A student with multiple subject backgrounds has asked ‘I am pursuing PG Diploma in Business Administration. Could you help me in giving information or channels to settle in pharmacy jobs in marketing department? I also completed my M.Sc. Biochemistry. The following is the answer to this question: At present quick diagnosis of disease is first and foremost thing in the fast treatment to safeguard the life. Traditional process of diagnosis is tedious and lack of accuracy. Hence many companies are looking for Biochemists who can involve in diagnosis kit development which is coming up in India. There are several kits available for cancer, filariasis, and malaria etc., India is looking for such kind of kits for Japanese Encephalitis and Dengue for immediate diagnosis. You can be absorbed in such companies in India.
Since you have Biochemistry background in M.Sc. you can also try for quality management jobs in Pharmaceutical industries and several companies are looking for such kind of quality people. Health care / Medicine companies are also looking for Biochemistry people with background in Business administration as their brand promoters. You will have good job opportunities in companies like Diagnostic Service provider and State of the Art Central Clinical Reference Labs. For more details you can visit the following websites
Ph.D. in Osmania University:
To carry out Ph.D. program in OU there are two levels of admission test. First one is candidate has to appear for Ph.D. eligibility test and second one is direct interview for CSIR/ ICMR/ DBT JRFs who are exempted from the eligibility test. To appear for the PhD eligibility test, candidate should have minimum of 55 percent marks in Post Graduation. For more details you can directly contact Director of Admissions, Osmania University, Hyderabad. Phone No: 040 - 27090136.
Study Options after B.Sc. Biotechnology:
You are in the first step of ladder of Biotech career. Many steps and challenges are ahead. If you are interested in either R and D or academia you should at least complete Ph.D. in Biotechnology from a reputed university. Later you can apply for Post Doc in any good university. Many opportunities are at your door step. But with B.Sc. and M.Sc. you will not get any kind of good job. You can get good placements in academia and R and D after completion of Post doc or Ph.D. with good remuneration. If you are not interested in Research please do not opt for Ph.D. just for job purpose. If your ultimate goal is only job you can get it even after M.Sc. either through state or central service commission competitive jobs.