The Department of Biotechnology commenced with the B.Tech. program in Biotechnology in 2005. The M.Tech. program was subsequently introduced in 2009. The department is steadily emerging as a leader in providing excellent education at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Biotechnology and in developing cutting-edge technology through research, training, and technical innovation. The curriculum and syllabi have been framed to meet the challenges of the growing demand of the Biotechnology sector in India.
Since commencement, the department has consistently performed well. Students have already made their mark in higher education and in the professional world in India and abroad. They routinely get selected for summer internships in the best academic institutes in India and abroad. They also get selected in prestigious programs such as the Khorana Program, KVPY fellowship, Indian Academy of Science fellowship, etc.