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B.Sc. (Biotechnology, Biochemistry and Genetics BBG)

Biotechnology harnesses cellular and bio-molecular processes to develop technologies and products that help improve our lives and the health of our planet. The growing list of biotechnology products includes medicines, medical devices and diagnostics, more-resilient crops, bio-fuels, biomaterials, and pollution control. At present, there are more than 250 biotechnology health care products and vaccines available to patients, many for previously untreatable diseases. Millions of farmers around the world use agricultural biotechnology to increase yields, prevent damage from insects and pests and reduce farming impact on the environment. Hundreds of bio refineries are being built across world to test and refine technologies to produce bio-fuels and chemicals from renewable biomass, which can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Government of India, cognizant of the fact that Biotechnology is an ever growing technological field benefitting the whole society, established Department of Biotechnology (DBT) in the year 1986 with a mandate to promote large scale use of Biotechnology.Recent times have seen as urge in research related to innovation, invention and product orientation. In fact, top experts have made it clear that innovation in biosciences can make it a bigger industry than informationtechnology.

The Indian biotech industry holds about 2 percent share of the global biotech industry.The biotechnology industry in India, comprising about 800 companies, is expected to be valued at US$ 11.6 billion in 2017. The government has to invest US$ 5 billion to develop human capital, infrastructure and research initiatives if it is to realize the dream of growing the sector into a US $100 billion industry by 2025, asper Union Minister for Science and Technology. In the Union Budget 2017-18, the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) received Rs 2,222.11 crore (US$ 333.31 million), an increase of 22 per cent, to continue implementing the department’s national biotech strategy and target increasing the turnover from the sector to $100 billion by 2025 from $7 billion in2016.

Biopharma is the largest sector contributing about 62 percent of the total revenue followed by bio-services (18 per cent), bio-agri (15 per cent), bio-industry (4 per cent), and bio-informatics contributing (1 per cent).The high demand for different biotech products has also opened up scope for the foreign companies to set up base in India. India has emerged as a leading destination for clinical trials, contract research and manufacturing activities owing to the growth in the bio-services sector.

In this context, University Programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level in Biotechnology across the Country have become relevant. B.Sc. (B.B.G) at REVA UNIVERSITY has been designed to meet the human resources needs of existing and futuristic biotech industries, biotech research organizations and academic institutions. The programme is designed to produce graduates with higher order critical, analytical, problem solving and research  skills;  ability  to  think  rigorously  and  independently  to  meet  higher  level expectations of biotech industries, research organization and academic institutions. The programme also provides sufficient skills and training on entrepreneurship development in Biotechnology. The programme deals with courses on cell biology, micro biology, genetic engineering, biochemistry; medical, animal,forensic and environmental biotechnology, biochemical techniques and processes, entrepreneurship and many other related courses.

Course Curriculum

Course Curriculum

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

After few years of graduation, the graduates of B. Sc (Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Genetics) will be able to:
PEO 1: Adopt strong foundation with skills, relevant training and education towards understanding life science.
PEO 2: Apply appropriate tools and techniques for conducting scientific investigations to solve the problems in life science domain.
PEO 3: Acquire higher degree of work in academics and research.
PEO 4: Adapt lifelong learning with continuous improvement.

Programme Outcomes (POs)

Program Outcomes (POs)

On successful completion of the program, the graduates of B. Sc (Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Genetics) program will be able to:
PO 1. Science knowledge: Apply the knowledge of life science for the solution of complex problems in various domains including healthcare considering public health & safety and the cultural societal & environmental concerns.
PO 2. Problem analysis: Identify, formulate & analyse problems related to various domains of life sciences relevant to biotechnology, genetics and biochemistry.
PO 3. Conduct investigations of relevant problems: Use basic knowledge including analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions and also
to carry out the research procedures.
PO 4. Modern tool usage: To Create, select and apply appropriate techniques, resources and modern technology which in turn benefit the society.
PO 5. Environment and sustainability: Understand and implement environmental friendly approaches in life sciences to support sustainable development.
PO 6. Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics, responsibilities and norms in Life Sciences.
PO 7. Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
PO 8. Communication: Communicate effectively with the scientific community and with society at large. Be able to comprehend and document. Make effective presentations, and deduce clear
PO 9. Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of life sciences and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and
leader in a team.
PO 10. Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

Program Specific Outcomes
On successful completion of the program, the graduates of B. Sc (Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Genetics) program will be 

PSO 1. Develop knowledge and understanding of various subjects in biotechnology, biochemistry and genetics.
PSO 2. Explain, design and analyse field related problems in the domains of Biotechnology, Biochemistry and Genetics.
PSO 3. Plan manufacturing process, handle instruments and test products in the field of Life Sciences.

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities
  • The Program opens a wide arena of opportunity in fields of Medicine, Marine, Pharmaceutical, Industry, Agriculture, and Environment.
  • Students have scope in areas of Agricultural, Chemical, Energy Industries, Food Industries and other such.
  • They can become Sr. Research Associate, Biotechnology and Biochemistry Expert, Lab Technician, Business Development Executive, Genetic counsellor and other such.
  • Graduates can pursue Masters in respective discipline.

Renewable Energy Sources

Research institutes

Biomedical products manufacturing industries

Bioinformatics scientists

Teaching jobs in Universities and Colleges

Medical _ Bio medical systems


R&D institutions

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria

Passing in PUC /10+2 with Biology as compulsory subject. Scoring at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST category) from any recognized Board /Council or any other qualification recognized as equivalent there to.

How to Apply?


Rukmini Knowledge Park, Kattigenahalli, Yelahanka, Bangalore - 560064, Karnataka, India.

+91-90211 90211 +91-80-4696 6966

Application Fee

B.Sc. (Biotechnology, Biochemistry and Genetics BBG)

Indian / SAARC Nationals 500
NRI Fee 1000
Foreign Nationals 50