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Career in Genetics Engineering

Genetics Engineering
Job Profile Genetic Engineering (GE) is a part of Biotechnology. which involves various techniques used in changing the genetic material in the DNA code in a living organism.
Name of the course BE/B-Tech in Genetic Engineering
Eligibility Intermediate or equivalent examination ( Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics), as well as genetics as part of the biology
Major Subjects to study Enzyme Technology, Immunology Laboratory, Basic Molecular Techniques, Bioprocess Engineering, Genome Analysis Laboratory, Stoichiometry and Engineering Thermodynamics
Minimum Duration 4 Years
Skills required Analytical skills, concentration, imagination, physical stamina
Institutions/Universities Genetic Engineering is offered as a subsidiary in biotechnology, microbiology, biochemistry streams. Genetics is offered at the undergraduate level, at Kakatiya University, Warangal; and Osmania University, Hyderabad.
Fee 25000 to 70000 Per Year
Application/Job areas Medical and pharmaceutical industries, agricultural sector, research and development departments, and NGOs. They can also take up teaching as an option.
Income per month Genetic Engineers with a postgraduate degree can earn between 5000 Rs to 8000 Rs / month whereas those with doctoral degrees can earn up to 10,000 Rs/ month as a starting salary
Specializations Genetic engineering has specialisations related to human beings, animals and plants.
Suggested Path SSC => Intermediate (Bi.P.C) => EAMCET=> BE/B-Tech in Genetic Engineering => M.sc in Genetic Engineering


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