INTRODUCTION: B.Sc. Biotechnology is a collective, far-reaching study in the field of science that offers a combination to study Biology and Technology. Students are given a full, and thorough understanding of the concepts related to chemistry, cell biology, biology, and computer sciences. The modern application of biology with technology allows scientists to practice the skills of genetic engineering, use the concepts for the over-all treatment of diseases, development of modern medicine and perform various alterations which are related to humans and other life forms.
CRITERIA: Those aspirants who have an interest in the field of science (and are willing for higher, research studies) can opt for this course. The candidate has to be qualified in class12th with PCB stream and appear in an entrance test.
COURSE: The topics and the concepts covered through the course include molecular biology, drug design, genomics, bioinformatics, proteomics and genetic engineering for animals and plants, fermentation technology and medicine in detail. The program further renders the aspirants knowledge through theoretical and conceptual class work, projects, presentations, and lab practicals. Throughout the four years duration of the course, students are made able in the varied inter-disciplinary aspect of biotechnology, thus enriching career prospects for themselves.
OPPORTUNITIES: B.Sc. Biotechnology program is a thorough study across the importance of biotechnology in inter-disciplinary fields of study and contributes in the overall growth of the country. There are numerous other opportunities for students related to higher studies in the field of B.Sc. Biotechnology such as Master of Biotechnology (M. Sc. Biotechnology) and research. The field of pharmacy is one of the ever-producing fields in the field of science as the demand of professionals increase every in big companies and houses.
DURATION: The duration of the course is 3 years.