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List of M.Sc Courses after B.Sc Botany - Top Colleges, Course Details

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarUpdated On: July 13, 2022 10:24 am IST

Are you planning to pursue M.Sc after B.Sc Botany? Here is the list of M.Sc courses available for B.Sc Botany graduates in India along with the list of top colleges.

List of M.Sc Courses after B.Sc Botany

Plants play a dominant role in the existence of human beings on this planet. Plants not only provide oxygen but also food to living beings. It is difficult to imagine the world without plants and the human race is fully dependent on plants for survival. Most of us are curious to know about different plant species, and such interest may result in picking up B.Sc Botany after Class 12th. However, most of the students do not have an idea of a list of courses one can pick up after B.Sc Botany. In order to enhance career opportunities, it is necessary to pursue an M.Sc course in the field of Botany. In order to help the aspirants, we have listed out the available M.Sc courses after B.Sc Botany.

Table of Contents

Reasons to Choose M.Sc after B.Sc Botany

List of M.Sc Courses after B.Sc Botany

M.Sc Botany Course Details and Colleges List

M.Sc Biotechnology Course Details and Colleges List

M.Sc Microbiology Course Details and Colleges List

MBA in Pharmaceutical Management Course Details and Colleges List

M.Sc in Horticulture Course Details and Colleges List

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Why Should You Opt for Higher Studies after B.Sc Botany?

To be precise, the study of plants will not end at Under Graduate level. If you are interested in exploring more about the field, you must pick up an M.Sc course. At the same time, an M.Sc course in Botany will open the doors for research. Most of the students who complete an M.Sc degree in the field of Botany opt for Ph.D/ research.

Career as Botanist

List of M.Sc Courses after B.Sc Botany

Here is the list of M.Sc courses available for students after B.Sc Botany -

M.Sc Botany

M.Sc Biotechnology

M.Sc Microbiology

MBA in Pharmaceutical Management

M.Sc Horticulture

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M.Sc Botany

If you are aspiring to learn deep about plant species, M.Sc Botany is the best option after B.Sc. The duration of the course is 2 years, and the major objective of the course is to introduce students to the world of Botany and create qualified Botanists. If you are looking to pursue research in the field of Botany, an M.Sc course is necessary.

You can apply for JRF (Junior Research Fellow) so that you get a stipend while pursuing research. Through this, you can fund your education expenses.

List of Exams for JRF after M.Sc Botany

Here is the list of exams which you can take up for JRF -

CSIR UGC NET

CSIR UGC NET Cutoff

List of Top Colleges for M.Sc Botany

You can check the list some of the top colleges for M.Sc Botany here -

Apex University Jaipur

St. Xaviers College Mumbai

Poddar Group of Institutions, Jaipur

OM Sterling Global University, Hisar

Ramjas College - New Delhi

Assam Downtown University - Guwahati

Mahatma Jyoti Rao Phoole University, Jaipur

Mansarovar Global University - Sehore

Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Ambala

Fergusson College, Pune

For the complete list of colleges, please check the link below -

M.Sc Botany Colleges in India

M.Sc Biotechnology

M.Sc Biotechnology is the right choice for students who are looking for professional opportunities after B.Sc Botany. It is a different course from Botany where students are taught core concepts of Biotechnology. Application of science and technology in living organisms is the major objective of Biotechnology course.

Students can go for research after completing this course. In recent years, a new career has come up in the field of Biotechnology, i.e., Biotech Patent Lawyers. If you come up with a new innovation in this field, you can file a patent for the same.

You can also appear for CSIR UGC NET to take up JRF in the field of Life Sciences.

List of Top Colleges for M.Sc Biotechnology

You can check the list of some of the top colleges for M.Sc Biotechnology here -

Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Ambala

KIIT University - Bhubaneswar

T.John Group of Institutions - Bangalore

Sage University Indore

Invertis University - Bareilly

Nehru Arts and Science College - Coimbatore

Lovely Professional University

Chandigarh Group of Colleges

DY Patil University Navi Mumbai

Ganpat University

For the complete list of colleges, you can check the link below -

M.Sc Biotechnology Colleges in India

M.Sc Microbiology

Microbiology not only deals about Botany but also Ecology, Physiology and Zoology. If you are interested in attaining knowledge in multiple disciplines, you can choose M.Sc in Microbiology. The course inculcates knowledge on organisms and their relationship with the environment. The course is more of Biology than Botany. To be precise, you will learn about micro-living organisms through this course. Most of the students who completed Botany in B.Sc find this course interesting.

This course not only opens doors for research but also a lot of career opportunities. One can find employment in food and dairy industries, pharmaceutical companies etc.

You can also appear for CSIR UGC NET for JRF in the field of Life Sciences.

List of Top Colleges for M.Sc Microbiology

Here is the list of top colleges for M.Sc Microbiology -

KIIT University - Bhubaneswar

JIPMER Puducherry

VELS University - Chennai

NIMS University - Jaipur

Sage University - Indore

SRM Institute of Science and Technology - Chennai

Mody University - Sikar

Sai Group of Institutions - Dehradun

For the complete list of colleges, click on the link below -

M.Sc Microbiology Colleges in India

MBA in Pharmaceutical Management

Even though it is a different stream, graduates of MBA in Pharmaceutical Management can get jobs in research wings of various pharma companies. If you are looking for top positions in pharma companies with a good knowledge of Sciences, this is the most relevant course.

List of Top Colleges for MBA in Pharmaceutical Management

Here is the list of some of the top colleges for MBA in Pharmaceutical Management -

NMIMS Mumbai

SIES College of Management Studies - Mumbai

Centurion University of Technology and Management - Bhubaneswar

DY Patil University School of Management (Mumbai)

ASM’s Group of Colleges - Pune

ITM Business School (Mumbai)

SCS College of Pharmacy

Indian Institute of Management - Mumbai

For the complete list of colleges, you can check the link below -

MBA in Pharmaceutical Management

M.Sc Horticulture

Many of the B.Sc Botany graduates are unaware that they can pursue M.Sc Horticulture. However, general science students will have to study two additional semesters. M.Sc Horticulture course inculcates knowledge on plant harvesting including breeding, storage and shipment of vegetables and fruits. This course comes under the Agriculture stream, and the scope of securing a government job is high.

List of Top Colleges for M.Sc Horticulture

Here is the list of some of the top colleges for M.Sc Horticulture -

Indian Agriculture Research Institute (IARI) Delhi

College of Agriculture - Junagadh

Acharya NG Ranga University - Andhra Pradesh

Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agriculture University

Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture Technology and Sciences, Allahabad

Central Agricultural University - Arunachal Pradesh

Banaras Hindu University (BHU)

College of Horticulture - Bagalkot

For the complete list of colleges, please check the link below -

M.Sc Horticulture Colleges

If you are looking for admission assistance in any of the top colleges offering M.Sc courses in Botany, Microbiology, Biotechnology and MBA Pharmaceutical Management, you can fill the Common Application Form.

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FAQs

After completing M.Sc Botany, can I write CSIR UGC NET?

Yes, you can write CSIR UGC NET after completing M.Sc Botany.

Click here to know more details about CSIR UGC NET.

Do I have career options as a botanist?

Yes, indeed you have plenty of them.  You can be Ecologist, Florist, Taxonomist, Agriculturist, and Researcher 

Click here to know more details.

What is an eligibility criterion for M.Sc Biotechnology?

 The eligibility criteria, which aspirants must fulfill in order to pursue M.Sc Biotechnology are as follows:

  •  Candidates should have completed B.Sc in Biotechnology/ Botany/ Zoology /Microbiology/ Biochemistry or in any relevant discipline from recognised university or institute
  • They must have scored a minimum of 55% marks in the qualifying exam
  • Candidates in the final year of the undergraduate degree course can also apply. In that case, they have to clear it before the finalization of the admission process

 

What are the best colleges in India to pursue M.Sc Botany?

There are plenty of colleges in India that offer M.Sc Botany. To know some of the best colleges click here.

What are the master`s degrees I can take after B.Sc in botany?

One can choose any of the following courses after completion of B.Sc in botany

M.Sc Botany

M.Sc Microbiology

M.Sc Biotechnology

M.Sc Horticulture

M.Sc Agricultural Biotechnology

M.Sc Bioinformatics

 

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