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B.Sc. (Biotechnology)

Overview- About Course

B.Sc. Biotechnology or Bachelor of Science is Biotechnology is an undergraduate course. Biotechnology is an undergraduate course.

Biotechnology is a field of applied biology that involves the use of living organism and bio process in engineering, technology medicine and other fields requiring by products. B.Sc. in biotechnology is generally three academic your course and the syllabus you she course is also divided in to three years. It may be provided on a part time basis by certain institutes.

Biotechnology is a combination of two subjects- Biology and Technology. Broadly speaking, it brings together concepts of Biology and Engineering and aims at putting concepts of both these subjects together, in a bid to enrich our lives and make innovative developments. Biotechnology course material can be classified into two sections- theory section and practical section. In theory section, students will have to deal with subjects related to biology as well as basic technology concepts. Practical section is also very important. Students will have to spend good amount of time in laboratory, performing practical lessons as well as lab training. At the end of the course, research project is also held. Lab activities form a major part of project. The major advantage of doing a B. Sc course in this subject is that the course duration is short, when compared to a B.E./B.Tech. program. B. Sc. course takes 3 years to complete. Whereas B.E./B.Tech. program takes 4 years. Another advantage is the relatively low saturation level in this field.

Advancements are being made at good pace in this sector. Big firms are pouring in big money into it and new business opportunities are developing in this sector. These things have led to huge increase in job openings in this sector. In short, Biotechnology graduates are in huge demand these days.

The course curriculum is as per the university norms and examinations are conducted on an annual basis as per the schedule of Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University, Kanpur.

Eligibility Criteria

The candidates should complete their 10+2 or its equivalent exam in science stream with physics, chemistry and biology.

Admission in the courses is done on the basis of merit determined through Class 12


It is a full 3-year regular program.