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M.Tech Genetic Engineering

Master of Technology in Genetic Engineering

Did you completed Bachelor's degree and looking for admission to the post graduation courses related to Genetic Engineering? Are you looking for admission to the M.Tech Genetic Engineering course? Learn more about the course, eligibility criteria, admission procedure in various colleges, list of colleges offering the M.Tech Genetic Engineering, career opportunities and future study options.

Course Name: M.Tech Genetic Engineering
Group: M.Tech
Stream: Science
Course Category: Genetics
Duration: 2 years

About M.Tech Genetic Engineering course

Master of Technology in Genetic Engineering is a 2 years postgraduate course which deals with the direct human manipulation of a genetic material of an organism's using modern Deoxy ribo Nucleic Acid (DNA) technology.


Duration of the M.Tech Genetic Engineering course is 2 years which is divided into 4 equal semesters. Each semester lasts for 6 months.

Eligibility Criteria

Minimum eligibility required to apply for admission to the M.Tech Genetic Engineering course is to qualify in Bachelor's degree (B.E./ B.Tech) in Genetic Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Biotechnology Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Bio process Engineering/ Bioinformatics/ Food Biotechnology/ Medical Biotechnology or equivalent qualification in relevant specialization from a recognized university.

Admission Procedure

Admission procedure may differ from one university to another. Most of the institutes offer admission to the M.Tech Genetic Engineering course, based on candidate's performance in the entrance examinations like All India Combined Entrance Exam, Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering etc. Some reputed institutes may conduct their own entrance examinations.

M.Tech Genetic Engineering 2019 - 2020 Admissions/Application Enquiry


M.Tech Genetic Engineering - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering M.Tech Genetic Engineering 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
Faculty of Engineering And TechnologySRM UniversityTamil Nadu
Gautam Buddha UniversityGautam Buddha UniversityUttar Pradesh
School of Bio SciencesBharath UniversityTamil Nadu

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More about the course

Genetic engineering is a advanced branch of science which involves a wide range of techniques used in manipulation of a genome of a living organism. It also involves in introducing foreign Deoxy ribo Nucleic Acid (DNA) into the organism of interest. Genetic Engineering is also referred as Genetic Modification.

Some of the subjects covered in this course are molecular genetics, biological chemistry, immunobiology, statistical genetics, genomics & proteomics, sequence analysis and structure prediction, regulation of gene expression, recombinant of DNA technology, human genetics, human physiology, plant genetics, genetic engineering of plants, classical and molecular plant breeding, stem cell technology, molecular mechanisms of infectious disease and medical genetics.

Career Prospects

Successful postgraduates of the M.Tech Genetic Engineering course can find job opportunities in areas such as agricultural firms, military services, animal science centers, beauty care centers, food processing industry, genetic testing centers, biological industries, research and development institutes, hormone and protein synthesis, DNA forensics departments, gene therapy centers, universities ans colleges, pharmaceutical industries etc. Some of the job positions offered for these postgraduates are listed below:

- Genetic Engineer
- Genetic Counselor
- Genetic Laboratory Technician
- Lecturer or Professor
- Regulatory Process Manager
- Clinical Geneticist
- Researcher
- Molecular Genetic Clinical Lab Scientist
- Bio-Technician
- Genetics Laboratory Research Assistant
- Drug Discovery Engineer
- Animal Breeder

Further Study Options

Candidates can go for further research studies in the same field such as Ph.D and M.Phil, after successful completion of the M.Tech Genetic Engineering course.

M.Tech Genetic Engineering Admissions for 2019 - 2020 Academic Year

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