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BSc Biotechnology

About Course


BSc BIOTECHNOLOGY

INTRODUCTION

The BSc Biotechnology Programme offered by M G University provides core and complementary courses as per the regulations of UGC. In the first semester programme, students are introduced to the basics of Life Sciences and the evolution of Biotechnology as a multidisciplinary branch of science. In connection with this, a methodology paper is incorporated in the first semester. As knowledge in Genetics, Cell and Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Microbiology is essential to explore the principles of Biotechnology, these areas are incorporated as courses in various semesters of the programme. rDNA technology and Biotechnological approaches in Plant Science, Animal science and Environmental Science are constituted as separate courses. Properly designed experiments are incorporated in all semesters to provide ample opportunity for the students to gain sufficient practical knowledge in the subject. Extreme care has also been taken to incorporate essential principles of Environmental services and Ecology into the newly designed curriculum. The syllabus also comprises of choice-based courses, electives and complementary courses that are being instrumental in expanding the knowledge domain of the subject.

 

OBJECTIVES

The syllabus has been designed with the following objectives:

  • The curriculum should provide a platform for understanding basic life science along with advanced topics of Biotechnology.
  • The curriculum should be able to make the students competent in both theoretical and practical aspects of the subject.
  • The curriculum should carry multiple options in terms of electives for incorporating innovative ideas generated in this field.
  • The interdisciplinary nature of the subject is to be incorporated to have option for employment and higher studies.

 

DURATION OF THE COURSE

Duration of the course is three years. Each year is divided into two semesters.

EVALUATION

The scheme involves external and internal evaluation which is conducted according to the regulations of Mahatma Gandhi University.

SELECTION PROCEDURE: (6 semesters, Number of seats: 38)

Candidates with a pass in Higher Secondary / VHSC or any examination recognized by M.G. University as equivalent there to, with any biological sciences as one of the optional subjects, are eligible. (Plus 2 Science or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry & Biology)

Admissions are made as per the educational qualification, age limit and other conditions such as community reservation prescribed by the government and the university.

Eligibility


SELECTION PROCEDURE: (6 semesters, Number of seats: 38) Candidates with a pass in Higher Secondary / VHSC or any examination recognized by M.G. University as equivalent there to, with any biological sciences as one of the optional subjects, are eligible. (Plus 2 Science or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry & Biology) Admissions are made as per the educational qualification, age limit and other conditions such as community reservation prescribed by the government and the university.

Syllabus