BTech (Bachelor of Technology) Biotechnology Courses in India, Admission, Colleges, Salary and Career options 2020-21

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What is BTech Biotechnology?

What is BTech Biotechnology?

BTech Biotechnology is a 4 year long undergraduate level bachelor degree program which is divided into 8 semesters.

The course syllabus aims to provide knowledge regarding the integration of biology and technology and the application of the same in real life. It is a field of applied science which requires the usage of organisms, principles of chemical engineering and bioprocessing. 

The students who want to join the BTech Biotechnology program should have passed the 10+2 examination under science stream with  Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology as compulsory subjects. They should also have studied English as one of the compulsory languages.

Admission to the course is generally offered on the basis of scores obtained in  JEE Main or JEE Advanced. However, there are various state and university level exams like  MHT CET, WBJEE, OJEE, KCET, MI Entrance Exam (Jamia Millia Islamia), MET (Manipal Institute) etc.

The average fees for BTech in Biotechnology ranges from INR 1,20,000 to INR 10,50,000 depending upon the institute of choice. 

The average placement package received by the students after completing this course is INR 5 lakh per annum. After taking this course, the candidate will be able to work in Colleges & Universities, Medical Schools, Government Labs, Pharmaceutical Companies, Chemical Factories, etc. Students have the option of doing an MBA after graduation which will allow the student to earn high MBA Salary with good job satisfaction

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BTech Biotechnology Course Highlights

We have tabulated some important points about BTech Biotechnology below.

Course Level Undergraduate
Full-Form Bachelor of Technology
Duration 4 years
Examination type Semester
Eligibility The candidate must have passed the 10+2 examination from science stream with subjects Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology from a recognized board.
Admission Process Entrance based.
Course Fee INR 1.2to 10.5 LPA
Average Salary INR 5- 8 LPA
BTech Biotechnology Jobs Maintenance Engineer, Service Engineer, Export & Import Specialist, Professor/Associate Professor, Executive, Biotechnology Expert, Business Development Executive, Sr. Research Associate (Assistant Manager), Laboratory Instructor, Marketing Executive Trainee, Customer Solutions Application Scientist etc.
BTech Biotechnology Scope MTech or MBA 

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What is the BTech Biotechnology Eligibility Criteria?

Following are some of the mandatory BTech Biotechnology eligibility criteria that every candidate should fulfil to gain admission to the course:

  • The candidate must have passed the 10+2 examination under science stream with subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology from a recognized board.
  • The candidates must have studied English as a compulsory language. 
  • The candidates must have secured minimum 75% aggregate marks at the 10+2 level (for colleges accepting admission through JEE examination). 
  • The age of the candidate must be minimum 17 years or above. 
  • SC/ST students are eligible for 5% relaxation in the aggregate and qualifying marks.
  • Submitting your JEE Mains or any other equivalent entrance examination during the admission are mandatory.

What is the BTech Biotechnology Admission Process?

Admission to this course is mainly done on the basis of an entrance examination like JEE Mains or JEE Advanced or many state and university level exams like  MHT CET, WBJEE, OJEE, KCET, MI Entrance Exam (Jamia Millia Islamia), MET (Manipal Institute) etc.

After the results are released, the cutoff marks will also be declared. The candidates clearing the cutoffs will be called to participate in the online counselling. During the online counselling, candidates will have to provide choices of the colleges where they wish to take admission. The counselling body will allot seats to the candidates according to their ranks. 

After receiving the Allotment letter, the candidates will have to appear in person for document verification. The candidates found eligible during this step will be granted admission to the course. 

Following picture depicts the steps wise Biotechnology Admission Process.

However, there can be very few colleges granting admission to the course through merit or management quota.

Note: Keep on following the website regularly to not miss any further update on admission, course, etc.

What are the BTech Biotechnology  Entrance Exams?

What are the BTech Biotechnology  Entrance Exams?

Most of the colleges offer admission to the course via an entrance examination. Below are the most popular entrance examinations for admission to BTech Biotechnology that are JEE Mains and JEE Advanced.

JEE MAIN IMPORTANT DATES
Availability of Application Form  February 7, 2020
Last date to submit Application March 6, 2020 (Till 11:50 PM)
Admit Card releasing date August 17, 2020 (Released)
Examination Date September 1 – 6, 2020
Result Declaration September 2020

JEE ADVANCED IMPORTANT DATES
Availability of Application Form  3rd week of September
Last date to submit Application 3rd week of September
Admit Card releasing date 4th week of. September
Examination Date September 27, 2020
Result Declaration 2nd week of October

Other exams for which you can appear for BTech Biotechnology admissions are as follows:

Entrance Exam State/Region Application Date Exam Date
WBJEE West Bengal October 2020 February 2021
MHT CET Maharashtra Applications Closed To be Announced Soon
UPSEE Uttar Pradesh Applications Closed September 20, 2020 
SRMJEEE SRM University  Applications Closed Exam Cancelled
BITSAT BITS Pilani  Applications Closed September 16-18 and 21-23, 2020
COMEDK Karnataka June-July, 2021 July-August, 2021

Above mentioned are just some of the top BTech Biotechnology entrances and there are plenty of other examinations conducted by all the states and universities.

Check: All BTech Entrance Examinations

How to get admission to good BTech Biotechnology Colleges? 

To get admission into a good college one needs to ensure to have scored more than 90% in 10+2 level. Apart from this, most of the institutes provide admission to the course on the basis of entrance examinations, hence preparing well for the entrance exams is a must for an aspirant.

Following are some of the points to crack these entrances:

  • The questions in these entrance exams are generally asked from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English.
  • The entrance examination mainly consists of  MCQ based questions and numeric type questions. The duration of most of the entrance tests will be 3 hours. 
  • The students should first introspect themselves which of the three subjects is the easiest for them. It is always advised to start with the easiest subject in these exams. 
  • Students should give equal importance to each and every section while preparing for the exam.
  • It will be beneficial for a student to maintain a separate notebook where all the important formulas and points are noted down for a quick revision.
  • Students should make sure that they are well versed with tricky chapters like mechanics, optics, etc because most of the tricky questions are asked from these chapters. 
  • Students should properly revise all the inorganic reactions and should work out all the organic reactions properly. 
  • While preparing for the organic reactions, more emphasis should be given on the mechanism of the reaction. Most of the questions are asked from reaction mechanisms only. 
  • Solving previous year papers and writing mock tests are an integral part of the preparation. Aspirants should write at least 10-15 mocks before writing the actual examination.

Last but not least, clear the rounds like counselling and verification round with confidence and success. 

Note: Before shortlisting and selecting colleges finally, ensure to check the placement rate of the college, method of course delivery, admission system, and the financial aid offered  there

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BTech Biotechnology Syllabus 

Below is the semester wise breakup of the BTech Biotechnology syllabus  .

Semester 1 Semester 2
English Value Education
Physics Principles of Environmental Science
Chemistry Electronic Devices
Mathematics I Basics of C programming
Engineering Mechanics Mathematics II
Personality Development I Personality Development II
NCC / NSS / NSO & YOGA (Elective) Computer Lab
Physics Lab Workshop Practice
Chemistry Lab Electronic Devices Lab
Engineering Graphics Electrical Machines Lab
Workshop Practice Materials Science
Semester 3 Semester 4
German or Japanese or French Language I German or Japanese or French Language II
Mathematics III Probability and Random Process
Fluid Mechanics Sensors and Measuring Techniques
Basic Biochemistry Basic Human Anatomy and Physiology
Digital Systems Linear Integrated Circuits
Circuits & Networks Bio Analytical Techniques
Personality Development III Signals and Systems
Electric and Electronic Circuits Lab Biochemistry Lab
Fluid Mechanics Lab Linear Integrated Circuits Lab
Digital Systems Lab Sensors and Measurements Lab
Semester 5 Semester 6
Engineering Economics and Management Medical Imaging Techniques
Control Systems Bio-Signal Processing I
Principles of Communication Engineering Basic Pathology and Basic Microbiology
Introduction to Medical Physics Biomaterials and Artificial Organs
Microprocessors and Microcontrollers Diagnostic Ultrasound in Medicine
Biomedical Instrumentation Elective- I
Personality Development IV Bio- Signal Processing Lab
Biomedical Instrumentation Lab Pathology and Microbiology Lab
Industrial Training I Comprehension II
Microprocessor and Microcontroller Lab Personality Development V
Comprehension I Computer skills
Semester 7 Semester 8
Medical Image Processing Elective IV
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Equipment Elective V
Virtual Instrumentation Project Work
Elective III Elective II Advanced Biochemistry Bio-Signal Processing II
Medical Image Processing Lab Elective VI
Virtual Instrumentation Lab Advanced Medical Physics
Industrial Training II -

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BTech  Biotechnology Top Colleges

BTech Biotechnology is a very popular course which is offered by almost all the renowned technical colleges in India along with many agricultural universities as well. Here we have provided the detailed list of top BTech Biotechnology colleges along with their rankings. 

Top Government BTech Biotechnology Colleges

Below is the list of the Government BTech  Biotechnology colleges in India.

NIRF 2020 Ranking  College Name Annual Fees (INR)  Placement Package (INR)
2 Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi  2,19,000 16,00,000
5 Indian Institute Of Technology, Kharagpur  80,000 15,00,000
6 Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee  2,13,000 14,60,000
7 Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati  2,15,000 11,00,000
16 National Institute of Technology, Rourkela  1,78,000 6,50,000
19 National Institute of Technology, Warangal  56,375 9,00,000
23 National Institute of Technology, Calicut  54,000 8,00,000
31 Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi 2,13,000 10,00,000
36 Delhi Technological University  1,66,000 9,00,000
48 Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad  84,666 8,00,000
53 Indian Institute of Technology, Jodhpur  1,40,866 9,37,000

Top Private BTech Biotechnology Colleges

Below is the list of the top private BTech  Biotechnology colleges in India.

NIRF 2020 Ranking  College Name Location Average Annual Fees (INR)  Average Placement Package (INR) 
15 Vellore Institute of Technology Vellore 1,98,000 5,50,000
29 Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology   Patiala  3,24,800 6,30,000
42 Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT)  Bhubaneswar  4,29,000 4,20,000
45 Manipal Institute of Technology  Udupi 3,35,000 6,20,000
51 Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology  Chennai  1,75,000 3,25,000
84 Chandigarh University Chandigarh 1,66,000 4,25,000
87 Lovely Professional University  Chandigarh  1,37,200 3,60,000

BTech Biotechnology College Comparison

We have compared some of the top colleges for BTech Biotechnology below on a number of parameters.

Parameter IIT Delhi IIT Kharagpur IIT Roorkee
Overview Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT Delhi) has been ranked 2nd in the Engineering category by NIRF Rankings 2020. The institute offers numerous UG, PG and PhD programs. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur is one of the oldest IITs, it has been ranked 5th in the Engineering category by NIRF Rankings 2020. IIT Kharagpur offers numerous UG, PG, dual degree and PhD programs in several specializations. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Roorkee) is one of the oldest IITs, it has been ranked as the 6th best Indian engineering college by NIRF 2020. The institute offers various BTech , MTech, MS and PhD programs.
NIRF 2020 Ranking 2 5 6
Location Delhi Kharagpur Roorkee
Admission Process  Through JEE Advanced  Through JEE Advanced  Through JEE Advanced 
Average Annual Fees INR 2.19 Lacs INR 80,000 INR 2.13 Lacs
Average Annual Package INR 16 LPA INR 15 LPA INR 14.6 LPA
Top Recruiters  Capgemini, Wipro, Dell, Microsoft  Microsoft, Barclays, Honeywell  ITC Ltd, Qualcomm India, ICICI Bank 
BTech Biotechnology vs BSc Biotechnology

BTech Biotechnology vs BSc Biotechnology

Both the courses are good, while BSc (Biotechnology) mainly focuses on academic knowledge, BTech  (Biotechnology) focuses both academic and practical knowledge.

Below is the comparison table highlighting key points of both the courses.

Parameter BTech Biotechnology BSc Biotechnology
Full form Bachelor of Technology in Biotechnology Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Stream Engineering Science
Degree Type Professional Academic
Duration 4 years 3 years
Overview This course provides exhaustive knowledge in the field of Biotechnology through theoretical classes and practical training in the areas of Biological Chemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Analytical Techniques and Bioinformatics BSc (Biotechnology) is an advanced study on cellular and biomolecular processes. The course deals more with research and development rather than industry-specific skills.
Focus Area It focuses more on practical knowledge. It focuses more on theoretical knowledge.
Examination Type Semester Semester
Average Fees INR 1.2 to 10.5 Lacs. INR 1 to 3 Lacs
Average Starting Salary INR 5 LPA INR 4.5 LPA

What after BTech Biotechnology?

After completing the degree, students can look for BTech Biotechnology jobs in different sectors or they can pursue higher education. Professionals with a BTech  in Biotechnology can also work as Lab Technician, Clinical researcher, Pharmacist, Medical writing executive, Microbiologists, Production manager, Medical representative etc.

Pharmaceutical firms, Genetic Engineering, Agricultural companies, Specialized Biotechnology Companies, Food manufacturing companies, etc are some of the top sectors of this domain.

The average salary offered to these professionals ranges from INR 5- 8 LPA. 

Ranbaxy, Dr. Reddy’s, Ranbaxy, Cipla, InfoSys Limited, Indian Immunologicals Ltd (IIL), 

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, Serum Institute of India Ltd, Bharat Biotech, TCS, Accenture, etc are some of the BTech Biotechnology  top companies   

Tabulated below are some of the popular BTech Biotechnology jobs in India, along with the job description and average CTC offered.

Job Profile Job Description Average Annual Salary
Lab Technician The duties of a lab technician are to monitor labs daily, analyse samples, make reports and records, check reports and records, sampling of water, analysis & validation of samples. INR 3 Lacs
Clinical Researcher A Clinical researcher’s duty is to conduct on-site or remote clinical monitoring visits which are inclusive of reviewing documents, ensuring the accuracy of data recording, verifying source documents, assessing if a clinical trial is conducted by adhering to the protocol and guidelines. INR 3.5 Lacs
Pharmacist A Pharmacist’s duty is to check prescriptions to ensure that the recommendations are safe and appropriate for the patient and there are no errors in the prescriptions. INR 2.6 Lacs
Medical writing executive The Medical writing executive’s duty is to work with clinicians and researchers and help them to communicate their work to the world. INR 8 Lacs
Production manager Duties of a production manager are to granulate plant manufacturing activities and to ensure that the manufactured products are in accordance with the recommended quality & specifications. INR 7.9 Lacs
Medical representative The job duties of Medical representatives are to organize appointments with healthcare staff, demonstrate or present products to Doctors and Pharmacists. INR 2.05 Lacs
Microbiologists The job duties of a Microbiologist are to monitor daily lab activities, maintain the media preparation record, media stock record, growth promotion test (GPT) records and media discard records etc. INR 3.11 Lacs

After completing the course the candidate will have a vast number of opportunities to start a professional career. As the Biotechnology industry is still growing the students will enjoy a great career progression if they work hard.

Students can also pursue higher studies after completing the BTech  in Biotechnology course. We have discussed some of the career options after BTech  Biotechnology below.

  • Research- Students can complete the course and join a reputed organization’s R&D department and work as a researcher.
  • Higher Education- Students can opt to pursue an MTech or MBA after completion of this course.
  • Private Sector Jobs- After BTech  in Biotechnology, students can work for different Corporations as a Lab Technician, Clinical researcher, Pharmacist, Medical writing executive, Microbiologists, Production manager, Medical representative etc.
  • Other Private Sectors- If anyone possesses the required skill, they can easily switch to industries like Analytics, Banking and Teaching.

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Not only the above mentioned options but aspirants after completing the course can explore the management and administration industry by starting their own company.

Read more: BTech Biotechnology Jobs and Scope

BTech Biotechnology FAQs

BTech Biotechnology FAQs

Ques. What are some of the  BTech Biotechnology subjects?

Ans. Principles of Environmental Science, Biomaterials and Artificial Organs, Biomaterials and Artificial Organs are some of the BTech Biotechnology subjects .

Ques. What is the BTech Biotechnology scope ?

Ans. You can go for a job after BTech Biotechnology or you can pursue an MTech, MS or PhD.

Ques. What are the top recruiters after BTech  Biotechnology?

Ans. The top recruiters after BTech  Biotechnology are- Cipla, Ranbaxy Laboratories, Aurobindo Pharma, Abbott India etc.

Ques. Can I become a Data Scientist after BTech  Biotechnology?

Ans. Yes, one can become a data scientist after BTech  Biotechnology but the students have to ensure that they possess a sound knowledge of Machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Ques. After the outbreak of COVID 19, what is the current scenario?

Ans. Currently, many universities have postponed their admission process, entrance examination dates due to the COVID 19 pandemic.

Ques. What is the difference between BTech  Biotechnology  vs BSc Biotechnology?

Ans. BTech  Biotechnology is an academic course with the main focus towards practical knowledge while BSc Biotechnology is an academic course with more emphasis on theoretical knowledge.

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Ques. How is biotechnology at Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata?

● Top Answer By Sakshi Gupta on 22 Sept 21

Ans. Biotechnology is one of the oldest branches in Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata. The professors are really good and highly qualified and they will help you in conducting your research programs with great guidance from them. Many of the faculty at the department have good names in their area of specialization and if you can get guidance from them they will help you in getting good projects and recommendations from them. While doing PhDs or master’s from any university will help you a lot. In the recent placement drive, the average and highest CTC offered at Heritage was 4 LPA and 16 LPA. If you are self-motivated and want to study then this is a very good course. Life after this course will be really great if you are passionate about this degree.Read more
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Ques. How is haldia institute of technology for biotechnology?

● Top Answer By Aaditya Hari Nair on 21 Sept 21

Ans. For the purpose of academia, the Haldia Institute of Technology is extremely good for the department of Biotechnology. My friend is currently enrolled in one of the courses of Biotechnology at Haldia.  The lecturers and other members of the faculty of the department are experienced, skilled and helpful. They also offer a variety of hands-on practical experiences to help comprehend the subject in a better manner.  If you are serious about studying Biotechnology, the Haldia Institute can prove to be one of the greatest institutes to get enrolled in. It is obvious that your primary goal after successfully completing your B.Tech in Biotechnology would be to find work and get employed.  In general, you would have limited options and opportunities in the core industry of Biotech on this front. Around 1-2 companies like ITC and Parle from the core sector visit the campus of HIT for recruitment of suitable candidates for various job roles.  Many students have also been able to intern at some reputed companies from the sector before the completion of their course.  Categories Biotechnology at Haldia Institute of Technology Course Fee 3.95 lakh Highest CTC 8-9 LPA Average CTC 5 LPA Recruiting Companies ITC, Nestle, GlaxoSmithKline, Cipla, etc. In the end, all of this would depend upon you. If you study well and maintain a decent academic record throughout your course, then surely you would get a job via on-campus recruitment drives of the institute. Additionally, you can also apply to some core companies through off-campus recruitment drives.Read more
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Ques. How is biotechnology department of Heritage Institution of Technology in terms of facilities quality management and placements compared to the other branches like CSE and ECE?

● Top Answer By Aaditya Hari Nair on 17 Sept 21

Ans. The faculty and the labs are excellent at Biotechnology Department. Placements are also good. You will find many students in this department who are really very serious and good in studies ie. better than many students of ECE and CSE.  Most probably the all-department topper in our first semester was from the Biotech department. You may take it if you are interested in this subject.  Parameters Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata Tuition Fees 4.04 lakhs Placement Percentage 70-80 % Highest Package 12 LPA Average Package 5-6 LPA In Heritage, placement means getting placed in the IT sector doesn't matter of any branch. Other branches can't be compared with others, as every branch has its own requirements.Read more
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Ques. Is Vignan University, Guntur a good college for a B.Tech in bioinformatics or a B.Tech in biotech? How good are the placements and scope for higher studies abroad?

● Top Answer By Aaditya Hari Nair on 09 Sept 21

Ans. All the private universities in India, except maybe 2–3, are trying their level best to establish themselves and Vignan is no exception. If you are considering joining the university then you should know the following.  Fees are high so plan well before joining. For a 4-year long B.Tech, the total course fee is around 9 lakhs.  Second, the syllabus keeps getting updated each year. This makes covering the syllabus, a bit tricky.  The same faculty will set the question paper so I think getting through with good grades won't be an issue. Finally, you should join biotech only if you wish to study MS abroad. Otherwise, don’t join the institute. Read more
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Ques. Will it be wise to join a B.Tech program in biotechnology at Karunya University?

● Top Answer By Aaditya Hari Nair on 08 Sept 21

Ans. As one of my friends studied B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering from Karunya University, I might not be able to tell you much about biotechnology, but can provide a general overview of the institute. The university is located in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, and is surrounded by a lush green environment.  The university gives an option of Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) which is a very good system to bring out individual talents.  Also, you will get lots of free time which you can use for pursuing your interests and hobbies.  The infrastructure is also quite good and there are a few good professors who are highly experienced. Placements are also good. CSE students received good job roles. But the Biotechnology placements may differ.  If you choose to become a residential student, you will get even more time.  Categories B.Tech in Biotechnology at Karunya University Course Fee 7.24 lakh Placement Percentage 60% Highest CTC 17 LPA Average CTC 4.3 LPA Median CTC 3.5 LPA If you have the determination and the motivation with a clear goal, then you can succeed at any university and not just at Karunya University.Read more
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Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Biotechnology) Fee Structure in India


12.88 K (Minimum Fee)PUBLIC COLLEGES12.11 L  (Maximum Fee)
3.54 L (Average Fee)
2.10 K (Minimum Fee)Private COLLEGES14.75 L (Maximum Fee)
4.94 L (Average Fee)

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Biotechnology) Fee Structure By state


Tamil Nadu

92.93 KPUBLIC COLLEGES4.85 L
2.35 L
2.10 KPrivate COLLEGES10.10 L
3.81 L

Uttar Pradesh

1.69 LPUBLIC COLLEGES3.11 L
2.30 L
1.80 LPrivate COLLEGES14.75 L
4.85 L

Delhi NCR

1.82 LPUBLIC COLLEGES8.44 L
4.60 L
1.89 LPrivate COLLEGES14.75 L
7.23 L

Rajasthan

1.31 LPUBLIC COLLEGES2.82 L
1.83 L
1.67 LPrivate COLLEGES12.10 L
4.62 L

Maharashtra

75.25 KPUBLIC COLLEGES3.39 L
1.63 L
3.80 LPrivate COLLEGES8.10 L
5.47 L

Haryana

1.82 LPUBLIC COLLEGES4.20 L
2.97 L
1.89 LPrivate COLLEGES10.40 L
6.17 L

Punjab

3.52 LPUBLIC COLLEGES8.09 L
5.85 L
2.80 LPrivate COLLEGES13.23 L
4.85 L

Andhra Pradesh

40 KPUBLIC COLLEGES12.11 L
4.68 L
1.20 LPrivate COLLEGES10.59 L
6.45 L

Uttarakhand

2.31 LPUBLIC COLLEGES8.52 L
4.46 L
2.01 LPrivate COLLEGES9.58 L
7.05 L

Himachal Pradesh

1.83 LPUBLIC COLLEGES1.83 L
1.83 L
4.20 LPrivate COLLEGES9.13 L
6.27 L

Madhya Pradesh

3.42 LPUBLIC COLLEGES3.42 L
3.42 L
2 LPrivate COLLEGES6.39 L
4.50 L

Orissa

4.56 LPUBLIC COLLEGES8.22 L
6.24 L
2.68 LPrivate COLLEGES5 L
3.90 L

Karnataka

12.88 KPUBLIC COLLEGES12.88 K
12.88 K
13.10 LPrivate COLLEGES13.20 L
13.13 L

Kerala

1.31 LPUBLIC COLLEGES2.08 L
1.60 L
1.40 LPrivate COLLEGES1.40 L
1.40 L

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6.7 /10

Placement Experience :

Lot of opportunities are available. Both Core and Non Core companies came for interview. Initially some companies what they advertised are not came for core interview like GSK, Biocon also they will force us to join programming courses and to attend IT companies interview this will create frustration throughout the day. Some days Sunday also placement classes will be conducted.but they will torture us and collect extra fees for programming classes and soft skills training upto 10,000 rupees from you.

Course Curriculum Overview :

The course are designed well which will enrich our knowledge. For electives we can select multi disciplinary subject which is conducted by other departments. For example a Biotechnologist can learn robotics as a subject under mechanical engineering department for his free elective also department electives also there we can select course based on our interest. faculties are experienced and helpful. Industrial exposure is unavailable for us only few get that. No industrial visit available.

Remarks :

Our college is located in a pleasant location of western Ghats looks too greeny and clean. It will create a pleasant mindset for any one who visits first will definitely love the location. Second thing is hospitality and treating parents.i previously visit a college for enquiries they didn't receive or respect us treated like a beggar. But here they respect every one. I like this approach. Also my school teacher suggest this College is good interms of placement and value for money.

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9.3 /10

Course Curriculum Overview :

Syllabus is good for learning and some advance topic also included. Staff take classes by their career experience. It is good to listen then subject. Good book facilities are available for both centralised library and departmental library. E.Library is available.

Remarks :

College infrastructure is good. Big library available for students. Good working laboratory is available. Staffs are good and friendly. Lot of Good name about this College from my well wishers and this College have good bus facility from my locality

Placement Experience :

Many companies like Zifo, Accenture Cognizant, Zoho, visionary RCM are ame here for placements. Most of the students got placed atleast one company. Lot of alumni are in good position sometimes they came for College visit and gave ideas to sustain.

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TN
9.3 /10

College Events :

There are technical festivals live, shrishti and cognizanze. Cultural inclydes Thomso. All these 3 events gather a huge amount of students from all over India. They are mostly a 3 day fest. FOr sports we have Sangram, which is organised everyyear in march and all schools from uttarakhand district and other IITs are invited. Other than the fests we have a celebration for all the festivals like for garba night in the last three days of 9 day festival. They is a parade by NCC on national festivals.

Campus Life :

Sports: Basketball, Cricket, Squash, Volleyball, Tennis, Table Tennis, Badminton, Athletics, Taekwondo, Swimming, Wi-fi: High Speed Cisco Wifi all over the campus, plus a lan for rooms and even hostels are well equiped with wifi. Library: A three floor Library + Basement Which have all the course related books and journals. There is a archieve galary. Labs: All the labs are well equiped will all the necessary equipments.

Remarks :

As IIT Roorkee is one of the most prestigeous institute of India and has an awesome coding and software culture. So that's why I opted for this college. And due to rank I preferred the course in the best college. Even since Biotechnology is a growing field and has ample of opportunities I took the branch. I wanted to explore as much as possible

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AK
6.0 /10

Loan/ Scholarship Provisions :

In the self funded courses like Biotechnology and food technology, fees boom to the sky. They have a policy of raising fees by 10 percent every year. During my admission in 2016, I payed around 88 thousand for 1st semester and in the upcoming semesters, it was around 66 thousand. In 2019, students who admitted in Biotechnology payed 1,30,000 for the first semester. The fee structure is the worst part of this program in PAU which is increasing at rocketed level every year. To make the things worse, students of Biotechnology are eligible for only 1 scholarship (unlike Agriculture students who have around 7-8 scholarships) i.e Gurdev Khush Foundation scholarship which is only meant for 2 rural students per year and generating only 14000 out of it. But, on the other hand, students belonging the the SC/ST, they have some fees concession and also for those, whose income is below 2 lakh. My batch, being the first BTech batch after Bsc degree, didn't get any placement.

Campus Life :

There used to be youth fest once in a year in the month of October where all the colleges compete among themselves. The winning teams are then send at the national levels to compete. Also, there occurs a sports week in the month of March each year where the students are awarded with the cash prizes along with their national competitions. Besides, from both activities, all rounder students are also eligible for certain scholarships and they also get a 1 or 2 mark raise per subject in that semester. The mohindar randhawa library is a huge building with 4 floors and comprising books of every genre, though the editions are seldomly new. Beside, classrooms are well spacious with a facility of projector and are generally situated near the greenery. In PAU, there occurs Young Writers association, NSS group, Ambassador group. These are meant for social activities in the university ranging from conducting stage events to the road shows.

Course Curriculum Overview :

Those who carry interest in biological research, Biotechnology is the best course to pursue since it comprises broad spectrum subjects in its curriculum. Thus, one has many options to change their path for the post graduation studies. Also, PAU provides a BTech degree which is an edge. Here, faculty student ratio is 1:25 and the faculty is well educated researchers with high competency in their field. Professors teaches students in the form of ppt, videos, handwritten notes and sometimes, combining the lectures with the practical experience in the lab or field. Here, exams are conducted per semester in the three slots comprising first hourly, mid terms and final exams. First two slots comprises internal assessment in the form of short 1 hour exams whereas finals come from different Agricultural University whose duration is around 3 hours. It's easy to score marks in the internal exams as the finals can be unpredictable.

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SB
8.7 /10

Admission :

I got the admission in the year 2012 and that time there was just a normal exam and an PI round, it was quiet easy it includes Reasoning, Aptitude, Grammar, and Basic Computer Skills. I chose this Branch because of so many reasons as I completed my higher secondary school with PCB(this is one of the main reason) to go with B.Tech in Biotechnology.

Course Curriculum Overview :

Course curriculum is research driven which leads to better career opportunities and helpful in campus placements, As university is giving 100% Placement Assistance to all the students (with no backlogs). Curriculum groomed to provide industry specific knowledge to the students. There are several industrial visits organized for the students.

Fee Structure And Facilities :

If you belong from very mediocre family then it quiet costly for you but yes you can take easy educational loan from any of the bank for your studies, but if your family is good enough to pay then it would be best for you. They give you a proper breakdown in the fees there us no hidden charges.

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8.7 /10

Course Curriculum Overview :

I am interested in science and research so I have chosen it. The faculty is very friendly and good motivators. 1:20 ratio M.tech, pH.d, MSc The teaching was good, understandable. 3mids and weekly test will be conducted. Somewhat difficult to pass but if we do hard work we will definitely pass.

Campus Life :

Mahotsav and srujunakura are the annual fests. And some cultural programs every month almost. There are a lot of books in the library. Sports, they will give training every day, thaikando, yoga, etc. NSS, NCC, SAC, ECell, etc.

Internships Opportunities :

In 4th yr one semester totally we go for internship And we can go for any company for internships not only for companies , we can go for labs , industrial sector too.

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8.0 /10

Loan/ Scholarship Provisions :

Compared to other private institutions fees in every nit is very low. The tuition fee was almost fifty-five to sixty thousand per annum including hostel excluding mess charges at that time. However, fees have hiked now. But it is still much low than other private institutions. It should be almost double by now. There are few opportunities for scholarships on campus. The interview was conducted for it. Few of my friends got it but it was on an economic basis so you can't hope to full them. There were plenty of job opportunities. There were two categories of mass and non-mass recruiters. You can get one job in each category. I was placed very early. In 1st month of placement in the non mass company at 6lpa so didn't apply for mass recruiters.

Placement Experience :

You will start getting internship opportunities though very less from 3rd year. However, you can try off-campus for it. PLACEMENT starts from 4th year. A number of companies come for each branch. Lots of opportunities for everyone. Even below-average student can get a decent job. The average package for core branch is 5.5 LPA And non-core companies offer 6-8 LPA on average however some students who get jobs in Qualcomm Microsoft and other companies get more than 15+lpa easily varying from company to company. Google Facebook visited too. Overall 85% of students get placed from 95% in CSE to 85-90% in ME EE AND ECE.

Course Curriculum Overview :

I was interested in Electrical Engineering that's why I choose this branch. I wanted to pursue BTech in core branch. My class was of 102 students including few foreigners and repeaters. Faculty was experienced. Few of them were very good and others were average. There were almost 20 teachers in our department. They were obviously highly qualified. The semester was off almost 5 months with midterms in almost 3rd month of the semester. Exam questions were from syllabus taught by profs. So it was not very tough to score.

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AN
9.0 /10

Campus Life :

Our college has a very good infrastructure and peaceful surroundings. Our college is surrounded by lots of trees. They give more importance to sports and extracurricular activities. We have a volleyball ground, Basketball ground, cricket practice net. They also offered NSS and NCC.

Course Curriculum Overview :

I am interested in Biology. So I have taken BTech Biotechnology. The faculty members are experienced and well trained. There will be a unit test in every month and model exam before the Semester exam starts.

Placement Experience :

Students from 6th semester are eligible for campus placements. Our college has provided good placement training and lots of students have placed in companies regarding their core subjects.

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Course Curriculum Overview :

I had mathematics and biology in my class 12 so, I took biotechnology as I had the idea of it as an emerging branch but sadly missed out on placement part for which I later paid a price. First-year: common courses like physics, chemistry, mathematics, engineering drawing etc for all students Second-year: core subjects like biochemistry, genetics, microbiology, biophysics Third-year: advanced core subjects like molecular biology, genetic eng., immunology etc. Final year: hardly 4-5 subjects because everyone is busy in placements In biotechnology, faculty: student ratio is quite good like around 1:3. But not so good in other branches. Most of the faculties have done BSc and MSc so the way of teaching is still notes and theoretical and less technological. Few faculties were very good and had excellent teaching methods. In a semester, there would be one minor of 20 marks, one major of 60 marks and 20 marks for internal assessment. Students could pass easily but to score high little more mugging.

Campus Life :

Campus life is not so good as Allahabad is a tier 2 city and college infrastructure still looks like that of the 80s except the director building and 1st-year hostel. Restriction on girls after 8 pm on the campus makes it worst. Every batch hears about a ghosted place where the swimming pool used to exist unless a professor's daughter died in that pool. Sports are like to play at your own risk. Lawn tennis courts are the hard ones with cheap quality cement which wash away in every monsoon season. Same is there with basketball courts. Skating court is where students play mini football. Cricket is played everywhere. Culrav is the annual fest held in March end. Quality of the fest will solely depend on the amount sanctioned for the fest in that particular year and the student committee which is heading it. Avishkar is the annual tech fest where several new ideas are presented but hardly any idea is converted into reality. Funding is always an issue. Prizes are given by crowdfunding from alumni.

Loan/ Scholarship Provisions :

2013-17 batch had fees of around 35k per semester which was increased to 50k per semester from 2014-18 batch onwards. Scholarship: I had a state govt scholarship from UP. College provided a scholarship for top 3 meritorious students of every branch every year with meagre 3k. Apart from these few scholarships like O P Jindal scholarships were also provided. Financial assistance was provided to SC/ST students and economically weaker sections. Campus jobs: Hardly any companies for biotech students. They have to go for IT or consulting jobs with packages not more than 6-7 LPA. Rest all branches except Civil Eng. have good placements in core sectors.

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Is there pcm Cet is required for admission in b tech in biotechnology
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Anonymous
Hi Nandre, this depends on the college/university in which you are applying as the selection criteria for a particular course varies from college to college.

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