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I have chosen bio & bio tech as a subject for 12 HSC , but am not sure about the career prospects in that field. Also I am not sure if the study route ftom 12 th onwards.
Kindly guide me.
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In fact you have asked a very practical question and I know many students who are in this dilemma what to chose and what not to opt to make a bright career. As you have mentioned that you wish to make career in biotechnology. Let me assure you, you are thinking in right direction. The scope of biotechnology are huge in India as well as abroad. Let me first tell you about biotechnology and its scope, then you will come to know about this subject.The application of this branch of science are vast and simply mind boggling. On one hand it caters to the industrial sector such as food, industry, beverage and juice industry, pharmaceutical, biochemistry, textile, medical industry and many more. On the other hand, this branch of science also caters for the need of agriculture, animal husbandry, nutrition, and environmental conservation.Biotechnology is a research oriented science including a fusion of biology and technology. This study includes a large variety of subjects such as, microbiology, biochemistry, molecular biology, genetic engineering, chemistry, zoology, botany, virology, bacteriology, immunology and engineering. Biotechnology employ the living cell and bacteria in the industrial process for manufacturing beneficial products for human being and animals. Biotechnology is also employed in manufacturing many vaccines, medicines and diagnostics, improving energy production and conservation and increasing productivity.
Career in Biotechnology offer various job opportunities in governmental sector (school, colleges, universities, research institutions and governmental laboratories) and private or multinational companies. The openings are in academic, teaching, research, manufacture and marketing. Scope of Biotechnology in India:Career in biotechnology is a very good option in India as the country has witnessed remarkable growth in biotechnology sector. India has become one of the best biotechnology based industry to to excellent network and output of research laboratories, good diversity, well developed agricultural sector and trained manpower both in governmental sector and in private organization. The biotechnologist can get good job in food industry, agricultural sector, molecular biology based research organizations, chemical and allied industries.The organizations in India offer job opportunity to biotechnology are: Hindustan Unilever Ltd ( www.hul.co.in/), India Vaccines Corporation ( www.dbtindia.nic.in/uniquepage.asp?id_pk=132), Indo-American Hybrid seeds ( www.indamseeds.com/), Boicon India Ltd ( www.biocon.com/). Hindustan Antibiotics ( www.hindantibiotics.gov.in/), National chemical Laboratories ( www.ncl-india.org/), and many more.My final advice is, just concentrate on your studies and you will have great future in Biotechnology.Good Luck..
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Firstly choosing Biotech, I am sure, you have a research bend of mind.
But just being a Graduate would not help. You would not work as a researcher, but would have to work under a research team.So if you are interested purely in research you would have to pursue a Masters program and can opt for research programs into Animal Husbandry, Agriculture development, fisheries, gene molecular development, immunology,development of vaccinations, pharmaceutical, conservation of natural resources, nutrition, tissue culture and many more.
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