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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 there to.


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

Admission Requirements

  • Pass in PUC/10+2 with Biology as compulsory subject and at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidate belonging to SC/ST category) of any recognized Board/Council or any other qualification recognized as equivalent there to.

Course Curriculum

01Language – I: Kannada

02Language – I: Hindi

03Language – I: Additional English

04Communicative English – I

05Cell Biology

06General Biochemistry I

07Classical Genetics

08Environment and Ecosystem Management

09Food Nutrition and Health

10Constitution of India and Professional Ethics

11Cell Biology lab

12General Biochemistry I lab

13Classical Genetics lab

01Language – II: Kannada

02Language – II: Hindi

03Language – II: Additional English

04Communicative English – II

05General Microbiology



08Analytical techniques in Genetics

09Forensic Biology

10Environmental Science

11General Microbiology lab

12Laboratory course II

13Cytogenetics lab

01Language – II: Kannada

02Language – II: Hindi

03Language – II: Additional English

04Environmental Biotechnology

05Human Physiology

06Molecular Genetics

07Nutritional Biochemistry

08Hormonal Biochemistry

09Open Elective – Health and Hygiene

10Skill Development Program (Mandatory course)

11Environmental Biotechnology lab

12Laboratory course III

13Molecular Genetics lab

01Language – II: Kannada

02Language – II: Hindi

03Language – II: Additional English

04Molecular Biology & Genetic Engineering

05Biochemical techniques

06Developmental Genetics

07Animal Biotechnology

08Bioinformatics and Biostatistics

09Soft Skill Training (Mandatory course)

10Skill Development Program (Mandatory course)

11Molecular Biology & Genetic Engineering Lab

12Developmental Genetics Lab

13Laboratory Course - IV (Biochemistry)


02Metabolism I

03Human Genetics

04Medical Genetics

05Applicative Genetics


07Skill Development Program

08(Mandatory course)

09Immunology Lab

10Human Genetics Lab

11Laboratory Course – V (Biochemistry)

01Plant Biotechnology

02Metabolism – II

03Evolutionary & Biometrical Genetics

04Biochemistry of plant sciences

05Biochemistry of animal sciences


07Plant Biotechnology Lab

08Evolutionary & Biometrical Genetics Lab

09Laboratory Course – VI

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

Graduates of B.Sc. (Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Genetics) will be able to:


Adopt strong foundation with skills, 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.


Acquire higher degree of work in academics and research.


Adapt lifelong learning with continuous improvement.

Programme Outcomes (POs)

Graduates of this programme will be able to:

PO 1 Science knowledge:

Apply the knowledge of life science to find solutions to complex problems in various domains

PO 2 Problem analysis:

Identify, formulate & analyse 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 also to carry out the research procedures.

PO 4 Modern tool usage:

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

PO 5 Environment and sustainability:

Understand and implement environmental 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

On successful completion of the programme, graduates will be able to:

  • PSO 1 Develop knowledge and an understanding of various subjects in Biotechnology, Biochemistry and Genetics.
  • PSO 2 Explain, design and analyse 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.
Application Fee
  • Indian / SAARC Nationals₹ 500
  • NRI Fee₹ 2000
  • Foreign NationalsUS$ 50