M.Sc., Marine Biotechnology is an unique post graduate degree which is offered by few institutions in India. AMET University is proud to have such a unique course with International Standards. Our course curriculum has been very sincerely prepared to help the students to get world class information and exposure. New pharmaceutical companies are focusing on developing new drugs from marine resources. The enhanced focus on aquaculture will generate thousands of jobs for trained Marine Biotechnologists. The growing use of marine products in the food, cosmetic, and agriculture industries has created a current demand that we can barely meet. Hence, doing M.Sc., Marine Biotechnology at AMET University is all to enhance your job opportunities in the research and development and industry sector pertaining to Marine Biotechnology. Our PG program has been planned in such a way to equip the students to make them confident enough in facing the Job market. Our course curriculum has given equal emphasis on both industry, research and academia needs. We encourage our post graduate students to take part in the scientific events through out the Nation. During their course, they need to undergo research projects through which many of our students have got publications in refereed journals of international reputation.
Industrial visits, field visits and educational tours are part of the curriculum. At Departmental level, we concentrate and enrich the extracurricular, co curricular and interpersonal skills of our students through Luminous Club. We are training our post graduate students to equip themselves for a research career and we are proud to say our students are now able to do independent research on some unique microorganisms such as luminescent bacteria, fluorescent pseudomonads, marine actinomycetes, bioplastic producing organisms, extremophilic bacteria, enzyme producers etc.
Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Bachelor degree from any recognized universities, in any branch of Life Sciences with not less than 55%. Candidates awaiting for final year results also can apply. Bachelors Degree in Science (Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics tech), Agriculture and Medicine with minimum 55% marks and Life Sciences/Biology as Main/Ancillary subject.
Age: Maximum 25 years
Gender: Boys and Girls are eligible to apply.
Mode of Selection: Personal interview / Group discussion.