Programs

  • B.Sc (Hons) Food Science Technology and Processing Duration: 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Science (Food Science Technology and Processing) (Honours / Research) Duration: 4 Years
  • B.Sc.+ M.Sc (Hons) Food Science Technology and Processing - Integrated Duration: 5 Years

The Department of Biotechnology is a multidisciplinary field dedicated to harnessing biological systems for scientific, industrial, and medical advancements. It integrates genetics, molecular biology, bioinformatics, and bioprocessing to explore and manipulate living organisms. This department plays a pivotal role in developing cutting-edge technologies, improving healthcare through biopharmaceuticals and diagnostics, enhancing agricultural productivity, and fostering sustainable industrial practices. By fostering research, innovation, and collaboration, it contributes to a comprehensive understanding of biological processes and their applications in addressing global challenges.

The courses offered by Department of Biotechnology build problem-solving abilities by articulating concepts from basic science to technology and incorporating applicable practice through biotechnology-related labs and projects while adhering to industry standards. The primary goal the courses is to train students academically and carry out research in the multidisciplinary fields of biotechnology, with a focus on applying the knowledge gained from these investigations to the creation of technologies with practical applications. The department conducts multidisciplinary biotechnology research and offers academic instruction, with a focus on applying the information gained from these studies to the creation of products with significant economic potential. The development of new biotechnological products and the analysis of their performance for implications in the industry are only a few examples of the biotechnological problems to which students will be able to use this expertise.

Course Duration

  • B.Sc. Biotechnology – 3 years
  • B.Sc. + M.Sc. Biotechnology Integrated – 5 years
  • B.Sc. Biotechnology with Research – 4 years

Eligibility Criteria

  • B.Sc. Biotechnology – 3 years
    10+2 or equivalent from a recognized education board with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Mathematics
  • B.Sc. + M.Sc. Biotechnology Integrated – 5 years
    10+2 or equivalent from a recognized education board with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Mathematics
  • B.Sc. Biotechnology with Research – 4 years
    10+2 or equivalent from a recognized education board with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Mathematics

Fees:

B.Sc. Biotechnology:- First Year: 1, 41, 000

B.Sc. + M.Sc. Biotechnology Integrated: - First Year: 1, 09, 000

B.Sc. Biotechnology with Research: - First Year: 1, 41, 000

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  • B.Sc. Biotechnology – 3 years
    • Genetics
    • Plant and Animal Biotechnology
    • Industrial Microbiology
    • Bioprocess Technology
    • Stem Cell and Cancer Biology
    • Nanobiotechnology
    • Synthetic Biology
  • B.Sc. Biotechnology Integrated – 5 years
    • Genetics
    • Plant and Animal Biotechnology
    • Industrial Microbiology
    • Environmental and Marine Biotechnology
    • Bioprocess Technology
    • Bioinformatics
    • Stem Cell and Cancer Biology
    • Nanobiotechnology
    • Synthetic Biology
    • Omics Technology
  • B.Sc. Biotechnology with Research – 4 years
    • Genetics
    • Plant and Animal Biotechnology
    • Industrial Microbiology
    • Bioprocess Technology
    • Stem Cell and Cancer Biology
    • Nanobiotechnology
    • Synthetic Biology
    • Environmental and Marine Biotechnology

After completion of this academic programme, students will be able to:

  • Gain a thorough understanding of the foundational ideas of biotechnology, genetics, computational methods, instrumentation, and all associated fields in order to pursue further education, research, and prosperous employment in the field.
  • Make use of the methodological expertise and basic knowledge to pursue research and higher education in reputable national and international institutions.
  • Utilize the theoretical information and practical abilities students have gained to create a variety of resources, procedures, products, and strategies that will satisfy social expectations.
  • Connect the disciplinary and interdisciplinary parts of biotechnology to get technological expertise.
  • Adopt a culture of lifelong learning and knowledge and skill improvement to be competitive in the modern workplace.

Learning about biotechnology has several advantages that support both professional and personal development. Among the main advantages are:

  • Innovation and Advancement: Biotechnology drives innovation in medicine, agriculture, and industry, leading to breakthroughs in disease treatment, crop improvement, and sustainable manufacturing.

  • Healthcare Solutions: Biotechnological research contributes to the development of novel drugs, personalized medicine, and advanced diagnostics, improving overall healthcare outcomes.

  • Environmental Sustainability: Biotechnology plays a crucial role in developing eco-friendly solutions, such as biofuels, bioremediation, and sustainable agriculture practices.

  • Global Impact: Biotechnology addresses global challenges like food security, disease control, and environmental conservation, making it a key player in shaping a sustainable and healthier world.

  • Interdisciplinary Opportunities: Biotechnology integrates knowledge from various fields such as biology, chemistry, genetics, and engineering, providing a broad and interdisciplinary learning experience.

  • Career Opportunities: Graduates in biotechnology have diverse career paths, including research, development, entrepreneurship, and regulatory affairs, offering a wide range of professional opportunities.

  • Contribution to Humanity: Biotechnological advancements contribute to solving critical issues, from developing vaccines to creating genetically modified crops that resist pests, ultimately benefiting humanity.

  • Ethical Considerations: Studying biotechnology involves discussions on ethical considerations and responsible use of technology, fostering a sense of responsibility among professionals in the field.

  • Cutting-edge Technologies: Students in biotechnology gain exposure to state-of-the-art technologies such as gene editing, CRISPR-Cas9, and next-generation sequencing, staying at the forefront of scientific advancements.

  • Problem-Solving Skills: Biotechnology education cultivates critical thinking, problem-solving, and analytical skills, preparing individuals to tackle complex challenges in various scientific and industrial contexts.

Our institution's faculty is well renowned around the nation for being handpicked from the top universities. The institution now employs many faculty members with a variety of specializations in the biological sciences and other relevant fields. They are highly qualified and have a wealth of professional experience. They also firmly believe in offering top-notch education in biotechnology. Dedicated and kind, they have training and experience, and they use creative pedagogical skills and practical knowledge.

A degree in biotechnology opens diverse career prospects. Graduates can pursue roles in research and development, working on cutting-edge projects in pharmaceuticals, biopharmaceuticals, or genetic engineering. Opportunities exist in healthcare, such as biotechnologists in clinical laboratories or bioprocess engineers in manufacturing. Biotechnology professionals also contribute to environmental solutions, focusing on bioremediation and bioenergy. Entrepreneurship is an option for those interested in starting biotech companies. Overall, biotechnology graduates are well-equipped for impactful careers in sectors shaping the future of science and technology.

Students can work in several R&D laboratories, in the following positions:

  • Pharmacist
  • Lab Technician
  • Medical Lab Technician
  • Biotechnologist
  • Microbiologist
  • Pharmaceutical Consultant
  • Research Scientist
  • Business Developer
  • Software Developer
  • DNA Analyst