B.Tech. Programme: Biotechnology

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
In Guwahati

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  • Bachelor
  • Guwahati
  • Duration:
    4 Years

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Where and when

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Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, 781039, Assam, India
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Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

Admission to B.Tech. Program is strictly on the basis of the JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) rank.

Course programme

Advances in basic biology at the molecular and cellular levels during recent decades have dramatically increased the foundational information available on mechanistic underpinnings of biological systems. Biotechnology has begun to establish itself as an independent field and engineering discipline, at the boundary between biology and the physical sciences.

B.Tech. Programme

Department of Biotechnology offers a B.Tech programme that provides a strong foundation in Biotechnology which can lead students to both industry as well as research/academia. The programme spans over a period of four years divided into 8 semesters. It offers a set of courses covering major areas like Modern Biology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology,Plant Biotechnology, Immunology, Environmental Biotechnology,Biochemical Engineering,Bio-informatics and Computational Biology,Genetic Engineering and Animal Cell Biotechnology, Industrial Microbiology, Bio-separation engineering, Bio-ethics and Intellectual Property Rights issues and also courses from Chemical Engineering like Chemical Process Calculations, Chemical engg. Thermodynamics, Equilibrium Stage Operations, Chemical Reaction Engineering. Besides these courses students get an opportunity to take many multidisciplinary and specialized elective courses of their choice during final year.

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Work placements: Summer Training in industries and research institutions at the end of third year and B.Tech Project in the final year enable students to apply their knowledge and skills in dealing with real problems.

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