Have you just passed your bachelor’s degree?
Are you in your final year and wondering what next?
Are you in a dilemma regarding the career options After Bsc Biotech?
If you are going through these questions, then read this article till the end. I am going to tell you all the possible answers of these questions.
Deciding a career path is an arduous task when we choose our career path, we make the most challenging decisions that have a significant impact on many aspects of our life. So it is much necessary to take enough time to consider all options very precisely.
This article will clear all your confusion by giving you an idea about these subject disciplines and also various career options that you can follow. It is essential to clear thoughts about the subject fields first.
BSc Biotech as career options
Biotechnology deals with the modification of biological systems using modern technologies. It was first introduced in the Indian education system in the year 1986. Due to its seemingly bright scope and vast nature, this academic discipline quickly gained popularity among those who are looking for a career in biology.
Biotechnology involves the biological sciences and also dependent on the knowledge and methodologies which are outside of the field of biology’s such as chemical engineering, bio-process engineering, information technology, and even bio-robotics.
So, the purpose of this field biotechnology is to improve the quality of human life.
Applications of Biotechnology:
- Healthcare & medicine industry
- Agricultural processes
- Food processing industry
- Bio-fuels & bio-energy
- Chemical industry
- Environmental management
- Waste management
- Animal husbandry,
- Soil conservation, etc.
As a biotechnologist, you may find jobs in various areas related to the above-mentioned fields. Students can find job opportunities in the following fields, so let’s look at some career options after doing a bachelor’s in Biotechnology:
Best Career Options After BSc Biotech
I would personally like to advise you that please continue your education further, don’t be in a hurry to catch up a job, its just the beginning. Instead of regretting in future just complete your master’s degree as it will open up unlimited job opportunities.
What are job opportunities after B.sc / B.tech in biotechnology?
You can explore job opportunities with B.sc Degree in the below-mentioned fields.
- R & D Jobs in Companies as Research Interns
- R & D Intern Jobs in Govt. Labs.
- Academic Jobs in Private as well as Govt. Colleges & Universities.
- QA / QC Jobs
- Clinical Research Jobs
- Production Jobs in Pharma Industry
- Studentship / Fellowships followed by a Job
- Sales and Marketing, etc.
What salary should I expect if i take a job after BSc Biotechnology?
Fresher’s salary starts at Rs 15,000 to Rs 20,000 Per month, It will increase with experience depending on your talent and opportunities existent in your company.
If you join as a research intern you will get a stipend starting at Rs 5,000/- pm within a few months you can land up getting a permanent position at the firm with a higher pay package.
After B.Sc you can definitely go for M.Sc or other courses and then Ph.D. if you want to get into hardcore research. For which you have to start preparing for NET/SET (SLET) competitive exams. CSIR NET exam is conducted twice a year. CSIR NET is a tough net to crack but once qualified, life will be easy and smooth, as you will be getting a fellowship worth 25,000 Rs. per month, isn’t that amazing?
B.Sc in biotech is like this big cake shop. You can choose any cake from the shop. But the question is, which cake tastes better? Making a choice is never easy. The best way to find out is by trying out a few flavors before purchase. Do part-time jobs or internships or volunteering, things that will give you experience. This will make it easier for you to decide your path. Trust me, life will become a beautiful journey if you like what you do. Do well, all the best!!!
Source- Biotechnika, hikewise