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M.Phil Biotechnology

Aspiring for a prestigious career in the fascinating field of biotechnology. If you are a post graduate in biological sciences and aiming for research in biotechnology then learn here the details of the course M.Phil Biotechnology for a career based on research.

Course Name: M.Phil Biotechnology
Stream: Science
Course Category: Biotechnology
Duration: 2 years


Among the various courses in biological sciences, biotechnology is one of the trendiest fields to study. The field is one of the brightest today as numerous applications are being found in sectors such as healthcare, pharmaceuticals, medicines, agriculture, chemical industries, manufacturing, food processing and so on. A number of agro based industries are utilizing the benefits of biotechnology in improving the yield and quality of products. Biotechnologists are increasingly getting into research as the scope for finding further applications in biotechnology are enormous. An M.Phil course thus provides you with the initial background to pursue a career that’s research oriented or you can otherwise utilize your skills working in the numerous industries benefitted with biotechnology.

Eligibility and course duration

Should be at least a graduate in biological sciences such as botany, zoology, agricultural sciences, chemistry, etc. from a recognized university. Admissions are on merit with tests and interviews as required.

Duration of the course is 2 years full time.

M.Phil Biotechnology 2019 - 2020 Admissions/Application Enquiry


M.Phil Biotechnology - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering M.Phil Biotechnology course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2019 - 2020 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College NameUniversityState
Aditi MahavidyalayaUniversity of DelhiDelhi
Ayya Nadar Janaki Ammal College(Autonomous)Madurai Kamaraj UniversityTamil Nadu
Bharath College of Science and ManagementBharathidasan UniversityTamil Nadu
C.M.S. College of Science and CommerceBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Cms College of Science And CommerceBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Dr. G. R. Damodaran College of ScienceBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science CollegeBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Dr.N.G.P.Arts And Science CollegeBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Faculty of Law University of DelhiUniversity of DelhiDelhi
Gitam Institute Of ScienceGandhi Institute of Technology and ManagementAndhra Pradesh
Government Arts College,UdhagamandalamBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Govt. Arts College (Autonomous)Bharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Grd College of Arts And ScienceBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Hindustan College of Arts And Science ChennaiUniversity of MadrasTamil Nadu
Hindusthan College of Arts and ScienceBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
J.J College of Arts and ScienceBharathidasan UniversityTamil Nadu
Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical college AligarhAligarh Muslim UniversityUttar Pradesh
K.S.R College of Arts and SciencePeriyar UniversityTamil Nadu
Kongunadu Arts and Science CollegeBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Lady Doak CollegeTamil Nadu Music and Fine Arts UniversityTamil Nadu
Meenakshi Ramasamy Arts and Science CollegeBharathidasan UniversityTamil Nadu
Muthayammal College of Arts and SciencePeriyar UniversityTamil Nadu
Nallamuthu Gounder Mahalingam CollegeBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Noorul Islam College of Arts& ScienceManonmaniam Sundaranar UniversityTamil Nadu
Selvamm Arts & Science CollegePeriyar UniversityTamil Nadu
Sengunthar Arts And Science CollegePeriyar UniversityTamil Nadu
Shri Nehru Maha Vidyalaya College of Arts and ScienceBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Softkey Education & Infotech LtdKarnataka State Open UniversityMaharashtra
St. Josephs CollegeBharathidasan UniversityTamil Nadu

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More about the course

M.Phil biotechnology is a research oriented program that provides you with a sound understanding of this highly interdisciplinary field. With more and more developments taking place in this field, the course provides you with a fertile ground for carrying research. The course acquaints you with the research methodology and the initial steps that are taken in a research project. As in other M.Phil courses you need to prepare a thesis on the subject of your research project and submit it at the end of the course. Biotechnology is finding increasing applications in areas of health, pharmaceuticals, food, environment control, waste management and agriculture. A variety of drugs, vaccines and bio-fuels are being thus developed. Biotechnology is an important tool in mankind’s fight against diseases and in developing pest resistant agricultural produce. The breakthrough in stem cell technology are all due to biotechnology.

Jobs and opportunities

M.Phil Biotechnology provides you with a sound platform for undergoing a PhD in the field. With a PhD too added to your profile, opportunities open up for you in research institutions in the country and abroad. IISc, TIFR, CSIR, CCMB, JNCASR and NCBS are some of the best research institutions. Those not seeking a PhD can get into the industry sector and get into the development of drugs, vaccines, food products, bio-fuels, etc. Some of the sectors are food processing, aquaculture, agro based industries and pharmaceutical companies. You can also work as research assistants in one of the research labs.

M.Phil Biotechnology Admissions for 2019 - 2020 Academic Year

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