BSc Biotechnology is a three year undergraduate course offered by TIPS College of Arts and Science (TIPSCAS), a unit of TIPSGLOBAL INSTITUTE, affiliated to Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. Biotechnology is a field of applied biology that involves the use of living organisms and bioprocesses in engineering, technology, medicine and other fields requiring by-products. The study module of biotechnology comprises genetics, cell biology, biomolecules, plant and animal tissue culture, immunology, microbiology, chemistry and techniques. The broad area of study involves fundamentals of biological systems and applications of technology to create innovative products to advance life. The meticulously structured programme has a strong interdisciplinary base in biological sciences and technologies that prepares students for industry as well as research careers. Graduates in this discipline significantly contribute to research and development to improve peoples lives and health.
VALUE ADDITIONS at TIPSCAS
Students taking up this degree program have the option of choosing one of the following value additions,
In addition to regular academic classes, additional hours are allocated for gaining industry experience right from the first semester, that provides the much needed industry exposure to students, TIPSCAS has signed MoUs with several organizations, including hospitals and biomedical labs. In addition, students also get to intern in these organizations for one month at the end of each year of their course.
We recognize the importance of undergraduate research training and students interested to pursue research intensive careers should opt for this track. Students will be inducted in the culture of research and mentored systematically to make original and creative contributions to their discipline. Research career will open doors for opportunities in many industries like Pharmaceuticals, Computational Biosciences, Clinical research, Environmental research, and similar fields.
Students aspiring to become teachers/professors can opt for this track. The teaching profession is gaining a lot popularity with the advent of several international schools in India. Students taking up this option will be trained to become teachers
Candidates aspiring to pursue the course are required to meet the minimum eligibility criteria listed here.
· Candidates should have passed in 10+2/Pre University Course/ Equivalent with minimum 40 % marks.
· In case a candidate has appeared for Class XII exam and is waiting for the result, she/he can also apply to the course.'