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 (Biotechnology)


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.
Syllabus: Download

Course Structure

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


I year Semester I

Course Code Course Name L T P Hr Cr
BS 101 Physics 3 0 2 5 4
BS 102 Organic Chemistry 3 0 4 7 5
BS 103 Mathematics 3 1 0 4 4
BT 101 Introduction to Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering 3 0 2 5 4
BI 101 Introduction to computers & Computer organization 3 0 4 7 5
HU 101 Communication Skills 1 2 0 3 3
HU 102 Disaster Management 2 0 0 2 2
Total   18 3 12 32 27

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

Semester II

Course Code Course Name L T P Hr Cr
BS 201 Physical Chemistry 3 1 0 4 4
BS 202 Introduction to Bio-molecules 3 0 4 7 5
BS 203 Biostatistics 3 1 0 4 4
BT 201 Engineering Mechanics 3 0 2 5 4
BI 201 C Programming 3 0 4 7 5
BS 204 Environmental Sciences 3 0 2 5 4
Total   18 2 12 32 26

II year Semester III

Course Code Course Name L T P Hr Cr
BS 301 Analytical Technique 3 0 4 7 5
BS 302 Cell Biology 3 0 2 5 4
BS 303 Microbiology 3 0 4 7 5
BS 304 Genetics 3 1 2 6 5
BS 305 Mammalian Physiology 3 1 0 4 4
BT 301 Plant Physiology 3 1 0 4 4
Total   18 3 12 33 27

Semester IV

Course Code Course Name L T P Hr Cr
BT 401 Molecular Biology -I 3 0 4 7 5
BT 402 Metabolism 3 1 0 4 4
BT 403 Animal Tissue Culture 3 0 2 5 4
BT 404 Plant Tissue Culture 3 0 2 5 4
BT 405 Immunology 3 0 2 5 4
BI 301 Concepts in Bioinformatics 3 0 4 7 5
Total   18 4 14 33 26

III year Semester V

Course Code Course Name L T P Hr Cr
BT 501 Molecular slogy-II 3 0 4 7 5
BT 502 r-DNA Technology 3 1 0 4 4
BT 302 Enzymology & Enzyme Technology 3 0 4 7 5
BT 503 Basic Pharmacology and Toxicology 3 1 0 4 4
BT 504 Fermentation Technology 3 0 4 7 5
BT 506 / BT 507 Elective-I 3 0 4 7 5
Total   18 2 16 36 28

Semester VI

Course Code Course Name L T P Hr Cr
BT 601 Virology 3 1 0 4 4
HU 601 Principles of Managements & Entrepreneurial Development 3 0 0 3 3
HU 602 Bio safety and Bioethics & IPR 3 1 0 4 4
BT 602 Genomics, Transcriptomics & Proteomics 3 1 2 6 5
BT 603 Biochemical Engineering 3 0 4 7 5
BI 504 / BI 606 / BI 603 Elective-II 3 0 2 5 4
Total   18 3 8 29 25

Elective II: BI 504 : Operating System / BI 603 : Perl & Bioperl / BI 606 : Computer Networking

IV year Semester VII

Course Code Course Name L T P Hr Cr
BT 701 Biomembrane & Molecular Cell Signaling 3 1 0 4 4
BT 702 Nanobiotechnology & Biosensors 3 0 4 7 5
HU 701 Quality Control Management in Biotechnology 3 1 0 4 4
BT 703 Advances in Biotechnology 3 0 0 3 3
BT 704 Seminars in Biotechnology 3 1 0 4 4
BT 707 / BT 708 / BT 709 / BT 710 Elective-III 3 0 4 7 5
Total   18 3 8 27 25

Elective III: BT 707: Metabolic Engineering / BT 708 : Marine Biotechnology / BT 709 : Agricultural Biotechnology

Semester VIII

Course Code Course Name L T P Hr Cr
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