Master of Science in Biotechnology

Intake: 50

  • Program CodeMSC-004
  • Duration 2 Years
  • Level Post Graduate Programme
  • Department Department of Biotechnology
MSc in Biotechnology is a postgraduate program that focuses on the application of biological processes and techniques in various industries, such as healthcare, agriculture, food processing, and environmental conservation.

The program aims to provide students with advanced knowledge and skills in the field of biotechnology, including genetic engineering, cell culture, microbiology, biochemistry, and bioprocessing. The postgraduation course offered at the MSc in Biotechnology colleges typically spans over two years and involves both coursework and research components.

Students are required to complete a set of core modules that cover fundamental concepts and techniques in biotechnology, as well as elective modules that allow them to specialize in specific areas of interest. In addition, students are expected to conduct a research project under the supervision of a faculty member and produce a thesis or dissertation based on their findings.

The Masters in Biotechnology course is designed to prepare students for careers in various fields, including biopharmaceuticals, medical devices, diagnostics, biotechnology research and development, and academia. Graduates of the program may work as research scientists, quality assurance specialists, project managers, product development scientists, or regulatory affairs professionals. Being among the top M Sc Biotechnology Colleges in India, we ensure to provide the best education in the domain.

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Eligibility Criteria

50% (45% for SC/ST) marks in Graduation from any area of Life Sciences or Medical Sciences.

Admission Procedure

On the basis of Merit/IUCET/State-Level and National-Level Entrance Exams.

Program Outcomes (PO)

At the end of the program the student will be able to


Students will be able design, conduct experiments, analyze, and interpret data for investigating problems in Biotechnology and allied fields.


Higher studies (M.Phil., Ph.D.) can be pursued in order to attain research positions. Various examinations such as CSIR-NET, ARS-NET GATE, ICMR, DBT and many other opens channels for promising career in research.


Students can become Junior Production Officer and Technical Assistant in biotechnology, pharmaceutical Companies, bio fertilizer industry, aquaculture industries, environmental units, crop production units, food processing industries, national bio-resource development firms, banking and KPO.


Entrepreneurship ventures such as consultancy and training centres can be opened.


Some of the major pharmaceutical and drug companies hiring biotechnological professionals include Dabur, Ranbaxy, Hindustan Lever and Dr Reddy's Labs, food processing industries, chemical industry, and textile industry as well. Beside these industries also employ bio-technological professionals in their marketing divisions to boost up business in sectors where their products would be required.


Beside industrial sector there are ample opportunities in academics as well. Students will be able to understand the potentials, and impact of biotechnological innovations on environment and their implementation for finding sustainable solution to issues pertaining to environment, health sector, agriculture, etc.


Several career opportunities are available for students with biotechnology background abroad especially in countries like Germany, Australia, Canada, USA and many more where biotechnology is a rapidly developing field.


In Biotechnology, student gain knowledge about various techniques such as ELISA, RT-PCR.

Program Educational Objectives


Graduates will have a strong foundation in basic principles and applications of biotechnology, including molecular biology, genetics, microbiology, biochemistry, and bioprocessing.


Graduates will be able to critically analyze and interpret scientific data, design and execute experiments, and use state-of-the-art techniques and technologies to address research questions in biotechnology.


Graduates will be able to communicate scientific information effectively through oral and written presentations, and collaborate effectively with peers, supervisors, and stakeholders in interdisciplinary settings.


Graduates will be able to apply their knowledge and skills to solve real-world problems in biotechnology, such as developing new drugs and therapies, improving crop yields and nutrition, or mitigating environmental pollution and climate change.


Graduates will be able to demonstrate professionalism, ethical behavior, and social responsibility in their professional activities, and uphold the highest standards of integrity and safety.


Graduates will be able to pursue advanced studies, research, or employment in biotechnology, or other related fields such as medicine, agriculture, or environmental sciences.



Apply fundamental principles and techniques of biotechnology to solve problems related to healthcare, agriculture, food processing, or environmental conservation.


Develop and execute research projects in biotechnology, using advanced laboratory skills, data analysis tools, and research methodologies.


Analyze and evaluate scientific literature, and communicate scientific information effectively through oral and written presentations, including scientific reports and research papers.


Demonstrate leadership, teamwork, and ethical conduct in professional activities, and collaborate effectively with peers, supervisors, and stakeholders in interdisciplinary settings.


Apply critical thinking, problem-solving, and innovation skills to design and develop new biotechnological products, processes, or services that meet societal needs and expectations.


Pursue continuous professional development, stay updated on emerging trends and technologies in biotechnology, and exhibit a commitment to lifelong learning and personal growth.

  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Senior Biochemist
  • Senior Medical Scientist
  • Biological/Clinical Technician
  • Microbiologist
  • Process Development Scientist
  • Biomanufacturing Specialist
  • Biotech Product Analyst
  • Research Scientist
  • Senior Research Associate
  • Business Development Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Lecturer

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