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How to Get a PSU Job after B.Tech Biotechnology?

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If you looking for a PSU Job after the B.Tech Biotechnology course, then this article would be helpful for you. Biotechnology is a fully professional course and after completing it there are lots of Biotechnology jobs available. But in India due to the lack of Biotechnology companies and Industries, there is a shortage of Biotechnology jobs in the private sector.

Then a Biotechnology professional have two options either they have to switch the field or try for PSU jobs in Biotechnology. Here we will give you details about "How to Get a PSU Job after B.Tech Biotechnology?'

B.Tech Biotechnology Course

B.Tech/BE Biotechnology course is a Biotechnology Engineering course which is designed specifically for the Biotechnology Industrial applications. A Biotechnology Engineer learns lots of engineering subjects with their applications in Biotechnology course including Biotechnology core subjects.

It is a four-year degree course in which you get admission after the 12th with science subjects. After completing it you get eligible to sit in various competition exams organized by the various government organizations, central and state exams.

You Should Solve: Subject-Wise MCQs on Biotechnology

PSU or Government Job after B.Tech Biotechnology

PSU means Public Sector Undertaking or government-owned corporations. Every candidate tries for government jobs in Indian government companies to secure his professional life. For the B. Tech Biotechnology candidates, there are two choices to get a PSU job.

  1. Qualify for the GATE Exam with BT Biotechnology
  2. Qualify the other PSU Exams

1. PSU Jobs through GATE for Biotechnology

To get Biotechnology jobs based on the GATE score, you have to pass the GATE exam. GATE is the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering, which is mainly a national level entrance examination for admission in the M. Tech courses that are conducted by the seven IITs and IISc Bangalore.

Candidates who qualify for this exam in their subjects with a good percentile are eligible for getting admission in the various IITs for the M. Tech course.

GATE exam marks are valid for 3 years and during this period if any PSU Biotechnology-related company organizing a recruitment process and demand the GATE qualification then you can apply.

Several PSU or government companies use these GATE percentile marks for recruiting job vacancies in their organizations.

But for the B.Tech Biotechnology, it is not guaranteed that PSU will use the GATE percentile for recruiting the Biotechnology graduates. They can demand a GATE score or can use their exams for recruiting procedures. 

Government Companies that Recruits Biotechnology Graduates

There are very few Government companies that work in the Biotechnology field. List of PSU companies for B. Tech Biotechnology candidates.

  • Bharat Immunological & Biological Corporation.
  • The Indian Vaccine Corporation Ltd (IVCOL)
  • The Biotechnology Industry Research Council (BIRAC).
  • The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC)
  • Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL)
  • Defense Research & Development Organization (DRDO)

2. Qualify the Other PSU Exams

On the basis of a B.Tech degree in Biotechnology, you are eligible for many government services. You have to qualify for these competitive exams and after qualifying for these exams successfully you can do a government job in PSU companies.

There are lots of central government various exams, state-level exams in which any graduate can apply for jobs like SSC, IBPS, FCI, UPSC, etc.

With a B. Tech Biotechnology degree, you are more skilled than normal degree graduates and you have more chances to pass the PSU competitive exams.

You Should Solve: Mock Test for GATE Biotechnology


There are very low chances to get a PSU job after B.Tech Biotechnology in the Biotechnology field in government companies. Although Biotechnology jobs in private industries are also less. But at least there are many Biotechnology companies in the private sector who recruit B.Tech Biotechnology candidates.

Then it is a better option, if you want to do a PSU job, then forget the Biotechnology sector and used  B. Tech Biotechnology degree is just like a normal graduate degree for giving the other graduate-level competitive exams.

If you are interested to do a PSU job in the Biotechnology sector then you have to do at least a Ph.D. in Biotechnology. Then you will be eligible to get a PSU job in the academic field of government institutes and a scientist’s job in government research laboratories.

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