B.Sc. Biotechnology

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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 is a 3-year program with an enriched curriculum comprising of basic courses (cell biology, biochemistry, animal and plant physiology, developmental biology) and applied courses (plant and animal biotechnology, bioinformatics, bioprocess technology and others). Specific courses target skill development, employability and entrepreneurship potential of biotechnology.

Courses included in the 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 are also included in the curriculum. 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.

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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. Biotechnology

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 35,520 35,520 35,520 35,520
Merit Scholarship 10,656 7,104 3,552 --
Net Academic Fee 24,864 28,416 31,968 35,520
2nd Semester Academic Fee 35,520 35,520 35,520 35,520
Merit Scholarship 10,656 7,104 3,552 --
Net Academic Fee 24,864 28,416 31,968 35,520
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 77,028 (2nd Category) 84,132 (3rd Category) 91,236 (4th Category) 98,340

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
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
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 91,000 (2nd Category) 1,00,100 (3rd Category) 1,09,200 (4th Category) 1,18,300

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 Lab Charges Total
4,600 800 750 1,500 1,000 8,650

Optional Fee (INR)

Hostel & Mess Fee Single Bed Double Bed Triple Bed Four Bed
Rent and other Fee per Academic Year 75,000 55,000 47,000 42,000
Mess Fee per Academic Year 40,500 40,500 40,500 40,500
Laundry Fee per Academic Year 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
Total Amount 1,20,000 1,00,000 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 for general category and 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

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 TBBT-101 Introductory biotechnology 4
2 PBBT -101 Introductory biotechnology Lab 2
3 TBBT-151 Cell biology & Genetics 4
4 PBBT -151 Cell biology & Genetics Lab 2
5 TBBT -201 Molecular biology 4
6 PBBT -201 Molecular biology Lab 2
7 TBBT -202 Immunology 4
8 PBBT -202 Immunology Lab 2
9 TBBT -251 General Microbiology 4
10 PBBT -251 General Microbiology Lab 2
11 TBBT -252 Bioprocess technology 4
12 PBBT -252 Bioprocess technology Lab 2
13 TBBT -253 Recombinant DNA technology 4
14 PBBT -253 Recombinant DNA technology Lab 2
15 TBBT -301 Bio Analytical Tools and Techniques 4
16 PBBT -301 Bio Analytical Tools and Techniques Lab 2
17 TBBT-302 Bioinformatics 4
18 PBBT -302 Bioinformatics Lab 2
19 TBBT -351 Environmental Biotechnology 4
20 PBBT -351 Environmental Biotechnology Lab 2
21 TBBT-352 Animal Biotechnology 4
22 PBBT -352 Animal Biotechnology Lab 2
23 TBBT -353 Agricultural Biotechnology 4
24 PBBT -353 Agricultural Biotechnology Lab 2
25 TBBT-401 Bioethics and Biosafety 4
26 PBBT -401 Bioethics and Biosafety Lab 2
27 TBBT-401 Basic of forensic sciences 4
28 PBBT -402 Basic of forensic sciences Lab 2
29 TBBT-451 Nanotechnology 4
30 PBBT -451 Nanotechnology Lab 2
31 TBBT-452 Genomics and Proteomics 4
32 PBBT -452 Genomics and Proteomics Lab 2
33 TBTR-452 Research methodology & ethics 4

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 TBBT-102 Biomolecules 3
2 PBBT -102 Biomolecules Lab 2
3 TBBT -152 Chemistry I (Basic of organic chemistry) 3
4 PBBT -152 Chemistry I (Basic of organic chemistry) Lab 2
5 TBBT -203 Chemistry II (Principle of structure and bonding) 3
6 PBBT -203 Chemistry II (Principle of structure and bonding) Lab 2
7 TBBT-254 Introduction to Medicinal & aromatic plants 3
8 PBBT -254 Introduction to Medicinal & aromatic plants Lab 2
9 TBBT-303 Enzymology 3
10 PBBT -303 Enzymology Lab 2
11 - Any Others -

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 TBBT- 354 Food Processing and Packaging 3
2 PBBT -354 Food processing & packaging Lab 2
3 TBBT - 403 I Food & Dairy microbiology 3
4 PBBT - 403 I Food & Dairy microbiology Lab 2
5 TBBT- 403 II Biofertilizer & pesticides 3
6 PBBT - 403 II Biofertilizer & pesticides Lab 2
7 TBBT -453 Medical Biotechnology 3
8 PBBT -453 Medical Biotechnology Lab 2
9 - Any Others -

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 TBBT-105 Fundamentals of computers 3
2 PBBT-105 Fundamentals of computers Lab 2
3 TBBT-155 Concept of C programming 3
4 PBBT-155 Concept of C programming Lab 2
5 TBBT-206 I Foundation to Artificial intelligence 3
6 TBBT-206 I Foundation to Artificial intelligence Lab 2
7 TBBT-206 II Introduction to machine learning 3
8 PBBT-206 II Introduction to Machine Learning Lab 2
9 - Any Others -

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 TBBT-104 English Communication 2
2 TBBT-154 Technical communication skills 2
3 TBBT-255 Personality Development Program 2
4 TBBT-304(I) Logical Reasoning 2
5 TBBT-304(II) French 2
6 - Any Others -

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 TBBT-103 Probability and Biostatistics 3
2 TBBT-153 Intellectual Property Rights 3
3 TBBT-204 Entrepreneurship Development 3
4 TBBT-404 (I) Total Quality Management 3
5 TBBT-204(II) Introduction to Indian Constitution 4
6 TBBT-204 (III) Vedic Mathematics 3
7 - Any Others -

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 TBBT-106 Environmental Sciences 3
2 TBBT-156 Human Ethics and Professional Values 2
3 - Any Others -

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 TBBT-107 I Essential Biology 1
2 TBBT-107 II Essential Mathematics 1

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 PBBT-304 Summer Internship 4
2 PBBT-305 Community Activity/NSS/NCC 2
3 PBBT-355 Seminar 4
4 PBBT-404 Seminar Training 6
5 PBBT-454 Dissertation -
6 TBTR-405 Patent Drafting and filing 2
7 PBTR-451 Research Project -

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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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