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B.Sc. in Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Genetics(B.Sc. (BBG))

Course Duration

6 Semesters
(3 Years)

Eligibility Criteria

Passing in PUC /10+2 with Biology as compulsory subject. Scoring at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST category) from any recognized Board /Council or any other qualification recognized as equivalent thereto.


B.Sc. (B.B.G) at REVA UNIVERSITY is a three-year bachelor’s degree programme through six semesters. It is a combination of triple major subjects which emphasizes studies related to the field of Biotechnology, Microbiology, Engineering, and Chemical Sciences. The programme has a wide scope is designed to produce graduates with higher order critical, analytical, problem solving and research skills; ability to think rigorously and independently to meet higher level expectations of biotech industries, research organization and academic institutions. The programme also provides sufficient skills and training on entrepreneurship development in Biotechnology. The programme deals with courses on Cell Biology, Microbiology, Genetic Engineering, Biochemistry; Medical, Animal, Forensic and Environmental Biotechnology, biochemical techniques and processes, entrepreneurship, and many other related courses. The curriculum is designed to aid students for employability and higher studies.

Program Highlights

  • The combination of Biotechnology, Biochemistry and Genetics familiarizes candidates with the domain of engineering, technology, and medicine.
  • The programme aids the basis of a stronger foundation for candidates who contemplate on pursuing higher studies in the field of life science.
  • Multidisciplinary approach is the essence of the programme with wide range of electives.
  • Curriculum offers skill development programs to enhance the skill sets of students as per industry standards.
  • Industry oriented curriculum approved by experts from reputed industries and research organizations.
  • Well-equipped academic and research lab.
  • The programme offers online courses by MOOC, Swayam, and Coursera Online Courses, along with short-term certification courses and workshops to enhance skill sets necessary for employability and research.
  • The programme offers Internships at REVA University as well as at reputed external research organizations and industries.
  • Real time industry exposure at every semester.

Course Curriculum

01Language – I:

  • Kannada - I
  • Hindi - I
  • Additional English - I

02Communicative English – I

03Cell Biology

04General Biochemistry I

05Classical Genetics

06Environment and Ecosystem Management

07Food Nutrition and Health

08Constitution of India and Professional Ethics

09Cell Biology lab – Skill development

10General Biochemistry I lab – Skill development

11Classical Genetics lab – Skill development

01Language – II:

  • Kannada - II
  • Hindi - II
  • Additional English - II

02Communicative English – II

03General Microbiology



06Analytical techniques in Genetics

07Forensic Biology

08Environmental Science

09Tree Plantation in Tropical Region: Benefits and Strategic Planning

10General Microbiology lab – Skill development

11Laboratory course II – Skill development

12Cytogenetics lab – Skill development

01Language – II:

  • Kannada - III
  • Hindi - III
  • Additional English - III

02Environmental Biotechnology

03Human Physiology

04Molecular Genetics

05Nutritional Biochemistry

06Hormonal Biochemistry

07Open Elective – Health and Hygiene

08Skill Enhancement Program (Mandatory course) – Skill development

09Environmental Biotechnology lab – Skill development

10Laboratory course III – Skill development

11Molecular Genetics lab – Skill development

01Language – II:

  • Kannada - IV
  • Hindi - IV
  • Additional English - IV

02Molecular Biology & Genetic Engineering

03Biochemical techniques

04Developmental Genetics

05Animal Biotechnology

06Bioinformatics and Biostatistics – Skill development

07Soft Skill Training (Mandatory course) – Skill development

08Skill Enhancement Program (Mandatory course) – Skill development

09Molecular Biology & Genetic Engineering Lab – Skill development

10Laboratory Course - IV (Biochemistry) – Skill development

11Developmental Genetics Lab – Skill development


02Metabolism I

03Human Genetics

04Medical Genetics

05Applicative Genetics - Innovation


07Skill Enhancement Program – Skill development (Mandatory course)

08Immunology Lab – Skill development

09Laboratory Course – V (Biochemistry) – Skill development

10Human Genetics Lab – Skill development

01Plant Biotechnology - Entrepreneurship

02Metabolism – II

03Evolutionary & Biometrical Genetics

04Biochemistry of plant sciences

05Biochemistry of animal sciences

06Project - Innovation

07Plant Biotechnology Lab – Skill development

08Laboratory Course – VI – Skill development

09Evolutionary & Biometrical Genetics Lab – Skill development

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

After 3 years of graduation, the graduate will:


Adopt strong foundation with skills, ethics, relevant training and education towards understanding life science.


Apply appropriate tools and techniques for conducting scientific investigations to solve the problems in life science domain, to serve the society.


Acquire higher degree of work in academics and research.


Adapt lifelong learning with continuous improvement.

Programme Outcomes (POs)

After successful completion of the program, the graduate will be able to:

PO 1 Science knowledge:

Apply the knowledge of life science for the solution of complex problems in various domains including healthcare considering public health & safety and the cultural societal & environmental concerns.

PO 2 Problem analysis:

Identify, formulate & analyses problems related to various domains of life sciences relevant to biotechnology, genetics, and biochemistry.

PO 3 Conduct investigations of relevant problems:

Use basic knowledge including analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions and to carry out the research procedures.

PO 4 Modern tool usage:

Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern technology which in turn benefit the society.

PO 5 Environment and sustainability:

Understand and implement environmentally friendly approaches in life sciences to support sustainable development.

PO 6 Ethics:

Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics, responsibilities, and norms in Life Sciences.

PO 7 Individual and team work:

Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.

PO 8 Communication:

Communicate effectively with the scientific community and with society at large. Be able to comprehend and document. Make effective presentations and deduce clear instructions.

PO 9 Project management and finance:

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of life sciences and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team.

PO 10 Life-long learning:

Recognize the need for and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

Programme Specific Outcomes

After successful completion of the program, the graduates shall be able to

  • PSO 1 Develop knowledge and understanding of various subjects in Biotechnology, Biochemistry and Genetics.
  • PSO 2 Explain, design and analyses field related problems in the domains of Biotechnology, Biochemistry and Genetics.
  • PSO 3 Plan manufacturing process, handle instruments and test products in the field of Life Sciences.

Career Opportunities

  • B.Sc. graduates will get opportunities to work with Biotechnology industries, chemical industries, pharmaceutical industries, diagnostic labs, microbiology firms, food, and agricultural industries.
  • Graduates can pursue master’s programme in any Life Science domain or Chemical Sciences.
  • Indian / SAARC Nationals₹ 500
  • NRI Fee₹ 2000
  • Foreign NationalsUS$ 50