The Department was established in the year 2007 with the objectives of providing postgraduate studies to explore the field and acquire an in-depth understanding of Biotechnology and carry out research activities in the relevant area. It offers M.Sc in Biotechnology and Post Graduate Diploma in Fermentation and Bio Processing (BiSEP – Supported by DBT & Government of Karnataka). A first of its kind Flagship initiative by Dept. of IT, BT & Science & Technology, Government of Karnataka and supported by Dept. Of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India, Recognized by Association of Biotechnology Led Enterprises (ABLE)
Thus, programme provides expertise in scientific learning along with skills to expedite various career paths in industrial processing, health care, agriculture, forensics and environment management. Updated curricula, advanced lab facilitates for studies and research initiatives provide a solid foundation for building a strong career in the future. The Plant Tissue Culture Laboratory of the department caters to the micro propagation of many endangered medicinal plants. Realistic approach in Genetic engineering, Molecular biology & Bioinformatics meet the current industrial demands
Well-equipped laboratory with highly sophisticated instruments, dedicated & experienced faculties constantly pursuing extramural funding from national funding resources such as the DBT, VGST, UGC and other major sources from State Government and Government of India.
Good placement record over the years. MoU’s with various industries and Industrial Visits to boost student’s experimental and technical knowledge.
|Semester||Title of elective paper|
|Biostatistics & Bioinformatics|
Genix is association inception in the year 2007, carriers several extra curricular Guest lecture, Seminars, Current affairs, Wall magazine, Bridge course, Internships, Academic projects, School Projects
Activities from 2007-2008
Department persistently takes initiatives to guide school students for project works to be presented at Indian science congress for regional, state & National level competitions
Choice Based Credit System Scheme (2020-2021 onwards)