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School of Bio Sciences & Technology (SBST)

Courses Offered

The School of Bio Sciences and Technology offers 3 undergraduate programmes in various disciplines of Biotechnology and Bio Sciences. Such as B. Tech. Biotechnology, B.Tech. Bioengineering, & B.Sc. Catering & Hotel, Management and 4 Postgraduate (M.Sc. & M. Tech.) programmes. It also offers M.Tech (Res). & Ph.D. programmes. The syllabus of each of the above programmes covers the latest developments in the respective streams and designed based on market needs so that employability can be improved. The other major priorities include developing entrepreneurship skills and grooming students to become future scientists for the improvement of mankind.

Our efforts are strengthened by collaboration with National and International Universities and multinational companies. Visiting scientists and eminent guest lecturers also serve as knowledge building resources.

Healthy interaction between academia and biotech industry is consistently promoted in the school. Additionally, contract research and commercialization of products development at the university are undertaken as a part of the various programmes.

The School has taken up research programmes in the fields of Microbiology, Medical genetics, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics and other branches of Biomedical Sciences. The School has grown into a major center of higher education and research in the above fields in this part of the world.

An important feature in the academic activity of SBST is its strong linkage with many national institutions such as Central Scientific and Instrument Organization, Chandigarh; Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences, Delhi; Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore, etc.

Scope for Employment

 

  • Placement across industries such as pharma, biotech, and genetics
  • Companies in India and abroad
  • In Research institutions

 

Funded Projects

The School has funded projects from Government departments namely, DBT, DRDO & DST as well as from core industries.

B. Tech. (Biotechnology)

  • Excel in professional career and/or higher education by acquiring solid foundation in science, mathematics and advanced communication engineering and technologies
  • Develop and apply engineering solutions for solving contemporary, social and human issues with realistic constraints suitable for the present need through the use of modern tools.
  • Exhibit professional and ethical standards, effective communication skills, teamwork spirit, multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary approach for successful careers and to be able to compete globally, function as leaders, as entrepreneurs, and manage information efficiently and to engage in lifelong learning
  • An ability to apply mathematics and science in engineering applications
  • A clear understanding of the subject related concepts and of contemporary issues
  • An ability to design a component or a product applying all the relevant standards and with realistic constraints
  • An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  • An ability to use techniques, skills and modern engineering tools
  • Problem solving ability- solving social issues and engineering
  • Adaptive thinking and adaptability
  • A clear understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  • A cross-cultural competency exhibited by working in teams
  • A good working knowledge of communicating in English
  • An good cognitive load management [discriminate and filter the available data] skills
  • An interest in lifelong learning
  • Apply knowledge to find innovative solutions for biotechnological problems
  • Explore problems related to biotechnology and provide valid conclusions through industry academia interface
  • Infer the potentials and impact of biotechnological innovations for finding sustainable ethical solutions to issues pertaining to health, environment and agriculture
  • In food, pharmaceutical, bio-informatics, bio-processing and allied industries.
  • As analysts and managers in R&D and quality control laboratories.
  • As entrepreneurs to start biotech industries.
Core Courses

Bioprocess and Downstream Operations / Analytical Instrumentation / Industrial, Food and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology / Nanotechnology and Protein Engineering / Bioinformatics and Systems Biology..

Cancer and Stem Cell Engineering / Medical Diagnostics / Computer Programming and Computer Graphics / BioMEMS and Artificial Organs / Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Workshop / Management and Communication Skills.

  • Understand and apply the knowledge gained in  mathematics, science, and engineering to contemporary issues
  • Develop skills to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health care and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
  • Prepare students with sufficient knowledge to identify, formulate, solve engineering problems and build professional and ethical responsibility. They can analyze and interpret data quantitatively as well as qualitatively
  • Students will be able to communicate and understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
University Core Courses
Course Title Credits
Comprehension Examination 2
Computer Programming and Problem Solving 3
English for Engineers I 3
English for Engineers II 3
Environmental Studies 3
Bioethics and IPR 2
Foreign Language 2
Modern Physics 4
Multivariable Calculus and Differential Equations 4

University Electives

Course Title Credits
Project Formulation: Implementation and Control 3
Self Development 3
Management Information System 3
Creativity and Innovation in Management 3
Total Quality Management 3

Programme Core Courses

Course Title Credits
Analytical Techniques in Biotechnology 5
Animal Physiology and Biotechnology 3
Basic Electrical and Electronics Engineering 4
Basic Mathematics 4
Biochemistry 5
Bioethics and IPR 3
Bioinformatics 4
Biophysics 3
Bioprocess Economics & Plant Design 3
Bioprocess Engineering 5
Cancer Biology 3
Cell Biology and Genetics 4
Chemical Reaction Engineering & Unit Operations 3
Downstream Processing 5
Engineering Graphics I 2
Entrepreneurship 3
Environmental Biotechnology 3
Food Biotechnology 3
Fundamentals of Behavioural Science 3
Genetic Engineering & Genomics 5
Immunology & Immunotechnology 4
Industrial Biotechnology 3
Industrial Training (4 Weeks) 2
Introduction to Life Sciences (in lieu of basic mathematics) 4
Microbiology 5
Molecular Biology 5
Nanobiotechnology 3
Organic Chemistry 4
Pharmaceutical Biotechnology 3
Plant Physiology and Biotechnology 3
Principles of Chemical Engineering 4
Principles of Management 3
Probability and Statistics / Biostatistics 4
Project Work 20
Protein Engineering & Proteomics 3
Workshop Practice 1

Programme Elective Courses

Course Title Credits
Biobusiness 3
Biomaterials & Artificial Organs 3
BioMEMS 3
Biological Spectroscopy 3
Computer Simulation and Molecular Modeling 3
Developmental Biology 3
Industrial Enzymology 3
Medical Diagnostics 3
Metabolic Engineering 3
Molecular Modeling and Drug Design 3
Structural Biology 3
Tissue Engineering 3
Food Process Engineering 3
Social Entreprenuership 3