Department of Biotechnology

Established in 2007

The department was established with the objectives of providing postgraduate studies in life sciences 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). Thus, it provides expertise in scientific learning along with skills to explore various career paths in agriculture, health care, forensics, industrial processing 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.

Did You Know ?

"In the post darwinian era when species other than ours will no longer exist and rules of open sharing will be extended to exchange of genes"

Association & Activities
Community Orientation
Research Output
Scheme & Syllabus

Association & Activities

The Department has Biotechnology association –GeNiX through which several extra curricular activities are conducted

  • Guest lecture
  • Seminars
  • Current affairs
  • Wall magazine
  • Bridge course
  • Internships
  • Academic projects
  • School Projects

The Department has done MoU’s  with

  • Polyclone bioservices , Bengaluru
  • Shridhar Bhat Research Lab, Bengaluru
  • Labland Biotech, Mysore
  • Aristogene , Bengaluru
  • Vidhyarathna Aushadala, Kerala

Department persistently takes initiatives  to guide school students for project works to be presented at Indian science congress for regional,state & National level compietitions.

Research Output

Currently faculties of the Department have their research published in several reputed peer reviewed Journal & also have received  financial grants from Vision Group of Science & Technology, Govt. of Karnataka, UGC, KBITS and DBT.