B.Sc Biotechnology, Biochemistry and Genetics

Course Duration : 3 Years full time
Eligibility : Pass in 10+2 / equivalent with Chemistry & Biology
Affiliation :Bangalore University

Course Overview

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The Department of Life Science (Biotechnology, Biochemistry and Genetics) was established in the year 1995 with the objective of ensuring practical laboratory training in nurturing the application of scientific knowledge from theory to practical industry, imparting leadership quality with moral and ethical values and self-motivation. The teaching approach of the undergraduate programmes offered by Department is an integrated approach with innovative thinking, in order to articulate a multi-disciplinary perspective on Biotechnology, Biochemistry and Genetics as a holistic approach. This versatile and innovative approach is sure to provide students with the necessary resources to face the challenges in the present world.

The Department works towards the objective to provide excellent teaching, research and consultancy services in multifarious fields of Biotechnology, Biochemistry and Genetics. The students centered curriculum and co- curricular strategies emphasize creativity, self-learning resourcefulness and professional enrichment. The faculties are successful in mobilizing highly competitive research and extension project grants from the various funding agencies such as VGST.



  • Cell Biology & Genetics
  • Cell Biology & Genetics


  • General Microbiology & Biostatistics
  • General Microbiology


  • Biological chemistry
  • Biological chemistry


  • Molecular biology
  • Molecular biology


  • Genetic Engineering & Environ. Biotechnology
  • Immunology & Animal Biotechnology
  • Genetic Engineering & Environ. Biotechnology
  • Immunology & Animal Biotechnology


  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Industrial Biotechnology
  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Industrial Biotechnology

Career options after taking this courses

  • Quality Analysts in Industries such as Pharmaceuticals, Hotels, Breweries and Distilleries, Dairy, Water purification plants, Medical coding sectors (Dry Lab), Health Industry, Cosmetic Industry, Textile and Leather Industry, Bio fertilizers and Bio pesticides manufacturing industry, Airline catering Industry and Medical Insurance sectors.
  • In Government sector Microbiologists are absorbed as Lectures after the completion of post-graduation, Environmental Officers (Pollution Control Board, Waste Water Treatment Plant etc.,) Soil Analysts (Agricultural Department) Microbiologist (Dairy Industry, Coffee Board), Para Medical Staff.
  • Clinical Research in new drug discovery at National and International level.
  • DNA fingerprinting - a key technique in forensic science
  • Traditional brewing and distilling industry
  • Food industries employing new strains of microorganisms to produce fermented food products and synthetic microbial meat substitute
  • Bioremediation technologies for the treatment of residues/wastes
  • Biotransformation of chemical and drugs in the Pharmaceutical industry
  • Marketing sector of Biotechnology products, pharmaceuticals and chemicals
  • Production application specialist in Biotechnological instruments.
  • Health Care Industry
  • Research Laboratories
  • Pharmaceutical Industries
  • Diagnostic Centers,
  • Health care centers and Clinical Laboratories,
  • Join in as Scientific writers in life science companies,
  • Medical transcriptionists,
  • Clinical trial and drug designing,
  • Enter into M.Sc or Integrated Ph.D program.

Bangalore University
Affiliated to Bangalore University
AICTE Govt. of India
Approved by AICTE Govt. of India
NAAC A Grade
Re-accredited by NAAC with 'A' Grade
ISO Certified
ISO 9001:2008 & ISO 14001:2004