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Experimental Biotechnology

Explore the Experimental Biotechnology course


IIT Guwahati and NPTEL

About the Course

This course offered by IIT Guwahati (NPTEL) aims to discuss different analytical techniques and how those help in solving the scientific problem. These new techniques learned can help in solving the new scientific problems that are to be taken up by the students. This will help students in several ways which include:Basics of Good Lab practices, Understanding different analytical techniques and their applications,Specific Scientific questions and their solutions,Designing new experiments.Overall this course will be a whole new experimental outlook in the world of Biotechnology.

1.What You Will Learn?
2.Who Should Go For It?
3.Points to Note

The student of Biotechnology can take up this course as this will help them dive right into the experimental world. Several new techniques will be introduced to the students and they can use those to apply them in their experiments. They will learn some of the needed skills which would help them grow in many ways. Some of the things they'll learn include:

Basics of Good Lab practices
Understanding different analytical techniques and their applications
Specific Scientific questions and their solutions
Designing new experiments

There are no pre-requisite criteria for applying for this course but students from a science background will have a great understanding of the same are preffered. Since this mainly deals with scientific experiments, the beforehand knowledge about certain related experiments will come in handy. This course is intended for students of the following interests:

Scientific Researchers
Students wanting to be a Research Assistant
Students pursuing this to be a Research Associate
Assistant Scientist job role
Course duration is around 3 months teaching several tricks and techniques to solve scientific questions and problems.
This course has 12 modules and one live session through which it gives extensive knowledge about the topic.
There are a total of 13 assignments, 45 lectures in transcripts, Books in English and 45 video lectures.
Based on the final score, certificates will be distributed at the end of course after exam completion.


Field of Study:Experimental Biotechnology
Type:Free Certificate Course
Duration:Around 3 months
Mode of Learning:Online
Average Salary Offered:The average salary offered in this field ranges from 5-10 LPA, depending upon your skills, experience, and level of knowledge.
Employment Roles:
  • Scientist
  • Research Assistant
  • Research Associate
  • Assistant Scientist