College of Agricultural Biotechnology,Loni

Course Structure

Revised Course Curriculum and Syllabus of

B.Tech. (Biotechnology)

As per Recommendations of Vth  Deans’ Committee (ICAR), New Delhi

 

·         Name of the College:College of Agricultural Biotechnology, Loni Tal:Rahata, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India.

·         Degree: B. Tech. Biotechnology (Approved by MCAER, Pune & ICAR,   New  Delhi).

·         Affiliated to : MPKV, Rahuri

·         Years: 4 (Eight Semesters

·         Eligibility Criteria: 10+2 Science with PCM/PCMB/PCB with 50% Marks. MHT-CET 2018 Score

·         Passing criteria: Minimum Marks for passing the subject will be 50% (Minimum 40% each in Practical and                                  Theory exam for separate passing)

·         Departments:

                             1.      Plant Biotechnology

                             2.      Animal Biotechnology

                             3.      Microbial & Environmental Biotechnology

                             4.       Bioinformatics

·         % of Biotechnology Syllabus in curricula: 68%

·         Course Curriculum Summary

Sr. No.

Type of courses

Number of Courses

Total credits

1.

Remedial Courses :

02

6

2.

General Course :

08

18

3.

Biotechnology Core Courses:

23

64

4.

Biotechnology Elective Courses:

06

18

5.

Ready Programme:

03

40

6.

 Basic Science Course:

05

14

7.

Agriculture Course:

05

3+12*=15

8.

Animal Sciences Courses:

05

3+12**=15

9.

Educational Tour (ET351 and ET472):

02

2

10.

NSS/NCC/DEG/PHYEDN

06

6NC

Compulsory Credits:

     178

Total Credits:

    186 (174 + 6 NC + 6 Remedial)

                       ·         *12 Credit hours of Agriculture courses exchangeable with **12 Credit hours of Animal Science courses.

·         Core courses up to V semester

·         Elective Courses in Biotechnology in VI Semester: 4 (One to choose as per dept.)

·         Student READY Programme: VII & VIII Semester (Skill Dev. & Industry Link Research Project)

·         Job opportunity: Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Companies, Corporate sector, Agriculture Seed Companies, Research & Development Companies, Civil Service Competitive Exams, Banking, and Self-Business etc.

·         Higher Education: M. Tech. & PhD

·         Syllabus link: Click Here

 

B. Tech (Biotechnology) Degree Course Layout:  

Deficiency/Remedial Courses

Total Credit hours= 6

 

 

 

 

Course No.

Course Title

 

Credit

BOT-111

Basic Botany

 

2+1

ZOO-121

Basic Zoology

 

2+1

MATH-111

Basic Mathematics – I

 

3+0

MATH-122

Basic Mathematics - II

 

3+0

BOT-111 + ZOO-121 or MATH-111 + MATH-122

 

  


General Courses

Total Credit 18

 

Course No.

Course Title

 

Credit

CSPD-111

Communication Skills and Personality Development

 

1+1

EDBM -241

Entrepreneurship Development and Business Management

 

1+1

ECON-231

Economics and Marketing

 

2+1

ENV-111

Environmental Studies and Disaster Management

 

2+1

FT-111

Food Science and Processing

 

1+1

HD-111

Human Ethics

 

1+0

ICT-231

Information and Communication Technology

 

1+1

ICT-352

Agricultural Informatics

 

2+1


Biotechnology Core Courses (23)

Total Credit=64

 

Course No.

Course Title

 

Credit

BT-111

Cell Biology

 

2+0

BT-112

Basic Genetics

 

2+1

BT-113

Introduction to Biotechnology

 

2+1

BT-124

Plant Tissue Culture

 

2+1

BT-125

Molecular Biology

 

2+1

BT-236

Recombinant DNA Technology

 

2+1

BT-247

Introductory Bioinformatics

 

2+1

BT-248

Plant Genetic Transformation

 

2+1

BT/ECE-241

Fundamentals  of  Electronics  and  Instrumentation  in

1+1

 

Biotechnology

 

 

BT-249

Classical and Molecular Cytogenetics

 

2+1

BT-3510

Immunology

 

2+1

BT-3511

Molecular Genetics

 

2+0

BT-3512

Nanobiotechnology

 

2+0

BT-3513

Animal Biotechnology

 

3+1

BT-3514

Molecular Marker Technology

 

2+0

BT-3515

Genomics and Proteomics

 

3+0

BT-3516

IPR, Biosafety and Bioethics

 

2+0

BT-3617

Computational Biology

 

2+1

BIOCHEM- 241

General Biochemistry

 

3+1

BIOCHEM- 352

Enzymology and Enzyme Technologies

 

2+1

BOT /ZOO-121

Biodiversity and its Conservation

 

2+0

MICRO-121

Microbiology

 

2+1

MICRO-242

Microbial Genetics

 

2+1


 As per the decision taken during Review Meeting on the Status of Implementation of Recommendations of Fifth Deans’ Committee held on 2-3 June, 2017 at Central Agril. Univ., Ranipool Campus, Gangtok, Sikkim, initially elective courses preferably on Plant Biotechnology should be offered to the students in the concerned colleges of Agricultural Universities in Maharashtra.

Elective Courses in Biotechnology (one to choose), Each Elective: Total Credit Hours=18 Elective I. Plant Biotechnology

Course No.

Course Title

Credit

PBTEL-361

Plant Tissue Culture and its Applications

2+1

PBTEL-362

Principle sand Applications of Plant Genetic

Transformation

2+1

PBTEL-363

Applications of Genomics and Proteomics

2+1

PBTEL-364

Molecular Breeding in Field Crops

2+1

PBTEL-365

Molecular  Breeding  of  Horticultural  Crops  and  Forest

Trees

2+1

PBTEL-366

Epigenetics and Gene Regulation

2+1

Elective II. Animal Biotechnology

 

ABTEL-361

Principles and Procedures of Animal Cell Culture

2+1

ABTEL-362

Animal Genomics

2+1

ABTEL-363

Embryo Transfer Technologies

2+1

ABTEL-364

Transgenic Animal Production

3+0

ABTEL-365

Molecular Diagnostics

2+1

ABTEL-366

Molecular Virology and Vaccine Production

2+1

Elective III. Microbial and Environmental Biotechnology

 

MEBTEL-361

Microbial Biotechnology

2+1

MEBTEL-362

Bio-prospecting of Molecules and Genes

3+0

MEBTEL-363

Molecular Ecology and Evolution

3+0

MEBTEL-364

Fundamentals of Molecular Pharming and Biopharmaceuticals

2+1

MEBTEL-365

Food Biotechnology

2+1

MEBTEL-366

Green Biotechnology

2+1

Elective IV. Bioinformatics

BIFEL-361

Programming for Bioinformatics

2+2

BIFEL-362

Bioinformatics Tools and Biological Databases

2+1

BIFEL-363

Structural Bioinformatics

2+1

BIFEL-364

Pharmacogenomics

2+1

BIFEL-365

Metabolomics and System Biology

2+1

BIFEL-366

Computational Methods for Data Analysis

1+1

 

Basic Science Courses (5)

 

Total Credit =14

 

 

 

 

 

Course No.

 

Course Title

 

Credit

BOT-232

Plant Physiology

 

 

2+1

MATH-233

Biomathematics

 

 

2+1

PHY-241

Biophysics

 

 

2+1

STAT-121

Basic Statistics

 

 

1+1

STAT-362

Biostatistics

 

 

2+1

 

Agriculture Courses (5)

Total Credit = 15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course No.

 

Course Title

 

 

Credit

AGRO-111

 

Crop Production Technology

 

 

2+1

*HORT-121

 

Production Technologies for Horticultural Crops

 

2+1

*PB-121

 

Principles of Plant Breeding

 

 

2+1

*PB-232

 

Breeding of Field Crops

 

 

2+1

*ENT.PL.PATH- 231

Fundamentals of Crop Protection

 

 

2+1

Courses marked * are optional to the package of Animal Science courses marked as **

 

 

Animal Science Courses (5)

Total Credit Hours= 15

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course No.

 

Course Title

 

 

Credit

**AS -121

Anatomy and Physiology of Livestock

 

 

3+0

**AS -122

Introduction to Animal Breeding

 

 

2+1

AS-233

Livestock Production and Management

 

 

2+1

**AS -234

Livestock Product Technology

 

 

2+1

**AS-235

Animal Health Care

 

 

2+1

Courses marked ** are optional to the package of Agriculture Courses marked as *

 

Student READY Programme (2 Semesters)

Total Credit Hours=40

 As per the decision taken during Review Meeting on the Status of Implementation of Recommendations of Fifth Deans’ Committee held on 2-3 June, 2017 at Central Agril. Univ., Ranipool Campus, Gangtok, Sikkim, depending upon available facilities, initially module preferably on Plant Biotechnology should be offered to the students in the concerned colleges of Agricultural Universities in Maharashtra.

Course No.

Course Title

 

 

Credit

READY-471

In-house Skill Development Modules

 

 

20

READY-482

Project Formulation, Execution and Presentation

10

READY-483

Entrepreneurial Development in Biotechnology (on campus /off

10

 

 

campus)

 

 

 

Non Credit Courses (6)

Total Credit =6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course No.

Course Title

 

 

Credit

NCC/NSS-111

National Service Scheme I

 

 

0+1 NC

DEG-111

Democracy, Elections and Good Goverence

 

 

1+0 NC

NCC/NSS-122

National Service Scheme II

 

 

0+1 NC

NCC/NSS-233

National Service Scheme III

 

 

0+1 NC

NCC/NSS-244

National Service Scheme IV

 

 

0+1 NC

PHYEDN-111

Physical Education and Yoga

 

 

0+1 NC

Educational Tours (2)

Total Credit =2

 

ET-351

 

Educational Tour

 

 

0+1

ET-472

 

Educational Tour

 

 

0+1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course Pattern of B.Sc. Agricultural Biotechnology (IVth Dean Committee old syllabus)

Degree programme: B. Sc. (Agril. Biotechnology)
Departments
  • Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Department of Plant Biotechnology
  • Department of Post-Harvest and Food Biotechnology
  • Department of Animal Biotechnology
  • Department of crop Science
Duration : 4 years-8 Semesters
Tentative layout of the syllabus :
I to VI semester Course work 119 credits
VII semester Seminar : 1 credits Cafeteria courses : 20 credits ( 10 credits from major department) (10 credits from2 minor department)
VII semester Hands on training 20 credits
Total Credits 160 credits
Non credit courses NCC/ NSS : 0+1 credits English : 1+1 credits Physical Education :0+1credit
Deficiency course Math : 1+1 credits
Grand total 166 credits
Passing system Separate passing, 40% required in both Theory and Practical & Total passing  at 55%
Syllabus link

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