Source: Yougle Bhaskar (Dainik Bhaskar-19-Oct-2018)

Career as a Geneticist

Career as a Geneticist: Crime Investigation|Medical Laboratory Technologist|Clinical Geneticist|Cytogeneticist|Genetic Counselor|Research Geneticist|Plant Breeder

Key Institutes

1. The Oxford College of Science – [TOCS], Bangalore

The Oxford College of Science was started in the year 1994 with twelve students and five teachers. Within seventeen years the, college has registered a phenomenal growth. Presently College is catering education to more than 3000 students. The institution owes this astounding progress to our dedicated Management and a committed teaching staff. Within an intensely competitive environment, the college has adopted a dynamic, global, high quality: creative and communicative approach in education, as well as research and development. Keeping abreast with modern developments, the institution is constantly reinventing itself and renovating its physical infrastructure as well as its research and education facilities. The Oxford College of Science proudly stands on a sprawling new campus with a 6-stroyed building of 2.85 lakh sq.ft area in HSR Layout, Sector IV. The College is affiliated to Bangalore University.

Through the years Science and Technology have undergone major changes and advancements. The importance and relevance of basic and applied sciences can never be ruled out. More importantly, in the present technology driven world, the importance of sciences has grown more than before with constantly developing competition in all fields of business. All big organizations have started to invest more and more in R & D. Scientists are thus becoming the backbone of the industry.

Lucrative opportunities exist in fields as varied as basic research, industrial employment and the teaching profession. Additionally, training in Sciences provides an excellent platform for entrepreneurship in the area of specialization.

India is known for its large pool of higher caliber scientific fraternity. This fraternity has contributed not only to academic research or discovery but also to the Nation’s advancement in many areas. In this context,  The Oxford College of Science nurtures the scientific temperament of its students. Located in lush green expansive campus at HSR Layout, it is considered the most preferred place for obtaining a Bachelors and Masters Degree in different Sciences and Technical Subjects. The Oxford College of Science offers 10 combinations of the B.Sc. programme; B.Sc. FAD and BCA. Under the postgraduate programmes the college offers M.Sc. in 10 subjects and M.C.A.

The Department of Information Technology and Biotechnology (IT/BT), GOVT. of Karnataka has sanctioned the starting of a Biotechnology Finishing School at the College to prepare UG and PG students for industry readiness.

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2. Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar

Guru Nanak Dev University was established at Amritsar on November 24, 1969 to mark the 500th birth anniversary of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji. It is both a residential and an affiliating university. In conceiving the future course of the University, the objectives enshrined in the Guru Nanak Dev University Act 1969, emphasised that the new University would make provision for imparting education and promoting research in the humanities, learned professions, sciences, especially of applied nature and technology

The University is successfully catering to twenty thousand students in various faculties at University Campuses and Constituent Colleges. Guru Nanak Dev University is the first University of the region which introduced on-line admissions to its courses, online counselling for State Level Admissions and Credit Based Evaluation System. All the results have been computerized and OMR (Optical Magnetic Recognition) system is being used to bring in more efficiency and transparency. It is again first for any University in the region to have computerized it examination and registration system. The students now have an all time access to their results through SMS service.

The University has risen to 16th rank in the top 50 universities of the country, as per recent survey conducted by ‘India Today’ and has achieved 11th Position, out of the 500 universities, in Publications in science. The University has won the highest sports Award in the country, the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Trophy, for a record of 21 times. The university has won National Championship in Inter-University Youth Festivals in the year 2012. The University has been National Champion for 8 times. The University has also won the North Zone Inter-University Cultural Championship for the 12 times this year.

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3. Bangalore City College, Bangalore

The brainchild of Ramakrishna Education Trust (R), Bangalore City College was founded with the sole aim to serve the people by imparting quality education. Ramakrishna Education Trust was founded in the year 1999 and envisages to provide quality management education along with information technology, biological sciences, B.Ed., D.Ed. & paramedical health sciences to further their intellectual and social growth in the society.

Situated in a pristine location, at the center of Bangalore and providing atmosphere for academics, Bangalore City College is aiming at imparting value based education to the students.

In summary the Institution shall provide : 

  • Quality Information Technology, Business Management, Biological Sciences, B.Ed, D.Ed, Paramedical Science education to the student.
  • An excellent ambience for life and study at the Institute.
  • Encourage performance by fully reimbursing the tuition fees for those students who obtain ranks at the University level.
  • Job placement assistance after graduation.
  • Assistance to students in preparing for higher studies in their respective fields.
  • Continuing education through management development programs to the Institute graduates at a subsidized fee throughout their Career .

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4. University of Calicut

The University of Calicut is the largest University in Kerala. Established in the year 1968, it is the second university to be set up in Kerala. The University aims to nurture excellence in education and research in its catchment areas of Northern Kerala, historically consigned to the periphery of Kerala’s academic map. The University lays its emphasis on fostering quality human resource and promoting productive research that benefit both local communities and wider humanity.The University was created through a Government plan bifurcating Kerala University. As per the plan, the four post-graduate departments of the University of Kerala operating in Calicut were annexed to the new University along with fifty four constituent colleges spread across seven northern districts. With ‘Nirmaya Karmana Sree’ as it motto, the University has been able to surmount all challenges and emerge as the largest residential cum affiliating University in Kerala. With 30 post graduate departments and 426 colleges it has become a beacon of hope and enlightenment for hundreds of thousands of young men and women in North Kerala.

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5. Institute of Genetic Engineering, Kolkata

INSTITUTE OF GENETIC ENGINEERING (I.G.E.established in 2003, to ensure quality teaching and research in Genetics and Biotechnology. Set up by BIOTECH FOUNDATION, a trust for promoting Education, Training and Research in Genetic and Biotechnology.

The department of Genetics, Microbiology and Biotechnology was established in 2003 with a view to develop a Centre of Excellence in Education and Research in Genetics and Biotechnology in West Bengal. Initially, it was started with UG courses (B. Sc. Hons) in Biotechnology and Microbiology was affiliated with University of Kalyani in 2003 and then Genetics and Molecular Biology was added under the same University in the year, 2004. In the year 2006 this Institute joined Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal formerly known as WBUT and added PG course in Genetic Engineering along with above UG courses.

Ten batches have passed out with excellent grades and joined / placed in PG courses in various Universities in India and Abroad (see www.ige-india.com) Some of our students has ranked in local Universities like WBUT, University of Kalyani and Pune University.

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