Molecular Biology Certification

In this article, we will explore what a Molecular Biology certification is, why it is important, and how you can go about getting certified in Molecular Biology by Sanfoundry for free.

What is a Molecular Biology certification?
A Molecular Biology certification is a professional credential demonstrating an individual’s proficiency in Molecular Biology. The certified professional has in-depth knowledge of topics such as:

  • the basic structure and biochemistry of nucleic acids and proteins and the differences between them.
  • the principles of DNA replication, transcription, and translation and their relationship with each other.
  • gene organization and mechanisms of control of the gene expression in various organisms.
  • applications of molecular biology in the modern world.
  • cell and molecular biology of both Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes.
  • methods of cloning, construction of DNA libraries, and applications of rDNA technology.
  • molecular mechanism of DNA replication, repair, transcription, protein synthesis, and gene regulation in various organisms.
  • molecular genetics.
  • basics of Molecular Biology and Genetic engineering.
  • basic knowledge on replication, transcription, and translation.

Which certification is best to work in the field of Molecular Biology?
There are many different types of certification available in the field of Molecular Biology. The best certification path for a career in Molecular Biology is the Molecular Biology Certification offered by Sanfoundry. These certification focuses on creation and application of molecular techniques to study life, including human cells and other living organisms.

What type of jobs can I get with a Molecular Biology certification?
With Molecular Biology certification you can work as a lab scientist, researcher, or professor. You may also be able to find employment as a medical technologist, technician, researcher at a biotech company, or as an independent consultant. You can also become a lab manager in the pharmaceutical industry.

What topics are covered in the Molecular Biology certification course exam?
Here’s the complete syllabus of the exam.

Molecular Biology Certification Syllabus
DNA, RNA and Protein Ribosomes Read the Genetic Code Genomes and DNA
Chromatin Centromere & Telomere Manipulation of Nucleic Acids Polymerase Chain Reaction
Reverse Transcriptase PCR DNA Sequencing DNA Replication
Replicating Linear DNA in Eukaryotes Transcriptions of Genes Expression of Genetic Information
Processing of RNA Protein Synthesis Three Possible Reading Frames Exist
Regulation of Transcription in Prokaryotes RNAs in Gene Regulationv Mobile DNA
Multitude of Transposable Elements Plasmids Manipulation of Genetic Material
Mutations and Repair Site-Directed Mutagenesis Recombination

Sanfoundry Molecular Biology Certification

Sanfoundry offers online certification in Molecular Biology for free. The certification exam is divided into two parts: Qualifier Test and Certification Test.

First step is to take the "Qualifier Test". If you have scored at least a B grade in the "Qualifier Test", then only you would be eligible to take part in the online "Certification Test". If you have scored an A* (Genius) or A (Excellent) grade in the certification test, then you will be awarded a “Certificate of Merit” in Molecular Biology from Sanfoundry.

Molecular Biology Certification Exam Overview:

Here are the details and format of the Certification Exam:

  • Format: Online & Multiple Choice
  • Prerequisite: Yes (Qualifier Test)
  • Total Questions: 50
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Negative Marking: Yes
  • Fee: Free
Marking Scheme:
In the online certification test, you will be given 2 points for every correct answer. There will also be negative marking of -1 for every wrong answer. So, you have to be more careful in your test. If needed, you should skip to the next question and come back to that question later so that you can manage the time more effectively during the test.

Based on your score, you would be given one of the following Grades:

Grade A* – Genius (You scored 100%)
Grade A – Excellent (Your score is in the range of 80% to 99%)
Grade B – Good (Your score is in the range of 60% to 80%)
Grade C – Average (Your score is in the range of 40% to 60%)
Grade D – Poor (Your score is in the range of 0% to 40%)

Steps to get the Free Molecular Biology Certificate

How to prepare for Molecular Biology Certification Exam?
Before you start taking the certification test, it is important to study and practice our collection of 1000 Molecular Biology MCQs and check your progress by taking this subject specific Practice & Mock Tests.

Once you are ready, follow the below mentioned steps:
  1. Sign up with Sanfoundry.
  2. Take this Molecular Biology Qualifier Test.
  3. Score at least B Grade in the Qualifier test in order to be qualified to take the certification exam.
  4. Once you have qualified, you can take this Molecular Biology Certification Test anytime (24×7).
  5. If you have scored either A* Grade (Genius) or A Grade (Excellent) in the test, then you are eligible for a "Certificate of Merit".
  6. Fill this feedback form and download your certificate of merit from here. Kindly note that we issue certificate-of-merit on a monthly basis only i.e., on 5th of the next month.
  7. Check your name in the list of top-rankers live here.
Note: If you face a technical problem during the test, you should take a screenshot of your Monitor and send it to [email protected] along with your contact number so we can call you back soon.

Molecular Biology Certification FAQs

1. Is a certification required to work in Molecular Biology? Will it get me a job?
A certification is not mandatory, but it demonstrates your expertise in this field. So the benefit of a certification is that it can help make the process easier by showing employers that you have the skills necessary for the given job.

2. Can I do Molecular Biology certification if I am a beginner?
Yes, but you should prepare the subject thoroughly by studying all the chapters and topics.

3. Is the Molecular Biology exam hard?
This subject is not difficult to learn, but it's not an easy subject either. If you've practiced Molecular Biology in-depth, then the test might be a little easier for you.

4. How long does it take to earn a Molecular Biology certification?
The amount of time it takes to earn the certification varies depending on individual circumstances and level of experience. It typically takes several months of studying and practice to prepare for the certification exam.

5. Can I earn a college credit for my Molecular Biology course if I am certified?
It depends on your college. There are few colleges and institutions which prefer the students to be certified by external institutions for a credit course. So, kindly check with your college.

6. Can I get certified in Molecular Biology online?
Yes, Sanfoundry offers free online certificate in Molecular Biology.

7. Which online Molecular Biology Certification Course is the best?
Each online certification course has a specific focus and it prepares you for different skillset. So, there is no single best course on Molecular Biology. The best you can do is to get a free certificate on this from Sanfoundry. If you are doing a self-study, you can learn the basics in the free Molecular Biology Certification Course.

8. Can I get Molecular Biology certification for free? How much it cost?
Yes, you can get the certification for free. A Certificate by Sanfoundry is 100% free for everyone.

9. How long is Molecular Biology certification valid? Does it expire?
The certificate is valid for life. There is no need to renew your certificate or take any further steps to keep your certification active.

10. Who is eligible to take the Molecular Biology certification exam?
Anyone who has been "working" or "studying" the subject can take the certification exam.

11. What is the format of the certification exam?
It is MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) based.

12. Is there any negative marking in the online certification exam?
In the Certification exam, you will be given 2 points for every correct answer. There will also be a negative marking of -1 for every wrong answer.

13. How many times can I take the certification exam?
You can attempt the certification exam 2 times a month.

14. Are there any resources or materials available to help me prepare for the Molecular Biology Certification exam?
You should practice Sanfoundry Molecular Biology MCQs. Additionally, you can refer to the collection of best Molecular Biology Books.

15. Are there any prerequisites for Molecular Biology certification?
Yes, there is one prerequisite. You have to complete the qualifier test before taking the certification test.

16. How do I get certified in Molecular Biology?
Take the Sanfoundry test, get either an A* Grade (Genius) or an A Grade (Excellent) in the Molecular Biology certification exam, and earn a free certificate of merit from us.

17. How do I register for the certification exam? How to get started?
Simply signup with Sanfoundry and take the test as mentioned here.

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