B Tech in Biotechnology

GITAM University
In Vishakapatnam

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Important information

Typology Bachelor
Location Vishakapatnam
Duration 4 Years
  • Bachelor
  • Vishakapatnam
  • Duration:
    4 Years

Where and when
Starts Location
On request
Gandhi Nagar, Rushikonda, 530045, Andhra Pradesh, India
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Starts On request
Gandhi Nagar, Rushikonda, 530045, Andhra Pradesh, India
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Course programme

B Tech in Biotechnology

The four year B.Tech-Biotechnology programme aims to produce world-class engineering professionals in Biotechnology capable of meeting the challenges of the diverse fields of food and health care, environment and agriculture etc who would contribute to social and economic development. The curriculum consists of an eight semester programme. In the first two semesters, the students are given instructions in basic sciences and humanities in a manner that would facilitate their smooth passage from the intermediate level of education and acclimatize them in a professionally oriented learning process.
The duration of B.Tech programme is of eight semesters spread over four years. Eight semesters includes classroom instruction, laboratory work, industrial training and project work.

First Semester

English Language skills
Engg. Physics-I
Programming with C
Bridge Course-I ** Biology-I or Maths-I
Inorganic Chemistry

Second Semester

English Writing skills
Engg. Physics-II
Object Oriented Programming with C++
Bridge Course-II **: Biology-II or Maths-II
Physical Chemistry

Third Semester

Engg. Mathematics-I
Bioanalytical techniques

Fourth Semester

Engg. Mathematics-II
Heat transfer
Mechanical operations
Fluid mechanics
Fermentation technology

Fifth Semester

Engg. Mathematics-III
Genetics & Molecular Biology
Mass transfer
Genetic engineering
Engg. Economics and entrepreneurship

Sixth Semester

Medical biotechnology & Immunology
Electronics & instrumentation
Chemical reaction engineering
Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

Seventh Semester

Bioprocess engineering
Process dynamics and control
Downstream processing
Departmental elective-I
Departmental elective-II

Eighth Semester

Bioreactor design
Plant Biotechnology
Interdepartmental Elective I
Interdepartmental Elective II

Inter Departmental Elective will be from other departments. The list of courses that would be offered by the department in any semester will be notified from which the student may select a course.


Departmental elective I

Genetics, Genomics & Proteomics
Entrepreneurial biotechnology
Marine biotechnology

Departmental elective II

Food biotechnology
Molecular modeling and drug design

Departmental elective III

Clinical biochemistry and clinical trials
Modeling and simulation in biotechnology

Interdepartmental elective I

Biomedical Instrumentation

Interdepartmental elective II

Web technologies and networking

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