Program Overview

This programme is offered by the department of Biotechnology as an effective program targeting the students who wish to pursue research and development in the field of Bacteriology, Virology, Immunology, Parasitology, Fermentation, Mycology, Phycology, Industrial Biotechnology, Agriculture and Food Biotechnology or higher studies in the field of Biotechnology. . It offers in depth knowledge of teaching and research programs in diverse areas of Biotechnology viz Bacterial Microbiology, Enzymology, Applied Biotechnology. The programs of MSc in Biotechnology is a fulltime postgraduate degree program of a period of 2 years distributed in 4 semesters containing 20 credits per semester and 80 total credits in 4 semesters as per the norms and guidelines prescribed by UGC. The program consists of 4 courses of theory papers and 2 courses practical laboratories in each semester upto 3rd semester and 2 courses of theory papers and one laboratory with one major project work in its fourth semester along with appropriate incorporation of the core, Elective and discipline specific electives as the course attributes in a well defined manner in the curriculum.

  • 2 Years

    Duration of Program

  • PG

    Level of Study

Key Highlights

Animal Biotechnlogy
Plant Biotechnology

How will you benefit

By extensive lecture on mentioned subject.
By Seminars, Workshops and Invited Lectures.
By lab exercises.
By field visits to the industries.

What will you study

Livelihood improvement through sustainability training

Sustainable crop production through biologics

Promote rural community engagement and participation.

Research methodology and statistics: familiarisation

PO1 : Updation and confidence in subjects. 

PO2 : Development of orientation.

PO3 : Participation in the field of scientific laboratory, research centre.

PO4 : Value added achievements.

PO5 : Promotion in higher education

PO6 : Useful in competing the national level examination as NET, SLET, CSIR, Gate, JEST, CAT, MAT, etc.

PSO1 : Understanding the scientific temperaments of rural development. 

PSO2 : Enhancing the advance concepts.

PSO3 : Updation with relevant scenario in field of rural technology.

PSO4 : Knowledge and application of modern equipments. 

PSO5 : Preliminary knowledge of research

PSO6 : Especially jobs in research centers.

PSO7 : Preparation of self-employability. 

PSO8 : Capacity building for entrepreneurship.

PEO1 : The objective of the Master’s programme in Biotechnology is to equip the students to apply the knowledge of Industrial and Technical awareness. The laboratory training and Research analysis of Macro and Micro molecules, Industrial training and Hands on work included to prepare the students for their careers to become entrepreneur.

PEO2 : The student have a knowledge of different culture Skill viz Tissue Culture, Blood –Culture, Cell culture. Production of genetically modified new species for research and development.

PEO3 : The goal is to impart student the knowledge and skills which are contemporary and useful to them as well as for society. The student will write the standard operating protocols (SOPs) and identify requirement for experimental organ, ethics and welfare.


Curriculum Courses

  • Sustainable Rural Technology for Livelihood Improvement
  • Rural Development – Programmes
  • Sustainable Livelihood in Agriculture
  • Rural Community Engagement: Appraisal and Action for Rural Development Planning & Voluntary Action
  • Research Methodology and Statistics in Rural Technology
  • Entrepreneurship and Agri Business Technology & Management
  • Indigenous Art and Its Management
  • Application of ICTS & Remote Sensing in Rural Technology
  • Rural Infrastructural Engineering
  • Soil and Water Conservation Engineering
  • Medicinal Plant Production Techniques and Extraction
  • Dairy Management and Products
  • Food Science Technology & Value Addition in Natural Product
  • Introduction to Horticulture
  • Rural Social Development
  • Rural Social Development
  • Rural Health Care
  • Rural Energy Resources

Careers And Employbility

Rural Development Officer
Agriculture Extension Officer
Development Specialist
Project Manager/Research Analyst


B.Sc. In Relevant Discipline

GEN.-50% ST,SC,OBC-45%

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