Diploma in Biotechnology
About the course
This is novel course introduced by University of Mumbai wherein a student gets a degree and diploma simultaneously.
It is a career oriented add-on-course wherein at the end of first tear, the student gets a certificate in Biotechnology, at the end of second year the student gets a diploma in Biotechnology and at the end of third year the student is eligible to get to get a degree in a conventional science subject and an advanced diploma in Biotechnology, all in span of three years.
1) The students obtain a Degree in a conventional subject like Zoology or Botany. Simultaneously the students get a certificate/diploma in Biotechnology at the end of first and second year respectively.
2) The students get an advance diploma certificate if he/she wishes to continue for the third year with conventional degree in Zoology or Botany.
3) ON THE JOB TRAINING for a month is an integral part of Vocational courses.
F.Y.B.Sc. Chemistry-Botany-Zoology + Biotechnology
S.Y.B.Sc. BZ/CZ/CB + Biotech diploma
T.Y.B.Sc. Botany/Zoology + Biotechnology
Eligibility for Admission
Admission is through merit at entrance examination conducted by College and passing H.S.C. or equivalent examination.
> Candidate must have offered mathematics as one of the papas at H.S.C. or equivalent examination.
The choice of subject combination offered is at the discretion of the Principle of the College.
Examination and Passing Standards
At the end of the first year the student has to get 4 credits, at the second year 8 credits and third year 12 credits.
(VOCATIONAL BIOTECHNOLOGY IS THUS AN ADITONAL SUBJECT THAT THE STUDENTS HAS TIO STUDY WITH CONVENTIONAL SUBJEC YS OFFERED FOR GRADUATION. ONLY STUDENTS WHO ARE READY TO WORK HARD SHOULD APPLY)
After graduation the student can pursue any other course where a bachelor'sdegree holder is eligible, simultaneously the student gets a diploma in Biotechnology.