B. Tech program in Biotechnology is a unique 4-years degree program which will equip students with necessary skills to act as confident bioinformaticians, molecular biotechnologists, and bioprocess engineers etc. This course is based on the premise that future industry/research enterprises require focused skill-sets in a particular vertical.
While pursuing B. Tech degree in Biotechnology from GLA University, the students will develop practical knowledge, critical thinking, quantitative aptitude and conceptual skills and would leads to career paths in emerging health care sector and diagnostics, Research with research institutes, universities or in industry, Animal health and Vaccine industry, Agriculture, Food Technology, Pharmaceutical and Therapeutic industry, Forensic Science, Industrial and environmental Sciences, Bioinformatics and bioethics in industry regulation, Biosafety and biosecurity, and Education.
Program Outcomes (Common to All B.Tech Programmes)
PO1. Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
PO2. Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
PO3. Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
PO4. Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
PO5. Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modelling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
PO6. The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
PO7. Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
PO8. Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
PO9. Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
PO10. Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
PO11. Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
PO12. Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.
Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)
PEO1: To provide fundamental and practical knowledge in the field of Biotechnology for pursuing research career in industry and academia.
PEO2: To impart analytical and research skills and nurture entrepreneurial endeavours.
PEO3: To develop biotechnologists with professional ethics to address global and societal issues for sustainable development.
Program Specific Outcomes (PSOs)
PSO 1: Acquire in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge in Biotechnology.
PSO2: Able to apply the acquired knowledge to provide cost-effective and sustainable solutions in Biotechnology.
PSO3: Translate biotechnological know-how to address environmental, ethical, intellectual property rights and societal issues.