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Biotechnology Colleges in Maharashtra

Updated on: Mar 20, 2013

Biotechnology is a promising segment that is strongly suggesting a way to immense growth and has been backed by new enterprise and novelty in the past few years. Although, Biotechnology started out slow around a quarter century ago, it is now a source of considerable employment to hundreds of thousands of people who are skilled and qualified in this field. Today, more than 325 biotech companies in India generate revenues of about $ 2 billion have contributed to the country being third among the top five biotech leaders in the Asia-Pacific region.

Biotechnology is a stream that is extremely broad in nature and includes subjects like Genetics, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Immunology, Virology, Chemistry and Engineering and is also concerned with many other subjects like Health and Medicine, Agriculture and Animal Husbandry, Cropping system and Crop Management, Ecology, Cell Biology, Soil science and Soil Conservation, Bio-statistics, Plant Physiology, Seed Technology etc.

A combination of Biology and Technology, the field thrives on the proper industrial utilization of organic things like cells and bacteria. Biotechnology with its many branches can be applied in various sectors like building up medicines, vaccines, diagnostics, productivity enhancement, boosting energy production, conservation, animal husbandry, bringing advancement in the quality of seeds, insecticides, fertilizers, keeping pollution in check and proper waste management.

In short, Biotechnology can be described as the application of our knowledge and understanding of biology to meet practical requirements. Biotechnology has the potential to assist farmers in lowering on farm chemicals inputs and producing high value added commodities. As Biotechnology is a subject with a lot of promise, students are getting attracted to this stream of science. India emerging as one of the biggest leaders in biotechnology, the employment opportunities are also enormous.

This section provides complete information about biotechnology colleges in Maharashtra. It also provides the contact details of each and every biotechnology colleges in Maharashtra. The best biotechnology colleges in Maharashtra are covered here. If any biotechnology colleges in Maharashtra is missing in this list, kindly inform us using our Contact Form. Students studying in biotechnology colleges in Maharashtra can also write to us to give their reviews and feedback.

We have made the best efforts to provide accurate information on Maharashtra biotechnology colleges. This list of biotechnology colleges in Maharashtra is compiled from various authentic sources and hence can be relied upon. Still if there are any errors, please do let us know using our Contact Form. Remember, www.Maharashtraeducation.net is your best source for all educational information in Maharashtra.

There are several prominent colleges in Maharashtra which offer Biotechnology as a subject.

Courses in Biotechnology:

  • MBA (Biotechnology)
    Eligibility: The candidate should have a Bachelors or Masters Degree in Science. Duration- 4 year.

  • B. Tech in Biotechnology
    Eligibility: 10+2 with a minimum of 50% marks in PCB,

  • B Sc Biotechnology
    Duration-3 years, 55% marks in H.S.C or equivalent examination of any other legal board / university, with physics, chemistry and mathematics or biology, with English as a compulsory subject.
  • M.Sc. (biotechnology)
    Eligibility: B Sc Biotechnology

  • M.Phil. (Biotechnology)
    Eligibility: M Sc Biotechnology

  • Ph.D. (biotechnology)
    Eligibility: M.Phil or very good marks at M Sc in Biotechnology from a reputed college.

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Centre for Biotechnology, Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences
Loni-413736 Tal:Rahata Dist:Ahmednagar
Phone: +91-2422-273600
E-mail: contact@pmtpims.org, pravara@bom3.vsnl.net.in
Website: www.pravara.com

B.Sc+M.Sc Medical Biotechnology Integrated Program (seats:30)


Dept. of Biotechnology, Amravati University
Amravati, Maharashtra
Fax: 0721-2662135, 0721-2660949
EPABX: 2662358, 2662249, 2662206 to 8
M Sc, Ph.D


Dept. of Biotechnology, North Maharashtra University
P.O. Box. 80, Umavi Nagar,
Phone: +91-257-2258428 to 2258438
Fax: +91-257-2258403, 2258406
Email: info@nmu.ac.in, nmunijal_jal@sancharnet.in
Website: www.nmu.ac.in

Bachelor of Technology(B.Tech.)


Department of Bio-Technology, Shivaji University
Vidyanagar, Kolhapur- 416 004
EPABX: + 91 - 0231- 2609000 (10 Lines)
E-mail: biotech@unishivaji.ac.in
Website: www.unishivaji.ac.in

M.Sc. Bio-Technology (20) - Self Supporting

Kohlapur Institute of Technology
Institute of Mgmt. Education & Research

199/b, Gokul, Shirgaon
Tel; 0231-638141,638142-43
Website: http://www.kitcoek.org

B Tech Biotechnology


Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Administrative Premises,
Ravindarnath Tagor Marg, Nagpur 440001
Fax: 0712-2532841, 0712-2500736
E-mail: vcnaguni@hotmail.com, vc@nagpuruniversity.org
Website: www.nagpuruniversity.org

M. Sc Bio-Technology


Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University
Vishnupuri, Nanded - 431 606
Ph.(091-2462) - (PBX) 229242, 229243 Fax -229245
Website: www.srtmun.org

M.Sc. (Biotechnology) (seats-20)


Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University
Nashik – 422 222,
Mobile: 0-94222 47291
Direct Phone (Office): 0253-2231478
EPBX Ph.: 0253-2231714, 2231715, Extension No: 3710
Website: www.ycmou-st.com

B Sc - Bio-Technology
MSc - Bio-Technology


Birla College of Arts Science & Commerce
4 Chandan Apartment, Karnik Road, Kalyan, Thane
0251- 2230398/2230740/3241229
Fax No. 0251-2231029
E-mail: birlaprincipal@sify.com,
Web Site: www.birlacollege.org

B.Sc. in Biotechnology
M.Sc. Biotechnology

Birla College of Arts, Science and Commerce
Birla College road, Kalyan 421304 Dist. Thane
Tel: 0251- 2230398/2230740/3241229
Web Site: www.birlacollege.org

B.Sc. in Biotechnology
M.Sc. Biotechnology

K. B. College of Arts & Commerce and S.C. College for Women (Jr. & Sr. College)
Mith Bunder Road, Kopri, Thane (E).
Telephone: 540 1638,542 6625

B.Sc. in Biotechnology
M.Sc. Biotechnology

Other Biotechnology Institutes in India
Delhi Haryana Himachal Pradesh Jammu Kashmir Punjab
Rajasthan Uttaranchal Andhra Pradesh Hyderabad Tamilnadu
Chennai Karnataka Bangalore Kerala Pondicherry
Bihar Orissa Kolkata West Bengal Ahmedabad
Gujarat Mumbai Maharashtra Pune Assam
Meghalaya Madhya Pradesh Uttar Pradesh Chhattisgarh Jharkhand
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