Recently, we were in a local college to explain about life science's career opportunities. Some students were asking about doing MBA after graduation and even in Internet forums, we have come across a lot of questions regarding the same.
So, we are listing the institutes offering MBA (Biotechnology) and PG Diploma (Biotech Management) for the benefit for our readers. Hope it will be useful.
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What is all about MBA-BT:
MBA - Biotech is one of the newest disciplines in management, encompassing management and Biotechnology. Biotechnology is one of the growing sectors in national and International economies.
Managerial manpower, with Biotech specialization, will be needed to play an entrepreneurial role and to manage effective and efficient commercial utilization of the Biotech research outcomes. The Biotechnology focused managers will also monitor the socio-economic and ethical issues so that the technology is harnessed and applied for the holistic betterment of mankind (from PUMBA).
How to do this course?
1. MBA-BT directly from university/institute
2. MBA after Science Degree
Institutes offering MBA (Biotechnology):
Department of Management Sciences
University of Pune (PUMBA)
PUMBA offers super specialization in Biotechnology along with specialization in Marketing, Finance, Human Resource and Operations.
Admission Procedure: PUMBA started this pioneering program from the academic year 2002-2003 (Intake capacity 60).
Any Bachelor's or Master's degree in Science (Special/General with Biotechnology, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Microbiology, Zoology, Biochemistry, Physics, etc), Agriculture, Medical Sciences, Pharmacy, Ayurved, Veterinary Sciences, Technology, Engineering of a University Recognized by the AIU.
Candidates seeking admission to MBA (Biotechnology) program should apply for AIMS Test for Management Admission. Interested students can obtain ATMA’s application kit consisting of the application form, information bulletin, sample test, in person by paying Rs. 700/- or by post Rs. 750/- by Demand Draft drawn in favor of “Association of Indian Management Schools”, payable at Hyderabad from office of ATMA, AIMS, House No: 8-3-677/57A, Plot No. 57, Srikrishnadevarayanagar, Street No. 6 Yellareddigudda, Hyderabad, 500073, Tel. No. (040) 23750247/8 or from the IMS Learning Centers of major cities. For details of ATMA (written test) visit website: http://www.atma-aims.org/
50% seats are reserved for SC, ST, DTNT and OBC category students as per Government of Maharashtra rules. 3% seats are reserved for Physically Handicapped students as per government of India rules. 1 seat is reserved for J&K student as per rules.
Candidates seeking admission for this program should appear for the ATMA test being conducted in February. Further, these candidates should appear for the GD/PI to be conducted by the Department of Management Sciences, University of Pune (PUMBA).
Details of the GD/PI and other details are available in the PUMBA's prospectus available from the office of the department from November, on all working days, between 11 am to 5 pm on payment of Rs. 250 (for Open category) and Rs. 150 (for reserved category) through DD drawn in the favor of "The Registrar", University of Pune, payable at Pune. The prospectus can also be obtained by post by paying through DD of Rs. 325 (for Open category) and Rs. 225 (for reserved category).
Amity Campus, Sector 44
Eligibility: Graduation in Life Sciences (min 50%)
Per Semester Fee Non Spon (Lac) 1.06
Per Semester Fee Spon (Lac) 1.58
Suryadatta Institute of Business Management & Technology - (SIBMT)
Suryadatta Group of Institutes
2074, Sadashiv Peth,
Vijay Nagar Colony,
Pune 411 030
Industry / Career Oriented Program -Technology MBA with dual Sector Specialization : Pharma/Biotech
Duration : 2 Years Full Time
Eligibility : Any Engineering / Pharma / Science / IT / Management Graduate with minimum 50% marks in final year graduation or Commerce Graduate with min. 70% marks in final year graduation & valid score in any all India level Management Entrance Tests such as CAT/ MAT/ CET/ XAT/ ATMA/ SAT (Suryadatta Aptitude Test) followed by GD & PI
Direct Admission : Engineering & Pharma Graduates with minimum 60%marks in graduation and minimum 60% score in entrance test are eligible for direct admission. Other graduates having minimum 70% marks in the final year of graduation / previous year of graduation and 70% marks in Entrance Test are eligible for direct admission
Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Developement (IMED),
Bharti Vidyapeeth University
ERANDWANE CAMPUS, PAUD ROAD
MORE VIDYALAYA CAMPUS ERANDAWANE
PUNE – 411038
Phone : (020) 25425517, 25448005 Fax : 020 24365713 Website : http://www.bharatividyapeeth.edu/MBA-BT.html
a) A candidate who has passed Bachelors Degree or Masters Degree from any recognised University with minimum 45% marks in aggregate (40% in case of SC / ST candidate) OR
1. The candidate in their final admission degree (Bachelor or Master) are also eligible to apply provided they complete their graduation requirement including practical Examination, Viva / assignments on or before a day of admission. Such candidate will have to produce certificate to that effect at the time of admission. Under no circumstances will an extension of the deadline will be made. The admission of students will however, remain provisional until they produce mark sheets proving that they satisfy eligibility criteria. The deadline for submitting Mark sheet and passing Certificate is August 25, 2003 failing which the admission would automatically cancelled. 2. He should be Indian National.
c) A candidate who has passed Bachelors Degree or Masters Degree in Science with Microbiology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Environmental Science, Botany, Biology, Zoology, Chemistry and other life sciences from any recognised University with minimum 45% marks in aggregate (40% in case of SC / ST candidate)
MITCON Institute of Management
Near Octroi Naka,
Mumbai - Banglore Bypass Highway,
Balewadi, Pune - 411045.
Tel.: +91 20 66289600
Fax: +91 20 66289601
Website : http://www.mima.edu.in/cources.html
Distance Education - MBA (Biotechnology):
Coimbatore – 641 013.
Phone:0422-6544555. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Website : http://www.annauniv.ac.in/
SIES College of Management Studies (SIESCOMS)
Sri Chandrasekarendra Saraswati Vidyapuram,
Navi Mumbai - 400706
PG DM-Biotechnology Management
PG DM-AgriBusiness Management (IIM, Ahmedabad)
Masters in Agri-Business Management (Icfai, Tripura)
PG DM-AgriBusiness Management (MITCON)
Job ad (Example, from Monster) :
Perform on-the- biotech management development of new projects on research and developments training and quality review and coaching duties for all project development activities and deliverables to the different agency. biotechnology consulting firm and work on all aspects of scientific writing & analysis, competitor intelligence, market intelligence, forecasting, due diligence, market research, key market assessment and other core consulting projects.
Learn more, work on exiting projects, and help build our International Business to new heights.
The Candidate will be required to develop insights into the various International Biotech Societies, Biotech Congresses, and Biofuels based meetings. This is to ensure the candidates utilize their innovative skills in creatively carrying-out scientific content analysis along with editorial editing of web based applications. Their core responsibilities would include consolidating, analyzing and writing about advances in biofuels and its impact on overall world, we are looking for someone to go through all the ambiguity and identify key information and insights and write about it.
Prior experience in working as a junior analyst or associate researcher with a biotech consulting firm would be beneficial to your application.
- Bachelors/Masters degree in, Biotechnology, Medicine, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & other biomedical sciences, Biotechnology Management.
- MBA in Biotech is a definite plus
- 1 to 5 years of experience (Pharma/biotech consulting research is a definite ++)
- Exceptionally strong written and verbal communication skills
- Knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry, and commercial awareness of brand & generic products
Well-developed interpersonal skills and ability to work under pressure.
Medors Biotech P Ltd is fully emerged in biotech to bio-fuels with all tree born oil?s & their by products to keep a dream in their scenario to become energy independent India by 2015. with the help of their 120 administrative employees & 3400 field employees deployed in 22 sites in all over the India.