Science Courses

Biotechnology

Course Layout - Under Graduate

The following is the detailed examination scheme prescribed for the degree course in Biotechnology of the University of Pune

Note:

1.         All subjects are compulsory.

2.         The University exams are conducted annually in the first year of the course and the second   and the third year are held in a semester pattern.

3.         Each lecture is of 45 minutes duration.

  1. Theory papers and Practical examinations require a minimum of 40% marks for passing.
  2. The University of Pune does not employ the Grade Point Average (GPA) system but uses an aggregate percentage of the student in a year to award classes as follows:

 

Marks (%)

Class

40 – 49.99

Pass Class

50 – 54.99

Second Class

55 – 59.99

Higher Second Class

60 – 69.99

First Class

70 and Above

First Class with Distinction

In order to pass in the Second Year and Third Year theory examination, the candidate has to obtain 40 marks out of 80 in each course of each semester. (Minimum 32 marks must be obtained in the University Theory Examination).

In order to pass in practical examination, the candidate has to obtain 40 marks out of 100 in each course. (Minimum 32 marks must be obtained in the University Examination.)

First Year

 

 

Subject

Hours/Week

Maximum Marks

Total

Theory/ Practicals

 

L

P

TEX

UEX

 

Fundamentals of Chemistry

03

-

20

80

100

Fundamentals of Physics

03

-

20

80

100

Basics of plant and animal sciences

03

-

20

80

100

Mathematics & Statistical Methods for Biologists

03

-

20

80

100

Fundamentals of Biological Chemistry

03

-

20

80

100

Biophysics & Instrumentation

03

-

20

80

100

Microbiology

03

-

20

80

100

Computers and applications

03

-

20

80

100

Practicals in Chemistry & Biochemistry

-

08

20

80

100

Techniques in Physics, Biophysics & Instrumentation

-

08

20

80

100

Laboratory Exercises in Biosciences

-

08

20

80

100

Quantitative Methods in Biology

-

08

20

80

100

Total

24

48

240

960

1200

 

 

Abbreviations used:   L – Lectures,   P – Practicals, G- Grade, TEX- Term End Examination,  UEX – University Examination

II year- I semester

 

Subject

Hours/Week

Maximum Marks

Total

Theory/Practicals

 

L

P

TEX

UEX

 

Genetics & Immunology

06

-

20

80

100

Cell Biology

06

-

20

80

100

Environmental Biology and Biotechnology

06

-

20

80

100

Practicals in Environmental Biotechnology

-

08

20

80

100

Practicals in Cell Biology & Genetics

-

08

20

80

100

Total

18

16

100

400

500

                                  

II year- II semester

Subject

Hours/Week

Maximum Marks

Total

Theory/Practicals

 

L

P

TEX

UEX

 

Molecular biology

06

-

20

80

100

Animal and Plant development

06

-

20

80

100

Scientific writing and communication

03

-

10

50

50

Metabolic Pathways

03

-

10

50

50

Practicals in Molecular biology

-

08

20

80

100

Practicals in Developmental biology

-

08

20

80

100

Environmental Awareness

03

-

-

-

-

Total

18

16

100

420

500

 

 

Abbreviations used:   L – Lectures,   P – Practicals, G- Grade, TEX- Term End Examination,  UEX – University Examination

III year- III semester

Subject

Hours/Week

Maximum Marks

Total

Theory/Practicals

 

L

P

TEX

UEX

 

Microbial Biotechnology

06

-

20

80

100

Plant and animal tissue culture

06

-

20

80

100

Biodiversity & Systematics

06

-

20

80

100

Tissue culture techniques

-

08

20

80

100

a. Practicals in Microbial biotechnology

b.Practicals in Field studies and report writing

-

08

20

80

100

Total

18

16

100

400

500

 

III year- IV semester

Subject

Hours/Week

Maximum Marks

Total

Theory/Practicals

 

L

P

TEX

UEX

 

Large scale Manufacturing process

06

-

20

80

100

Biochemical and biophysical techniques

06

-

20

80

100

Recombinant DNA Technology

06

-

20

80

100

Techniques in Genetic Engineering

-

08

20

80

100

a. Practicals of large scale manufacturing process

b. Practicals in biochemical and Biophysical techniques

-

08

10

50

100

10

50

Total

18

16

100

420

500

Abbreviations used:   L – Lectures,   P – Practicals, G- Grade, TEX- Term End Examination,  UEX – University Examination

Principal total is out of 1800, Grand total is out of 1900

Chemistry

Course Layout - Under Graduate

The following is the detailed examination scheme prescribed for the degree course in Chemistry of the University of Pune.

Note:

1.         All subjects are compulsory.

2.         The University exams are conducted annually in the first year of the course and the second   and the third year are held in a semester pattern.

3.         Each lecture is of 45 minutes duration.

  1. Theory papers and Practical examinations require a minimum of 40% marks for passing.
  2. The University of Pune does not employ the Grade Point Average (GPA) system but uses an aggregate percentage of the student in a year to award classes as follows:

 

Marks (%)

Class

40 – 49.99

Pass Class

50 – 54.99

Second Class

55 – 59.99

Higher Second Class

60 – 69.99

First Class

70 and Above

First Class with Distinction

In order to pass in the Second Year and Third Year theory examination, the candidate has to obtain 20 marks out of 50 in each course of each semester. (Minimum 16 marks must be obtained in the University Theory Examination).

In order to pass in practical examination, the candidate has to obtain 40 marks out of 100 in each course. (Minimum 32 marks must be obtained in the University Examination.)

First Year

For B.Sc Plain (Group B)

Subject

Hours per Week

Maximum Marks

Total

Theory/Practicals

 

L

P

TEX

UEX

 

Chemistry Theory Paper I

03

-

20

80

100

Chemistry Theory Paper II

03

-

20

80

100

Chemistry Practical

-

04

20

80

100

Botany Theory Paper I

03

-

20

80

100

Botany Theory Paper II

03

-

20

80

100

Botany Practical

-

04

20

80

100

Zoology Theory Paper I

03

-

20

80

100

Zoology Theory Paper II

03

-

20

80

100

Zoology Practical

-

04

20

80

100

Geography Theory Paper I

03

-

20

80

100

Geography Theory Paper II

03

-

20

80

100

Geography Practical

-

04

20

80

100

Total

24

16

240

960

1200

Abbreviations used:   L – Lectures   P – Practicals   TEX- Term End Examination   UEX – University Examination

For B.Sc Plain (Group A)

Subject

Hours per Week

Maximum Marks

Total

Theory/Practicals

 

L

P

TEX

UEX

 

Chemistry Theory Paper I

03

-

20

80

100

Chemistry Theory Paper II

03

-

20

80

100

Chemistry Practical

-

04

20

80

100

Physics Theory Paper I

03

-

20

80

100

Physics Theory Paper II

03

-

20

80

100

Physics Practical

-

04

20

80

100

Mathematics Theory Paper I

03

-

20

80

100

Mathematics Theory Paper II

03

-

20

80

100

Mathematics Practical

-

04

20

80

100

Geography/Electronic Theory Paper I

03

-

20

80

100

Geography/ Electronic Theory Paper II

03

-

20

80

100

Geography/ Electronic Practical

-

04

20

80

100

Total

24

16

240

960

1200

II year- I semester (Group B)

Subject

Hours per Week

Maximum Marks

Total

Theory/Practicals

 

L

P

TEX

UEX

 

Chemistry Theory Paper I

04

-

10

40

50

Chemistry Theory Paper II

04

-

10

40

50

Botany Theory Paper I

04

 

10

40

50

Botany Theory Paper II

04

-

10

40

50

Zoology Theory Paper I

04

-

10

40

50

Zoology Theory Paper II

04

-

10

40

50

English/Marathi

04

-

10

40

50

Total

28

-

70

280

350

II year- II semester (Group B)

Subject

Hours per Week

Maximum Marks

Total

Theory/Practicals

 

L

P

TEX

UEX

 

Chemistry Theory Paper I

04

-

10

40

50

Chemistry Theory Paper II

04

-

10

40

50

Chemistry Practical

-

04

20

80

100

Botany Theory Paper I

04

-

10

40

50

Botany Theory Paper II

04

-

10

40

50

Botany Practical

-

04

20

80

100

Zoology Theory Paper I

04

-

10

40

50

Zoology Theory Paper II

04

-

10

40

50

Zoology Practical

-

04

20

80

100

English/Marathi

04

-

10

40

50

Environmental awareness

03

-

-

-

-

Total

31

12

130

520

650

 

Abbreviations used:   L – Lectures   P – Practicals   TEX- Term End Examination

UEX – University Examination

II year- I semester (Group A)

Subject

Hours per Week

Maximum Marks

Total

Theory/Practicals

 

L

P

TEX

UEX

 

Chemistry Theory Paper I

04

-

10

40

50

Chemistry Theory Paper II

04

-

10

40

50

Physics Theory Paper I

04

 

10

40

50

Physics Theory Paper II

04

-

10

40

50

Mathematics Theory Paper I

04

-

10

40

50

Mathematics Theory Paper II

04

-

10

40

50

English/Marathi

04

-

10

40

50

Total

28

-

70

280

350

II year- II semester (Group A)

Subject

Hours per Week

Maximum Marks

Total

Theory/Practicals

 

L

P

TEX

UEX

 

Chemistry Theory Paper I

04

-

10

40

50

Chemistry Theory Paper II

04

-

10

40

50

Chemistry Practical

-

04

20

80

100

Physics Theory Paper I

04

-

10

40

50

Physics Theory Paper II

04

-

10

40

50

Physics Practical

-

04

20

80

100

Mathematics Theory Paper I

04

-

10

40

50

Mathematics Theory Paper II

04

-

10

40

50

Mathematics Practical

-

04

20

80

100

English/Marathi

04

-

10

40

50

Environmental awareness

03

-

-

-

-

Total

31

12

130

520

650

 

Abbreviations used:   L – Lectures   P – Practicals   TEX- Term End Examination

UEX – University Examination

(For B.Sc Chemistry) III year- III semester

Subject

Hours per Week

Maximum Marks

Total

Theory/Practicals

 

L

P

TEX

UEX

 

Chemistry Theory Paper I

04

-

10

40

50

Chemistry Theory Paper II

04

-

10

40

50

Chemistry Theory Paper III

04

-

10

40

50

Chemistry Theory Paper IV

04

-

10

40

50

Chemistry Theory Paper V

04

-

10

40

50

Chemistry Theory Paper VI

04

-

10

40

50

Total

24

 

60

240

300

III year- IV semester

Subject

Hours per Week

Maximum Marks

Total

Theory/Practicals

 

L

P

TEX

UEX

 

Chemistry Theory Paper I

04

-

10

40

50

Chemistry Theory Paper II

04

-

10

40

50

Chemistry Theory Paper III

04

-

10

40

50

Chemistry Theory Paper IV

04

 

10

40

50

Chemistry Theory Paper V

04

-

10

40

50

Chemistry Theory Paper VI

04

 

10

40

50

Chemistry Practical Paper I

-

04

20

80

100

Chemistry Practical Paper II

-

04

20

80

100

Chemistry Practical Paper III

-

04

20

80

100

Total

24

12

120

480

600

Abbreviations used:   L – Lectures   P – Practicals   TEX- Term End Examination  

UEX – University Examination

Principal total is out of 1200, Grand total is out of 1900.

Microbiology

Course Layout - Under Graduate

The following is the detailed examination scheme prescribed for the degree course in Chemistry of the University of Pune.

Note:

1.         All subjects are compulsory.

2.         The University exams are conducted annually in the first year of the course and the second   and the third year are held in a semester pattern.

3.         Each lecture is of 45 minutes duration.

  1. Theory papers and Practical examinations require a minimum of 40% marks for passing.
  2. The University of Pune does not employ the Grade Point Average (GPA) system but uses an aggregate percentage of the student in a year to award classes as follows:

Marks (%)

Class

40 – 49.99

Pass Class

50 – 54.99

Second Class

55 – 59.99

Higher Second Class

60 – 69.99

First Class

70 and Above

First Class with Distinction

In order to pass in the Second Year and Third Year theory examination, the candidate has to obtain 20 marks out of 50 in each course of each semester. (Minimum 16 marks must be obtained in the University Theory Examination).

In order to pass in practical examination, the candidate has to obtain 40 marks out of 100 in each course. (Minimum 32 marks must be obtained in the University Examination.)

First Year

Subject

Hours per Week

Maximum Marks

Total

Theory/Practicals

 

L

P

TEX

UEX

 

Chemistry Theory Paper I

03

-

20

80

100

Chemistry Theory Paper II

03

-

20

80

100

Chemistry Practical

-

04

20

80

100

Botany Theory Paper I

03

-

20

80

100

Botany Theory Paper II

03

-

20

80

100

Botany Practical

-

04

20

80

100

Zoology Theory Paper I

03

-

20

80

100

Zoology Theory Paper II

03

-

20

80

100

Zoology Practical

-

04

20

80

100

Microbiology Theory Paper I

03

-

20

80

100

Microbiology Theory Paper II

03

-

20

80

100

Microbiology Practical

-

04

20

80

100

Total

24

16

240

960

1200

Abbreviations used:   L – Lectures   P – Practicals   TEX- Term End Examination   UEX – University Examination

II year- I semester

Subject

Hours per Week

Maximum Marks

Total

Theory/Practicals

 

L

P

TEX

UEX

 

Chemistry Theory Paper I

04

-

10

40

50

Chemistry Theory Paper II

04

-

10

40

50

Botany Theory Paper I

04

 

10

40

50

Botany Theory Paper II

04

-

10

40

50

Microbiology Theory Paper I

04

-

10

40

50

Microbiology Theory Paper II

04

-

10

40

50

English

04

-

10

40

50

Total

28

-

70

280

350

II year- II semester

Subject

Hours per Week

Maximum Marks

Total

Theory/Practicals

 

L

P

TEX

UEX

 

Chemistry Theory Paper I

04

-

10

40

50

Chemistry Theory Paper II

04

-

10

40

50

Chemistry Practical

-

04

20

80

100

Botany Theory Paper I

04

-

10

40

50

Botany Theory Paper II

04

-

10

40

50

Botany Practical

-

04

20

80

100

Microbiology Theory Paper I

04

-

10

40

50

Microbiology Theory Paper II

04

-

10

40

50

Microbiology Practical

-

04

20

80

100

English

04

-

10

40

50

Environmental awareness

03

-

-

-

-

Total

31

12

130

520

650

 

Abbreviations used:   L – Lectures   P – Practicals   TEX- Term End Examination

UEX – University Examination

Principal total is out of 1200, Grand total is out of 1900.

III year- III semester

Subject

Hours per Week

Maximum Marks

Total

Theory/Practicals

 

L

P

TEX

UEX

 

Microbiology Theory Paper I

04

-

10

40

50

Microbiology Theory Paper II

04

-

10

40

50

Microbiology Theory Paper III

04

-

10

40

50

Microbiology Theory Paper IV

04

-

10

40

50

Microbiology Theory Paper V

04

-

10

40

50

Microbiology Theory Paper VI

04

-

10

40

50

Total

24

 

60

240

300

III year- IV semester

Subject

Hours per Week

Maximum Marks

Total

Theory/Practicals

 

L

P

TEX

UEX

 

Microbiology Theory Paper I

04

-

10

40

50

Microbiology Theory Paper II

04

-

10

40

50

Microbiology Theory Paper III

04

-

10

40

50

Microbiology Theory Paper IV

04

 

10

40

50

Microbiology Theory Paper V

04

-

10

40

50

Microbiology Theory Paper VI

04

 

10

40

50

Microbiology Practical Paper I

-

04

20

80

100

Microbiology Practical Paper II

-

04

20

80

100

Microbiology Practical Paper III

-

04

20

80

100

Total

24

12

120

480

600

Abbreviations used:   L – Lectures   P – Practicals   TEX- Term End Examination  

UEX – University Examination

Principal total is out of 1200, Grand total is out of 1900.



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