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Frequently Asked Questions About Manipal School of Life Sciences.


They are not comparable.

BSc in Biotechnology deals with basic and applied aspects of all fields of biotechnology, especially human health.

It is a baseline for MSc that may culminate in a PhD.

BTech course deals mostly with the engineering and applied aspects of the field.

BSc students can get opportunities in the industry, but it is advised to pursue postgraduate programs for career development.

After BSc can opt for a Masters program for getting into research, industry or academic jobs.

Refer MSLS website.

Though the fundamentals of physics and mathematics are covered PCB is preferred.

The course is tuned to enable students to pursue a Master's degree of their choice - India or abroad.

Any Masters program of your choice and preferably MSc in Life sciences.

MSc MBT focuses more on the biotechnological aspects related to human health.

MSc MBH program focuses on the genetics and molecular biology aspects.

Both programs provide hands-on training.

An emerging field for data analysis in molecular biology and health informatics.

A project can be done in the last semester either:

a) At MSLS- with excellent facilities.

b) With collaborating institutes abroad with /without fellowship:

University of Queensland, QUT, Flinders University (Australia), Joseph Fourier University (France), Maastricht University (Netherlands), Lancaster University(UK).

c)Company/research institute of repute and student choice is permitted.

Students can opt for lectureship with a good NET score.

  • Good positions in Industry (Biocon, Advinus, etc)
  • Enrollment as a PhD candidate both in India and abroad

For MSc MBH Course, jobs in clinical laboratories are also available.

For MSc BI, option of joining the industry or pursuing PhD.

Yes. The Programs provide-

a) Hands-on technical skills

b) Theoretical knowledge

c) Research experience in the last semester.

Yes. a) Konkani-speaking students

        b) SAGES scholarship.

        c) Other national and international scholarships (for details contact SOLS )

  • Hands-on training for all Practical subjects.
  • Grooming students to excel in all fields of biological sciences

Opportunities for industry interaction at MSLS.

Leading to job opportunities in biotech and Pharma industries.