B.Sc. Botany & Biotechnology (Course Code : 247)
(Career-Related under CBCS 2 (a)
Three years (Six Semesters)
Number of Seats -30


50% seats allotted by the University on the basis of Online applications registered in the University website : www.admissions.keralauniversity.ac.in

The remaining 50% seats are filled by the Management. Applicants seeking Management seats should also register online at the University website.

This Career-Related First Degree Programme in group 2 (a) is a two-main course with Botany as core subject and Biotechnology as vocational subject. It is designed to develop a scientific aptitude and interest towards the modern area of Biotechnology in particular and life science in general. It is aimed at development of students with a keen interest in Biotechnology without losing the importance of basic science such as Botany. It will help the students to become critical and curious in their outlook. The course will impart the essential basics in Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology. Apart from understanding Biotechnology and its potential in a developing nation, it will help in eliminating public fear about GM Crops, GM Foods and Transgenic Organisms. Students, who pursue and pass out this programme successfully, will surely have an urge to continue higher studies in Biotechnology and to contribute significantly to its development. The graduates of this course are eligible for admission to post graduate course in Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Botany, Biochemistry, Microbiology, B.Ed. etc.

Programme Structure

  • Language courses
  • Foundation course(Biotechnology)
  • Core course(Biochemistry)
  • Core course(Botany)
  • Vocational course(Biotechnology)
  • Open course


A Pass in Plus two or its equivalent with Biology as one of the subjects.

    Career Opportunity

    Some of the roles that one can bag after completing a BCA programme is that of a
  • Farming Consulting
  • Environmental Consultancies
  • Plant Pathologies
  • Molecular Biologist
  • Nursery Manager
  • Ecologist
  • Plant Explorer