Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) (Honours / Honours with Research)

Chemistry, Microbiology, Biotechnology (CMBt)


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


The B.Sc. course in Chemistry, Microbiology, and Biotechnology provides students with a thorough grasp of life sciences and fundamental chemistry principles. It encompasses topics such as thermodynamics, chemical bonding, and biochemistry, offering a well-rounded education in these fields. CMBt focuses on practical applications that equip students with scientific and critical thinking skills, for a holistic approach to learning


3 years Degree programme

4 years Honours programme

4 years Honours with Research programme


Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Microbiology, Biotechnology

Bachelor of Science (Honours - Academics) in Chemistry/ Microbiology/ Biotechnology

Bachelor of Science (Honours with Research) in Chemistry/ Microbiology/ Biotechnology

No. of Credits

132 minimum and as specified

173 minimum and as specified

173 minimum and as specified


As per University norms

As per University norms

Minimum GPA eligibility will apply

Program code: 003A
Course code : 3A04
Course Commencement : July 2024

Study Campus

School of Sciences
#34, 1st Cross
J C Road
Bangalore - 560027
P +91 80434 30100

Admissions Office

JAIN Knowledge Campus
# 44/4, District Fund Road
Jayanagar 9th Block Campus
Bangalore - 5600 69
P : +91 7337880218
P : +91 9844073343

Curriculum Structure


  • Cell Biology and Biostatistics
  • Biochemistry and Biophysics
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Recombinant DNA Technology,
  • Immunology and Animal Biotechnology
  • Plant and Agricultural Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering


  • Solutions and Binary liquid mixtures
  • Colligative properties
  • Quantum mechanics and atomic structure
  • Periodic table
  • Phase rule
  • Classification and Nomenclature of organic compounds
  • Basics of organic reactions
  • Aliphatic and Alicyclic compounds.
  • Thermodynamics
  • Chemical equilibrium
  • Chemical bonding
  • Structure and Bonding in nonmetallic compounds
  • Aromatic Hydrocarbons
  • Halogen derivatives of organic compounds
  • Organometallic compounds
  • Gaseous state
  • Liquid state
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Silicates and their applications
  • Alcohols and ethers, phenols
  • Carboxylic acid and Derivatives
  • Organic and Inorganic polymers
  • Transition and Inner transition elements
  • Nuclear and Radiochemistry
  • Environmental and Green Chemistry
  • Solid state
  • surface Chemistry
  • Nanoscience
  • Metallurgy
  • Carbonyl compounds
  • Amines, active methylene compounds
  • Stereochemistry
  • Heterocyclic compounds
  • Natural products
  • Organic spectroscopy
  • Industrial and Pharmaceutical chemistry
  • Electrochemistry
  • Ionic equilibrium
  • Physical spectroscopy
  • Photochemistry
  • Physical properties and chemical constitution
  • Coordination chemistry and metallic
  • Coordination compounds in Biological
  • Industrial materials
  • Analytical chemistry
  • Introduction to Biochemistry
  • Carbohydrates, Lipids, amino acids and proteins


  • Fundamentals of Microbiology
  • Virology
  • Microbial Growth, and Control of Microbes
  • Physiology, Bioinstrumentation, and Biostatistics
  • Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering
  • Agricultural and Environmental Microbiology,
  • Immunology and Medical Microbiology
  • Food and Dairy Microbiology
  • Industrial Microbiology and Microbial Technology
Course Highlights
  • The B.Sc. degree course will take students through the concepts of life science and chemical formulations.
  • Perform research projects to enhance the learning experience in an academic or commercial environment.
  • Experienced staff who bring professional and research expertise into their teaching methods.
  • The course inculcates scientific, analytical, problem-solving, and logical thinking abilities in students.
Career Enhancement Programs

The Career Enhancement programmes are tailored to align with current industry standards. This approach reflects the institution's commitment to building a unique and capable talent pool. Evaluation is based on internal assessment, seminars, assignments, practical and theory examinations and reports prepared by the students. To ensure students remain at the forefront of employability, the career enhancement programme focuses on equipping them with essential soft skills. These skills include communication, presentation, public speaking, personality development, and interview techniques.

Career Outcomes

Exploring Opportunities after B.Sc. Biotechnology, Chemistry and Microbiology

Graduates holding a B.Sc. degree course in Biotechnology, Chemistry, and Microbiology, or Chemistry, Microbiology, and Biotechnology, are highly sought after by diverse recruiters. Graduates find career opportunities in pharmaceuticals, chemical industries, public health, environmental sectors, biotech product analysis, healthcare, forensic laboratories, and lectures. Opportunities encompass research, sales, marketing, microbiology labs, administration, quality control, technical support, and more. Additionally, pursuing a master's degree is a viable path to further education.

Career Prospects

  • Microbiologist
  • Biotechnologist
  • Biochemist
  • Clinical Research Associate (CRA)
  • Pharmaceutical Scientist
  • Quality Control Analyst
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Food Scientist
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Immunologist
  • Epidemiologist