To provide the necessary background in basic sciences, humanities, engineering and management in order to develop an ability to apply it to advanced studies.
To provide in-depth Knowledge of core sciences and engineering courses as well as specific electives to cope up with national and International challenges in the area of biotechnology and related fields.
To provide hands on practical and industrial exposure in order to develop the ability for research and entrepreneurship.
To acquaint students with the work ethics, Biosafety guidelines and to make them aware of the role of IPR and patenting in research and development.
To inculcate in them the communication & problem-solving skills, spirit of leadership and team work for carrying out multi-disciplinary projects which have direct applications to the society and transfer technology to industrial scale.
To instill a critical awareness of advances at the forefront of the biotechnology.
a) Cognitive Knowledge
Recall factual information on broad knowledge based proficiency in central themes, principles and components of science.
Gain knowledge and understanding of the broad subject base core covering the major elements of biotechnology, together with specialized and in-depth study of electives.
Define and solve problems using scientific method in biotechnology or related fields independently and/or collaboratively in a team.
Knowledge of a range of communication techniques and methodologies relevant to biotechnology, including research methodologies, data analysis and the use of statistics with some of the current developments in the field of Biotechnology and their applications.
The philosophical, legal and ethical issues involved in Biotechnological research.
The Health & Safety issues and legal responsibilities – e.g. risk assessment, conformity to legal guidelines and procedures, the need to obtain informed consent, animal welfare, and the regulations concerning Genetic Modification experimentation.
c) Experimental Skills
Prepare laboratory reagents and conduct experiments using basic instrumentation and math skills with minimal supervision.
Utilize a wide variety of laboratory techniques with accuracy, precision and safety. Recognize the need for good laboratory practice.
Analyze and report laboratory findings using oral and/or written skills.
Present scientifically justified arguments for the solutions and outcomes of research projects and Case Studies.
d) Information and Computer Literacy
Access current information and literature in science.
Utilize the computer for organizing information.
Prepare and present scientific data.
e) Critical Thinking
Apply the concepts of biology in scientific problem solving in scientific industry.
Use protocols to devise data collection procedures and analyze results.
An ability design bio-business plans and processes to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
f) Scientific Communication
Use the terminology, concepts and examples of biotechnology in presentations.
Write scientific information and data using facts and knowledge of biotechnology. Demonstrate the skills necessary to plan, conduct and report on a piece of original research.
Recognize the need for good practice in data collection and processing.
Engage in the scientific process to form hypotheses, synthesize scientific information, gather and analyze data, apply statistical techniques and draw conclusions.
Recognize the moral and ethical issues of investigations and appreciate the need for ethical standards and professional codes of conduct.
g) Professional Attitude
Establish professional responsibilities pertaining to the workforce.
Interpret current knowledge and skills to new methods in biotechnology as it is a rapidly evolving field.
h) Additional Key Skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Ability to plan projects and use appropriate time management skills.
The ability to exercise initiative and personal responsibility.
Demonstration of an autonomous and reflective approach to lifelong learning.
Demonstration of self-direction and originality.
The ability to communicate and interact with peers and professionals from other disciplines.
Prof (Dr.) Mohammed Haris Siddiqui
Department of BioEngineering, IInd Floor, Academic Block-I, Integral University, Dasauli, Bas-ha Kursi Road, Lucknow(U.P.) – 226026