Bioengineering and Bioinformatics are specialized domains of biotechnology.
Students can pursue BSc/ BTech, M Sc/M Tech or after BSc, pursue MBA in biotechnology. With its increasing popularity and explosive growth, there are plenty of opportunities available in the field of biotechnology.
Biotechnology companies require corporate executives with business or management degrees. A graduate in biotechnology can get a job in government sectors, private sectors or research institutes. Different job profiles for biotechnologists include lab technicians, research associates, research scientists, engineers, sales representatives, marketing executives and business development managers.
Core companies: Ranbaxy, Dr. Reddy labs, Cipla and Glaxo Smith Klineg are few to name apart from many Government funded research organizations and CSIR labs. There are good research opportunities abroad, usually for PhD students.