Purbanchal University offers a Bachelor of Technology in Biotechnology or BTech BioTechnology course which falls under the faculty of Science and Technology. It is a four years course divided into eight semesters. This course provides adequate knowledge in various fields of biotechnology enabling the students to pursue further education in relevant areas to develop professionalism.
Biotechnology is often regarded as the key to all the technologies in industries as it is the most important part of the modern science and technology. This course gives brief information on the improvement of crops, production of foodstuffs such as milk, curd, ghee, eggs, meats, butter and other dairy products, and products produced by plants and animals.
The objectives of Bachelor of Technology in Biotechnology course are as follows:
The candidates who have successfully completed their I SC or 10+2 (Science faculty) with minimum of 45% marks in aggregate or in PCM or PCB from a renowned institution recognized by Purbanchal University can apply for Bachelor of Technology in Biotechnology course.
It imparts comprehensive knowledge on Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Agricultural Biotechnology, Food Technology, Industrial Biotechnology, Medical Biotechnology and Environmental Biotechnology etc.
The graduates of this course will gain knowledge and skills regarding Bio-Technology which will help them to understand living beings at molecular level, the genetic codes that rule the biological processes and finally could work for the betterment of mankind.
There is a high demand of bio-technologists in various branches of industry such as chemical, medicine, pharmaceutical, agricultural, environmental, and food and beverage.
BTech in BioTechnology degree holder can pursue further studies and go for master's level. Students can do specialization in the fields like: