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BSc Biotechnology , Biochemistry and Microbiology

Biotechnology is an interdisciplinary science, which encompasses the study of Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and engineering. It is a fast growing field that finds application in every aspect of industrial and daily life from chemical, pharmaceutical and food industries to agriculture. The science of Biotechnology is also used to alter genetic information in animals and plants to improve them in some way that benefits people. Because biotechnology essentially uses the basic ingredients of life to make new products, it is both a cutting-edge technology and an applied science. Analysts have predicted that biotechnology will be one of the most important applied sciences of the 21st century.

Many biological scientists work in research and development. Biological scientists who work in applied research or product development use knowledge provided by basic research to develop new drugs, treatments, and medi­cal diagnostic tests; increase crop yields; and protect and clean up the environment by developing new Biofuels.

The course provides a strong theoretical and practical foundation to enable the upward mobility of the students through Master’s and Doctoral studies and research either in the same subject (Biotechnology) or allied inter-disciplinary subjects like Bioinformatics, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biomedical Sciences, Medical Biochemistry, etc., in recognized universities across the country and abroad

Course Curriculum

Semester 1

  • Biomolecules and Microbiology
  • General Microbiology
  • Bio inorganic chemistry and Bio Physical Chemistry
  • Practical’s
  • English (Poetry)
  • French
  • Indian Constitution

Semester 2

  • Enzymology and Cellular Metabolism
  • Microbial Biodiversity
  • Bioinorganic 1
  • Practicals
  • English (Prose)
  • French
  • Environmental Studies

Semester 3

  • Cell Biology and Genetics
  • Microbial growth and Microbial genetics
  • Bio Organic 2 and Biochemical techniques
  • Practicals
  • English (Novel)
  • French

Semester 4

  • Plant Cell & Tissue Culture and Animal Cell Culture
  • Microbial metabolism and Genetic Engineering
  • Biomolecules
  • Practicals
  • English (Drama)
  • French
  • Computer Applications

Semester 5

  • Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Soil and Agriculture Microbiology
  • Enzymology and Metabolism
  • Molecular Biology, Genetic engineering and Immunology
  • Medical Biotechnology
  • Practicals

Semester 6

  • Microbial Technology and Agricultural Biotechnology
  • Environmental Biotechnology and Bioinformatics
  • Food microbiology and Industrial Microbiology
  • Immunology and Medical Microbiology
  • Human physiology and Clinical Biochemistry
  • Nutrition and Microbiology
  • Practicals