Course Details

Duration of Course - 2 Years (4 Semesters)


Career Prospects

A Master in Biotechnology can become a Drug and Pharmaceuticals Researcher join Bio-Energy and food processing or Bio-Research industries, Waste management and public Funded Laboratories and Environmental Control Board. Post graduates with minimum 55% marks can also pursue PhD.

Eligibility Criteria

  • B.Sc. graduates with any Life Science Subject securing at least 50% (45% for SC/ST and category-I candidates) marks in aggregate of all optional subjects are eligible. B.Sc. graduates in Biotechnology and B.Sc. (Hons.) Graduates in Biotechnology / Biology / Botany /Microbiology Zoology are also eligible provided they have secured 50%o marks in the aggregate of all the optional subjects.
  • ln the absence of candidates in (a), Graduates in Agricultural Science, Dairy Sciences, Horticulture, Forestry, Fisheries, Pharmacy, Engineering (Biotechnology), Medicine/Dental, or Agricultural Engineering. with 50% (45% for SC/ST and category-I candidates) marks in the aggregate are eligible.


PG Program Intake Karnataka NRI($)
1st Year 2nd Year Total 1st Year 2nd Year Total
MSc - Biotechnology 45 180000 150000 330000 5000 5000 10000



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