Career in Biotech Management

Biotechnology Management or in short bio tech management has emerged as one of the hottest career options from management discipline in the recent times. It’s a scientific field where both knowledge of management and Biotechnology are required.

According to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity, biotechnology can be defined as “any technological application that uses biological systems, living organisms, or derivatives thereof, to make or modify products or processes for specific use.

Biotechnology combines disciplines like genetics, molecular biology, biochemistry, embryology and cell biology. In constant endeavor to improve the lives of humans and quality of environs the application of biotechnology to biological science is the soul of biotechnology management.

Viewed as the new hope for knowledge development, bio-tech industry has picked up pace in India as well as in the international arena. As this is again a knowledge intensive field, India is expected to have a competitive advantage, something on the lines of IT revolution.

In order to capitalize and exploit this growing field there is a great need for trained man power, both technological as well as managerial.

Managers skilled in bio technology will be better equipped to see that

    • Research is optimized and effectively utilized. 
    • Ethical and environmental standards, laws and principles are adhered to.

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Biotechnology Management Eligibility Criteria

Usually a post graduate biotechnology management course requires a Bachelor/Master degree of a minimum of 50% in related fields such as Biotechnology, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Microbiology, Zoology, Biochemistry, Physics, Agriculture, Medical Sciences, Pharmacy, Ayurveda, Veterinary Sciences, Technology, Engineering etc. Course types include MBAs, PG Diplomas, M.Sc. Industrial Biotechnology Management or even a Masters in eBusiness Administration.

Available Biotechnology Management Courses

    • MBA Biotechnology
    • Post Graduate Diploma programme in Biotechnology Management (PGDBM)
    • M.Sc. Industrial Biotechnology Management
    • MBA (Biotech) (Masters in eBusiness Administration – Biotechnology Management)

Biotechnology Management Pay Package

Hard work is rewarded quickly here, and biotech management jobs are becoming the poster child for success. Salaries can start from anywhere between Rs. 8000 – Rs. 150000 – figures that only increase with time and experience.

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Biotechnology Management Institutes/Universities

    • Department of Management Science
University of Pune
Ganeshkhind, Pune – 411007,
Phone : +91-(0)- 20- 2569 3380
Website :
Course : MBA Biotechnology

    • Amity Institute of Biotechnology
Amity Campus, Sector 44,
Noida- 201303
Website :
Course : MBA Biotechnology

    • Nicco Institute of Biotechnology (NIB)
2, Hare Street, Kolkata,
West Bengal
Phone : 91-33-22485102 Extension : 243
Email :
Website :
Course : Post Graduate Diploma programme in Biotechnology Management ( PGDBM )

    • MITCON Institute of Management
Opp. Shivchattrapati Krida Sankul,
Near Octroi Naka, Bypass Highway,
Balewadi, Pune – 411045
Phone : +91 20 66289600
Website :
Course : Post Graduate Diploma in Biotechnology Management (PGD-BM)

    • Loyola College, Chennai -34
(In Collaboration with Lille Catholic University, France)
Phone : 98403 20310
Website :
Course : M.Sc. Industrial Biotechnology Management

    • Indian Institute of e-Business Management
Survey No. 114/1/3, Near Bhumkar Wasti,
off Mumbai-Bangalore Bypass, Wakad, Pune 411 057
Phone : + 91 20 32312488 / 22932255 / 56,
Mobile : 98605 00455 / 98605 00456
Website :
Course : MeBA (Biotech) (Masters in eBusiness Administration – Biotechnology Management)

    • Indian Institute of Management Training (IIMT)
EL – 39/5, Near Indrayani Nagar,
M.I.D.C, Bhosari, Pune – 411 026
Phone : 020 – 27129 666, 27127 888
Fax : 020 – 27129 666
Email :
Website :
Course : MBA Biotechnology

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