M.Sc. Industrial Biotechnology or Master of Science in Industrial Biotechnology is a postgraduate Industrial Management course. Industrial biotechnology is the application of biotechnology for industrial purposes, including manufacturing, alternative and biomaterials. Course integrates several sciences such as Medicine, Pharmacy, Agriculture, Genetics, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Immunology, Virology, Chemistry, Engineering, Animal Husbandry, Ecology, Cell Biology, Soil science, Bio-statistics, Plant Physiology, and Seed Technology. It is an exciting and challenging career involving the use of living things in the industrial process with lot of unexpected possibilities. Industrial Biotechnology uses enzymes and micro-organisms to make products in sectors such as chemistry, food and feed, paper and pulp, textiles and energy. The Master degree course is of two years duration and the syllabus is divided into four semesters.
M.Sc. Industrial Biotechnology Eligibility
B. Tech. degree with minimum 60% marks or equivalent in Chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Industrial Biotech (BE), Leather Technology, Pharmaceutical Technology, Food Technology, B.Pharma., and Dairy Technology or Master's Degree (Biotech) with minimum 60% marks or equivalent in Life Sciences, Botany, Zoology, Bio-chemistry, Microbiology, Genetics, Physiology, Pharmacology and Biophysics are eligible to apply for M.Sc. Industrial Biotech.
Industrial biotechnology deals with the production of chemical base materials and end products.
It examines how biotechnology enables the use of renewable resources in industry, thereby increasing efficiency, decreasing pollution, and reducing energy usage and waste production during various types of industrial processing.
The can become teacher and lecture in schools and colleges respectively; for becoming permanent lecturer in college / universities only after completing UGC-NET exam.
How is M.Sc. Industrial Biotechnology Course Beneficial?
The course is beneficial for individual to develop a career in a number of related areas including: pharmaceutical and fermentation industries, as well as recombinant DNA and microbial related research laboratories.
The candidates can found careers can be found with pharmaceutical companies, food manufacturing and processing industries, public funded laboratories, chemical, agriculture, environment control, waste management, energy, and allied industries.
Biotechnologists can be employed in the areas of planning, production and management of bio-processing industries.