Department of Biotechnology

Biotechnology is the technology of biology to develop new products, methods and organisms intended to improve human health and society. Biotechnology, often referred to as biotech, has existed since the beginning of civilization with the domestication of plants, animals and the discovery of fermentation. It is a field of applied biology that involves the use of living organisms and bio-processes in engineering, technology, medicine and other fields requiring bio-products. Biotechnology is the science for this century drawing upon the sciences of biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, computers, and information technology to develop next generation scientific breakthroughs and products.

The Department of Biotechnology came into existence in the year 2022. Since its commencement, the Department has been imparting quality education at UG level and conducting advanced research in front line areas with a major focus on Effective utilization of Agriculture and Domestic waste, Bionanotechnology and Sustainability so that the students get not only academic exposure but are also benefited as per industrialization and startups.

Program Outcomes(B.Sc.)

 PO-1: To acquire the knowledge of basic and advanced knowledge in biotechnology domains.
 PO-2: Proficiency to amalgamate technologies through an inter-disciplinary learning practice.
 PO-3: To improve the interaction skills and entrepreneurship abilities.
 PO-4: Furnished with laboratory skills in biotechnology.
 PO-5: Understanding of the impact of bio solutions in a diverse environment.
 PO-6: Ability to apply literature survey, ethical principles, research methodology, biosafety and intellectual properties in various fields of biotechnology.
 PO-7: Ability to work for broad societal and national issues.

Programme Specific Outcomes(B.Sc.)

 PSO-1:To conceptualize and apply biotechnology skills in molecular & microbiology, immunology & genetic engineering, bioprocess & fermentation, enzyme & food technology and bioinformatics fields and its execution in core and allied fields.
 PSO-2: To nourish students for encompassing research with proficient and ethical responsibilities towards meeting societal needs.
 PSO-3: To impart in-depth practical/project-based knowledge to students in various emerging areas of biotechnology to meet the industry and academic needs.


S.No. Course Name Duration Subject Seats Eligibilty Admission Procedure
1 B.Sc. (Hons.) 3 Years Biotechnology 60 Minimum 50% in 12th Percentage Basis


S. NO Name of Scholarship Eligibility % in class 12th * / 10th # / Graduation @ Scholarship Amount in (Rs)
BTech BBA / BCom(Hons) B.Sc. (Hons.) M. Sc.@ Diploma#
1 Shri OP Jindal Scholarship for Boys 90.01% & above 75000 55000 15000 10000 15000
2 85.01% & 90% 50000 35000 12000 8000 10000
3 80.01% to 85% 40000 25000 10000 6000 7500
4 Smt. Savitri Devi Jindal Scholarship for Girls 90.01% & above 75000 55000 15000 10000 15000
5 85.01% & 90% 50000 35000 12000 8000 10000
6 80.01% to 85% 40000 25000 10000 6000 7500
7 Shri Naveen Jindal Scholarship 75.01% to 80% 25000 15000 8000 4000 5000
8 Chancellor Scholarship 70.01% to 75 % 15000 10000 5000 2000 NA
9 60% to 70 % 12000 8000 3000 NA NA

* Aggregate of class XII(10+2) percentage of all subjects from any recognized board in case of B.Sc. (Hons.) program.


The scholarships are given on an annual basis. To continue the scholarships after the first year, the student will have to maintain a minimum prescribed academic performance during the course of the programme. The students selected for any of the above mentioned scholarships in the first year will have to complete the entire course of duration at OPJU only.


S. NO Concession (%) Applicability
1 20% * Wards of Jindal Group Employee & Employee him/her self
Students from all OP Jindal School
Alumni and Real Brother/Sister of alumni as well as existing students
A candidate secured cutoff marks in SAT
2 20% Applicable in Hostel & Mess fee for female students if Availing Hostel facility
3 50% * Top 15 students of CIC-2021-22
4 40% * Lateral Entry students (Diploma Holders) seek admission in second year of B Tech Program.

Career Path

After completion of undergraduate honours degree in Biotechnology, one will able to apply for an entry level job in following sectors:

  • Research

  • Pharmaceutical Industries

  • Environmental Sector

  • Agriculture Sector

  • Chemical Industries

  • Agro based Industries

  • Bio processing Industries

  • Food processing Industries

  • Food Manufacturing

  • Aquaculture

  • Bioinformatics

  • Radiation Oncologist


S. NO Name Designation Email ID Contact
1 Dr. Taniya Sengupta Rathore Associate Professor 7089410141
2 Dr. Pranjal Kumar Assistant Professor 9404548424

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Admission Open 2023-24