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What are the different Career Option in Biology field and what can I do after B.Sc. Biology to get a job in Government Sector?

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RE: What are the different Career Option in Biology field and what can I do after B.Sc. Biology to get a job in Government Sector?

Avadhut Desai
Avadhut Desai
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  • Kolhapur


Yours are the good career aspirations. After completing B.Sc. Biology, you have got many career opportunities in private as well as in government sector. Biology as an academic discipline and as a career field is a very dynamic field and anyone with Biology Academic Degree has a great future ahead.


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Dear aspirant, apart from directly searching for Government Jobs for which I will be invariably discussing below in the same text, you can go for further advanced studies like Masters and Certificate courses in the subject field and even you can try for private sector jobs which are in fact plentiful. Private sector and industries therein have remarkably expanded having a great share for Biotechnology and the Research therein which implies that Biology professional has great future ahead to prosper in the field.

Before going to the main point of your query I would like you to have a glance over the different options for higher studies in Biology field. I am enlisting below those available educational Master/PG Courses after B.Sc. Biology one can pursue for.


Higher Studies in Biology Subject Field

Being such a dynamic and research oriented field, Biology has become one of the most sought after subject field. Students with the Master degree in Biology have a great scope in the research field and in the field where applied biology has utility value in practical terminology. Below are some of the academic PG/Master degrees, you can pursue to acquire higher knowledge and to increase your employability.

  • Master of Science in Biology
  • Master of Science in Biological Sciences
  • Master of Science in Applied Biology
  • Master of Science in Conservation Biology
  • Master of Science in Computational Biology
  • Master of Science in Environmental Biology
  • Master of Science in Environmental Microbiology
  • Master of Science Bio-chemistry
  • Master of Science Biomedical Science
  • Master of Science Bio-technology
  • Master of Science Botany
  • Master of Science Food science
  • Master of Science Genetics
  • Master of Science Molecular Biology
  • Master of Science Toxicology
  • Master of Science Virology
  • Master of Science in Zoology
  • Master of Philosophy in Plant Molecular Biology
  • Master of Philosophy in Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Sciences
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Plant Molecular Biology
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Computational Biology
  • Master of Business Administration (for getting into Management of Biology Field)


Career Scope in Biology Field

As we discussed earlier above, career opportunities are there abundantly for Biology degree holder in the field of Biology, Biomedical and Life Sciences. For the skilled professionals having strong knowledge of the Biology Discipline, there is a huge scope in the research field. As a Biologist, you can perform the roles in your dream career field as explained below.

  • Biology Content Developer
  • Biological Technician
  • Conservationist
  • Ecologist
  • Botanist
  • Geneticist
  • Horticulturist
  • Molecular Biologist
  • Plant Explorer
  • Plant Biochemist
  • Weed Scientist
  • Science Adviser
  • Forest Ranger
  • Farming Consultant
  • Geneticist
  • Horticulturist
  • Molecular Biologist
  • Plant Biochemist
  • Weed Scientist
  • Science Adviser
  • Botanist
  • Plant Explorer
  • Forest Ranger
  • Farming Consultant
  • Florist
  • Forester
  • Biology Content Developer
  • Biological Technician
  • Conservationist
  • Ecologist
  • Mycologist


Employment Areas for a Biologist

The following are some of the in general Employment Areas where Biologists find a work for them.

  • Agricultural Research Services
  • Botanical Gardens
  • Botanical Survey
  • Hospitals
  • Horticulture
  • Medical research
  • Medical laboratories
  • Wildlife and fishery departments
  • Science centers
  • Food Institutes
  • Schools
  • Seed and Nursery companies


Government Sector Career Opportunities after B.Sc. Biology

Everyone across the career path and subject fields, for sure will have been dreaming for Government Sector Jobs for the government has been providing such attractive facilities for its employees. Government whether at the state or central level, these days is pressing hard on the Biotechnology and in general on technology areas so that the concept of ‘Indigenization of Technology comes true’. For example, I have enlisted some of the career scopes in Biology Field with Government and Government managed, run, funded, and aided industries, firms, companies. For getting in the Government Employment there may be various ways for recruitment like Entrance Exam, Merit-based recruitment based on your Bachelor/Master Degree Score and then Personal Interview. You would come to know about these job opportunities through Daily Newspapers, the web portal of that specific Government Organization/Department or any third party dedicated agencies like Employment News (Web portal and weekly Newspaper).

  • Medical laboratories
  • Testing Laboratories
  • Biotechnology Research Institutes
  • Seed and Nursery organizations
  • Biotechnology Firms
  • Banks
  • Life Insurance Companies
  • Government Colleges (Teaching and Research)
  • Agricultural Research Organizations
  • Botanical Survey of India
  • Hospitals and Medical Research Centers
  • Food Institutes
  • Wildlife and Fishery Departments
  • Public Schools (Teaching)


Dear Aspirant, we just discussed on the topic such as Career Scope and Employment Areas in the subject field. We also have talked about the main point of your query, i.e. Career Opportunities in Government Sector in Biology Field after B.Sc. in Biology. Considering you have completed your B.Sc. in the aforesaid field you will pursue the right field - may it be pursuing an academic degree or being in Job Opportunities. For any confusion, you have the option to contact the Professional Experts at CareerGuide. The CareerGuide is having one of the largest network of Professional Experts in India thereby it is guiding lakhs of students and career aspirants all over India successfully. For any further information, we will be happy to guide you. Hope, this helps you!

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