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Biotechnology


In today’s techno-savvy era, Science and Technology revolutionized every nook and corner of the world. Therefore, Biotechnology is also mushrooming everywhere. In the Biotechnology field, biosciences and technology manipulate living organisms as well as the biological system to compose products. And those products are very beneficial for mankind. This course is totally related to food, agriculture, healthcare, environmental, pharmacy, etc. Biotechnology is the use of living systems and organisms to develop or make products, or “any technological application that uses biological systems, living organisms or derivatives thereof, to make or modify products or processes for specific use”

(UN Convention on Biological Diversity, Art. 2)

We the department of Biotechnology began functioning in the year 2002, with teachers and students in for Bachelors and in 2003 for Masters as well.

The students of Biotechnology are given training in the identification of genes that confer a high degree of resistance to disease on animals and plants. The department has well equipped laboratories with sophisticated instruments like cooling centrifuge, multipurpose electrophoresis system, spectrophotometer, etc.



Scope

The scope of Biotechnology is immense because it is an innovative branch of science that has become popular among youngsters as it provides the various scope of career growth in Pharmaceutical sector, Biological Sciences, Healthcare, Food Processing Industry, Food and Chemical Industries seek Biotechnology Professionals for handling positions of Production Engineers, Quality Control Analyst, etc.



Message from HOD

The Department of Biotechnology offers academic programmes like B.Sc Biotechnology, and M.Sc Biotechnology. Being a highly refined and sophisticated discipline, the department of Biotechnology is compiled by having experienced faculty with a rich and varied teaching and research exposure. The department incessantly aims to train students by imparting them latest industry required knowledge in the fields of Biotechnology, Bioinformatics and other allied areas. The department aspires to transform its students into young scientists who will strive to create cutting edge ecofriendly technologies for solving global and national level environmental problems, food security, invent processing technologies and make-India a market leader in agro and pharmaceutical products. Besides encouraging students to become proficient in their academic arena, the Department of Bio-technology motivates them to participate in various personality enhancing activities. Professionals from industry and national research laboratories, visit the department to give guest lectures and seminars on the latest developments and industry practices in Biotechnology & Bioinformatics