Bachelor of Science (BIOTECHNOLOGY)

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:
  • 0.5108 A Candidate for being eligible for admission to the Three year Intergrated course leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) must have passed Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination (Std. XII) in Science conducted by the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent in Science stream.
PASSING STANDARDS:
DOWNLOAD COURSE:
SYLLABUS:

Subject Information: B.Sc. (Biotechnology)

O.5108 A Candidate for being eligible for admission to the Three year Integrated course leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) must have passed Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination (Std.XII) in Science conducted by the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent in Science stream.

Admission will be on merit, based on order of preference as follows:

Aggregate Marks at H.S.C. or equivalent.

Aggregate Marks in Science Group (Physics, Chemistry and Biology).

Three Years No.UG/282 of

2007, Dated 16th June, 2007

Amendment No.UG/294 of 2009, Dated 28th July, 2009

Admission will be on merit, based on order of preference as follows:

Marks in Biology and Chemistry.

Marks in Biology.

A candidate who has not offered Mathematics and Statistics as one of the Subject at H.S.C. (Std.XII) shall have to satisfactorily complete a course on Mathematics and Statistics (of 15 hours duration) during the academic year of First year B.Sc. in which he is admitted.

The University of Mumbai has introduced CBSGS (Credit Based System Grading System from 2011-2012 where in the entire program is divided into Six semesters spread in the span of three years (two semesters per year). The student who enrolls for the degree program have to accumulate 20 credits per term and the degree will be conferred only when the student accumulates 120 credits during the period of Six semesters

The students who enroll for B.Sc Biotechnology has following combinations for the period of three years

1) First year- Semester I and Semester II: Foundation course

Chemistry – Biotechnology – Botany ( 2 papers + practical Each) Foundation course

2) Second year- Semester III and Semester IV: Foundation course

Chemistry – Biotechnology ( 3 papers + practical Each) Foundation course

3) Third year- Semester V and Semester VI: Biotechnology (Four papers + two Practicals)

Applied component – Horticulture and Gardening (1 paper and practical)

Semester Course Code Title of the Course Credits
I USBT101 Fundamentals of biotechnology 2
USBT102 Applications of biotechnology 2
USBTP1 Practicals based on above theory topics 2
Semester Course Code Title of the Course Credits
II USBT201 Fundamentals of biotechnology 2
USBT202 Applications of biotechnology 2
USBTP2 Practicals based on above theory topics 2
Semester Course Code Title of the Course Credits
III USBT301 Microbial growth kinetics ,Biotechnology Medical Applications
Microbiology of Air ,Microbiology of Water
Fermenter and media Sterilization
2
USBT302 Chromosomal basis of inheritance, sex linkage Genetic Recombination
Replication of DNA DNA damage and repair
Study of chromosomes Gene mutation
2
USBT303 Enzymes Enzyme regulation
Catabolism Amino acid metabolism
Chromatography, Colorimeter
2
USBTP3 Practicals based on above theory topics 3
Semester Course Code Title of the Course Credits
IV USBT401  Biotechnology Medical Applications Virology
Microbiology of Waste water, Microbiology of soil
Types of fermentor Industrial Microbiology
2
USBT402 Genetic Tools Genetic mapping in eukaryotes
Transcription Translation
Determination of sex Non Mendelian genetics
2
USBT403 Bioenergetics Vitamins and Coenzymes
Oxidative and reductive phosphorylation Photophosphorylation
Microscope Electrophoresis
2
USBTP4 Practicals based on above theory topicsz 3
Semester Course Code Title of the Course Credits
V USBT501 Cell biology and ATC 2.5
USBT502 Immunology and Biochemistry 2.5
USBT503 Molecular Biology 2.5
USBT504 Industrial Biotechnology 2.5
Practicals based on above theory topics Applied component 3+3
Applied component Horticulture and Gardening (theory + practs) (2+2)
Semester Course Code Title of the Course Credits
VI USBT601 Medical Microbiology ,Biostatistics Bioinformatics 2.5
USBT602  Endocrinology and Instrumentation 2.5
USBT603  Principles Gene Cloning & Recombined DNA Tech. 2.5
USBT604  Plant Biotechnology & Environmental Biotech. 2.5
USBTP7 and USBTP8 Practicals based on above theory topics 3+3
Applied component Horticulture and Gardening (theory + practs) (2+2)