Guiding towards the right path

Published: 06th May 2013 12:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 04th May 2013 12:14 PM   |  A+A-

Here is a column that will answer your queries on different career options

I am a pure science student and have completed my Class XII board exams. I would like to do either biotechnology or Micro biology? Which do you think has better scope. Could you also suggest some good colleges in Tamil Nadu that I can apply to?.

Both areas of study are have great scope.You may consider options such as research ,publication or even teaching.You may ultimately plan to do a PhD in Biotechnology or Micro biology. There are several institutions in Tamil Nadu which offer excellent courses in the above fields.

I’m currently pursuing my BSc. I want to become a pilot. Please give me all the information about he eligibility criteria,qualification etc.

The minimum eligibility is that you should have completed Class XII with science subjects. Subsequently you need to register with an airline academy that is recognised by DGCA. Students need to qualify for the DGCA prescribed Student Pilot License through a test conducted by the Chief Flying Instructor (CFI) of the institute and an DGCA authorised personnel. After successful completion of the SPL, students may apply for Private Pilot License (PPL) and Commercial Pilot License (CPL).You can get more details at

I am interested in studying Bsc biotech as i would like to do research. Please suggest me some good colleges in India offering the same.

You can apply to AIIMS, Delhi, or Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore etc. Since you are keen on research, you need to complete your masters and subsequently do your PhD also.


Prof RSS Mani is an eminent career counsellor and currently VP, Institutional Development at ITM Group of Institutions Write to him at

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