However, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, Website: www.aiims.ac.in or www.aiims.edu, offers B.Tech (Biotechnology) with Class XII with Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Microbiology, one of the frontier fields in Life Sciences, has varied applications in research & industry. Research-based jobs abound for those with a post graduation in this subject. Of course, those with a doctorate in this field are in great demand. Job opportunities for microbiologists exist in hospitals where they are required to undertake microbiological testing of samples from patients as an aid to diagnosing and treating diseases. The pharmaceutical, food & drink and water industries also employ microbiologists in large numbers. Incase you opt for biotechnology - biotechnology as a subject has and is growing extremely rapidly. Where employment is concerned, it is the second fastest growing sector in the world.