The prime objective of this biotechnology (honours) degree course is to prepare graduates for challenging careers all over the world in the biotechnology industries, developing entrepreneurial leadership, professional confidence and analytical skills, upward mobility for higher studies and research in the field of biotechnology.
SELF: biotechnology has tremendous job placement. The successful student will be able to establish trading industrial and consultancy organization in pharmaceuticals, paper, fermentation, food processing, preservation, agriculture, environmental protection and also their own industry for micro propagation of commercial important plants in vitro, transgenic plants, vaccine production, clinical pathology, genetic counseling, human karyotyping etc.
Wage: Multinational companies dealing with production of tissue cultured and genetically modified plants, food, leather, dairy, beverages, pharmaceuticals, chemical industries, agribusiness, environment protection, medicinal and scientific research establishments, and universities in India and abroad.
Vocational course means a training course meant for career orientation. The students aspiring to take admission in a particular subject are, therefore, supposed to pursue the subject as a career for his or her life.
THE DURATION OF THE COURSE FOR B.Sc. (VOCATIONAL) HONOURS IN BIOTECHNOLOGY IS OF THREE ACADEMIC YEARS. THE SUBJECTS TAUGHT YEAR WISE ARE AS FOLLOWS
B.Sc. (VOCATIONAL) HONOURS 1st year
1. CELL BIOLOGY
2. ESSENTIALS OF BIOCHEMISTRY
3. MATHEMATICS &COMPUTER
4. BIOCHEMICAL TECHNIQUES (PRAC.)
4. MICROBIAL TECHNIQUES (PRAC.)
B.Sc. (VOCATIONAL) HONOURS 2nd year
2. MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
3. PHYSIOLOGY & METABOLISM
4. MOLECULAR TECHNIQUES (PRAC.)
3. INDUSTRIAL BIOTECHNOLOGY
4. IMMUNOLOGICAL TECHNIQUES (PRAC.)
B.Sc. (VOCATIONAL) HONOURS 3rd year
1. PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY
2. ANIMAL BIOTECHNOLOGY
3. FOOD & ENVIRONMENTAL BIOTECHNOLOGY
4. TISSUE CULTURE TECHNIQUES (PRAC.)