Biotechnology being a research oriented science course has great scope in India as well as abroad. There are many applications of biotechnology such as developing drugs and vaccines. The career opportunity for a bio technologist ranges from careers in academics to industry and others.
A graduate in Biotechnology can opt for the post of a technical assistant, while a post graduate can opt to teach or become a research assistant. A degree holder in Biotechnology can become a technical assistant, research associate, while a post-graduate or a PhD. holder can be a research scientist or can join a teaching fraternity. Bio technologists can join as a freelance journalist, scientific reporter or in the field of management.
Microbiologists play a significant role in the society through research and applications for the betterment of mankind. Careers for microbiologists can be in Hospitals / Clinical laboratories, Food industry, Environmental pollution management, Research labs etc.
As a graduate or postgraduate in Microbiology, one can be placed as a technical assistant, project assistant in a research laboratory. Microbiology is an interdisciplinary subject that provides opportunity in various applied fields- Bacteriology, Environmental Microbiology, Industrial and food Microbiology etc. Bio technologists and Microbiologists can join as a freelance journalist, scientific reporter or in the field of management.