The Department of Biotechnology was started in the year 2002. Biotechnology is a multidisciplinary branch of science that encompasses Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, Computer and Information technology to develop tools and products that hold great promise and concern. Biotechnology is an emerging field which helps to improve the quality and sustainability of life now and in the future. The Department bestows quality education at the undergraduate level for learning, teaching, research and technical experience to the students to be professionally competent to work in diverse disciplines of biotechnology. The department has been pioneered to foster the students to create and develop knowledge and ideas in Biotechnology to explore the nature for the betterment of the society.
The Department is well equipped with independent laboratories for Microbiology, Immunology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering, Plant and Animal Cell and Tissue Culture.
Biotechnology is an assorted subject comprising bioscience credentials like Microbiology, Immunology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Genomics and Proteomics, etc. make a biotechnologist to explore nature and draw the best benefits. Thus, the diverged biotechnological fields arouse humongous job opportunities. Also, the biotechnology industries are continuously flourishing with limitless possibilities that offer extensive opportunities to the biotechnologists. The application areas are Health Care, Pharmaceuticals, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Conservation of Energy and Biodiversity, Pollutions and Environmental Studies and also Industries including chemical, food, textiles, etc.