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    B Tech Biochemical Engineering

    About B.Tech - Biochemical Engineering

    B.Tech in Biochemical Engineering is a programme that covers various subjects related to the chemical process, production and development of biochemical products. This branch of engineering comprises of various aspects of biology, technology and engineering in order to come up with groundbreaking research to help improve the quality of human lifestyle.

    Biochemical engineers learn about the development process of a variety of natural as well as artificial substances. These processes may include oil refining, ecological development, environmental changes, developing medicines, etc. B.Tech in Biochemical Engineering involves the study of various processes and technologies that can improve the quality of the healthcare sector, diagnostic processes, food processing, medicines, etc.

    After pursuing this course, graduates generally pursue jobs under chemists and biologists. Individuals who pursue B.Tech in Biochemical Engineering often take up research and go on to pursue their masters and Ph.D. in this field.

    B.Tech Biochemical Engineering Course Highlights

    Name of the Course

    B.Tech Biochemical Engineering


    4 Years

    Minimum Eligibility

    Class 12th in PCM or PCB stream

    Upper Age Limit

    No Specific Upper Age Limit

    Entrance Exams

    Admission Process

    The admission process for B.Tech biochemical Engineering is either entrance exam based or merit-based or direct admission process.

    Is Management Quota Available?

    Private colleges that accept state-level entrance exam score accept admission under management quota.

    Average Fee

    The average fee for B.Tech Biochemical Engineering is around Rs. 50,000 per annum.


    • Deemed Universities in India offer different scholarships based on the merit.
    • In every state, AICTE offers tuition fee waiver scheme for 5% of students belonging t economically weaker sections.
    • Some states offer scholarships or fee reimbursement to students only if he/ she take admission under state quota.  


    Students are offered internships based on the tie-ups or partnerships that a respective college has with different companies or organizations.

    Average Stipend for Internships

    Rs. 6,000 to 12,000 per month

    Average Starting Salary

    Rs. 2,00,000 Per Annum

    Career Options

    B.Tech - Biochemical Engineering Eligibility Criteria

    The eligibility criteria for B.Tech Biochemical Engineering course can be checked below -

    Educational Qualification

    The candidates must have passed Class 12th in PCB or PCM stream.

    Minimum Qualifying Marks

    The candidates must have a minimum of 45% of marks in Class 12th.

    B.Tech Biochemical Engineering Admission Process

    The admission process for B.Tech Biochemical Engineering can be checked below –

    Admission Process through Entrance Exam

    The candidates must have passed the relevant entrance exam and participate in the counselling process.

    Admission Process through Centralized Counselling

    States like Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, Haryana, Bihar etc do not conduct an entrance exam and admissions are based on online counselling.

    Direct Admission

    Apart from the above, the candidates can also take direct admission in private colleges.

    B.Tech - Biochemical Engineering Syllabus

    First Year:

    Professional Communication

    Environmental Studies

    Fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering

    Engineering Mathematics – 1

    Engineering Physics

    Engineering Mathematics – 2

    Engineering Chemistry

    Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering

    Technical Communication

    Fundamentals of Electronics Engineering

    Engineering Drawing

    Fundamentals of Computer

    Second Year:

    Anatomy and Physiology

    Biochemistry and Biophysics

    Bio Transducers and Electrodes

    Artificial Organs


    Biomedical Signal Processing

    Biomedical instrumentation

    Basic Medical Instrumentation

    Clinical Engineering

    Biomaterials and Components

    Biomedical Image Processing


    Third Year:

    Control Systems in Medicine

    Microprocessors and Microcontrollers in Medical Applications

    Speech Signal Processing


    Pattern Recognition

    Medical Imaging Techniques

    Health Technology Management

    Medical Physics

    Digital Signal Processing

    Management – 3

    Management – 4

    Complex Variables and Partial Differential Equations

    Fourth Year:

    Numerical Methods

    Physiological System Modeling

    Rehabilitation Engineering

    Semiconductor Devices and Circuits

    Probability and Statistics

    Artificial Neural Networks

    Computers in Medicine

    Tissue Engineering

    Psychology and Sociology

    Medical Informatics

    Laser in Fibre Optics in Medicine

    Major Project

    B.Tech - Biochemical Engineering Career Options and Job Prospects

    Numerous jobs are available for students who pursue this branch of engineering. Biochemical Engineers are offered job roles in Oil Refineries, Water Treatment Plants, Pharmaceutical Companies, environmental agencies, research institutions, etc. Following are some of the popular profiles offered to Biochemical engineers:

    • Chemical Administrator
    • Technical Consultant
    • Project Engineer
    • Biochemical Professor
    • Process Engineer
    • Research Analyst
    • Safety Advisor
    • Fuel Meter Calibration Technician
    • Environmental Manager
    • Quality Analyst
    • Product Technician

    Salaries after pursuing B.Tech in Biochemical Engineering depend on the sector that students are applying for. Usually, core sector jobs offer greater salary packages and salaries vary from Rs. 4 lakh to Rs. 11 lakh per annum. However, consultancies and other organisations pay packages ranging from Rs. 2 lakh to Rs. 3.5 lakh.

    FAQs about B.Tech - Biochemical Engineering

    What are the job roles to choose after B.Tech Biochemical Engineering?

    Chemical Engineer, Quality Analyst, Research Analyst, Project Engineer, Safety Advisor, Chemical Factory Administrator are some of the job roles to choose after B.Tech in Biochemical Engineering course

    What is the average salary of a B.Tech Biochemical Engineering graduate?

    The starting salary of a B.Tech Biochemical Engineering candidate is around Rs 2.40 Lakhs to 3.60 Lakhs per Annum. Highvel salary.

    I have completed my Class 12th studies in PCM. Can I apply for admission in B.Tech Biochemical Engineering course?

    Yes, a candidate who has completed Class 12th studies in Science stream can apply for admission in B.Tech Biochemical Engineering course.

    What is the average fee of B.Tech Biochemical Engineering course?

    The average Course fees of B.Tech Biochemical Engineering Rs 57,000

    What are the popular entrance exams for admission in B.Tech Biochemical Engineering course?

    The candidate appears in national level/ state level or institute level entrance exam for admission in B.Tech Biochemical Engineering course. JEE, AUCET, UPSEE, WBJEE are some of the popular engineering entrance exams.
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