How to become a marine biologist?

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A marine biologist is a professional who is liable for searching for various information about varied elements of the seabed environment. Their primary work is doing research on deep-sea diversity such as studying the life of sea animals from proximity, to get acquainted with several sea animals breeds, microorganisms and plants in the deep sea. Not only that but also they obtain information about several kinds of diseases that are prevailing in the sea environment and know about the behavior of several living beings present in the seabed. With all the latest development and electronic mode of navigation, the role of a marine biologist has expanded and has become smooth. Even if the smoothened role of a marine biologist is full of responsibilities and pressure but interesting. For discharging their duties, they need to remain dedicated to their work responsibilities.

What are the eligibility criteria for a marine biologist?

For making a career as a marine biologist, a minimum requirement is plus two or equivalent with a good percentage in science subjects like physics, biology and chemistry are required. If you are thinking at what age you can pursue a career in marine biology, then you must know that you have to attain a minimum age of 17 years on 1st July of the examination year to start a career in marine biology.

How to become a marine biologist?

If you want to become a marine biologist then follow the below are given steps:

  • Step 1: At first, you have to qualify for an entrance exam for getting admission to the best college in a country that offers Bachelor’s degree in Marine Biology. Notice regarding the examination along with all details about the rules and syllabus is out in February –March and the examination is held in May. But there are some institutes or universities that offer admission based on the marks obtained in the qualifying examination or on first cum first basis.
  • Step 2: After you complete your Bachelor’s degree in Marine Biology, you can opt for a Master’s degree in marine biology or any related field or you can look for any job in a private or Government sector.

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