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M.Sc. BT in Biotechnology(M.Sc. BT)

Course Duration

2 years
(4 Semesters)

Eligibility Criteria

B.Sc. graduates with any life science subject securing at least 45%, (40% in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST) of marks in aggregate of all optional subjects from any recognized University/ Institution or any other qualification recognized as equivalent there to.


M. Sc. (Biotechnology) 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, microbiology, genetic engineering, biochemistry; medical, animal, and environmental biotechnology, biochemical techniques and processes, entrepreneurship, and many other related courses.

Programme Highlights

  • Industry oriented curriculum approved by experts from reputed industries and research professionals.
  • Well-equipped academic and research lab
  • Program offers range of electives as softcore courses to enhance skill sets required.
  • The programme offers online courses by MOOC, Swayam, and Coursera Online Courses, along with short-term certification courses and workshops to enhance skill sets necessary for employability and research
  • Certificate based programs related to the domain of Clinical Research and Bioinformatics
  • Real time industry Visits in every semester
  • Student Development Programs (SDP) are offered at every semester in association with various research organizations and industries like Cell Kraft, Biozeen, Credora Life Sciences, Clini India, TDU, Bangalore, Stellixir etc.
  • Special focus on research towards paper publication, patent filing and product development.
  • The programme offers Internships at REVA University as well as at reputed external research organizations and industries like

Admission Requirements

  • Candidates who have passed Undergraduate degree examination with 60% aggregate marks and (minimum of 60% in Biotechnology) from any recognized University in India or abroad recognized by UGC / AIU are eligible to apply.
  • Students appearing for their final degree examinations in March-May 2022 are also eligible to apply (Applicants who are in the last year of their studies should have secured 50% or above aggregate in all the Semesters / Years of Undergraduate Examinations conducted so far) and 50% of marks in (Biotechnology).
ICAR – NIVEDI, Bangalore UAS, Bangalore NDRI, Bangalore
NIAB, Hyderabad ICAR-NBAIR, Bangalore Credora Life Sciences
CCMB, Hyderabad Cytecare Cancer Hospital Criyagen Agri Biotech Pvt Ltd.
NIPGR, New Delhi Vittarthaa Life Science, Bangalore Azyme Biosciences Pvt. Ltd.,
Trans Disciplinary University, Bangalore Cymbio Pharma, Bangalore DR Bioscience Pvt. Ltd.,
Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc), Bengaluru. Xcyton Pvt. Ltd.,

Course Curriculum

01Cell Biology

02Molecular Genetics and Developmental Biology



05Soft Core:

  • Bioinformatics
  • Food Science & Technology

06Soft Core:

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Plan Presentation – I
  • Forensic Biology – I


  • Cell biology and molecular genetics Laboratory
  • Microbiology and Biochemistry Laboratory

01Molecular biology

02Immunology and Medical Biotechnology

03Bioprocess Engineering

04Biochemical techniques and Enzymology

05Soft Core:

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Plan Presentation – II
  • Forensic Biology II

06Soft Core:

  • Animal Biotechnology
  • Toxicology


  • Molecular Biology, Immunology and Medical Biotechnology Laboratory
  • Biochemical techniques and Bioprocess Engineering Laboratory


01Plant and Agricultural Biotechnology

02Genetic Engineering

03Environmental Biotechnology

04Soft Core:

  • Clinical Data Science
  • Biostatistics and Research Methodology

05Soft Core:

  • Genomics & Proteomics
  • Nano Biotechnology

06Open Elective - Organic Farming

07Soft Skill


  • Plant, Agricultural Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Laboratory
  • Environmental Biotechnology laboratory



03Major Project

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)


Become a professional biotechnologist with strong ethics & communication skills.


Pursue research in reputed institutes at national & international level.


Establish consultancy services and to work as entrepreneur with an ability to develop new products/processes with an attitude of lifelong learning.

Programme Outcomes (POs)

PO 1Science knowledge

Demonstrate of the knowledge in various domains of life sciences including healthcare considering public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental concerns.

PO 2Problem analysis

Identify, formulate and analyze problems related to the various domains of Biotechnology such as Environmental Biotechnology, Agricultural Biotechnology, Genetic Engineering and Nano Biotechnology.

PO 3Conduct investigations of complex problems

Use research-based knowledge including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.

PO 4 Modern tool usage

Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern technology for product/process development which in turn benefit the society.

PO 5Environment and sustainability

Understand and implement environmental friendly approaches in Biotechnology to support sustainable development.

PO 6Ethics

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 8Communication

Communicate effectively with the science community and with society at large. Be able to comprehend and write effective reports documentation. Make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.

PO 9Project management and finance

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of Biotechnology and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team. Manage projects in multidisciplinary environments.

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.

Programme Specific Outcomes

After successful completion of the programme, the graduates shall be able to

  • PSO1Describe, Design, Analyse and Test biotechnology products
  • PSO2 Apply appropriate processes and control parameters in the production of biotechnology products
  • PSO3Use higher order critical, analytical skills to solve a new problem

Career Opportunities

In India, there are innumerable Best Biotechnology Companies where students get work. In these organizations, there are plenty of job profiles and according to one’s skills and qualifications, the candidate can pick the befitting option. There are core jobs that are directly related to the realm of Biotechnology, and they include:

  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Senior Biochemist
  • Senior Medical Scientist
  • Biological/Clinical Technician
  • Microbiologist
  • Process Development Scientist
  • Biomanufacturing Specialist
  • Biotech Product Analyst
  • Research Scientist
  • Senior Research Associate
Application Fee
  • Indian / SAARC Nationals₹ 1000
  • NRI Fee₹ 2000
  • Foreign NationalsUS$ 50