Health care


Industrial Research and Development

There are jobs available both in Private and Public Sector.While if you have a Post Graduate degree you definitely get a suitable job. Major recruiters are the industries engaged in processing and developing agricultural and biological products,bio-processing industries,pharmaceutical and chemical industries.There are also ample opportunities in textile industry,Cosmetics and healthcare products.

At the International Level India has started to make its presence,however there is great demand for graduates and post graduates from this field in countries like USA and European countries.

Following are companies that hire Biotechnology students-


Dr.Reddys Lab


Piramal Healthcare

Novo Nordisk


Serum Institute of India

Panacea Biotech

Mahyco Monsanto Biotech

Rasi Seeds

Indian Immunologicals

Piramal Healthcare

I hope you find the information useful and helpful

Wish you Good Luck
Feel free to get in touch again
Thank you
Warm Regards
Prathamesh K.

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