B.Sc. (Hons.) Biotechnology with Research

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Biotechnology refers to application of biological tools and scientific techniques to animal, plant and microbial species for their improvement (qualitative as well as quantitative) alongwith development of process and products w.r.t health, environment, agriculture, industry, etc. In recent past biotechnology has been identified as a prominent field of lifescience owing to its interdisciplinary approach and widespread applications.

B.Sc. Biotechnology with Research (4 Year Programme) will specifically focus on imparting research skills. The program will also accomplish exposure to industrial practices, protocols through training and workshop so as to identify skills required to pursue career in research industries. Students with simultaneously acquire research skills through experimental learning via designing and executing protocols, data analysis and interpretation, data presentation and scientific writing.

Courses included in different program offered are a blend of theoretical and experimental aspects. An effort is made to provide contemporary education and to develop overall personality of student along with academic brilliance. Different courses provide sound knowledge of the subject along with socio-ethical implications. Programs offered comprise core courses, skilled enhancement courses, generic electives, discipline specific electives, open electives and ability enhancement courses. In case of open electives a student can opt for any elective (other than mentioned in curriculum) offered in other programs as well. Courses offered by NPTEL / SWAYM can also be opted by a student as an alternate to open electives. Courses on English communication, seminar presentation, reasoning skill and PDP target personality development along with enhancement of communication skills. Industrial visits, participation in seminar/conference, training programs impart additional technical skills. Dissertation specifically inculcates research aptitude and scientific writing skills. Biotechnology and microbiology are interdisciplinary in approach including Cell biology, microbiology, biochemistry, RDT, environmental science, animal science, plant science, IPR, bioethics, Chemical sciences, mathematical science, health science, Virology, Genetic Engineering, Food Technology and others. Life science is highly research-oriented subject and all the programs offered have a specific focus to impart research skills.

Exit option as per NEP 2020 in B.Sc. Biotechnology with research

The new curriculum of B.Sc. Biotechnology has been designed based on New Education policy (NEP-2020). Exit option should be informed to the University during 5th semester of the Program, so that student can opt for exit pathway during 6th semester. Thus, if a student exists B.Sc. program after 3 years he / she will be awarded B.Sc. Biotechnology degree, whereas if a student continues with 4 years degree program he / she will be awarded B.Sc. (H) Biotechnology with research.

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Career Prospects:

After perusing B.Sc. biotechnology students can avail widespread career options depending upon their interest. Scientist, biochemical analyst, various opportunities in industries (production, quality control, quality assurance, marketing) including pharmaceuticals, fermentation industry, food industry and others, entrepreneurship/startups are among common career options. After successful completion of B.Sc. biotechnology students also become eligible to pursue higher studies and various competitive examinations. Major recruiters for biotechnology professional include hospitals, research firms, industries, consultation agencies, government and private organizations.

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B.Sc. (Hons.) Biotechnology with Research

Uttarakhand Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

Semester Heads (12th Aggregate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
1st Semester Academic Fee 36,000 36,000 36,000 36,000
Merit Scholarship 10,800 7,200 3,600 --
Net Academic Fee 25,200 28,800 32,400 36,00
Development Fee 2,880 2,880 2,880 2,880
2nd Semester Academic Fee 36,000 36,000 36,000 36,000
Merit Scholarship 10,800 7,200 3,600 --
Net Academic Fee 25,200 28,800 32,400 36,00
Development Fee 2,880 2,880 2,880 2,880
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 83,460 (2nd Category) 90,660 (3rd Category) 97,860 (4th Category) 1,05,060

All India Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

Semester Heads (12th Aggregate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
1st Semester Academic Fee 48,000 48,000 48,000 48,000
Students Diversity Scholarship 2,500 2,500 2,500 2,500
Merit Scholarship 13,650 9,100 4,550 -
Net Academic Fee 31,850 36,400 40,950 45,500
Development Fee 3,840 3,840 3,840 3,840
2nd Semester Academic Fee 48,000 48,000 48,000 48,000
Students Diversity Scholarship 2,500 2,500 2,500 2,500
Merit Scholarship 13,650 9,100 4,550 -
Net Academic Fee 31,850 36,400 40,950 45,500
Development Fee 3,840 3,840 3,840 3,840
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 98,680 (2nd Category) 1,07,780 (3rd Category) 1,16,880 (4th Category) 1,25,980

Uttarakhand Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

Semester Heads (Diploma Aggregate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
3rd Semester Academic Fee 68,080 68,080 68,080 68,080
Scholarship 20,424 13,616 6,808 --
Net Academic Fee 47,656 54,464 61,272 68,080
4th Semester Academic Fee 68,080 68,080 68,080 68,080
Scholarship 20,424 13,616 6,808 --
Net Academic Fee 47,656 54,464 61,272 68,080
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 1,22,612 (2nd Category) 1,36,228 (3rd Category) 1,49,844 (4th Category) 1,63,460

All India Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

Semester Heads (Diploma Aggregate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
3rd Semester Academic Fee 92,000 92,000 92,000 92,000
Scholarship 16,500 16,500 16,500 16,500
Merit Scholarship 22,650 15,100 7,500 -
Net Academic Fee 52,850 60,400 67,950 100,000
4th Semester Academic Fee 92,000 92,000 92,000 92,000
Scholarship 16,500 16,500 16,500 16,500
Merit Scholarship 22,650 15,100 7,500 -
Net Academic Fee 52,850 60,400 67,950 100,000
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 1,33,000 (2nd Category) 1,48,100 (3rd Category) 1,63,200 (4th Category) 1,78,300

One Time Payable Charges in 1st Semester (INR)

Admission Fee Enrolment Fee Caution Money
(Refundable after completion of programme)
6,000 2,000 2,000

Other Charges Per Semester (INR)

Examination Fee Library Fee Student Welfare Fee Online Student Information Fee Total
4,600 800 750 1,500 7,650

Optional Fee (INR)

Hostel & Mess Fee Single Bed Double Bed Triple Bed with Attached Bathroom (Only for Boys) Triple Bed Four Bed
Rent and other Fee per Academic Year 85,000 55,000 65,000 47,000 42,000
Mess Fee per Academic Year 40,500 40,500 40,500 40,500 40,500
Laundry Fee per Academic Year 2,500 2,500 2,500 2,500 2,500
Hostel Security Fee (Refundable after completion of the session) 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000
Total Amount 1,30,000 1,00,000 1,10,000 92,000 87,000

Optional Fee (INR)

Transportation Fee for Doiwala/Nepali Farm/Rishikesh/Poanta Sahib Routes per Academic Year 24,000
Transportation Fee for Other Routes per Academic Year 18,000

Eligibility

  • 10+2 examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics / Biology
  • Minimum 50% aggregate marks or 45% aggregate marks (in case of SC/ST category

Note:

  • Only one choice of scholarship will be allowed to the candidate from the following:
    • 5% scholarship on Net Academic Fee (after merit scholarship) to Girl Candidate for complete programme.
    • 5% scholarship on Net Academic Fee (after merit scholarship) to ward of Defence Personnel for complete programme.
    • 10% scholarship on Net Academic Fee (after merit scholarship) to Alumni of Uttaranchal University (only in 1st year).
    • 10% scholarship on Net Academic Fee (after merit scholarship) to Sibling of Uttaranchal University (only in 1st year).
  • If any student deposits his/her complete yearly Fee, in that case additional scholarship of 5% on Net Academic Fee (after merit scholarship)will be provided for 1st year only.
  • The Net Academic Fee for the programme will increase by 5% per annum from 2nd year onwards. It will be applicable to both All India and State Quota students.

Admission Procedure:

Programme Structure

Under Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1. TBBT / PBBT-101 Introductory biotechnology (CC-1) 5
2. TBBT / PBBT-102 Minor Stream-1 4
3. TBBT 103 Multidisciplinary-1 3
4. TBBT 104 (AEC-1) 2
5. TBBT / PBBT-105 SEC-1 4
6. TBBT106 VAC-1 3
7. TBBT 107 Essential Biology/ Mathematics 2
Total credit Sem. I 23

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1. TBBT / PBBT-151 Cell biology & Genetics (CC-2) 5
2. TBBT / PBBT-152 Minor Stream-2 4
3. TBBT 153 Multidisciplinary-2 3
4. TBBT-154 AEC-2 2
5. TBBT / PBBT-155 SEC-2 4
6. TBBT-156 VAC-2 3
Total credit Sem. II 21
Total credit Sem. I & II 44

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1. TBBT / PBBT-201 Molecular biology (CC-3) 5
2. TBBT / PBBT-202 Immunology (CC-4) 5
3. TBBT / PBBT-203 Minor Stream-3 4
4. TBBT-204 Multidisciplinary -3 3
5. TBBT / PBBT-206 SEC-3 4
Total credit Sem. III 21
Total credit Sem. I , II & III 65

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1. TBBT / PBBT-251 General Microbiology (CC-5) 5
2. TBBT / PBBT-252 Bioprocess technology (CC-6) 5
3. TBBT / PBBT-253 Recombinant DNA technology (CC-7) 5
4. TBBT / PBBT-254 Minor Stream-4 4
5. TBBT-255 AEC-3 2
Total credit Sem. IV 21
Total credit Sem. I , II , III & IV 86

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 TBBT / PBBT-301 Bio Analytical Tools and Techniques (CC-8) 5
2 TBBT / PBBT-302 Bioinformatics (CC-9) 5
3 TBBT / PBBT-303 Minor Stream-5 4
4 TBBT -304 AEC-4 2
5 PBBT-304 Summer Internship 1
6 PBBT-305 Community Activity/NSS/NCC 1
Total credit Sem. V 18
Total credit Sem. I, II, III, IV & V 104

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 TBBT / PBBT-351 Environmental Biotechnology (CC-10) 5
2 TBBT / PBBT-352 Animal Biotechnology (CC-11) 5
3 TBBT / PBBT-353 Agricultural Biotechnology (CC-12) 5
4 TBBT / PBBT-354 Minor Stream-6 4
5 PBBT-355 Seminar 1
Total credit Sem. VI 20
Total credit Sem. I-VI 124

B.Sc. (Hons.) Biotechnology

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 TBBT / PBBT-401 Bioethics and bio-safety (CC-13) 5
2 TBBT / PBBT-402 Basics of Forensic Science (CC-14) 5
3 TBBT / PBBT-403 Minor Stream-7 4
4 TBBT-404 Multidisciplinary/open elective /MOOC/ SWAYAM 3
5 PBBT-404 Seminar Training 3
Total credit Sem. VII 20
Total credit Sem. I-VII 144

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 TBBT / PBBT-451 Nanotechnology (CC-15) 5
2 TBBT / PBBT-452 Genomics and Proteomics (CC-16) 5
3 TBBT / PBBT-453 Minor Stream -8 4
4 PBBT-454 Dissertation from discipline/core 6
Total credit Sem. VIII 20
Total credit Sem. I-VIII 164

B.Sc. Biotechnology (Hons.) With Research

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 TBTR/ PBTR-401 Bioethics and Biosafety (CC-13) 5
2 TBTR / PBTR-402 Basic of forensic sciences (C-14) 5
3 TBTR/ PBTR -403 Nanotechnology (CC-15) 5
4 TBBT-404 Multidisciplinary/open elective /MOOC/ SWAYAM 4
5 TBTR-405 Patent Drafting and filing 2
Total credit Sem. VII 21
Total credit Sem. I-VII 145

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 TBTR-451 Research Methodology & ethics 4
2 TBTR-452 Minor Stream /open elective /Swayam /MOOC 4
3 PBTR-451 Research Project 12
Total credit Sem. VIII 20
Total credit Sem. I-VIII 165

1. TBBT/PBBT-103 (I) Biotechnology and Human Welfare   GE -1
2. TBBT/PBBT-103 (II) Fundamental & Computer Programming
3. TBBT 204 (I) Artificial Intelligence GE -2
4. TBBT 204 (II) Bioethics and biosafety
5. TBBT/PBBT-304 Basic mathematics and Statistics GE -3
6. TBBT/PBBT-404 (I) Molecular Diagnostics GE -4
7. TBBT/PBBT-404 (II) Algal technology
1. TBBT-305 (I) Entrepreneurship Development   (SEC)-1
2. TBBT-305 (II) Biofertilizer & Biopesticide
3. TBBT-405 (I) Drug Designing   (SEC)-2
4. TBBT-405 (II) Basics of Forensic Science
1. TBBT-305 (III) Principle of management   OE -1
2. TBBT-305 (IV) Intellectual Property Rights
3. TBBT-405 (III) Human Ethics   OE -2
4. TBBT-405 (IV) Renewable energy Technology

1. TBBT-503 (I)/ PBBT-503 (1) Bioinformatics  
2. TBBT-503 (II)/ PBBT 503 (II) Enzymology DSE –1
3. TBBT-503 (III) / PBBT 503 (III) Microbial Physiology  
4. TBBT-504-(I)/ PBBT 504 (I) Ecology and Environment Management  
5. TBBT-504-(II)/ PBBT 504 (II) Environmental Biotechnology DSE –2
6. TBBT-504-(III)/ PBBT 504 (II) Medical Microbiology
7. TBBT-504-(IV)/ PBBT 504 (IV) Plant Anatomy & Physiology  
8. TBBT-603-(I)/ PBBT-603 (I) Plant Biotechnology   DSE –3
9. TBBT-603-(II)/ PBBT-603 (II) Animal Diversity I
10. TBBT-603-(III)/ PBBT-603 (III) Plant Diversity I
11. TBBT-604-(I)/ PBBT-604-(I) Industrial Fermentation     DSE –4
12. TBBT-604-(II)/ PBBT-604-(II) Animal Biotechnology
13. TBBT-604-(III)/ PBBT-604-(III) Animal Diversity II
14. TBBT-604-(IV)/ PBBT-604-(IV) Plant Diversity II

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4-year UG Degree (Honours)

S. No.

Broad Category of Course

Minimum Credit  Requirement

 

 

3-year UG

4-Year UG

1

Major (Core)

60

80

2

Minor Stream

24

32

3

Multidisciplinary

09

09

4

Ability Enhancement Courses (AEC)

08

08

5

Skill Enhancement Courses (SEC)

09

09

6

Value Added Courses common for all UG

06-08

06–08

7

Summer Internship

02-04

02–04

8

Research Project / Dissertation

-

12

 

Total

120

160

Note:* Honours students not undertaking research will do 3 courses for 12 credits in lieu of a research project / Dissertation.

4-year UG Degree (Honours with Research): Students who secure 75% marks and above in the first six semesters and wish to undertake research at the undergraduate level can choose a research stream in the fourth year. They should do a research project or dissertation under the guidance of a faculty member of the University/College. The research project/dissertation will be in the major discipline. The students who secure 160 credits, including 12 credits from a research project/dissertation, are awarded UG Degree (Honours with Research).

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