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BSc. Biotechnology
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BSc. Biotechnology
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28,000 INR
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B.Sc. Biotechnology Programme at DAV UNIVERSITY | Future- Ready Biotech Education.

BSc. Biotechnology

The B.Sc. (Biotechnology) programme at DAV UNIVERSITY is tailored to meet the demands of both current and future biotech industries, research organizations, and academic institutions. It equips learners with practical knowledge and analytical skills across various domains including cell biology, genetics, plant biotechnology, microbiology, genetic engineering, biochemistry principles, medical sciences, animal studies, forensic sciences, environmental biotechnology, bioanalytical techniques, entrepreneurship, and more. Upon completion, students will have access to numerous career opportunities.


Passed with 50% aggregate marks (45% marks in case of candidate belonging to SC/ST) in 10+2 examination or equivalent with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Mathematics.

Why this programme?

The Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in biotechnology programme offers a unique opportunity to explore and excel in the field of biotechnology. Here's why you should consider this programme:

Cutting-Edge Education: The programme provides a comprehensive and up-to-date education in biological sciences and biotechnology ensuring you stay at the forefront of the academia and industry.

Hands-on Experience: Gain practical experience through fieldwork, internships, and lab work, allowing you to apply your knowledge in real-world.

Research Opportunities: Collaborate with renowned faculty on groundbreaking research projects, contributing to advancements in biotechnology and engaging in research projects that align with your interests and career goals.

Career Prospects: Biotechnology graduates are in high demand, with a wide range of career opportunities in food and beverage industries, pharmaceuticals, medical field, agriculture industries, and environmental management.

Sustainability Focus: Learn about sustainable biotechnology practices and play a role in addressing global challenges like disease management and environmental conservation.

Elective Options: Customize your education with a variety of elective courses in areas like microbiology, biochemistry, chemistry, or medical biotechnology.

Internships: Gain hands-on experience through internships with research institutions, industry, and hospital partners.

Capstone Project: Conclude your studies with a capstone project that showcases your expertise.

During Your Study

As a student in the programme, you'll have access to:

State-of-the-art laboratories and research facilities

Experienced faculty with industry and medical connections

Networking opportunities through workshops and trainings

Career development resources and support

B.Sc. Biotechnology (Honours) is designed to provide students with a solid foundation of fundamental knowledge required for biotechnology. During the programme, students will follow a structured curriculum aimed at building a strong understanding of fundamental concepts and practices in biotechnology.

Flexible Pathways

At DAV University, we offer flexible pathways for students to tailor their educational journey according to their aspirations and commitments.

Those who complete the entire three-year undergraduate programme, accumulating 120 credits, are granted a coveted bachelor's Degree in B.Sc. Biotechnology.

Alternatively, students have the option to exit the programme at various stages, each milestone marked by academic recognition.


Students opting to exit the programme after earning a minimum of 40 credits get an undergraduate certificate in the relevant discipline/subject. This certification acknowledges their foundational knowledge and skills acquired during their academic pursuit. To ensure practical applicability, students must also accrue at least 4 credits in work-based vocational courses, providing hands-on experience through internships or apprenticeships.


Similarly, students who attain a minimum of 80 credits can opt to exit the programme with an undergraduate Diploma in the relevant disciplines/subject. Alongside academic excellence, students are required to earn an additional 4 credits in skill-based vocational courses, enhancing their proficiency in specialized areas and augmenting their employability.

B.Sc. Honours / Honours with Research

The programme offers an esteemed pathway for motivated students to pursue Bachelor's Degree (Honours) in their fourth year.

Candidates maintaining a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 7.5 (75%) throughout the first three years are eligible to opt for Bachelor's Degree (Honours) with Research, a testament to their academic prowess and commitment to scholarly inquiry.

This pathway opens doors to advanced research opportunities, allowing students to delve deeper into their areas of interest and contribute meaningfully to the academic community.

Semester I
  • Basic Genetics
  • Fundamentals of Biotechnology
  • Molecular Diagnostics
  • Multidisciplinary Course
  • Ability Enhancement Course
  • Skill Enhancement Course
  • Value Added Course
Semester II
  • Fundamentals of Cell Biology
  • Principles of Biochemistry
  • Multidisciplinary Course
  • Ability Enhancement Course
  • Skill Enhancement Course
  • Value Added Course
  • Multidisciplinary Course
  • Ability Enhancement Course- Common
  • Skill Enhancement Course- Common
  • Ability Enhancement Course
  • Skill Enhancement Course- (Internship)
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B.Sc. Honours / Honours with Research
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  • Skill Enhancement Course- Research project/ dissertation

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