Hyderabad: IIT-Hyderabad has introduced first of its kind industry-oriented B.Tech programmes in three streams – Biotechnology & Bioinformatics, Computational Engineering and Industrial Chemistry to ensure the complete industry readiness of the students.
The new B.Tech curriculum provides an opportunity for the students to take courses from all branches of the sciences such as maths, physics and chemistry in the first two semesters.
Besides the special curriculum of these three programmes, students can take courses from any other department and can also gain knowledge in areas of their interest outside the department, including entrepreneurship, computer science etc. For further details the candidates can visit official website http://iith.ac.in.
In the sixth semester, students can opt for the semester-long projects which will provide an opportunity to work and gain experience in Biotech/Pharma/Manufacuring/IT/Data Analysis/Chem Informatics and help in the gradual transition to full time jobs.
The curriculum is said to be designed to train the students with in-demand bioinformatics skills, soft computing, web technologies, structural biology, biological data mining, image processing, etc.