B. Sc. Food Science and Technology, Biochemistry, Microbiology / Genetics

Overview of the Programme

B. Sc. Food Science and Technology, Biochemistry, Microbiology / Genetics

Welcome to B.Sc. degree program in Food Science and Technology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Genetics at Garden City University (GCU), in Bangalore. This program offers aspiring students the opportunity to delve into the fascinating fields of food science, biochemistry, microbiology, and genetics, equipping them with the knowledge and skills necessary for a successful career in these dynamic disciplines. At GCU, we offer a comprehensive and industry-focused curriculum that equips students with the knowledge and skills required to excel in their chosen field.

Our key courses provide a strong foundation in essential subjects such as Fundamentals of Cell Biology, Principles of Biochemistry, Principles of Genetics, General Microbiology, Human Physiology, and Principles of Human Nutrition.

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Course Structure

Semester 1

Semester 2

Semester 3

Semester 4

Semester 5

Semester 6

Programme Highlights

Pedagogy and Assessment

Welcome to Garden City University (GCU), where we believe in the power of active teaching methodologies to create a transformative learning environment for our B.Sc. degree courses in Food Science and Technology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Genetics. Our pedagogy focuses on preparing students for successful careers in these specialized fields.

We have carefully designed our curriculum to incorporate dynamic approaches that engage students and enhance their learning experience. Through immersive case study assessments, students in the B.Sc. (Food Science and Technology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, or Genetics) degree courses are challenged to apply their knowledge to real-world scenarios specific to their respective disciplines.

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Fee Structure for the Academic Year 2024-25

Domestic / NRI Fee Structure

Programmes
BSFT

Course Duration
3 years

1st Installment
INR 30,000

5 Subsequent Installments
INR 60,000

International Fee Structure

Programmes
BSFT

Course Duration
3 years

1st Installment
$ 500

5 Subsequent Installments
$ 900

OTHER FEES

CAUTION DEPOSIT : Rs. 5000/- to be paid by all the  students.

(Rs. 3000/- will be refunded after successful completion of the course and Rs. 2000/- would be retained towards registration fees for life time Alumni Association Membership)

EXAMINATION FEES PER SEMESTER

UG Programs: Rs.3000/-

Job Opportunities

Career Path

After completing a B.Sc. degree in Food Science and Technology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, or Genetics at Garden City University, these are some of the most trending career options in each field:

Food Science:

Food Technologist: As a food technologist, you would develop and improve food products, ensuring their safety, quality, and nutritional value. Companies such as Nestle India, Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL), and ITC Limited hire food technologists.

Product Development Scientist: Product development scientists create new food products and optimize existing ones based on consumer preferences and market trends. Marico, MTR Foods, and Britannia Industries Limited are some companies offering opportunities in this field.

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List of companies where UG & PG students of Life Science got placement:

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I apply for admission to Garden City University?

Apply online through this link https://admissions.gardencity.university/ or Schedule an appointment through the link below to meet with a counselor at the admissions office.
Register and verify your email to initiate the application process.
Submit your application and pay the Rs 2000/- fee.
Receive a conditional offer letter after your application is reviewed, which outlines the conditions for acceptance.
Comply with the conditions stated in the offer letter, meeting eligibility criteria, fulfil specific requirements, complete assigned tasks, and pay the first instalment fee.
Upon meeting the conditions, receive an Enrolment Letter confirming your acceptance into the program.

Are there scholarships or finance options available for students?

Garden City University is committed to supporting students in their academic pursuits through scholarships and finance options.
For information on Scholarship please visit https://www.gardencity.university/scholarship/ or speak to our Admission Counsellor at +919019921992.
Garden City University has collaborations with Non-Banking Financial Companies(NBFCs) that offer interest-free student loans specifically for fee payments. For any assistance, please speak to our Admission Counsellor at +919019921992.

What are the co-curricular and extracurricular activities practised at GCU?

The University has a highly acclaimed and active NCC unit which organises parades and involves itself in activities at a National level. The NSS wing of the University has human care, sustainable practices, educating the downtrodden as its core activities. The NSS has adopted five villages of Bangalore in line with the vision of the Government of India’s Swachhata Abhiyan mission and being recognised among the top 65 institutions in the country making it the right candidate to be chosen for the hall of fame. The University has 35 clubs ranging from Debate to music to badminton to futsal to frisbee to chess to dance. Core teams comprising of students participate in media coverage of national and international events (https://www.gardencity.university/campus-life/calendar-of-events/), fashion show which is a part of the fashion and apparel design school with international brands (https://www.gardencity.university/campus-life/calendar-of-events/), entrepreneurship and management club, incubation club, research club, beekeeping club, catering club and so on. Being an Interdisciplinary studies University there is much emphasis on giving the student a rounded perspective of studies and activities of individual interest.

What is the teaching style at Garden City University?

Garden City University follows a combination of teaching methods, including lectures, interactive sessions, group discussions, case studies, practical demonstrations, blended learning, self-directed study, and more.

Does Garden City University facilitate internships for students?

Absolutely! Garden City University has seamlessly integrated compulsory internships into its curriculum across all programs. GCU has  established collaborations with numerous industries and organizations to offer extensive internship opportunities for our students. These internships play a pivotal role in providing practical exposure, enhancing professional skills, and fostering industry connections, thus preparing students for successful careers.

Does Garden City University provide hostel facilities?

Yes, the university provides separate hostel facilities for male and female students. To know more, please visit https://www.gardencity.university/campus-life/accommodation/

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Physio-United is the alumni startup of Garden City University. This startup focuses on connecting physiotherapist under one platform and link with the potential patients via tele-medicine concept. This startup was founded by Mr. Divaker Kumar.  GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup founder to plan and launch the startup successfully at Garden City University Campus. Link of the videos relating to events and activities conducted by Physio-United is given below,

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Haura is the under-graduate student startup from the School of Sciences, Department of Life Sciences. This startup focuses on providing beauty and cosmetic products focusing on aromatherapy. This startup was founded by Ms. Darathi Fatima.  GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup founder to plan and launch the startup successfully at Garden City University Campus. Link of the videos relating to events and activities conducted by Haura is given below,

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UAV Systems is the external startup of Garden City University. This startup focuses on manufacturing low cost commercial drones. The brand slogan of the startup is “Make drones work for India”. This startup was founded by Mr. Shivaraman. GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup founder to plan various aspects of startups at Garden City University Campus. Link of the videos relating to events and activities conducted by UAV System is given below,

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Woofy is the alumna startup of Garden City University. This startup focuses on providing healthy food for the pets and other pet care services. This startup was founded by Ms. Varsha. GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup to secure funding after reviewing her business plan and the trial done in the market. Link of the video relating to events and activities conducted by Woofy is given below,

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