Tuesday, 24 July 2012

Professional Courses India - Bioinformatics

Professional Courses India - Bioinformatics
Bioinformatics basically is the mixture of information technology & IT. This applied science branch is a great ingredient of higher education in India that deals in the study of biological data using computer technology, & life science of individuals. The course is highly different from what we had discussed in the previous post, but the potential of career in Bioinformatics is immense as India is doing great research works in bio medical research and development.

Eligibility Criteria –

For getting into the great profession of Bio-informatics, one needs to have studies Science with Biology with at least 60 per cent obtained :-
Besides, it has to be
Intermediate Examination conducted by a Board or University established or incorporated by Law.
• 12 Year product of Central or State Board under 10 + 2 school system.
• Intermediate Examination conducted by a Board or University established or incorporated by Law. Any equivalent thereof.

Career Prospects -

Bio Informatics is a great part of professional courses in India.The natural job prospects are in the leading pharmaceutical and Biotech companies. Another option could be attachment with leading scientific research institutes in the country. These could fall into any category – private as well as state-run.
Besides, following work places are ever ready for a qualified bio-informatics professional -
Database design and maintenance
Sequence assembly
Clinical pharmacologist
Sequence analysis
Informatics developer and bio-analyst

Institutes offering Bio-Informatics

Undergraduation Courses (B.Sc/B.E/B.Tech Bioinformatics )

• Amity Insitute of Biotechnology - B.Tech Bioinformatics
• Tamil Nadu Agricultrual University- B.Tech Bioinformatics
• Jaypee University of Information Technology (JUIT), Himachal Pradesh - B.Tech Bioinformatics
• North Orissa University - B.Sc-Bioinformatics (honours)
• SASTRA (Deemed University), Thanjavur-B.Tech.(Bioinformatics)
• Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology- B.Tech Bioinformatics
Postgraduation Courses (M.Sc/M.E/M.Tech/MPhil Bioinformatics)
• Pune University - M.Sc Bioinformatics
• Jamia Millia Islamia university - M.Sc. in Bio-Informatics (Self-financing)
• Tamil Nadu Agricultural university - M.Sc. in Bio-Informatics
• Madras University- M.Sc. in Bio-Informatics
• Banasthali Vidayapith, Rajasthan (University for Women)- M.Sc. in Bio-Informatics
• Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology - M.Sc. in Bio-Informatics
• Amity Insitute of Biotechnology MSc Bioinformatic

Certificate courses/Diploma/Advance Diploma in Bioinformatics

• Pune university - Advance diploma in bioinformatics
• Ocimum BioSolutions India-Certificate Program in Bioinformatics -Six month Certificate program - Masters level Program
• Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamilnadu-Advanced Post graduate Diploma
• University of Hyderabad-Post-Graduate Advanced Diploma in Bioinformatics
• Bioinformatics Institute of India-Post Graduate Diploma in Bioinformatics
• Mahatma Gandhi Mission Medical College-Post Graduate Diploma In Bioinoformatics
• Pondicherry University-Advanced Post Graduate Diploma in Bioinformatics
• Postgraduate diploma in bioinformatics offered jointly by IGIB & informatics

PhD (research course)

• IMTECH - Protein Science & Engineering
• IISC - Bioinformatics
• CCMB - Bioinformatics
• NII - Bioinformatics
• IGIB - Genome informatics
• CDFD - Computational biology
• IICB - research areas
• IIT-Delhi
• IICT - research areas


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