B.Sc (Hons.) Biotechnology is a 3-year full-time undergraduate course that brings together Biology and Technology, introducing to candidates its various application in varied sectors. Qualifying the 10+2 examination in science or any equivalent examination in either three subjects amongst Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Information Technology or Mathematics with 50% aggregate marks is prerequisite eligibility criteria for this program.
Program Outcomes (POs)
PO1- Apply the principles and conceptual knowledge of Biotechnology to solve the practical problems in different areas of science and technology.
PO2- Develop the mathematical skills and methods to solve the problems in their core areas and other interdisciplinary subjects.
PO3- Identify, formulate and resolve the emerging challenges based on design, experiment, data interpretation and analysis of results.
PO4- Design a system, component, or methods to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as environmental, health, safety, manufacturability and sustainability.
PO5- Develop the ability in using modern tools for design and analysis of scientific and societal problems.
PO6- Work in teams on multi-disciplinary projects in research organizations and industries and the report in a full scientific approach with professional ethics.
PO7- Build up communication skills, both written and oral, to specialized and non- specialized audiences.
PO8- Develop the ability to critically evaluate theories, methods, principles, and applications of pure and applied science in multidisciplinary domain.
Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)
PEO 1- The objective of the Biotechnology is to equip the students to apply knowledge of molecular mechanisms of cellular processes in living systems including microbes, plants, and higher order organisms to applied aspects.
PEO 2- The laboratory training along with theory is included to prepare them for careers in the industry, agriculture, and applied research where biological system is increasingly employed.
PEO 3- Basics and current updates in the areas of Industrial Biotechnology, Fermentation Technology, and Agriculture & Environmental Biotechnology are included to train the students and also sensitize them to scope for research.
PEO 4- The Bachelor in Biotechnology Programme will address the increasing need for skilled scientific manpower with an understanding of research ethics involving animals and humans to contribute to application, advancement, and impartment of knowledge in the field of biotechnology globally.
PEO 5- To produce students who attain professional leadership role.
PEO 6- To produce students who demonstrate a commitment to life-long learning.
Program Specific Outcomes (PSOs)
PSO 1: Proficiency to work on biotechnological concepts and interdisciplinary areas of science and technology towards product and process development for industrial and academic research applications.
PSO 2: An expert in Biotechnology and allied fields (medical, microbial, agricultural, environmental, plant and animal) for utilizing the practical skills to address biotechnological challenges.
PSO 3: Proficiency to demonstrate entrepreneurial and leadership skills with life- long learning.