M.Tech (Biotechnology) (intake from 2021-22)

PROGRAMME EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES (PEOs)

  1. To acquire advanced knowledge in both theoretical and practical aspect of Biotechnology and biological science.
  2. To achieve domain knowledge and technical expertise for successful career in academics, research and industry.
  3. Innovative ability to find routes of solution of existing scientific problems of the domain through identification of research gaps.
  4. To develop a socially responsible professionals with scientific ethics.

 

GRADUATE ATTRIBUTE / PROGRAMME OUTCOMES (POs)

  1. Research and analysis: Develop research approaches to meet the scientific gaps on biotechnology and allied interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary fields.
  2. Academic excellence: Foster the knowledge and skills in biotechnology to identify and approach towards suitable solution.
  3. Data mining: Ability to salvage significant biological data for meaningful solution.
  4. Skills: Develop skill set related to biotechnology and allied fields.
  5. Modernization and tools usage: Familiarized with latest and advanced tools and techniques of biotechnology.
  6. Development of solutions: Investigate an existing problem to find suitable solutions, beneficial to the society.
  7. Diversity: Strong basic knowledge to support diversification in applied field of biotechnology.
  8. Professional: Ability to set career and professional goals based on a proper career planning process.
  9. Collaboration: Develop capacity to uphold integrity and collaborative approach in workplace.
  10. Sustainable learner: To accept and implement changes in learning towards a sustainable development through learn, unlearn-relearn approach.
  11. Ethics: Practice ethical philosophies and systems in creating and partnering a progressive society.
  12. Global perspectives: Develop as global citizen to contribute in the greater benefits of humanity.

 

Eligibility:

Minimum 50% aggregate in 10 +2 or equivalent from any recognized board and minimum 55% marks or equivalent CGPA in B.Tech. in Biotechnology or 55% marks or equivalent CGPA in M.Sc. In Biotechnology/Microbiology/ Botany/ Zoology or allied subjects.

 

Career Avenues: (but not limited to)

  • Plant Manager: Maintaining production plant in Biotech company
  • Research and development: Research Scientist, Project assistant, Research fellow, Postdoctoral research fellow, Lab technician, Forensic expert, Bioinformatician.
  • Product Manufacturing: Product development supervisor/associate/technician, Manufacturing manager/supervisor/technician, Environmental engineer/technician, Quality Control (QC) Supervisor/analyst/technician, Quality assurance (QA) Supervisor/associate.
  • Bioinformatician: Medical coding, Data scientist.
  • Sales and service: Business development officer, technical service representative, sales executive and sales representatives
  • Teaching/Academics: A higher degree in the field of biotechnology like Ph.D/M.Tech is supporting for a job in this sector. Those who have an aptitude for teaching are best suitable for this job. A teaching enthusiast can join as an assistant professor. A Fresher with a bachelor’s degree may get the job of a laboratory technician or lab instructor.

 

Apart from the above-mentioned sectors, there are many other scopes like clinical research, content writing and patent writing where a biotechnologist can get the opportunity. The field of biotechnology is highly dynamic and, in the future, many more avenues are expected to open up.

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