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Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology

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Entry Requirements

50%-60% in 10+2 in any stream from a recognized board with Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Botany/ Zoology as compulsory subjects

Course Duration

3 Years



About Department

The Department Biotechnology was established in the year 2003. The PG and Research Department of Biotechnology, which offers UG; PG; Diploma and research programs, was established in the year 2003 which provides fanatical grow up for the students and researchers who are always funneled by the expertise team of faculty members. To its credit, the department has been recommended under Star College Scheme, Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, New Delhi from the academic year 2018-2019 for strengthening Undergraduate Programme. The department was funded Rs. 4.8 Lakhs to organize Mid career Scientist Workshop by DBT, Ministry of Science and Technology, New Delhi; Rs. 1,35,000/- to organize Science Academies Lecture Workshop by Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru and Rs. 45,000/- to organize State level Workshops by Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology, Chennai. The department offers Industry oriented Value added programmes, periodical skill oriented workshops and training programmes. • A Diploma programme in Microbial Biotechnology • MoU with Research laboratories and Institutions

Programme Description

B.Sc., course combines all the semesters a major papers are Cell Biology and Genetics, Bio techniques, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Immunology, Recombinant DNA Technology and Forensic Biotechnology, Plant and Agricultural Biotechnology, Computational Biology, Animal Biotechnology, Fermentation Technology, Environmental Biotechnology and Elective papers in specialized units.

Goals & Objectives

  • Understand and apply the concepts of Biotechnology, instrumentation and related aspects of science and technology. Produce research-oriented Biotechnology graduates who will be employable in academic/Industry sponsored research projects for pursuing higher studies and successful careers in industry.




The infrastructure and facilities are excellent and faculty members in different field of research has input valuable knowledge and enhanced my career with strong practical and subject background. Industry visit is one of the key career future in research. During the B.Sc., programme I have experienced with hands on training, which was improved my career.

HICAS Dr. Rebijith K.B

HICAS Post Doctoral Fellow, Plant Health and environmental Laboratory (PHEL) New Zealand

HICAS Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology