B.Tech. (Biochemical Engineering)

Bachelor of Technology in Biochemical Engineering

Stream Engineering
Course Type Degree
Duration 4 Years


Bachelor of Technology in Biochemical Engineering is an undergraduate Biochemical Engineering course. Biochemical engineering is a branch of chemical engineering.  Course deals with the design and construction of unit processes that involve biological organisms or molecules, such as bioreactors.

Course aims in the crucial chemical engineering aspects of the development of biological processes associated from raw materials preparation to product recovery, relevant to industries and medical/healthcare, environmental protection. Its implementation are used in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and water treatment industries.

Program Pattern

  • The duration of the course is of 4 years.
  • The 4 year course consists of 8 semesters and a project in final year along with field and industry experience in their course period.

Entrance Exams

  1. JEE Mains
  2. JEE Advanced
  3. Engineering Agricultural and Medical Common Entrance Test (EAMCET)
  4. SRM JEE
  5. VIT EEE


  1. Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
  2. Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
  3. Jadavpur University, Kolkata
  4. Netaji Subhas University of Technology (NSIT)
  5. Bhiwani Institute of Computer and Technology-BIST, Haryana
  6. Harcourt Butler Technological Institute-HBTI, Uttar Pradesh

Job Positions

Biochemical Engineers are offered job roles in different fields like Oil Refineries, Water Treatment Plants, Pharmaceutical Companies, etc.

  1. Chemical Administrator
  2. Technical Consultant
  3. Project Engineer
  4. Biochemical Professor
  5. Process Engineer
  6. Fuel Meter Calibration Technician
  7. Environmental Manager


It may vary from (INR) 3 lac to 8 lac on an average per annum.


  1. Student must have passed 12th Standard or its equivalent, with minimum 60% or equivalent CGPA.
  2. Some of the universities and institutes conducts entrance examination for admission as well.

Required Skill-Sets

Practical Experience

Good with technical knowledge

Analytical skills

Creative and Technical ability

Communication and teamwork skills

The ability to empathize with patients