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B.Sc. Biotechnology

Programme Outcomes

PO-1: Scientific knowledge: Graduates will acquire biochemistry/biotechnology / bioinformatics/ microbiology specific knowledge including recent techniques in the respective fields coupled with hands-on skills and leadership skills for a successful career.

PO-2: Problem analysis: Graduates will be able to analyse, solve and troubleshoot problems in implementation of biochemistry/biotechnology/ microbiological protocols.

PO-3: Design/development of solutions: Graduates will develop creative thinking and cooperate with each other to solve problems in the field of biochemistry/biotechnology/bioinformatics/ microbiology.

PO-4: Conduct investigations of complex problems: Graduates will acquire practical skills – which help in planning and designing protocols to validate hypothesis and execute experimental techniques independently as well as assimilate, analyse and interpret subsequent data.

PO-5: Modern tool usage and communication: Graduates will effectively be able to manage resources and time using ICT and computer enabled devices and accomplish ability to understand and communicate all ideas effectively.

PO-6: Environment sustainability and Ethics: Graduates will get adequate knowledge to use information and implement solutions for environmental protection and remediation. Graduates will be aware of their role and responsibility in handling and use of microbes including genetically modified microorganisms.

PO-7: Lifelong learning: Graduates will carry on to learn and adapt in a world of constantly evolving technology.

Curriculum & Syllabus



Hours/WeeMaximum Marks
Code No.CourseLectureTutorial PracticalCreditsCASEETotal
LANGTamil I/
Hindi / French
ENGEnglish I30034060100
CORE1Fundamentals of Cell
CORE2Genetics and
Developmental Biology
COREPractical 1 : Cell Biology, Genetics Developmental Biology Practica00424060100
COREPractical 2 :
Biochemistry Practical
AECCCommunication Skills10224060100
SECOrientation/Induction programme / Life skills-------


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Eligibility Criteria

ProgramProgram Duration (Year)EligibilityCriteria for Merit
B.Sc Bio-Technology3 Years (6 Semesters)Pass in +2, HSC or equivalent with Biology/ Botany/ Zoology/ Biochemistry/ Biotech/ Microbiology.Merit based on the percentage of marks secured in the qualifying examination

Career Prospects



  • Quality controller
  • Medical Scientist
  • Clinical Technician
  • Microbiologist
  • Process Development Scientist
  • Biopharma Sales Representative
  • Biotechnological Technician
  • Epidemiologist
  • Microbiologist
  • Medical and Clinical Lab Technologist
  • Biomanufacturing Specialist
  • Bioproduction Specialist
  • Medical Coder
  • Environmental Technician

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Fee Structure

Tuition Fee 2024 - 2025 (Per Sem)Other Fee (Per Sem)
Total Fee 2024 - 2025 (Per Sem)

Faculty of the Department

Sl. No.
Name of the Faculty
Educational Qualification
Area of Specialization
Experience in Years
Vidwan IDPhotos
1Dr.Udaya Prakash.N.KProfessorM.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.Aerobiology (Mycology and Palynology), Microbiology, Herbal Science, Bio Nanotechnology, Bio-remediation22 years 2 months249657
2Dr.Prakash.BAssociate Professor and HODM.Sc., M.Tech, M.Phil, Ph.DAnimal Biotechnology and Medical Biotechnology21 years232485
3Dr.Vijayalakshmi.SAssociate ProfessorM.Sc., SLET, Ph.D.Secondary Metabolite Production by Fungi and Fungal genetics and Molecular Cell Biology19 years 2 months-
4Dr.Thenmozhi.MAssociate ProfessorM.Sc., MBA, M.Phil, Ph.DPlant, Environmental Biotechnology and Organic farming15 years 2 months232505
5Dr.Ashok Kumar.KAssociate ProfessorM.Sc., M.Tech, M.Phil, SET, Ph.DBiochemistry , Oncology and Environmental Biotechnology19 years 2 months233902
6Dr.Sampath Kumar.BAssistant ProfessorM.Sc, Ph.DFungal Diversity15 years 2 months251184
7Dr.Abirami GopalakrishnanAssistant ProfessorM.Sc., Ph.DBioremediation Extremohiles, Actinomycetes, Microbial Molecular Diversity, Drug Discovery6years,2months236844
8Dr.Suganthi.MAssistant ProfessorM.Sc., Ph.DMicrobial biotechnology and Insect molecular biology6years,2months232457
9Dr.Jayanthi.MAssistant ProfessorM.Sc.,M.Phil, Ph.DPlant Metabolic Profiling, Plant Tissue Culture and Genetic Engineering6years,1months232456
10Dr.Manjunathan.JAssistant ProfessorM.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.,Mushroom biology, Microbiology, Fungal biotechnology6 years 2 months233885
11Dr.Durgadevi.RAssistant ProfessorM.Sc.,Ph.DMedical Microbiology, Nanotechnology, Drug Discovery mechanism1years,2months292444
12Dr.Vardhana.JAssistant ProfessorM.Sc., Ph.DNanoBiotechnology,Fungal Secondary metabolites ,Fungal Endophytes, Environmental Microbiology6 years 2 months298106
13Ms.Preethi.NAssistant ProfessorM.Sc BiotechnologyMushroom biology, Microbiology, Fungal biotechnology3 years 8 months481450