Science always took special interest among the students in various disciplines. As the science grows into various technical and biological areas, students started thinking beyond the traditional streams i.e. medical and engineering. Promising career options among the different branches of science have changed the mind set of students to think about exciting and inspiring profession.
If only talk about biological sciences it has gone too far in the field of providing promising as well as stable career options. Biotechnology is one of those branches of biological sciences which attract those students who have interest to explore biology in depth. Biotechnology is not only the part from biology rather it is one step ahead of it because of the involvement of technological aspect into it. Although it is an interdisciplinary branch of biology but it has proved as one of those fields which provided many opportunities to the youngsters having grounded knowledge of science from their school days. Attitude of originality and imagination are the skills should be inherited into the budding Biotechnologist. Fast acclamation within multinationals; have proved this branch of science growing worldwide.
In India biotechnology started its journey from Animal husbandry, Biofertilizers, Dairy technology, Agricultural field then very soon it proved its growth in area of plant biology, Marine biotechnology, Microbiology, Genetic research, Bio-resource development.
Author : Poonam Kaithal
Designation: PGT, Biotechnology, Army Public School, Allahabad