Biotechnology Colleges and Institutes in Uttarakhand
Get latest information about Biotechnology Colleges and Institutes in Uttarakhand. Following is the list of Biotechnology colleges in Uttarakhand with admission information, latest 2013 results announcement and contact details of Biotechnology Colleges in Uttaranchal (Uttarakhand).
List of Biotechnology Institutes in Uttarakhand
What is Biotechnology?
Biotechnology is technology based on biology, especially when used in agriculture, food science, and medicine.Biotechnology also means any technological application that uses biological systems, living organisms, or derivatives thereof, to make or modify products or processes for specific use. Biotechnology is a combination of biology and technology that allows scientists to alter cells to manipulate them as needed. In practical application, this means that scientists can use genetic technology to develop treatments for diseases and to beneficially alter the genetics of humans as well as other life forms.
Applications of Biotechnology?
Applications of biotechnology are in the pharmaceutical, agriculture, chemical, environmental remediation, and energy industries. Biotechnology is also used to recycle, treat waste, clean up sites contaminated by industrial activities. In a nutshell, biotechnology is the application of existing scientific methods and techniques aimed at improving the biological systems, which include microorganisms, plants and animals. Biotechnology plays a major role in serving mankind by contributing to industries like agriculture, animal husbandry, health care, etc
Scope of Biotechnology in India
Although people often look for study abroad programmes for studying biotechnology, the scope of biotechnology in India is also enormous. It is a field that involves engineers, biologists, and many other such professionals. The areas where biotechnology has grown in India include Bioinformatics, Agricultural biotechnology, Bio fertilizers, National Bioresource Development, Plant Biology, Marine Biotechnology and the like.
How to pursue Biotechnology courses?
It can be studied during B.Sc and M.Sc programmes (few universities are offering five-year integrated B.Tech /M.Tech Dual Degree Programmes after HSC/10+2 Science) and also as B.Tech and M.Tech, courses. You can also pursue specialized courses at research level.Biotechnology offers PG courses, which you can opt for after graduating in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Microbiology. After your PG, you can go in for PhD after which you can go in for Post-doctoral research. Here, we would like to mention that students usually prefer to do PhD and Post-doctoral research from abroad.
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