Candidate must have passed 10+2 with Physics and Maths as compulsory subjects along with Chemistry/Bio-Technology/Biology with at least 50% (45% for SC/ST/OBC cadidates from state only) marks and English as optional subjects
Admissions are made through counselling, done on the basis of rank in KCET/COMED-K
Biotechnology is a field of applied biology that involves the use of living organisms and bio processes in engineering, technology, medicine and other fields requiring bio products. The course helps students to identify problems related to biotechnology, analyze and derive valid conclusions with fundamental knowledge in biology, Engineering and computation.
The course includes design, conduct experiments, analyze and interpret data for investigating problems in BT and allied fields. The curriculum includes design solution to problems by applying suitable components and processes within the safety constraints for environmental & societal needs and graduates will be able to select and apply appropriate tools and techniques in biological manipulation, Process engineering and data interpretation with better understanding of regulatory norms and ethics in BT product/processes development. There are ample of opportunities in industries producing healthcare products, textile industry, cosmetics and organizations engaged in different types of industrial research and development. Major recruiters include industries engaged in processing and developing agricultural and biological products, bio-processing industries, pharmaceutical and chemical industries.