M.Sc. Biotechnology

 

Overview

Biotechnology is one of the most revolutionary and beneficial scientific advances of the last quarter century. It is a interdisciplinary science including not only biology but also subjects like mathematics, physics, chemistry and many more. Is is a conglomeration of various combined technologies applied to living cells for production of a particular product or enhancing its quality according to our preferences. Biotech is undoubtedly the future. Genetics engineering, genomics, bio-computing, biomedical engineering, biosensors, bioinformatics, etc. will be the hot topics for the next decade or so. Its application varies from agriculture to industry - food, pharmaceutical, chemical, bio-products, textiles, medicine, nutrition, environmental conservation, animal sciences etc.

Objective

This program aims at developing skilled manpower in biotechnology sector at a relatively higher level in order to supervise the operations. Post graduate qualification in biotechnology can lead to placements biotechnology sector as well as research laboratories the multinational companies, with the chemical industry in the close lead, offer the best remuneration packages. The biotech business is growing at an accelerated rate, with a number of companies joining the bandwagon. The entry of corporate sector into biotechnology enhances the career prospects in this field

Duration : 2 Years

Total Seats : 30

Eligibility : Graduation with biology with 50% marks.

Selection Procedure :

The admission to M.Sc. Biotechnology will be on the basis of merit and entrance test.