Pranav

What are the options in biotechnology after 12th?

I am interested in understanding options for a family member - wat course/college will be best for a career in biotech?

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RE: What are the options in biotechnology after 12th?

Preeti Taneja
Preeti Taneja
Verified Career Expert
Head Guidance & Counselling at Project Wisdom, CSR initiative of Canam Consultants Limited, Chandigarh
  • Chandigarh

Biotechnology is a research oriented field with applications in various areas such as medicine, pharmaceuticals,agriculture and environment.

CAREER PATH

  • 12th ( PCMB)-B.Tech Biotechnology-M.Tech Biotechnology-PhD
  • 12th(PCMB)-BSc in any physical/ Bioscience subject-MScin any physical/Bioscience subject
  • M.Tech Biotechnology-PhD
  • 12th ( PCB)- MBBS/ BVSc/Fishery Science/ Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Biochemistry/Zoology/Microbiology/ Biotechnology- M.Sc Biotechnology
  • 12th (PCM)-B.Sc(PCM)-M.sc Biotechnology/Biomedical-PhD Biotechnology
AREAS OF WORK
  • Drug Discovery
  • Bio informatics
  • Bioprocess Engineering
  • Genetics
  • Receptor Biology
  • Cell Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Sales & marketing
Job Prospects
  • Various researchorganizations in the areas of bioscience and biotechnology under CSIR ( Council for Scientific and Industrial Research), ICAR ( Indian Council for Agricultural Research) and other such research organizations.
  • Nuclear and atomic research centers, space research centers and other research organizations like BARC,ISRO, SPIC
  • Research opportunities in pharmaceutical companies, food processing companies and other companies involved in bioprocess technology
  • Teaching
  • Product process control operations in companies involved in bioprocess technology, agriculture industry and other related fields.
  • Sales & Marketing in any of the companies involved in the fields of pharmaceuticals, bioprocess technology, agriculture,food processing and other related fields.
List of institutes
  • School of Biotechnology, JNU Delhi
  • BITS Mesra
  • VIT Vellore
  • Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology Trivandrum, Kerela
  • University School of Biotechnology, Guru GobindSingh IndraprastaUniversity
  • School of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad
  • School of Biotechnology, BHUVaranasi






RE: What are the options in biotechnology after 12th?

Gomathi Venkat
Gomathi Venkat
Verified Career Expert
Managing Director at GV Counseling Group
  • Bengaluru

Dear aspirant


Biotechnologist

Thank you for approaching counsellors at CareerGuide.com. I appreciate your step to talk to us for your family member. First of all i would advice you to talk to your family member to know if he/she really likes studying biotechnology. Because as a counsellor or even as a parent i always feel that every child should explore their interest and analyse themselves what they like or what will suit them. I will advice on careers for Biotechnology and the possible routes but before that please go on this mera career website and ask your family member to take the psychometric assessment that is available. Taking the test, they will understand tehir personality and will also know what sort of careers will suit them. Moreover they can understand if they truly want to study Biotechnology degree.

As you have not mentioned on any details on your family members current education status, i will give you a detailed picture. If the person has chosen Physics, chemistry and Biology at 12th level, she can only opt for three year bachelors degree like the BSc Biotechnology/ BSc Industrial biotechnology or BSc Medical biotechnology. If she has studied maths, phsyics, chemistry and biology at 12th level, she is definitely eligible to study engineering (maths is the eligibility subject for studying engineering) and therefore she can choose to study a four year BENG/ BTech Biotechnology/ Industrial Biotechnology/ Environmental Biotechnology/ Medical biotechnology.

If the person aspires for studying BSc Biotechnology then they may be required to attend individual entrance test conducted by the colleges and some top colleges for this BSc degree are
  • Delhi university and omportantly St Stephens
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University
  • University of Mumbai - importantly St Xaviers college
  • University of Calcutta - importantly Presidency college
  • St Josephs college Bangalore
  • Christ university Bangalore
  • Mount Caramel college Bangalore
  • Madras Christian College Chennai
  • lsr Delhi
  • LPU Punjab
  • Brabourne college Calcutta

If they aspire for studying a BTech Biotechnology then these colleges are considered as top rank. Also if the focus is studying at any of the IIT institutes, then they need to write and get a high rank in IIT JEE exam. If they focus on private college like BITS then tehy need to write BITS entrance exam.
IIT Kharagpur
IIT Bombay
IIT Delhi
IIT Madras
BITS Pilani
DEC Delhi
Amrita college of Engineering Bangalore and Coimbatore
VIT Vellore

If you require further info please contact us.

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