School of Applied Sciences
School of Applied Sciences

B. Sc Biotechnology

Program Objectives
  • Have capacity to work or participate in the institutions specialized in pharmacy, agriculture, forestry, aquaculture, food industry and microbial products used for environmental issues. The graduate can work as expert, technician, and researcher as well as pursue teaching job with higher education.
  • To impart basic knowledge and skills of various aspects of biotechnology
  • To train the students for industrial need and to pursue further education
  • To inculcate entrepreneurship among the students so as to start their own ventures in the field of biotechnology
Program Description

Biotechnologists are at the forefront of the continuous search to find more compatible and target oriented effective products in the field of Agriculture, Pharmaceuticals, Serological, Neutraceuticals and sustainable food sources. They can work in various work environments like industrial sector, environmental sector, medical sector, food manufacturing, health-care and pharmaceuticals. Bachelors of Science in Biotechnology is designed to enable students to study the cellular and bimolecular processes for development of a variety of technologies and products that contribute to improving people’s lives and health. Students will be able to assimilate to various disciplines like Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Environment Conservation, Genetic Engineering, Healthcare, Medicine and Pharmaceuticals.

Eligibility Criteria
  • Passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with at least 45 % marks (40% in case of candidates belonging to the reserved category) and Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Mathematics/Computer Science as a passing subject.
Fee Structure

The fee for B.Sc (Biotech) program is Rs. 36,250/- per semester, along with the registration fee of Rs. 2,500/-. There is a onetime caution money deposit of Rs. 10,000/- which is refundable at the end of the B.Sc (Biotech) program.

Selection Procedure

Selection of the candidate is based on average of marks secured in the final merit i.e. total aggregate marks in 10+2 equivalent examination and marks of entrance exam. Admissions will be strictly as per inter se merit.

Career Roles / Industries
  • Major recruiters include industries engaged in Processing and developing agricultural and biological products
  • Bio-processing industries
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Chemical industries
  • Textile industry
  • Cosmetics industry
  • Organizations engaged in different types of industrial research and development