BSc (Hons) Biotechnology

B.Sc.(Hons) Biotechnology

BSc. Hons Biotechnology College in Chandigarh & Punjab – B.Sc. (Hons) in Biotechnology is a three-year undergraduate programme offering a strong foundation of biotechnological concepts. This programme is streamlined to endow students with an improved knowledge of the cellular and bi-molecular processes and study them through the development of a variety of technologies.

The programme prepares students with an analytical mindset to obtain valued solutions to harness the quality of life through major advances in health and medicine. The study module of biotechnology comprises genetics cell biology biomolecules plant and animal tissue culture immunology microbiology chemistry and engineering. The broad area of study involves research in biological systems and application of technology to create innovative products to advance life.

The meticulously structured programme has a strong interdisciplinary research base in biological sciences and engineering which prepares the student for the industry as well as research programmes. Graduates in this discipline significantly contribute to research and development to improve people s lives and health.

Eligibility For BSc Hons in Biotechnology

Duration: 3 Years (6 Semesters)

A person who has secured at least 50% marks ( 45% in case of candidate belonging to Scheduled cast/tribes) of the aggregate marks in four compulsory subjects i.e. Chemistry, Physics, Biology/Math and English taken together of 10+2 pattern or equivalent examination from recognized Board/University shall be eligible to join the first semester of the course OR Intermediate/10+2 with agriculture subjects.

Job Opportunities After Course

  • Biotech Food and   and Pharmaceutical companies:These are the biggest employers for Biotechnologist in the private sector. They are employed as research agents to develop new and innovative techniques to aid in healthcare and agricultural sector.
  • Research Laboratories and Hospitals:Reputed medical and biological research facilities across the country offer entry level positions to genetic engineers graduates in clinical reasearh and diagnostics
  • Universities/Institutes:Biotechnology as a field of study is growing at a rapid pace. The increased interest of students in this subject has also escalated the demand for qualified and trained teachers and professors. Many undergraduate and postgraduate degree holders in genetics are hired at teaching position in different universities and institutes across India and abroad

Study Programme

General Biotechnology,Microbiology bacetriolgy ,Virology Micribial physiology and biochemstry immunology , Medical Microbiology , Mycology and plant pathology , Molecular Biology and genetic Engineering Diagnostic Microbiology Enviroment Biotechnology ,Avances in industrial Microbiology Bio-Information and statics Project work