M. Sc. (Biotechnology)

Course Details

Biotechnology is a research-oriented subject which combines the disciplines of Technology and Biology. M. Sc. Biotechnology Syllabus is designed in such a way that it enhances candidate’s knowledge about biotechnology and its related disciplines such as genetics, animal biotechnology, food technology, plant biotechnology, etc. Biotechnology is the branch of science that applies Biology for purposes of research and development. Biotechnology involves a wide range of subjects such as Engineering, Genetics, Biochemistry, Microbiology and Chemistry.

Biotechnology finds application in a variety of fields such as Animal Husbandry, Growth of Vaccines and Medicines, Agriculture, Pollution Control, Energy Production And Conservation, Healing Of Prolonged Disease and Ecological Conservation, and in development of insecticides, fertilizers and quality of seeds.Biotechnology is the field that involves the use of living organisms in engineering, technology, medicine and other fields requiring bio products.

Eligibility and Seats Availability
  • B.Sc. in any of Biological Sciences, BAMS, MBBS, BHMS, BPT and B.Pharm.

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Fee Structure
Academic Fees Structure For Session 2019-20 Send to me
SN Particulars Sem-I Sem-II Sem-III Sem-IV
1 Admission fee INR 5, 000/- - - -
2 Tuition Fee INR 22, 500/- INR 22, 500/- INR 22, 500/- INR 22, 500/-
Admission Process

Candidates seeking admission in M. Sc. (Biotechnology) Course in Alpine Group of Institutes, Dehradun should appear in Alpine Common Entrance Test (AGI CET 2019).

On the basis of AGI CET 2019 Rank candidate will get admission in M. Sc. (Biotechnology) Course.

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AGI CET 2019 Important Dates
SN Events Dates
1 Availability of Application Form 1st Feb, 2019
2 Last Date for Application Form 30th April, 2019
3 Download of Admit Card 30th Apr, 2019
4 AGI CET 2019 Exam First week of May, 2019
5 Result 4rd week of May, 2019
6 Admission Counselling June First Week, 2019

Career Prospects

Such postgraduates are hired in capacities such as Sr. Associate Scientist, Research Biochemist, Sr. Regulatory Affairs Associate, Biotechnology Researcher, Associate Engineer, Quality Controller and Regional Manager and in industries such as Pharmaceuticals, Manufacturing, Biotechnology, Research Organizations, and FMCG besides colleges and universities as teachers.

Organizations such as Abbott Laboratories, Baxter, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Biocon, IFGL, Bioceramics Limited, Orbees medical, Invitrogen, GlaxoSmithKline, Reliance life sciences, CTS life sciences, Dr. Reddy’s labs, Cipla, Jubilant life sciences, Wockhardt, Torrent Pharma, Cadila healthcare and Ranbaxy and Pfizer etc. hire such postgraduates.

Employment Areas

In India, successful postgraduates of the course are hired in fields of Medical Biotechnology and Agricultural Biotechnology. Medical Biotechnology is an emerging sector in India, and accounts for nearly 70% of the total revenue of the biotech sectors. The companies that populate this sector could be divided into three broad categories- small startup companies that have indigenously developed biotech products, e.g., Shantha Biotech and Bharat Biotech, large pharmaceutical firms such as Dr. Reddy Laboratory (DRL), Ranbaxy Laboratories and Wockhardt Ltd., and start-ups, which are all set to emerge as Contract Research Organizations (CROs), mainly working for transnational corporations.

Higher Education After M. Sc. (Biotechnology)
  1. P. Hd.
Job Opportunities
Once you are done with B.Com, you can choose your preferred job profile from the numerous options available. A B.Com student can choose to be any of the following:
  1. Sr. Associate Scientist
  2. Research Biochemist
  3. Sr. Regulatory Affairs Associate
  4. Biotechnology Researcher
  5. Quality Controller
  6. Regional Manager

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