is marine biology a good career option in India? can you suggest some colleges?
Hi Jweria Alam,
Since a large proportion of earth is full of oceans and marine bodies, the demand for Marine Biologists is on the rise. A Marine Biologist can easily find a job in universities and colleges as there are many colleges pursuing Marine Biology. Some international as well as federal and state organizations offer multiple job opportunities for a Marine Biologist as a researcher, fisheries biologist, environmental consultant, naturalist, marine illustrator, aquarium employee, biotechnology specialist, the environmental lobbyist, aquaculturist etc.
To work as Marine Biologist or to make careers in Marine Biology, one can earn a degree in following Marine Biology courses.
|Marine Biology Courses||Eligibility||Duration|
|Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology||Higher Secondary (10+2) with Science stream.||3 years|
|Master of Science in Marine Biology||Bachelor’s degree||2 years|
|Certificate courses in Marine Biology||Graduation||6 months|
|Master of Science (M.Sc.)||Bachelor’s degree||2 years|
|Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) in Marine Biology||Master’s Degree||2 year|
|Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Marine Biology||Master’s degree||3 year|
Many colleges in India offer Marine Biology courses. Some of the best Marine Biology colleges in India are as followed.
- Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala
- Karnatak University, Karnataka
- Andhra Pradesh University, Waltair
- Annamalai University, TamilNadu
- Pondicherry University, TamilNadu
- College of Science and Technology, Andhra Pradesh
- Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat
All the best for your future. :)