Bachelor of Technology (B.tech.) in Genetic Engineering Courses, Syllabus

B.Tech. Genetic Engineering is a 4- year undergraduate course. The basic criterion of eligibility needed to be fulfilled for the pursuance of the course is a class XII qualification from a recognized educational Board.

B.Tech. Genetic Engineering: Course Highlights

Tabulated below are some of the major highlights of the course:

Course LevelUndergraduate
DurationFour Years
Eligibility10+2 from a recognized Board
Examination TypeSemester System
Admission ProcessCounseling after taking entrance examination
Course FeeINR 2 to 10 Lacs
Average Starting SalaryINR 3 to 8 Lacs
Major Entrance ExamsJEE MAINS, JEE ADVANCE, SRM EEE, VIT EEE, BIT SAT, etc.

B.Tech. Genetic Engineering: What is it About?

Genetic Engineering is the branch of advanced science, which is concerned with the wide range of scientific techniques that are applied in order to purposely change the genetic structure in the DNA code of a living life form so as to create newer and better beings.

Students enrolled too the course are taught advanced and efficient ways to develop organisms better suited to meet environmental challenges and the needs of modern medicine. A few examples of genetically engineered organisms currently in the market include plants with resistance to some insects, plants that can tolerate herbicides, and crops with modified oil content.

Eligibility for B.Tech. in Genetic Engineering

For admission to B.Tech. Genetic Engineering course, the candidate is needed to have passed the Higher Secondary School Certificate (10+2) examination from a recognized Board of education with Biology, Physics and Chemistry as main subjects with a minimum aggregate score of 60%. Candidates having a Bachelor’s degree in Science or Molecular Biology are also eligible to apply.

B.Tech. Genetic Engineering: Admission Procedure

For admission to the course, candidates are required to qualify a relevant national/ State/ university level engineering entrance examination followed by rounds of counseling and personal interview.

Some of the major national- level entrance examinations conducted in India for admission to the course are JEE MAIN, JEE ADVANCESRMJEEEVIT EEEBIT-SAT, JNU EEE, etc. Other universities- level entrance exams are conducted by SRM University, Vellore Institute of Technology, Birla Institute of Technology and Jawaharlal Nehru University.

The score obtained in JEE MAIN is accepted in most universities including all NITs across the country, whereas JEE ADVANCE score is considered for admission to IITs.

B.Tech. Genetic Engineering: Syllabus and Course Structure

A semester- wise break-up of the course is tabulated below –

SEMESTER I

SEMESTER II

Mathematics 1

Mathematics 2

English

Material Science

Physics

Principles of Environmental Science

Chemistry

Biochemistry

Basic Engineering 1

Basic Engineering 2

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Cell Biology

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Value Education

SEMESTER III

SEMESTER IV

Enzyme Technology

Basic Molecular Techniques

Genetics & Cytogenetics

Molecular Biology

Immunology

Stoichiometry and Engineering Thermodynamics

Microbiology

Bio-press Principles

Mechanical Operations & heat Transfer

Biostatistics

German Language Phase 1/French Language Phase 1/Japanese Language Phase 1

German Language Phase 2/Japanese Language Phase 2/French Language Phase 2

Computer Skills

SEMESTER VI

SEMESTER V

Recombinant DNA Technology

Advanced Molecular Techniques

Bioinformatics

Functional Genomics and Microarray Technology

Chemical Reaction Engineering

Momentum Transfer

Gene Therapy

Bioprocess Engineering

Biosensors and Biochips

Biophysics

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Plant Tissue Culture and Transgenic Technology

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Personality Development

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SEMESTER VII

SEMESTER VIII

Bio-separation Technology

Project Work

Animal Cell Culture and Transgenic Technology

Bio-Safety, Bio-ethics, IPR & Patients

Nano-biotechnology in Healthcare

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Stem Cell Biology

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