Is there any scope for biotechnology in Agra?

I am in Std. XII (PCB). I want to do my B.Sc. But I don’t like physics at all! But I like biotechnology. Which subjects should I take in B.Sc. for a better future? Is there any scope for biotechnology in Agra? Please give me the names of some good colleges in Agra as well.
Nandita Gupta

Biotechnology requires a firm background in science. After completing 10+2, you may go for B.Sc./B.Tech. in Biotechnology/5-year Integrated M.Tech. Since biotechnology is completely research-oriented, you need to go for higher studies. Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, conducts a Combined Biotech Entrance Examination (CEEB) for admission to M.Sc. in Biotechnology for 32 institutes. Check out the site

Some other institutes are Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Information and Biotechnology, Bharati Vidyapeeth, Pune (; Christ University, Bangalore (; IIT (Department of Biochemical Engineering & Biotechnology), Delhi (; Anna University, Centre for Biotechnology, Chennai (; Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, Kolkata ( Agra does not have any good institute for Biotechnology. Also my suggestion for you is to join a course in the best of institutes and don’t compromise with the limitation of locality.

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Dr Vibha Gupta, a feature writer, is a Ph.D. in Mathematics from IIT Roorkee. Her book Careers: A Pathfinder and articles in various publications are an attempt to guide students in choosing a career according to their natural strengths, talents and skills.