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Doctoral Programme

in Biotechnology


Course Overview

Ph.D. (Biotechnology) is a doctorate programme in Biotechnology that deals with the subjects like Scientific Communication, Research Methodology, Recent Trends in Biotechnology and much more. The duration of the course is usually three to five years. Inside the curriculum, the students get privilege to learn about producing organic products through bio-processing and various modern techniques.

The course furnishes the concepts of multiple biological methods such as embryology, cross-breeding and their practical aspects. The students need to choose the topic of their choice and submit their thesis in the end of the programme. They can find their future scope in same discipline post completion of minimum research period of four to five years.

The doctorate degree holders can continue their research work or apply in reputed institutes like NITs and IITs for the post of professor. Some can also opt for the roles of Biochemist, Microbiologist, Medical Scientist, Bio-manufacturing Specialist, Medical Communication Specialist and Product manager. Other areas of interest could be Medical Sector, Pharmaceutical Companies, Government Labs, Agricultural companies, Chemical Factories and other related sectors.

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Designed to Produce Next-Gen Researchers

At GLA University, we emphasize education beyond classrooms with project-based learning to ensure our students imbibe what the industry requires.
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    New-Gen IEDC

    to incubate start-up ideas of students

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    14 Research Centres

    to provide students with immense scope for research

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    Hands-on Training

    with compulsory lab assignments

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    Experienced Faculty Advisors

    drawn from places like IITs, NITs & IIMs

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    400+ Patents Published

    by faculty, researchers, and students

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    Top-Notch Placements

    up to Rs. 55.00 LPA

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CAREER PATHS AFTER Ph.D (Biotechnology)

A doctoral degree in Biotechnology is the most revered education across diverse industries and government departments.

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  • Food Corporation of India (FCI) 
  • Indian Medical Association (IMA)  
  • National Rural Health Mission (NRHM)
  • Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI)   
  • Central Drug Standard Control Organization (CDSCO)
  • National Agricultural Research System (NARS) & many more

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  • Dr. Reddy's        
  • GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
  • Zydus
  • Infosys Limited  
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions
  • Serum Institute of India Ltd
  • Bharat Biotech
  • BrainWave Biotechnology Ltd    
  • Indian Immunologicals
  • Accenture Technology Solutions
  • Tata Consultancy Services Limited
  • Novo Nordisk    
  • Panacea Biotech
  • Aventis

iconFurther Study

  • Government Entrance Exams
  • Preparation for Indian Engineering Services
  • Research Projects  


In the placements of previous batch, over 3000 GLAdiators have bagged offers from top recruiters from the industry.
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Why Ph.D in Biotechnology at GLA?

The size of the biotechnology industry in India was evaluated at USD 70 Billion in 2020. As per the projected CAGR, it is anticipated to reach USD 150 Billion by 2025. India is among the frontrunner nations that established a dedicated biotechnology department across industries. The department has constituted BIRAC (Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council) – a not-for-profit agency to empower Biotechnology enterprises.

Ph.D. in Biotechnology acquire the following positions:
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    Medical Scientist

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    Clinical Technician

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    Process Development Scientist

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    Biomanufacturing Specialist

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    Business Development Manager

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    Crime Lab Technician

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    Food Scientist




Candidates for admission to the Ph.D. program shall have 55% marks in Master's degree for the admission in Applied Science & Humanities (Biotechnology, Applied Physics, Applied Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, and English), Law, Management and Education. However, 60% marks in Master's degree remaining Courses (Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering & Application, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Pharmaceutical Sciences).


  • 1st Year : 70,000/- INR
  • 2nd Year : 70,000/- INR
  • 3rd Year : 70,000/- INR