Department of Biotechnology

B.Sc Biotechnology is a 3-year undergraduate course, divided into six semesters that deal with the study of living organisms and biological systems, as well as the advanced technology involved in studying the same. Department enhances the knowledge base of students and creates research curiosity among students generating highly skilled human resource. The autonomy brings into force industry and research oriented syllabus and hour based curriculum helps the students to excel their knowledge towards innovate, incubate ideas and nurture the needs of society. Graduates of the course can have job opportunities in drug and pharmaceutical research, environment control, and waste management. It aims to provide a setting that lab, supports, and stimulates the student's intellectual, professional, and personal development. The curriculum supports students' overall growth and equips them with the skills necessary to succeed in today's fast-paced environment.


Courses Offered Eligibility for Admission Duration Course Intake
B.Sc., Biotechnology Pass in HSC with Biology or Pure Science as one of the subject. 3 years [6 Semesters] 50

Job opportunities

  • Research Scientist
  • Plant Biotechnologist
  • Animal Biotechnologist
  • Plant Propagations
  • Conservationist
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Forester
  • Plant Explorer
  • Weed Science

Higher Studies

  • M.Sc., Botany
  • M.Sc., Microbiology
  • M.Sc., Biotechnology
  • M.Sc., Bio-Informatics
  • M.Sc., Genetics
  • M.Sc., Microbial Biotechnology, Fermentation Technology
  • M.Sc., Genomics
  • M.Sc., Ecology, Environmental Science
  • M.Sc., Marine Science, Ocean science
  • M.Sc., Wildlife Science
  • B. Ed

Subjects Offered

  • Biotechnology
  • Microbiology
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Environment Science
  • Plant & Animal Cell Biology
  • Plant Physiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Plant Pathology
  • Biodiversity
  • Food & Nutrition
  • Industrial Fermentation
  • Biostatics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Mushroom Cultivation
  • Bioinformatics
  • Organic farming
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

Certification Courses/Value Added Courses Offered

To enhance the knowledge of the students and to make them industry ready, the following value added/Certificate courses are offered to the students. The courses will be handled by the experts invited from the industry.

  • Basics of Horticulture
  • Propagation Methods
  • Bio fertilizers and Growth Regulators
  • Gardens Designing
  • Plantation Methods

Internship/Industrial Visit

To make the students encouraging about Gardening and Horticulture, Internship and industrial visit is mandatory for the students. Department will guide the students to complete the internship and to go Botanical Garden visit.

MOOC Courses

The students are motivated to do course offered by Medical Coding, Naan Mudhalvan etc.

Why @ ESASC?

  • Experienced and Qualified Faculty Members
  • MoU with Industry