BSc (Hons) Biotechnology (3/4 years)

BSc (Hons) Biotechnology at Shoolini University equips students with knowledge about the core concepts of chemistry, cell biology, biology and computer sciences. Our scholars conduct advanced studies to harness cellular and biomolecular processes for the development of theories and products that improve the life and health of humanity, especially in the field of medicine, technology, engineering, and other bio products. We train students to become future scientists and improve the quality of life. 

Shoolini University is India's first Biotechnology University, and our school of Applied Sciences & Biotechnology has routinely been ranked high by the BioSpectrum Magazine. 

The Biotechnology industry is the second largest in the world, so to cater to the burgeoning demand of a talented workforce, we have designed an innovative, career-oriented and comprehensive program coupled with excellent teaching and hands-on training.  

The School of Biotechnology has international collaborations with leading foreign universities such as Lanzhou University, China; Gachon University, Korea; University of Naples, Italy; University of Arkansas, USA; and University of Maryland, USA. 

Shoolini University is UGC Approved and NAAC Accredited.  


  • State-of-the-art infrastructure with 104+ labs 
  • Headed by Dr Anuradha Sourirajan, post doctorate from National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health (NIH), USA  
  • Faculty from Oxford, National Cancer Institute (USA), NIH (USA), IISc & Oxford  
  • Industry-oriented curriculum at par with global standards 
  • Placements with industry giants 
  • Students file patents with faculty members 
  • Students receive JRF at UG & PG levels

BSc (Hons) Biotechnology (3/4 years) Career Opportunities

A degree in BSc (Hons) Biotechnology prepares you for a wide range of careers in the field of medicine, pharmaceutical industry, agriculture, marine, and environment. Being at the hub of biotechnology sector in the world, India offers a plethora of career opportunities for BSc (Hons) Biotechnology graduates. 

  • Pursue Higher Studies
  • Clinical Research Manager
  • Research Interns
  • Scientific assistant
  • Forensic experts
  • QA/QC Jobs

Research Opportunities

  • Plant Biotechnology 
  • Animal Biotechnology
  • Enzyme Technology 
  • Immunology 
  • Parasitology 
  • Cancer Biology


1 Introductory Biotechnology  4 Core 
2 Fundamentals of Central Dogma  4 Core 
3 Functional English-1 3 Foundation
4 Fundamental Mathematics 3 Foundation
5 Microbial World 3 Cluster Foundation
6 Living in the Digital Age  3 Foundation
7 Induction  0 Life Skills
Total 20  
Winter Internship-I 2  
Semester II 1 Our Environment 3 Foundation
2 Functional English-2 3 Foundation
3 Genetics and Genomics 4 Core 
4 Chemistry of Life 4 Core 
5 Cell Biology 3 Cluster Foundation
6 Sprint I 1 Life Skills
7 Social Project 1 Life Skills
Total  19  
Semester III 1 Scientific Reasoning/ Design Thinking 3 Foundation
2 Modern Techniques and Instrumentation 4 Core 
3 Immunity, Vaccines and Immuno-technology 4 Core 
4 Minor-1 4 Minor
5 Minor-2 4 Minor
6 Volunteering/Community Services 1 Life Skills
7 Sprint II 1 Life Skills
Total  21  
Winter Internship-II 4  
Semester IV 1 Introductory Statistics 3 Foundation
2 Enzymology 4 Core 
3 Animal Cell Culture and Transgenics 4 Core 
4 Minor-3 4 Minor
5 Minor-4 4 Minor
6 Sprint-III 1 Life Skills
Total  20  
Semester V 1 Bioprocess Engineering 4 Core
2 Plant Cell Culture and Transgenics 4 Core
3 Departmental Elective-I 3 Core Elective
4 Minor-5 4 Minor
5 Minor-6 4 Minor
6 Sprint-IV 1 Life Skills
Total  20  
Winter Internship-III 4  
Semester VI 1 Departmental Elective-II 3 Core Elective
2 Departmental Elective-III 3 Core Elective
3 Minor-7 4 Minor
4 Minor-8 4 Minor
5 Research Methodology 3 Research
6 Sprint-V 1 Life Skills
Total  18  
Semester VII 1 Apprenticeship/Research Work 10 Research
2 Minor-9 4 Minor
3 Sprint 2 Life Skills
Total  16  
Semester VIII 1 Research Dissertation 10 Research
2 Research Paper1 3 Research
3 Patent/Design/Copyright 2 Research
4 Minor-10 4 Minor
5 Sprint 2 Life skills
Total  21  
Total Credits (20+2+19+21+4+20+20+4+18+16+21) 165  
Deparment Elective (3 Credits Each) (Choose equivalent to 9 credits (3 courses))  
Understanding the Regulations: GMP, GLP, and Bioethics 
Introduction to Food Biotechnology
Nutraceutical and Functional Foods
Industrial Biotechnology and Microbiology
Gene Cloning to Gene Editing
Learning from Covid-19

Narendra Chirmule
Narendra ChirmuleDistinguished Faculty
Saurabh Kulshrestha
Saurabh KulshresthaProfessor
Anuradha Sourirajan
Anuradha SourirajanProfessor
Dinesh Kumar
Dinesh KumarProfessor
P K Chauhan
P K ChauhanAssociate Professor
Somesh Sharma
Somesh SharmaAssociate Professor
Azhar Khan
Azhar KhanProfessor
Rupak Nagraik
Rupak NagraikAssistant Professor
Chandresh Kumari
Chandresh KumariAssistant Professor
Nitika Thakur
Nitika ThakurAssistant Professor
Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep KumarAssistant Professor
Debajyoti Bose
Debajyoti BoseAssistant Professor
Jyoti Mehta
Jyoti MehtaAssistant Professor
Gaurav Saxena
Gaurav SaxenaAssistant Professor
Rohit Sharma
Rohit SharmaAssistant Professor
Swarup Roy
Swarup RoyAssistant Professor
Deblina Biswas
Deblina BiswasAssistant Professor
Lokender Kumar
Lokender KumarAssistant Professor
Kamal Dev
Kamal DevProfessor
New Faculty
New FacultyProfessor
Anuj Kumar Poonia
Anuj Kumar PooniaAssistant Professor
Richa Kaushal
Richa KaushalAssistant Professor
Amanpreet Kaur Virk (M.Sc.)

Amanpreet Kaur Virk (M.Sc.)

Shoolini’s research environment inspired me to pursue PhD in Biotech, which also opened new doors for me as a foreign intern at Lanzhou University, China.

Yogendra Verma (BSc Hons. BT)

Yogendra Verma (BSc Hons. BT)

I was able to secure a position at Stanford University as a Life-Science Research professional, a career I am enthusiastic about.

Jasmine Kaur (Biotech)

Jasmine Kaur (Biotech)

I am extremely grateful to Shoolini for providing me an international exchange program opportunity. It paved way to pursue Masters at Gachon University, South Korea.

Frequently Asked Questions

There is an entrance exam conducted by the department for BSc (Hons) Biotechnology.

What is the accreditation of BSc (Hons) Biotechnology?

Shoolini University BSc (Hons) Biotechnology is NAAC B+ accredited and has UGC certification.

Several career opportunities are available for students in areas of research associates, scientists, product analysis, marketing managers, IP & Patenting, government jobs, biopharma, etc.

The School of Biotechnology has international collaborations with leading foreign universities such as Lanzhou University, China; Gachon University, Korea; University of Naples, Italy; University of Arkansas, USA; and University of Maryland, USA.

Our illustrious faculty includes alumni of global universities like Oxford, NIH, NCI, John Hopkins Medical School, as well as top universities of India, like IISc, JNU, DU and ZSI. Faculty members regularly receive grants from national and international funding agencies. Students also get a chance to work closely on live research projects.

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Course Details

  • Eligibility: 10+2 in PCM/PCB with minimum 60% marks

  • Admission Criteria: CUET/NEET/JEE/ SAT or Shoolini University's multiple choice entrance test (SU-SAT)

  • Duration: 4 years

  • Semester Fee

    Himachal Pradesh Domicile : 64350
    Others : 75000