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Biochemistry Career Opportunities in India

Every Single person’s life is connected to Biochemistry. Changing trends in the rapidly growing field of research and teaching in the subject are of great possibilities. From Medicine to Forensic Science you can make a name in the for yourself in the field of Biochemistry.

With the development of the country’s progress, Biochemistry has become the the fastest growing career. The reason behind this is the growing research in the country. Medicine, Medical Science, Agricultural, nutrition, forensic science or our environment, all come within the preview of the Biochemistry subject. In fact, the Biochemistry is the study of Chemical Combination and Reactions during Chemical Biological Process . For those interested in research in his field the options are enormous. In fact , opportunities are increasing everyday. And, best thing is that to study the subject of biotechnology or Microbiology etc. you do not wander much.
Biochemistry courses are available at many prominent Universities in India.


Career prospects
With a Biochemistry degree in hand you can work as a research assistant  in Biochemistry, Forensic Scientist, Biotechnologist, food technologist or  work in  other jobs in the field of research wherever available. You may expect to receive a substantial salary. Freshers who find jobs on average take 20 to 25 thousand per month.


There are different rules for admission to different Universities. In some Institutes you can get admission just on the basis of number, other Institutes require you to go through the process of Admission Test. Institutes have different rules when deciding the cut off marks for admission. Some of them take admission even with less than 50 per cent marks, some require more than 55 percentage marks and some even first class. You should contact the the Institute of your choice for more information.


Usually four semesters or two years of the program for a Masters Degree in Chemistry requires at least Graduation in Science degree. Many institutions require Graduation in Biochemistry for PG in Biochemistry. The student who have done course in Industrial Microbiology, , Botany, Zoology, Physiology and have taken Chemistry as part of the are also considered eligible for Admission to M.Sc. Biochemistry.


Course: M.Sc. Advanced Biochemistry, M.Sc. Medical Biochemistry
Institute: Madras University.

Course: M. Sc Biochemistry
Institute: Delhi University.

Course: M. Sc Medical Biochemistry
Institute: JIPMER, Pondicherry.

Course: M. Sc Biochemistry
Institute: pravara Rural University
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra).

Institute: Science College, Patna.
Institute: University of Hyderabad.
Institute: AIIMS, New Delhi.
Institute: Calicut University.
Institute: Jiwaji University, Gwalior.
Institute: Bundelkhand University, Jhansi.
Institute: Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar.
Institute: Devi Ahilya University, Indore.
Institute: Goa University.
Institute: Andhra University.
Institute: Aligarh Muslim University.

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  1. Roshan Pandey
    June 22nd, 2011 at 12:08 | #1

    Can you tell me how will I get these jobs. Campus Interview, Written test ? how ?

    Also do you have an estimate of how many jobs are offered per year in this sector

  2. February 24th, 2012 at 17:56 | #2

    A very well constructed and written article, thank you for sharing this! Do you have a facebook page or Twitter account? I’d certainly follow you. 🙂