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B.Sc. (Biotechnology, Chemistry, Microbiology)

Why take this course?

Have you ever thought of the life inside you? Are you interested to explore about the fascinating world of viruses and also the amazing subject chemistry? If yes, this course is apt for you. It will identify you as a person who has a greater knowledge of a research working environment and experience of research techniques in your chosen subject. This will prepare you better for pursuing your research and also entering into a good industry.

What will I experience?

  • Specialize in areas such as Biotechnology and its allied subjects, Radiochemistry, Environmental and Green Chemistry, Surface Chemistry, Nanoscience and delve into a world of Food, Industrial and Diary Microbiology
  • Perform research projects to enhance your learning experience in an academic or commercial environment
  • Experience teaching staff who bring professional or research expertise into their teaching

What opportunities might it lead to?

A Bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology, Chemistry, and Microbiology is the minimum requirement for most careers in this field. You’re not just limited to careers in one subject because of this triple major combination which gives you a good knowledge in three different subjects. There are many employers, representing many different sectors of industries who are interested in the excellent observational, analytical, problem solving skills and strong subject knowledge in students’ of this background. There is a large scale employment in research laboratories run by the government as well as the corporate sectors.

Students of this major may find work in government based enterprises such as universities, research institutes or private centers as research scientists/ project assistants. Alternatively they may find employment in core companies or biotech-related companies such as pharmaceutical firms, food manufacturers, aquaculture, agricultural companies, Herbal preparation industries, chemical and bioprocessing units that are engaged in business related to life sciences ranging from equipment to chemicals to pharmaceuticals and diagnostics. The scope of work can range from research, sales, marketing, microbiological labs, administration, quality control, breeding, technical support etc. There is a huge scope for this field open to you upon graduating.

Degree Awarded

Bachelor of Science

Course Commencement

June 2017

Eligibility

The minimum qualification required to apply is a pass in the 10+2 examination in Science from PUC / ISC / CBSE or equivalent board with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as core subjects.

Study Campus

  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Jain University
  • #133, Lalbagh Road
  • Bangalore – 560027
  • P : +9180 4343 0100

Admissions Office

  • JGI Knowledge Campus
  • # 44/4, District Fund Road
  • Jayanagar 9th Block Campus
  • Bangalore - 5600 69
  • P+ 91 80 4650 1738


Curriculum Structure & Teaching

Biotechnology

Semester 1

Cell Biology and Biostatistics

Semester 2

Biochemistry and Biophysics

Semester 3

Microbiology

Semester 4

Molecular Biology

Semester 5

Recombinant DNA Technology, Immunology & Animal Biotechnology

Semester 6

Plant and Agricultural Biotechnology & Bioprocess Engineering

Chemistry

Semester 1

Solutions & Binary liquid mixtures, Coligative properties, Quantum mechanics andatomic structure, Periodic table, Phase rule, classification and nomenclature of organic compounds, Basics of organic reactions, Aliphatic & alicyclic compounds.

Semester 2

Thermodynamics, Chemical equilibrium, Chemical bonding, Structure & Bonding inNon metalic compounds, Aromatic Hydrocarbons, Halogen derivatives of organic compounds, Organometallic compounds

Semester 3

Gaseous state, Liquid state, Chemical Kinetics, Silicates &their applications, Alcohols & ethers, phenols, Carboxylic acid &derivatives, Organic & Inorganic polymers, Transition and inner transition elements

Semester 4

Nuclear & Radiochemistry, Environmental and Green Chemistry, Solid state, surface Chemistry, Nanoscience, Metalurgy, Carbonyl compounds, Amines, active methylene compounds

Semester 5

Stereochemistry, Heterocyclic compounds, Natural products, Organic spectroscopy, Industrial and Pharmaceutical chemistry, Electrochemistry, Ionic equilibrium, Physical spectroscopy, Photochemistry, Physical properties and chemical constitution

Semester 6

Coordination chemistry and organometalics, Coordination compounds inBiological, Industrial materials, Analytical chemistry, Introduction to Biochemistry. Carbohydrates, Lipids, aminoacids and proteins

Microbiology

Semester 1

Fundamentals of Microbiology

Semester 2

Virology, Microbial Growth and Control of Microbes

Semester 3

Physiology, Bioinstrumentation, Biostatistics

Semester 4

Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering

Semester 5

Agricultural and Environmental Microbiology, Immunology and Medical Microbiology

Semester 6

Foodand Dairy Microbiology, Industrial Microbiology & Microbial Technology.

Teaching and Assessment

A variety of engaging teaching methods like workshops, lectures, projects and seminars, are conducted from time to time at Jain University. Our highly knowledgeable professors always make themselves available to students outside of the classroom, even beyond office hours and help the students to bring out the best in them. The faculty make it a point of connecting with their students to create a fulfilling academic experience. This allows to build a closer student-professor relationship.

How are you assessed?

On this course you will encounter a balance of formal examinations and varied methods of coursework assessment including:

  • - Internal tests
  • - Assignments
  • - Seminar presentation
  • - Class tests
  • - Preparatory theory and Practical examination
  • - End term theory and Practical examination