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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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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Eligibility & Fee Details

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 Tuition Fee 35,520 35,520 35,520 35,520
Merit Scholarship 10,656 7,104 3,552 --
Net Tuition Fee 24,864 28,416 31,968 35,520
2nd Semester Tuition Fee 35,520 35,520 35,520 35,520
Merit Scholarship 10,656 7,104 3,552 --
Net Tuition 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 Tuition 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 Tuition Fee 31,850 36,400 40,950 45,500>
2nd Semester Tuition 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 Tuition 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 Tuition Fee 68,080 68,080 68,080 68,080
Scholarship 20,424 13,616 6,808 --
Net Tuition Fee 47,656 54,464 61,272 68,080
4th Semester Tuition Fee 68,080 68,080 68,080 68,080
Scholarship 20,424 13,616 6,808 --
Net Tuition 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 Tuition 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 Tuition Fee 52,850 60,400 67,950 100,000
4th Semester Tuition 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 Tuition 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 Route per Academic Year 22,000
Transportation Fee for Other Routes per Academic Year 20,000

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 Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship) to Girl Candidate for complete programme.
    • 5% scholarship on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship) to ward of Defence Personnel for complete programme.
    • 10% scholarship on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship) to Alumni of Uttaranchal University (only in 1st year).
    • 10% scholarship on Net Tuition 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 Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship)will be provided for 1st year only.
  • The Net Tuition 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 101 Biochemistry & Metabolism 4
2. TBBT 102 Cell Biology 4
3. TBBT 103 Generic Elective-1 (GE-1) 4
4. TBBT104 Environmental Science (AECC-1) 2
5. RBBT 105 RMBT105 Remedial Biology Remedial Math 0
6. PBBT 101 Lab. I: Biochemistry & Metabolism 2
7. PBBT 102 Lab. II: Cell Biology 2
8. PBBT 103 Lab. III: Generic Elective-1 (GE-1) 1
9. PBBT 104 Seminar Presentation 2
Total credit Sem. I 21

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1. TBBT 201 Animal Physiology 4
2. TBBT 202 Plant Physiology 4
3. TBBT 203 Generic Elective-2 (GE-2) 4
4. TBBT 204 English Communication (AECC-1) 2
5. TBBT 205 Biostatistics & Computational Biology 3
6. PBBT 201 Lab. IV Animal Physiology 2
7. PBBT 202 Lab. V Plant Physiology 1
8. PBBT 206 Industrial training 2
Total credit Sem. II 22

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1. TBBT 301 Genetics 4
2. TBBT 302 General Microbiology 4
3. TBBT 303 Chemistry -1 4
4. TBBT 304 Generic Elective-3 (GE-3) 3
5. TBBT 305 Skill Enhancement Course (SEC-1) / Open Elective- I 3
6. PBBT 301 Lab.VI: Genetics 1
7. PBBT 302 Lab. VII: General Microbiology 2
8. PBBT 303 Lab. VIII: Chemistry -1 1
9. PBBT 304 Personality Development Program 2
Total credit Sem. III 24

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1. TBBT 401 Molecular biology 4
2. TBBT 402 Immunology 4
3. TBBT 403 Chemistry-II 4
4. TBBT 404 Generic Elective-4 (GE-4) 3
5. TBBT405 Skill Enhancement Course – 2 ( SEC-2) /Open Elective- II 3
6. PBBT 401 Lab. IX :Molecular biology 1
7. PBBT 402 Lab. X : Immunology 1
8. PBBT 403 Lab. XI :Chemistry-II 1
9. PBBT 405 Minor Project / Internship 4
Total credit Sem. IV 25

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 TBBT 501 Bio-process Technology 4
2 TBBT 502 Recombinant DNA technology 4
3 TBBT 503 Discipline Specific Elective – 1( DSE-1) 4
4 TBBT 504 Discipline Specific Elective – 2 ( DSE-2) 4
5 TBBT505 Reasoning Skills 2
6 PBBT 501 Lab. XII:Bio-process Technology 1
7 PBBT 502 Lab. XIII: Recombinant DNA technology 1
8 PBBT 503 Lab. XIV: Discipline Specific Elective – 1( DSE-1) 1
9 PBBT 504 Lab. XV:Discipline Specific Elective – 2 ( DSE-2) 1
Total credit Sem. V 22

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 TBBT 601 Bio Analytical Tools & Techniques 4
2 TBBT 602 Genomics and Proteomics 4
3 TBBT 603 Discipline Specific Elective – 3 4
4 TBBT 604 Discipline Specific Elective – 4 4
5 PBBT 601 Lab. XVI: Bio Analytical Tools & Techniques 1
6 PBBT 602 Lab. XVII: Genomics and Proteomics 1
7 PBBT 603 Lab. XVIII: Discipline Specific Elective – 3 1
8 PBBT 604 Lab. XIX: Discipline Specific Elective – 4 1
9 PBBT 605 Dissertation (Major Project) 6
Total credit Sem. VI 26
Total credit Sem. I-VI 140

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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