Re-accredited by NAAC with a CGPA of
3.62 on a four point scale at 'A' Grade
An ISO 9001 : 2008 Certified University
Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune
Dr. D. Y. Patil Biotechnology & Bioinformatics Institute
Tathawade, Pune 411033.

B.Tech (Bioinformatics)


Course Duration : 4 years
Admission Procedure : Through All India Common Entrance Test conducted by Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune
Entry Qualification : 12th Std., HSC, CBSE with Physics, Chemistry, Biology taken together with 50% marks for general category and 45% for reserved category.

Course Structure

It's four year course, started in year 2004.


I year Semester I

Course Code Course Name L T P Hr Cr
BS 101 Physics for Biologist 3 1 2 6 5
HU 101 Communication Skills 1 2 0 3 3
BS 102 Microbiology 3 0 2 5 4
BS 103 Introduction to Computers and programming concepts 3 1 2 6 5
BS 104 Organic Chemistry 3 0 4 7 5
BS105 Environmental Studies
Total 13 4 10 27 22

Semester II

Course Code Course Name L T P Hr Cr
BS 201 Fundamental of Cell Biology 3 0 2 5 4
BS 202 Introduction to Bio-molecules 3 0 2 5 4
BI 201 C-Programming 3 0 2 5 4
BS 203 Biophysical Chemistry 3 0 0 3 3
BS 204 Genetics 3 1 0 4 4
BS 205 Mammalian Physiology 3 0 0 3 3
Total 18 1 6 25 22
Optional Courses : Nil

BS- Basic Sciences, HU- Humanities, BT- Biotechnology, BI - Bioinformatics


II year Semester III

Course Code Course Name L T P Hr Cr
BS301 Introduction to Analytical Techniques 3 1 0 4 4
BT301 Metabolism & Bioenergetics-I 3 1 0 4 4
BT302 Basic Enzymology 3 1 0 4 4
BS302 Biomathematics & Biostatistics 3 0 0 3 3
BI301 Concepts in Bioinformatics 3 0 2 5 4
BI302 Data Structure and Algorithms 3 0 2 5 4
BT306 Biology Lab-1 0 0 4 4 2
Total 18 3 8 29 25

Semester IV

Course Code Course Name L T P Hr Cr
BT401 Molecular Biology-I 3 1 0 4 4
BT402 Metabolism and Bioenergetics -II 3 1 0 4 4
BT406 Mammalian Physiology-II 3 1 0 4 4
BS401 Biostatistics 3 0 0 3 3
BT405 Immunology 3 0 0 3 3
BI402 OOPS with C++ 3 0 4 7 5
BT406 Biology Lab-II 0 0 4 4 2
Total 18 3 8 29 25

III year Semester V

Course Code Course Name L T P Hr Cr
BT501 Molecular Biology-II 3 0 4 7 5
BT502 r-DNA Technology 3 1 0 4 4
HU 501 Bio Safety and Bio Ethics & IPR 3 0 0 3 3
BT503 Basic Pharmacology and Principles of Drug Action 3 1 0 4 4
BT504 Basic Toxicology 3 0 0 3 3
BI 504 Perl and Bioperl 3 0 4 7 5
Total 18 2 8 28 24

Semester VI

Course Code Course Name L T P Hr Cr
BT601 Essentials of Protein modeling and Drug designing 3 1 0 4 4
BI602 Elective-I 3 1 0 4 4
BI603 Structural Bioinformatics 3 1 0 4 4
BI604 Data management, Data analysis tools and Bio markup languages 3 0 0 3 3
BI605 JAVA & Web Technology 3 0 0 3 3
BI606 Elective-II 3 0 0 3 3
BI607 Information System Development-I 0 0 4 4 2
BI608 Practical's in Structural Bioinformatics 0 0 4 4 2
Total 18 3 8 29 25

Electives I:

Environmental Biotechnology, Operating Systems

Electives II:

Advanced Chemo-Informatics, Biopharmaceuticals


IV year Semester VII

Course Code Course Name L T P Hr Cr
BI701 Advances in Bioinformatics 3 1 0 4 4
HU701 Literature Survey & Scientific writing 3 0 0 3 3
BI702 Advanced JAVA 3 0 2 5 4
BI703 Elective III 3 0 2 5 4
BI704 Seminars in Bioinformatics 3 0 0 3 3
BT705 Elective-IV 3 0 0 3 3
BI706 Algorithms in Bioinformatics 1 1 0 2 2
HU702 Literature Survey & Scientific Writing 1 0 2 3 2
Total 20 2 6 28 225

Electives III:

Bioprocess Engineering and Technology, Computer Networking

Electives IV:

Principles in Chemical Engineering, Protein and Metabolic Engineering, Nanobiotechnology


Semester VIII

Course Code Course Name L T P Hr Cr
- Project - - 12 12 12
- Industrial Posting or research - - 3 3 3
- -Project preparation - - - 3 3 3
- Monthly review of the work - - - -
Total - - 18 18 18