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Department of Biotechnology


About Us

The Department of Biotechnology was established in the year 2003 - 2004. Since its inception, the Department is striving to impart quality education to students. The Department has an intake of 60 students. Modern biotechnology provides tremendous scope for developing new products and technologies which find promising applications in wide variety of fields. Biotechnology has made significant advances in recent years and emerged as a frontline area of research and development, with an overwhelming impact on the society. The department has highly qualified, experienced and dedicated faculty who are from diverse streams and specializations. The Department has well equipped laboratories to provide practical knowledge to students. The faculty and the students of the department are publishing research papers in various national and international journals on a regular basis. The department having multidisciplinary curriculum. The Graduates are equipped with the requirements of Industry and Research Institutions in India and Abroad.

Unique Features of Department

  • Extensive course in the programme in line with the requirements of industries
  • Department faculty members with doctoral, post-doctoral experience and expertise in Different research domains
  • In built opportunity in development of skills as well as scientific writing. Skill Development courses conducted by department in various Fields such as Plant Tissue culture, Mushroom Cultivation, Reactor Design and Product development.
  • Received Grant to the department by the Faculties from Government of India (AICTE, DBT, DST, UGC) and Professional bodies (IE(I) & ISTE)
  • Focus to train and equip the students in the development of biotechnological processes for product development, as a result the grants were received by the students to carry out their research (DST, DBT & TNSCST)
  • Fundamental research to develop technologies to benefit society
  • Conference proceedings published with ISBN Number
  • Research laboratories were established with high end instruments like PCR, Fermenter, ELISA, CO2 incubator, Sonicator, Gel documenter, Homogenizer, Microfiltration unit, etc.
  • Guest faculty drawn from a pool of experts from industry/academia there by ensuring a balanced and continuous interaction with industry
  • Placement assistants through college placement cell. Placement and Higher studies maintaining 100% for past ten years
  • Innovative teaching methods involving continuous interaction amongst faculty and Students
  • Graduates are able to work effectively in multidisciplinary environment

Thrust Area of Research

  • Fermentation technology
  • Bioenergy /Nano Fuel cell
  • Genetic Engineering and Molecular studies
  • Anticancer studies
  • Up-stream and Downstream processing
  • Bioremediation/Environmental biotechnology
  • Neutraceutical studies
  • Biopharmaceutical Technology
  • Enzyme Technology

Industrial Tie-Ups

The department has collaboration (MoUs) with leading industries/institution to enrich the knowledge of the students nd the faculties

  1. Biocon Academy, Bengaluru for Internships /Projects and Placement
  2. Alpha Omega Hi-Tech Bio Research Center, Salem for Internships/Projects and Placement
  3. Genewin Biotech Pvt. Ltd, Hosur for Internships/Projects and Placement
  4. Mediomix-Diagnosis & Bioresearch, Bangaluru

Student Exchange

The Department of Biotechnology has conducted student exchange/internship/training programs/industrial training/ industrial visits in last academic year to inculcate their knowledge. The list of few institution/industries as follows

  • Central Sericultural Research and Training Institute, Mysore
  • Central Sericultural Germplasm Resources Center, Hosur
  • Seri Biotech Research Laboratory, Central Silk Board, Bengaluru
  • Indian Academy of Science, Bengaluru
  • National Institute of Immunology(NII), New Delhi
  • The vellore Co-Op. Sugar mills LTD., Vellore
  • Biotechno Solutions Training and Research Institute
  • Skanda Lifescience Pvt. Ltd.
  • LifeTech Pvt. Ltd., Chennai.
  • Genewin Biotech Pvt. Ltd., Hosur.


The department has initiated mushroom cultivation in this academic year to enhance our students knowledge and skills towards entrepreneurship.

Department Information and Details

Approved Intake 23-24 22-23 21-22 20-21 19-20
60 60 60 60 60
Fees charged ( per annum ) in Rs. As per Tamil Nadu Government Norms
Pass Percentage during Last Five Years 22-23 21-22 20-21 19-20 18-19
96 98 93 75 94
Teacher Student Ratio 1:15
No. of Faculty Members Cadre Number
Professor 1
Associate Professor 2
Assistant Professor 9
Faculty Profile Qualification No. of Faculty
Ph.D 4
Ph.D Pursuing 1
Post Graduate 7
Undergraduate Nil
Experience Faculty Experience No.of Faculty
Less than 5 Years 8
5 to 10 Years 2
More than 10 Years 2
Budget Allocation for the Programme ( in Rs.) Recurring Non-Recurring
54,09,469.00 /- 24,78,810.00/-
New Initiatives and Future Vision To Promote learning and innovation that integrates engineering and life science for the advancement of health care and environment

Industrial Consultancy, Research and Development (During the past 5 years)

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