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M.Tech. (Biotech)- Genetic Engineering

M.Tech. (Biotech)- Genetic Engineering

School of Engineering and Technology (SET)

  • Program Code


  • Level

    Post Graduate

  • Duration

    2 Years

About the Programme

M.Tech. (Biotech) Genetic Engineering is a two-year postgraduate programme that deals with the study of direct manipulation of an organism's genes using biotechnological techniques. The programme draws focus on topics like molecular genetics, immuno-biology, recombinant DNA technology, pharmacogenomics, stem cell technology and others.
Through this programme, students gain knowledge about finding newer and better methodologies for the betterment of the human race at large. Research, agriculture, industrial biotechnology and medicine are some of the fields that use Genetic engineering techniques.
The post-graduate programme incorporates a balance of both theory and practical sessions to give students an excellent head start on the career ladder. Upon completion, students can either pursue doctoral studies in the same discipline or establish a career in the research field.

This course is for individuals who...

have a sharp analytical mind, high levels of concentration, an aptitude for research, eye for details,   and long hours of work capacity. It is for aspirants who can work both individually and in teams. 

Students who are looking for...

pursuing research work in the biotech and genetic field are an ideal fit for this programme. 

Course Fee
For National Students
1st Year 97850 2nd Year 100786
For International Students
Fee Per Semester Fee Per Year
2550 5000*
Eligibility Criteria
For National Students
  • B.Tech. in Biotechnology Biomedical Engg. B.Pharma with minimum 60% marks.
  • M.Sc. in Biotechnology Agriculture Genetics Molecular Biology Physiology Life Sciences (Botany Zoology Biochemistry Microbiology Medicinal Chemistry) with minimum 60% marks. GATE/NET qualified students shall be preferred.
For International Students The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the pre-requisite subjects for admission in to the desired program.
Career path you can choose after the course
  • Animal Breeder
  • Regulatory Process Manager
  • Molecular Genetic Clinical Lab Scientist
  • Drug Discovery Engineer
  • Genetics Laboratory Technician
  • Clinical Geneticist/Researcher
  • Bio-technician
  • Genetics Laboratory Research Assistant
  • Lecturer/Professor
  • Genetic Counsellor
  • NII, Delhi
  • JNCASR, Bangalore
  • RGCB, Thiruvananthapuram
  • IGIB, Delhi
  • TIFR, Mumbai
  • IISc, Bangalore
  • MSSRF, Chennai
  • CCMB, Hyderabad
  • NCCS, Pune
  • AU-KBC Research Centre
  • IISERs

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