B.Sc Biotechnology Syllabus & Subjects:

The course syllabus mentioned in the curriculum of Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Biotechnology) course is enlisted below:

B.Sc Biotechnology Syllabus Year I 
Sl. No. Subjects of Study
1 Introductory Biological Chemistry
2 Biophysical Chemistry
3 Cell Biology and Genetics 
4 Biomathematics
5 Biophysics
6 Microbiology & Macromolecule


B.Sc Biotechnology Syllabus Year II 
Sl. No. Subjects of Study
1 Bioenergetics and membranes
2 Animal and Plant Physiology
3 Bio-statistics
4 Computational Biology & Bio-informatics
5 Biodiversity & Taxonomy
6 Molecular Genetics


B.Sc Biotechnology Syllabus Year III 
Sl. No. Subjects of Study
1 Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
2 Animal & Plant Biotechnology
3 Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology
4 DNA Typing, Proteomics & Beyond
5 Recombinant DNA Technology
6 Model Organisms in the Human Genome Project

The subjects pursued in the curriculum of the B.Sc Biotechnology course is listed below. Minor variations of the same are observed in a few colleges across the nation, but the core of the syllabus set is maintained throughout.

  • Introductory Biological Chemistry
  • Biophysical Chemistry
  • Cell Biology and Genetics
  • Biomathematics
  • Biophysics
  • Microbiology and Macromolecule
  • Bioenergetics and Bio-membranes
  • Animal and Plant Physiology
  • Bio-statistics
  • Computational Biology and Bio-informatics
  • Biodiversity and Taxonomy
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Molecular biology and biotechnology
  • Animal and Plant Biotechnology
  • Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology
  • DNA Typing, Proteomics and Beyond
  • Recombinant DNA Technology

Frequently Asked Questions

The three types of biotechnology are medical, agricultural and industrial biotechnology.

Both courses have their unique traits. A B.Tech degree in biotechnology focuses both on the biological sciences as well as the chemical engineering principles involved. A BSc degree concentrates solely on the natural aspect.

Yes, M.Sc in biotechnology is an invaluable course as it helps an aspirant to take a step further in their research prospects while adding to the employability of an aspirant.