Biological Researcher


Biological Scientist

Minimum?B.Sc. in Biology

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The tasks a Biologist, General is expected to perform include:

Studying plants and animals either in their natural habitat or in laboratory setting

Conducting research on various aspects of plant and animal life such as their origin, development, physiology, heredity, environments, reproduction, etc.

Dissecting and studying specimens using microscope, chemicals, photographic methods, etc.

Identifying, classifying and preserving specimens for research and study purposes

Making statistical analysis of experimental data and preparing reports on findings.

Raising experimental plants or animals, applying results of studies to evolutionary aspects of human life, etc.

Specializing in particular research aspect of evolution and animal or plant life

Well-versed with conducting research on various aspects of plant and animal life

Proficient in undertaking field study of plants or animals in their natural habitat or collecting specimens for study in laboratory

Ability to dissect and study specimens using microscope, chemicals, photographic methods and other scientific aids

Proficient in identifying, classifying and preserving specimens for research and study purposes

Proficient in statistical analysis of experimental data and preparing reports on findings

Ability to raise experimental plants and animals

Ability to apply results of studies to evolution aspects of human life

Ability to teach students in schools and colleges

Keen observation skills

Analytical skills

Critical thinking skills


Presence of mind


It requires one to be on their toes

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

The working hours are usually 8 hours per dayfor 5/6 days a week

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL), Both Leg (BL), One Arm (OA), One Arm and One Leg (OAL) and those who have their Hearing Impaired (HH)

This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948(section 87)

One may develop occupational hazards due to exposure to dangerous plants and organisms

For freshers -INR15,000 toINR18,000 per month

For candidates with over 2 years' experience ?INR45,000 toINR60,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

India is gearing up to become an international player in the field of life sciences, powered by itsrecent economic growth and a desire to add biotechnology to its portfolio. With

its largely untappedand unexplored biodiversity, India is a hotbed for studies in ecology and evolutionarybiology.Indian science is experiencing a radical growth in research

opportunities, and the rate ofchange has accelerated in the last decade. With the establishment of over 30 new universities,many new institutes, and special niche ducational

institutes that engage in research andeducation such as the Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research, Jawaharlal NehruUniversity (JNU), Life Sciences, etc. during

the past decade, there are now hundreds of new jobsoffering research opportunities being created each year. This indicates good job prospects forBiologist, General across

the country.

Biological supply companies

Biotechnology firms

Colleges and universities

Ecological consulting companies

Environmental and bio-technical regulatory agencies

Food production companies

Government food regulation departments

Agricultural research agencies and firms Private industry laboratories

Cities ans towns across India

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University of Delhi, India

Christ PU college, Karnataka

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