About the Department of Biotechnology

B.Sc. Biotechnology seeks to study the basics of Biology from a technological perspective. This programme usually incorporates a mixture of lecture and laboratory -based sessions. A perfect blend of strategic courses, elective courses and specialization prepares the young Biotechnologists from RVSCAS “Future Ready”.

Strategic Courses

  • Forensic Biotechnology
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Bioinformatics

Elective Courses

  • Biomathematics
  • Computational Biology
  • Upstream and Downstream processing of Cell


  • Bioinformatics is an interdisciplinary field that combines Biology, Information Technology, Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science to analyze and interpret scientific data.
  • What is Bioinformatics?
  • Bioinformatics is the collection, storage, retrieval, modeling and analysis of biological data with the aid of computers. It is used in various fields including Molecular Genetics, Proteomics and gene therapy. Career options are huge in this field, ranging from data management to software development. Medical research has been facilitated with the advancements of bioinformatics tools.