Pune University BE Biotechnology Industrial Organisation and Management Question Papers

B.E. (Biotechnology)


Time: 3 Hours]                                                                                              [Max. Marks :100

Instructions to the candidates:

1)            Answer three questions from Section -1 and Section – II.

2)            Answers to the two sections should be written in separate books.

3)            Neat diagrams must be drawn whenever necessary.

4)            Figures to the right indicate full marks.


Q1) a) What is Joint Stock Company? Compare Partnership firm and Joint stock company.      [10]

b) Explain Management by Objectives.                                                                  [8]


Q2) a) Explain the characteristics of Co-operative organizations with its advantages and disadvantages.                                                                                 [9]

b) Explain the following principles of management :                                          [9]

i)              Division of Labour.

ii)           Authority and responsibility.

iii)         Unity of command.

Q3) a) Explain the process of recruitment and types of recruitment. [8] b) Discuss the objectives and functions of wage and salary administration.



Q4) a) Explain the steps in selection procedure and types of tests in selection procedure.           [8]

b) Discuss the role of trade union in maintaining industrial peace. [8]

Q5) a) Discuss various types of costs associated with inventory and store management. [8]

b) Explain the importance of inspection and quality control in pharmaceutical industry.   [8]

Q6) a) “Quality control practices has gain importance in today’s industries”.

Comment.                                                                                                            [8]

b) Write a short note on :                                                                                            [8]

i)              Concept of Quotation.

ii)           Functions of store keeper.


Q7) a) Explain the difference between Selling and Marketing.                           [9]

b) Differentiate between penetration prices and skimming prices with example.        [9]


Q8) Define market research? How to market Bio-Chemical products in competitive market.      [18]

Q9) a) Explain the importance of Total Quality circles and Total Quality Management in growth of business organizations.                                                                   [8]

b) Explain the following :                                                                                           [8]

i)              Patent and Patent right.

ii)           Government aids for export promotion.


Q10)a) State and explain the concept of antidumping duties and how it affects imports.  [8]

b) Write short notes on :                                                                                             [8]

i)              Cost involved in exporting a product.

ii)           ISO system.

Q11)a) State and explain the concept of contract act and types of contract act. [8] b) Write a short note on :                                                                                                                [8]

i)              Work Measurement.

ii)           Flow Process Chart.


Q12)a) Explain in brief MRTP and FERA.                                                              [8]

b) Explain the following :                                                                                           [8]

i)              Sio chart.

ii)           Therblings.

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