|LIVE ORGANISMS play a crucial role in biotech
BIOTECHNOLOGY is a set of powerful tools that employ living organisms (or parts of organisms) to make or modify products, or develop micro organisms for specific uses. A BSc degree is the entry point to the discipline and is offered in most good universities. Entrance exams are held for admissions to all top colleges and universities. The main topics for the entrance exams at the undergraduate level include the basic topics of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology.
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Two main sources of employment are medical biotechnology and agricultural biotechnology. Medical biotechnology, is an emerging sector in India, and accounts for nearly 70 percent of the total revenue of the biotech sectors.
Yet another domain which would recruit in the long run would be the biofertiliser and biopestisides industry. A healthy knowledge of ethical issues is also important. This is a knowledge intensive field and a thirst for knowledge is a sine qua non for survival here.
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