Biotechnology B.Tech Colleges in India
For admission in a bachelor’s degree, the candidate must have passed the higher secondary school certificate (10+2) examination with science subject such as biology, maths and chemistry. For IITs, It is mandatory to qualify in the Joint Entrance Examinations (J.E.E). The duration for the course is 4 years.
There are a lot of career opportunities in the field of biotechnology engineering. Graduates can seek employment in chemical and textile industries, agricultural sectors, pharmaceutical firms and manufacturing industries. Professionals in this career can also opt for teaching jobs in universities and colleges. Bio-technologists can seek employment in research laboratories, which are run by government or private sector. Professionals can seek job opportunities in private sectors such as food processing and agro based industries, pharmaceutical farms and aquaculture. Biotechnologists can also opt for science writer in media houses.
Some job profiles: -
- Lab Technician
- Research Scientist
- Research Associate
- Science Writer
- Sales Representative
- Quality Control Officer
Biotechnology is a rewarding and promising career option. The compensation of a biotechnologist working in research organization or a public sector industry is set according to the government standards. Professionals employed in corporate houses and industries can earn handsome salary. A graduate trainee in this field can initially earn around Rs. 15, 000 - 20, 000 every month. Professionals working in private colleges can earn good salary depending upon their experience. Fresh IIT pass out graduates working in corporate sector can earn salary between Rs. 70, 000 - Rs. 85, 000 per annum.
Top companies, which employ biotechnologists, are: -
- Thapar Group
- Hindustan Lever
- Biocon India Ltd.
- Hindustan Antibiotics
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