MBA Biotechnology

MBA Biotechnology at Shoolini University is a 2-year program that helps students learn all about the strategic, financial and management aspects of the booming biotech industry. Equipped with its business and managerial aspects, aspirants are fully prepared to take on the challenges of the flourishing biotech industry.

The especially designed curriculum at Shoolini University includes a range of research methods that benefit industry and organisation-based projects. It applies contemporary strategic management practices compatible with organisational sustainability, ethical behaviour, and effective workforce relations.

An MBA in Biotechnology is the perfect program for students interested in learning about life science and its developments. On completion of the program, there are ample job opportunities in educational departments, agriculture, chemical industry, pharmaceutical companies, research and development centres, research laboratories, and allied industries.

There is a lot of scope for MBA Biotechnology professionals. Big corporates are always on the lookout for graduates with scientific skills as well as corporate and management skills. They get placed not only in the private sector but the government as well — right from specialised biotechnology companies, pharmaceutical firms, animal husbandry, agriculture, to industrial research and development, genetic engineering, healthcare, medicine and more. 

Management graduates get global exposure through international exchange opportunities with renowned universities across the world. Prominent among these are, University of Arkansas, USA; Lanzhou University, China; University of Naples, Italy; Taipei Medical University, Taiwan; Gachon University, South Korea; South Dakota Mines University, USA.

Shoolini University is UGC Approved and NAAC Accredited.


  • Ranked among ‘Top 65 Business Schools of India’ (NIRF) 
  • Stanford-based SPRINT program to develop soft skills to thrive in a competitive workplace
  • Professionals from MNCs and large Indian corporates teach MBA program
  • Summer internships to prepare students for placements 
  • Educational tours to industries and institutions 
  • Extensive use of modern teaching methodologies
  • Personality development modules: Communication Effectiveness Module offers ‘Best in Class’ techniques on communication skills for interviews and managerial effectiveness

Key Areas of Research

  • Renewable energy techonology management
  • Pharmaceutical Marketing
  • Biotechonology in management

Career Opportunities in MBA Biotechnology

  • Business Development Manager 
  • Project Management Director
  • Biotechnology Patent Analyst
  • Biotechnology Expert
  • Quality Assurance Manager
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Scientist
  • Senior Product Manager
  • Human Resource Head

Quadmester-I  S. No. Course Name Credits Course Type
1 Managerial Accounting 2 Foundation
2 Managerial Economics 2 Foundation
3 Organizational Behaviour 2 Foundation
4 Marketing Management-I 2 Core
5 Human Resource Management-I 2 Core
6 Financial Management-I 2 Core
7 Writing Seminar-I 1 Life Skils
8 SPRINT-I 2 Life Skils
9 Social Project-I S/US Life Skils
  Total 15  
Quadmester-II  S. No. Course Name Credits Course Type
1 Financial Management-II 2 Core
2 Human Resource Management-II 2 Core
3 Marketing Management-II 2 Core
4 Fundamentals of Retail 2 Core
5 Statistics for Management 2 Foundation
6 Management of Investment  (AMFI) 2 Core
7 Writing Seminar -II 1 Life Skills
8 Social Project-II NC/NG Life Skills
9 SPRINT-II 2 Life Skills
  Total 15  
Quadmester-III S. No. Course Name Credits Course Type
1 Business Analytics 2 Core
2  Busines Strategy 2 Core
3 Critical Thinking and Problem Solving 2 Core
4 Research methods & Decision making 2 Core
5 SPRINT III 2 Life Skills
6 Social Project-III NC/NG Life Skills
7 Introduction To Life sciences And Biotechnology & Introduction To Bioinformatics 2 Core
8 Safety And Hazard Management In Biotechnology 2 Core
1 E Business 2 Core Elective
2 Retail Business Models 2 Core Elective
1 Consumer Behaviour 2 Core Elective
2 Sales Management 2 Core Elective
1 Security Analysis and Valuation 2 Core Elective
2 Capital Markets and Institutions 2 Core Elective
  MAJOR HR    
1 Organizational Development and Change Management 2 Core Elective
2 HR Planning and Recruitment 2 Core Elective
1 International Trade and Policy  2 Core Elective
2 Introductory  Chinese 2 Core Elective
1 Content Strategy  2 Core Elective
2 E-Business 2 Core Elective
1 Pharma Marketing Management 2 Core Elective
2 Cosmetic and Cosmeceuticals 2 Core Elective
  MINOR- DATA ANALYTICS AND AI or Any one from above speciallizations    
1 Computational Theory and Data science 2 Core Elective
  Total 16  
Quadmester-IV S. No. Course Name Credits Course Type
1 Global Business Opportunities & Diplomacy 2 Core
2 Fintech 2 Core
3 Practical Data Analytics 2 Core
4 Sprint III 2 Life Skills
5 Spreadsheet Modelling using Advanced Excel (Business Analytics) 1 Life Skills
6 Python for Business (BA) 2 Core
7 Social Project-IV NC/NG Life Skills
8 Biotechnology Plant Management 2 Core
9 Application and Methodology of Biotechnology 2 Core
  MINOR- Any one from major speciallizations    
1 Retail Store Operations 2 Core Elective
2 Category Management 2 Core Elective
1 Digital Marketing 2 Core Elective
2 Service Marketing 2 Core Elective
1 Portfolio and Wealth Management 2 Core Elective
2 Financial Derivatives 2 Core Elective
  MAJOR HR    
1 Training and Development 2 Core Elective
2 Labour Law & Employee Relations 2 Core Elective
1 Global Retail 2 Core Elective
2 Global Business Oppurtunities & diplomacy 2 Core Elective
1 Digital Marketing 2 Core Elective
2 Global Retail 2 Core Elective
  MAJOR-Pharma in Health Care    
1 Cosmetic and Cosmeceuticals 2 Core Elective
2 Revenue cycle Management in health Care 2 Core Elective
  MINOR- DATA ANALYTICS AND AI Any one from above speciallizations    
1 Web Analytics 2 Core Elective
  Total 17  
Quadmester-V S. No. Course Name Credits Course Type
1 Major - Biotechnology    
1 Simulation And Optimization In Biotechnology                                                          2 Core 
  Minor(One from other specilizations):    
2 Major - Marketing    
  Customer Relationship Management 2 Core Elective
  Major - Finance    
1 Banking and Financial Markets: A Risk Management Perspective 2 Core Elective
  Major – Human Resource    
1 Organizational Design: Creating Competitive Advantage 2 Core Elective
  Major - Retail    
1 Supply Chain Management 2 Core Elective
  Major - Pharma and Health Care    
1 Supply Chain Management 2 Core Elective
  Major - Rural    
1 Supply Chain Management 2 Core Elective
  Major - International Relations    
  International Business 2 Core Elective
2 Major - Digital    
  Innovation and Information Technology Management 2 Core Elective
  Total 4  
Summer Quadmester S. No. Course Name Credits Course Type
1 Summer Internship 12 Life Skills
    Total 12  
Quadmester-VI S. No. Course Name Credits Course Type
  Major - Biotechnology    
1 Entrepreneurship Development and Project Management in Biotechnology                                                   2 Core
  Minor(One from other specilizations):    
  Major - Finance    
2 Introduction to Risk Management 2 Core Elective
  Major -HR    
2 Managing Employee Performance 2 Core Elective
  Major Marketing    
2 Digital Marketing Analytics in Practice 2 Core Elective
  Major - Rural    
2 Supply Chain Management-II 2 Core Elective
  Major - Digital    
2 Innovation and Information Technology Management 2 Core Elective
  Major - Tourism 2 Core Elective
2 Travel Agency & Tour Operations Management    
  Major Agribusiness 2 Core Elective
2 Food Retail Management    
  Minor(Data Analytics)-One from the above or Below    
2 Digital Marketing Analytics in Practice 2 Core Elective
  Total 4  
Quadmester-VII  S. No. Course Name Credits Course Type
1 Leadership Laboratory 2 Core
2 Research Project 1 Life Skills
3 SPRINT-VII 2 Life Skills
4  Ethics and Environment Safety Management in Biotech Industry 2 Core
  Total 7  
NOTE: Total Program Credits: 90      
  Credits required for Major Specilization : 14    
  Credits required for Minor Specilization : 8      

Atul Khosla
Atul KhoslaProfessor
Munish Sahrawat
Munish SahrawatProfessor
Mukesh Goswami
Mukesh GoswamiProfessor
Pratip Mazumdar
Pratip MazumdarProfessor
Kesari Singh
Kesari SinghProfessor
Pooja Verma
Pooja VermaAssociate Professor
Amar Rao
Amar RaoAssociate Professor
Varsha Patil
Varsha PatilAssistant Professor
Kamal Kant Vashisth
Kamal Kant VashisthAssociate Professor
Ankit Shukla
Ankit ShuklaAssistant Professor
Nagendra Yadav
Nagendra YadavAssistant Professor
Vijay Kumar
Vijay KumarAssistant Professor
Rozy Dhanta
Rozy DhantaAssistant Professor
Ashoo Khosla
Ashoo KhoslaAssociate Professor
Vinay Negi
Vinay NegiAssistant Professor
Pardeep Sharma
Pardeep SharmaProfessor
Sanjeev Kumar Singh
Sanjeev Kumar SinghAssociate Professor

Frequently Asked Questions

The faculty at Shoolini University's business school comprises experts in all areas of management studies. Most members have either completed their Doctoral studies at leading universities or have worked in corporate companies at leadership positions. The experienced team hails from the University of Berkeley, IIT, IIM, ISB and other reputed universities in India and abroad. Apart from regular full-time faculty, our visiting faculty comprises corporate leaders who augment the learning with their practical experience. Passionate about what they do, the teachers of all MBA modules are deeply involved in teaching, research, and consultancy, and they are teachers by choice.

Tell me about the curriculum for MBA at Shoolini University?

Shoolini MBA curriculum is based on inputs from industry, alumni and academia. The first four quadmesters cater to the understanding of the fundamental concepts in business management, communications, research, analytics and legal aspects of the business. Students undergo a compulsory two-month summer internship after completion of the first year. In their second year -- quadmester 5 onwards -- students select their major and a minor specialisation. The specialisation choices available to the students are marketing, finance, human resource management, digital, biotechnology, pharmaceutical and healthcare management, rural management, international business and analytics. The course curriculum is dynamic in nature and continuously updated to incorporate the latest developments in the field. Overall, the Shoolini MBA curriculum focuses on knowledge of concepts in business management, development of practical skills for success in the real world and development of responsible business leaders.

Shoolini MBA graduates have a world of opportunities available to them. Our meticulously designed placement process ensures each student gets a great career opportunity in leading Indian and global corporates. Where few students get a pre-placement offer in their summer internship, others participate in Placement Week. During the Placement season, students have the option to choose jobs that offer packages of more than Rs 8 lakh per annum. Shoolini MBA graduates have been continuously getting absorbed into the public sector. Our alumni have established start-ups in India, Australia, the Middle East, New Zealand and the US. Students have also been extremely successful in corporate leadership positions and others have joined professional NGOs to contribute to society. Our students have also joined reputed institutions of higher learning for their Doctoral studies, while some have opted out of campus placements and joined their family establishments to give them a more professional outlook.

Students of Shoolini University regularly interact with experts from industry through guest lectures, workshops and seminars to get updated on contemporary concepts in business management. Our skill enhancement program SPRINT offers an excellent platform for hands-on workshops with corporates. Each course understanding is augmented with a masterclass by subject matter experts from the industry for deeper and comprehensive understanding. The students also undergo compulsory two months summer internship where they are mentored by leaders in the corporate sector. Students collaborate to solve live problems of the business world by undertaking research projects and participate in consultancy projects led by the faculty.

The Business School of Management conducts various activities to develop inter and intra-personal skills of students through activities like SPRINT, regular Industrial visits, self-improvement modules, etc.

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Course Details

  • Eligibility: A bachelor’s degree (any discipline) with minimum 50% marks

  • Admission Criteria: GMAT/CAT/MAT or state entrance, and letter of intent and faculty interaction

  • Duration: 2 Years

  • Semester Fee

    Himachal Pradesh Domicile : 135000
    Others : 148750

Admissions Open: 2023

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