Yes you can opt this option, but it also depend on your interest. This branch has its own value and opportunity. The applications of this branch of science are vast and simply mind-boggling. On one hand, it caters to the industrial sector such as food and beverages industry, textiles industry, biological products, medicines and pharmaceuticals while on the other hand this branch of science caters to the requirements of agriculture, animal husbandry, nutrition and environmental conservation. The list is a long and an envious one.
In opting for a specialised profession such as biotechnology, you must plan your career right from your school days. In this context, the combination of subjects of study at the 10+2 level must primarily include Biology, Chemistry, Physics and even Mathematics. Once you have finished schooling you can opt for a suitable undergraduate program (BSc, BE, BTech) in Biotechnology from various academic institutions spread across the country. The duration of a BSc program in biotechnology is three years whereas it is four years for BE and BTech courses
some important points
- This is an upcoming and constantly growing science and has worldwide scope especially in terms of research.
-The scope for research is very wide and efficient work gets fast acclamation within multinationals.
- If you succeed in clearing the tests and interviews, it is assumed you are the right fit for the profession.