About the Department
The Department of Biotechnology was started in 2001 and is offering B.Tech (Biotechnology) programme since 2002 and M.Tech(Biotechnology) programme since 2019. The department has the objective to impart technical education and training in the broader area of Biotechnology to the aspiring students and make them skillful and employable by imparting technical skills required by the life science industries.
The Department is equipped with the state-of-the-art laboratories and has nearly 150 students and 9 faculty members. The department was approved by AICTE (732-52-394, EYET/2001 dated: 30.08.2001) and permanently affiliated to Anna University (Lr.No:467/CAI/Permanent Affln./2014-15 dt.18.11.14) and accreditated with National Board of Accreditaion(NBA), New Delhi.
In the present changing technological advancement in biotechnology arena, B.Tech & M.Tech Biotechnology programme is designed to prepare the students for successful professional careers in this cutting-edge area. This is a challenging task as it involves teaching diversified subjects in both biology and engineering.
The Department of Biotech has carved its own unique niche in imparting quality learning. With well-equipped separate spacious labs for computational biology, Biochemistry, Bio-processing, Genetic Engineering, Chemical Engineering and an Animal house, the department is producing 100% percent pass in the final year consistently for the past 4 years. The department functions with 3-Professor, 3-Associate Professors and 7-Assistant Professors. Majority of the faculty members are having doctoral qualification with expertise in Immuno Biotechnology, Genomics, Computational Biology, Nano Biotechnology, Natural Product Bio engineering, etc