Keerthi Nihal

What coures I should to biotechnolgy. what cost it will take for my studies

now i am studing in 12th class in 2014 i am going to write my exams i am intersted in bio so i want bio background cours

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RE: What coures I should to biotechnolgy. what cost it will take for my studies

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Biotechnology is an interdisciplinary sciences that fuses engineering technology with the biological life sciences. From agrcukture, medince, envrinomental conswvation and animal husandry - all such fields have adirect link with biotechnology. It is an integrated use of biochemistry, molecular genetics, microbiology and processing technology which aims to search applications of micro oganisims or cell for industrial purposes. There are various applications of biotechnology such as developing various medicines, vaccines and diagnostics, improving energy production and conservation and increasing productivity.It also has an application in improving quality of seeds, insecticides and fertilizers , pollution control and waste management. To make a career in biotechnology you can do integrated B.Tech- M.Tech Biotechnology. The duration of this course is 5.5 years. To pursue this course you havce studied PCM at class 12th. You have also have an option to do B>Tech Biotechnology. The duration of course is 4 years and the elibgibilkity is 12th with PCM.Another option is that instead of doing B.Tech yuou can do B.Sc-M.Sc Biotechnology. TO puruse this course you should have studied PCB/PCM at class12.
Some of major entrance exams for seeking admission in biotechnology are -

JEE Main/ Advanced
Combined Biotechnology Entrance EXam conducted by JNU , New Delhi
Common Entrance Test conducted by GGSIPU, New Delhi
VITEEE conducted by Vellore Institute of TEchnology
EAMCET conducted by Jawahar Lala Nehru Technological University

Some of the top institutes offering courses in biotechnology are :-
IIT Delhi, Kharagpur, Roorkee, Madras
Vellore Institute of Technology
Guru Gobing Singh Indraprastha University
Apeejay satya University
University of Kerela
Jamia Millia Islamia
BITS, Mesra
JNTU, Hyderabad

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