Genetic Engineering

Genetic Engineering is the very recent branch of science and technology in which study of genetic properties is done very deep. Genetic engineering is very demanded in medical, pharmaceutical, agriculture and other fields also.  Genetic engineering, also called genetics. Genetic engineers are work with genes of human, animals and plants.


  • Sc. / B.Tech– 3 /4 years bachelor degree in genetics.
  • Sc. / M.Tech – 2 years master degree in genetics.
  • Phil/Ph.D. 3/4 years of doctoral degree in genetics.


For B.Sc./B.Tech minimum qualification is pass certificate of class 10+2 with science group. For M.Sc./M.Tech, B.Sc./B.Tech in Botany/ Zoology/ Bio- Chemistry/ B.Sc. (Ag.)/ B.V.Sc. / MBBS or genetics minimum qualification is required. For research (M.Phil/Ph.D.), M.Sc./M.Tech in genetics required.

Job Options

Demand of Genetic engineers is very high in medical, pharmaceutical, agriculture and other fields also. Genetic engineers can work with Research & Development (R&D) firms, biotechnology-based companies, health care firms, pharmaceutical companies, etc. After studying genetic engineering many candidates also work as a teacher in institutes.


         Fresher can get a starting salary between Rs. 25,000 to Rs. 40,000 per month. Lecturers in colleges get a starting salary of Rs 35,000-Rs 70,000 per month. Senior engineers can earn anywhere in between Rs 50,000 and Rs 80,000 a month. Those at research levels can earn up to Rs1, 50, 000 or even more. In USA salary ranges between $30,000 to $130,000 per year.


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