B.Tech Biotechnology at Anand Engineering College (AEC) is a 4 year undergraduate degree program that deals with biological processes and their utilization for industrial purposes such as studying micro-organisms and utilizing the knowledge for the development of medicines, antibiotics etc.
Biotechnology is the field of applied biology that involves the use of living organisms and bioprocesses in engineering, technology, medicine and other industries requiring bio-products. This program is designed to expose students to recent exciting developments in biotechnology and their application in the industries, medicines and agriculture etc. B.Tech degree in Biotechnology exposes students to both biological science and industrial processes, thereby giving them a well-rounded education and skills to work in industries and labs. Apart from studying about basic biological science related subjects, students are also exposed to the modern subjects like bioinformatics, stem cells and genetic engineering.
Biotechnology engineering applies in the field of animal husbandry, energy production, agriculture, eco-conservation, pollution control, disease research, and research and development of medicines, fertilizers, insecticides etc.
Programme Structure : B.Tech Biotechnology is a 4 year programme whose curriculum includes courses from biology and technology together with relevant research projects and laboratory programs. The course covers subjects like enzymology, bioprocess engineering, biochemistry, microbiology, immunology, bioprocess engineering, bioanalytical technology, basic computational biology and other related subjects. Elective subjects are also offered to the students that prepare them for the future challenges and intended area of specialization.
The curriculum of this programme at Anand Engineering College (AEC) is designed to cater to the demands of industry and to meet the challenges of the future. The foundation of biotechnology engineering program lies in the basic sciences – Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biotechnology. In the final year, each student completes a substantial research project addressing industrial, regulatory and several management issues surrounding biotechnology.
- To apply knowledge in the field of engineering biotechnology to pursue higher studies and to make a career in biotechnology industries and research institutions.
- To plan and conduct the experiments in modern laboratories with state-of-the-art facilities.
- To instill professional attitude with responsibility, team work and effective communication skills in the learners, and the application of technical expertise to future challenges.
- To exhibit critical thinking ability towards solving complex issues of biotechnology field.
Duration: 4 Years
Qualification: 10+2 pass from a recognized board or university with Physics, Chemistry, English and Mathematics/Biology as compulsory subjects and a minimum of 50% marks.