MSc Biotechnology

Course Duration : 2 Years full time
Eligibility : B.Sc degree with 50% aggregate marks in all the three optional subjects and should have chemistry /biochemistry compulsorily along with at least one of the following optional subjects microbiology / Botany /Biotechnology / Zoology / Environmental Science / Applied Zoology / Applied Botany / Genetics / Life science / Biochemistry / Diary science / Agricultural science /Horticulture / Forestry / Fisheries / Pharmacy
Affiliation :Bangalore University

Course Overview

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The Department of M.Sc Biotechnology was established in the year 2000 with the objective of imparting technical education of global standards to the students, making them technologically superior and ethically of high caliber. The department has produced world class bio-technocrats and entrepreneurs by exploring and nurturing their potential in the frontier areas of Biotechnology. A strong emphasis on research and analytical skills combined with right placements, is what makes Garden City College the top choice among colleges in Bangalore for MSc Biotechnology.

The Department is firmly committed to excellence both in research and teaching and guided by a set of devoted and diligent staff members with high quality technical expertise in multifarious areas of Biotechnology. Various research activities are also carried out in the Department.

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  • Cell Biology
  • Molecular Genetics
  • General Microbiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Cell Biology & Molecular Genetics
  • Biochemistry & Microbiology


  • Biochemical techniques & Enzymology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Immunology & Immunotechnology
  • Biooinformatics and Biostatistics
  • Biochemical techniques, Enzymology and Immunology
  • Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics


  • Plant and Agricultural biotechnology
  • Animal Biotechnology
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Environmental Biotechnology
  • Plant, Agriculture and Animal biotechnology
  • Genetic engineering and Environmental biotechnology


  • Bioprocess Engineering
  • Medical Biotechnology
  • Genomics and Proteomics
  • Bioprocess engineering and Medical biotechnology
  • Project

Career options after taking this course

Career opportunities and scope of the course

  • DNA fingerprinting - a key technique in forensic science
  • Traditional brewing and distilling industry
  • Food industries employing new strains of microorganisms to produce fermented food products and synthetic microbial meat substitute
  • Bioremediation technologies for the treatment of residues/wastes
  • Health care for treatment and diagnosis
  • Biotransformation of chemical and drugs in the Pharmaceutical industry
  • Genetic and immunological diagnostics
  • Junior/Senior Research Fellow/Project assistant/ Project associate/ technical assistant
  • Research post in Agricultural Industry
  • Marketing sector of Biotechnology products, pharmaceuticals and chemicals
  • Production application specialist in Biotechnological instruments.
  • Clinical Research Sector

  • Bangalore University
    Affiliated to Bangalore University
    AICTE Govt. of India
    Approved by AICTE Govt. of India
    NAAC A Grade
    Re-accredited by NAAC with 'A' Grade
    ISO Certified
    ISO 9001:2008 & ISO 14001:2004