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B.Sc. (Hons) in Biotech

B.Sc. (Hons) in Biotechnology

B.Sc. Biotechnology is one of the most important topics in modern scientific research since it involves using Biology and various ways to modify things so that they can be used for human purposes. This three-year undergraduate programme helps students understand the DNA of many living species in depth. The course combines two big disciplines: Biology and Technology. Biotechnology is a branch of applied Biology that uses living creatures or Biological systems to make Technical advancements and apply them to various disciplines.

This course is offered by DBUU's School of Allied Science, one of the best B.Sc. biotechnology colleges in Dehradun and the main goal of this program is to prepare qualified professionals in the domain who can continuously work towards increasing human life quality and the health of the earth B.Sc. Biotech covers a broad range of subjects such as Molecular Biology, Genetics, and Chemistry. Candidates who are interested in Biological Sciences, have firm problem-solving skills and are computer savvy should definitely consider this programme. Biotechnology graduates are in demand for various high-paying jobs all throughout the country. The field is constantly changing, and graduates can work as Research Scientists, Biotech Analysts, or Specialists in their disciplines after completing the programme.

Additionally, students gain practical laboratory skills through hands-on experiments, where they learn techniques such as DNA manipulation, protein expression, cell culture, and genetic engineering. These practical skills are essential for conducting research and developing biotechnological solutions.

Salient Features

  • 19+ years of academic experience
  • Focus on student-centered learning
  • Problem-based learning and industry-relevant curriculum
  • Best placement opportunities to get placed in high-end and reputed companies
  • Industrial training in reputable firms and organizations
  • The privilege of 100% placement guidance and support
  • Industry Visits, Seminars, Workshops, and Guest lectures by eminent researchers and industry practitioners
  • Active student clubs and bodies
  • The multi-cultural and vibrant teaching environment

Admissions Open 2024!!

Merit-based admission process with online application at Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand University.

Eligibility & Fee Details

Duration & Eligibility

3/4 Years (Without / With Research)

The candidate must have passed 10+2 examination with (PCB/CBZ) from a recognized board or its equivalent with minimum 45% marks.

*Term and Condition: To pursue B.Sc. Biotechnology with Research, 75% marks and No Backlog is mandatory

Fee Structure

Course Total Fees
Academic fee ( Per Sem) ₹ 40000/-

One Time Fee

Application Fee (Non-Refundable) Admission Fee (Non-Refundable) University Enrollment Fee (Non-Refundable)
₹ 1,500 ₹ 7,000 ₹ 3,000
Exam fees ( Per Semester) 4,500/-

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Programme Educational Objectives (PEO's)

PEO-1 Provide fundamental and applied knowledge in the area of biotechnology to allow students to seek research careers in business and academia
PEO-2 To provide students excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as the ability to critically assess current material in their field of study and promote entrepreneurial aspirations
PEO-3 To train biotechnology students with high ethical standards in order to solve global and societal concerns for the sake of long-term development
PEO-4 Graduates will be trained in basic and advanced fields of microbiology, industrial microbiology, agriculture and environmental microbiology, and other relevant courses, as well as informed about research opportunities

Program Specific Objectives (PSO's)

PSO-1 Candidates will be prepared with the abilities needed to flourish in bioinformatics and computer-assisted research and analysis after completing this course
PSO-2 This course opens up a variety of job opportunities for the candidate because it includes a variety of techniques and technical skills essential in the medical profession
PSO-3 Because of the ongoing innovation present in all businesses nowadays, students with a background in computer science can expect to have a lengthy career. This enables students to alter their skills and knowledge in response to industry changes
PSO-4 Candidates who keep their expertise up to speed with current trends and statistics may be able to branch out into the field of teaching. This is a very popular job choice for BSc Biotechnology grads

Program Grid Structure


Semester 1

Course Code Course Credit
23LS192 Environmental Studies 2
23BSBTH101 Principles of Biotechnology 4
23BSMBH101 Fundamentals of Microbiology 4
23BSMBH103 Cell Biology 4
VAM103XX Value Added Course-I 0
23BSBTH181 Principles of Biotechnology Lab 2
23BSMBH181 Fundamentals of Microbiology Lab 2
23BSMBH183 Cell Biology Lab 2

Semester 2

Course Code Course Credit
23LS191 English Communication-I 2
23BSMBH201 Biochemistry 4
23BSBTH201 Mammalian Physiology 4
VAM203XX Value Added Course - II 0
23BSMBH281 Biochemistry Lab 2
23BSBTH281 Mammalian Physiology Lab 2
23BSMBH282 Fundamentals of Computers Lab 2
Note- Social internship is compulsory during summer break in semester-II which will be considered for evaluation in semester-III

Semester 3

Course Code Course Credit
23LS291 Universal Human Values 2
23AEC391 Ability Enhancement Course-I 2
23BSMBH301 Enzymology 4
23BSMBH302 Molecular Biology 4
23BSBTH301 Animal Biotechnology 4
VAM303XX Value Added Course - III 0
22SOCIALIN391 Social Internship 1
23BSMBH381 Enzymology Lab 2
23BSMBH382 Molecular Biology Lab 2

Semester 4

Course Code Course Credit
23AEC491 Ability Enhancement Course-II 2
23LS491 Indian Knowledge System 0
230E36X Open Elective-I Only one paper is to be chosen from the basket of Open electives provided by other School 2
23BSBTH401 Plant Biotechnology 4
23BSBTH402 Bioinformatics 4
23BSMBH402 Immunology 4
VAM403XX Value Added Course - IV 0
23BSBTH481 Plant Biotechnology Lab 2
23BSBTH482 Bioinformatics Lab 2
23BSMBH482 Immunology Lab 2
Note- Internship-I is compulsory during summer break in summer in semester-IV which will considered for evaluation in semester-V

Semester 5

Course Code Course Credit
23AEC591 Ability Enhancement Course-III 2
23BSBTH501 Bioprocess Technology 4
23BSBTH502 Instrumentation and Biotechniques 4
23BSBTH503 Genetic Engineering 4
VAM502XX Value Added Course - V 0
23PSIN391 Internship - I 1
23BSBTH581 Bioprocess Technology Lab 2
23BSBTH582 Instrumentation and Biotechniques Lab 2
23BSBTH583 Genetic Engineering Lab 2

Semester 6

Course Code Course Credit
23AEC691 Ability Enhancement Course-IV 2
230E56X Open Elective-II Only one paper is to be chosen from the basket of Open electives provided by other School 2
23BSBTH601 Genomics & Proteomics 4
23BSMBH602 Microbial Genetics 4
23BSBTH602 Environmental Biotechnology 4
VAM603XX Value Added Course - VI 0
23BSMBH682 Microbial Genetics Lab 2
23BSBTH682 Environmental Biotechnology Lab 2
23PSPR691XX Minor Project 1
Note- Students who wish to opt for research must have secured 75% marks till VI semester without any backlog

Semester 7

Course Code Course Credit
Program Elective - I * Only one paper is to be chosen from the basket of Departmental electives provided by the School 4
Program Elective - II *Only one paper is to be chosen from the basket of Departmental electives provided by the School 4
Program Elective - III *Only one paper is to be chosen from the basket of Departmental electives provided by the School 4
Program Elective - IV *Only one paper is to be chosen from the basket of Departmental electives provided by the School 4
23PHCC103 Research Methodology for Humanities and Social Sciences 4
23PSPR791XX Minor Project 2

Semester 8

Course Code Course Credit
Program Elective - V *Only one paper is to be chosen from the basket of Departmental electives provided by the School 4
Program Elective - VI *Only one paper is to be chosen from the basket of Departmental electives provided by the School 2
230E76X Open Elective III Only one paper is to be chosen from the basket of Open electives provided by other School 2
23LS891 Indian Constitution 2
23BTHPE108 Entrepreneurship Development 4
23BSBTSE881 Seminar 1
Programme Elective

Programme Elective-I

23BTHPE701 Biotechnology and Human Welfare
23BSFS7701 Accident Investigation

Programme Elective-II

23BTHPE702 Molecular Diagnostics
23BSFS7702 Economic Offence

Programme Elective-III

23MBHPE703 Microbial Biotechnology
23BSFS7703 Criminology

Programme Elective-IV

23MBHPE704 Research Methodology and Biostatistics
23BSFS7704 Human Genetics

Programme Elective-V

23BTHPE801 Biosafety and Intellectual Property Rights
23BSFS8705 DNA Fingerprinting

Programme Elective-VI

23BTHPE802 Fermentation Technology
23BSFS8706 Multimedia Forensic

Job Opportunities The Course Might Lead To

Biotechnology is a field that will never stop changing. As a result, there is a growing need for B.Sc. Hons in Biotechnology graduates and job possibilities abound throughout the country. Professionals with a B.Sc. Hons in Biotechnology can pursue a variety of jobs in the business and public sectors, including:

  • Research Internships in R&D
  • Bioinformatician
  • Safety Expert
  • Job Opportunities in Clinical Research
  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Jobs
  • Scientific Journalist
  • Biotechnologist
  • Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) Positions
  • Technician in Calibration
  • Scientific Assistant
  • Research Analyst
  • Biostatistician
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