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Q:   Which is the No. 1 Biotechnology college in India?

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Given below are the best Biotechnology colleges in India:

College NameTuition FeeEligibility / Exams
JMIINR 15,600 - INR 24,000CUET, JMI Entrance Exam
JNU INR 432Merit-Based
VIT VelloreINR 1 Lacs - INR 3.75 lakhMerit-Based
UoHINR 14,900 - INR 46,300CUET PG
SOA UniversityINR 2 Lacs - INR 5 lakhSAAT

Q:   How many best Biotechnology colleges are there in India?

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India is home to 1323 best Biotechnology colleges in India of which 680 colleges are privately owned, 338 colleges are under the government and the rest 135 colleges are under semi government institutions. 

Please refer to the table below for the various parameters and statistics for good Biotechnology colleges in India:

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Statistics

No. of Colleges

1323 colleges

Tuition Fee

< INR 1 lakh: 398 colleges

INR 1-2 lakh: 207 colleges

INR 2-3 lakh: 96 colleges

INR 3-5 lakh: 66 colleges

> INR 5 lakh: 25 colleges

Ownership

Private: 680 colleges

Government: 338 colleges

Semi Government: 135 colleges

Accepted Entrance Exams

CUET, CUET-PG, ICAR AIEEA, UGC NET, GATE, etc.

Q:   Is CUET required for Biotechnology in India?

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Out of 1,323 best Biotechnology colleges in India only 60 colleges require CUET for admission to their colleges. Most of the admission to biotechnology colleges are done on merit basis, so the students are not necessarily required to appear for CUET to apply to best Biotechnology colleges in India.

 

Q:   Is Biotechnology available in DU?

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Yes, Delhi University (DU) offers biotechnology through a number of channels:

Programmes:

  • Masters: The Department of Plant Molecular Biology offers a Master of Science in Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology programme that focuses on advanced plant biology and research.
  • Other relevant Masters programmes: Master's programmes that cover related topics that have a lot of overlap with biotechnology include genetics, biochemistry, zoology, and microbiology.
  • Indirect Exposure: Bachelor's degrees containing relevant courses: Although DU doesn't offer a specific BSc programme in biotechnology, biotechnology concepts and methods are covered in a number of B.Sc. programmes, including BSc (Hons) Chemistry, BSc (Hons) Botany, BSc (Hons) Zoology, and BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science.
  • Elective courses: A number of BSc programmes offer electives with a specific concentration on biotechnology, such as BSc (Hons) Zoology.
  • Opportunities for research: There are plenty of opportunities for active biotechnology research in departments including Genetics and Plant Molecular Biology.

Therefore, although there isn't a specific BSc programme in biotechnology, DU offers a variety of ways to learn about and get involved in this topic, including research opportunities, relevant B.Sc. courses, electives, and Masters programmes.

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Q:   Which is better for Biotechnology: BHU or JMI?

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Depending on your personal preferences and a number of other considerations, you may choose between BHU and JMI for biotechnology. Here is a comparison to aid in your decision:

ParticularsBHUJMI
RankingGenerally ranks higher than JMIRanks lower than BHU
FacultySeasoned but has more established reputation for research and collaborationExperienced and qualified faculty
CurriculumMore comprehensive and research orientedFlexible in electives and projects
InfrastructureModern research infrastructureHas well-equipped labs and IT facilities
PlacementBetter Placement Record for BiotechnologyHas wider range of recruiters
InternshipHas more international collaborationsHas less international collaborations compared to BHU
LocationVaranasi Delhi
HostelHas on campus hostel facilityHas on campus hostel facility
Tuition FeeExpensive than JMI but cost of living is low in Varanasi as compared to DelhiCheaper than BHU but cost of living in Delhi is high

 

Q:   Is studying Biotechnology in India expensive?

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Studying Biotechnology in India can be considered affordable as most of the colleges have an average tuition fee less than INR 1 lakh:

Fee RangeNo. of CollegesPopular Colleges
< INR 1 lakh397JMI, JNU, UoH, etc.
INR 1-2 lakh207VIT Vellore, Amity University, Thapar University, etc.
INR 2-3 lakh96VIT Vellore, SOA University, CU, etc.
INR 3-5 lakh66VIT Vellore, CU, Amity University, etc.
> INR 5 lakh25SOA University, Amity University, LPU, etc.

 

Q:   Is studying Biotechnology difficult?

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Bio technology course is a highly complex discipline that demands intelligence, inventiveness, and, perhaps most importantly, patience and tenacity. You must stay current and actively seek opportunities to obtain hands-on experience and instruction.

It's possible that you'll work in a pressure-filled, frequently unpleasant workplace because many careers in Biotechnology focus on deadlines and time limits. After all, there is an ongoing demand for these life-altering medications, thus it is only fair that scientists are given strict timelines.

Q:   What are the job prospects after biotechnology?

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Hi, * Job Prospects : Biotechnology is a rewarding and promising career option. - After completing the course, graduates can seek employment in chemical industries, agricultural sectors, pharmaceutical and manufacturing industries. - Professionals in this career can also opt for teaching jobs in universities and colleges. - Bio-technologists can seek employment in research laboratories, which are run by government or private sector. - Professionals can seek job opportunities in private sectors such as food processing and agro-based industries, pharmaceutical farms and aquaculture. - Environmental experts are also employed in different government agencies and private institutions. - Bio-technologists can also opt for Science writer in media houses. * For your reference, below is the list of some of the Biotechnology companies in India : -Excel Industries Limited, Mumbai -BrainWave Bioinformatics Ltd., Chennai -Catalyst Pharma Consulting , Mumbai -Hi Tech Bio Laboratories, Pune -Aristo Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Mumbai -Sisco Research Laboratories Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai -Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology, Kerala (RGCB) -Biotech Consortium India Limited, New Delhi -All India Biotech Association (AIBA), New Delhi -Amersham Pharmacia Biotech Asia Pacific Ltd., Chennai * Salary : Salary depends on various parameters such as size of the organization, profile, qualification, experience etc. But, to give you a brief idea, - Professionals employed in corporate houses and industries can earn handsome salary. - A graduate trainee in this field can initially earn around Rs. 15,000 - 20,000 every month. - Professionals working in private colleges can earn good salary depending upon their experience. -One may earn around 1.29 Lakh to 5.13 Lakhs per annum. To help you further I would like to invite Shivangi69831 . Hope it helps. Please feel free to revert. Click on the thumbs up or mark it as the best, if you found this useful. Wish you luck!
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Q:   What are the changes introduced in the CUET PG 2024 Exam?

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Below are the list of changes that have been introduced in the CUET PG 2024 exam for the academic session 2024-2025:

  • There will not be any general paper for CUET PG 2024 exam. From this year the candidate can choose General paper as a Subject. The comprehension part of these papers would be English or Hindi as chosen by the candidate during registration.  
  • CUET PG 2024 Question paper choice reduced: Until last year, candidates were able to choose a maximum of 20 test paper codes in all but from this year on, candidates can choose maximum of four question paper codes. 
  • Duration of Exam would be of 105 Minutes.
  • The Question paper will have 75 Questions. 
  • CUET PG 2024 examination centres reduced to 300 from 313.

Q:   How many attempts are allowed in UGC NET exam?

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There is no limit to the number of attempts allowed for the UGC NET exam. As long as a candidate meets the eligibility criteria, they can appear for the exam in any number of attempts. The UGC NET exam is conducted twice a year, and candidates who are not able to qualify in one attempt can appear for the next cycle of the exam. However, it is important to note that candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria for each attempt and pay the application fee for each attempt separately. Also, candidates who have already qualified for the UGC NET exam are eligible to appear again for the same subject and category.

Q:   What are the topics included for IPU CET 2024 BTech (Biotechnology)?

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The topics included for IPU CET B.Tech (Biotechnology) are Physics (Class 12 Level) - 20% Chemistry (Class12 Level) - 20% Mathematics (Class 12 Level) - 20% Biology (Botany and Zoology (Class 12 Level) - 40% or Biotechnology (Class 12 Level) - 40%. .

Q:   What are the educational requirements to get enrolled for MSc Biotechnology course via IIT JAM 2024?

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Aspirants can go through the eligibility criteria for MSc Biotechnology IIT JAM test paper in the table below:

Test Paper (Code)

Course

Minimum Educational Qualifications for Admission

Biotechnology (BT)

 

MSc Biotechnology

Any branch/ subject

MSc- PhD Dual Degree in Environmental Science and Engineering

Any one of Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/ four semesters, and any one of the other four subjects for at least one year/ two semesters

Joint MSc- PhD in Molecular Medical Microbiology

BSc/ BS degree (three years/six semesters) with Biology/ Biotechnology/ Botany/ Life Science/ Physiology/ Zoology/ Microbiology/ Biochemistry/ Genetics and molecular biology as Honours/ Major/ Main Subject, and any one of Chemistry/ Physics/ Mathematics as one of compulsory subsidiary subject for at least one year/two semesters

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