Established in 2002 the department ushers the student into the new world of ‘Biotechnology’, the emerging industry that is heading towards becoming a major global business in the coming decades.

B.E. (Biotechnology) is a multidisciplinary program involving advances in Life Sciences and Engineering. The Department offers courses in certain frontier and emerging areas of Biotechnology with orientation towards new product and process development.
The sophisticated range of equipment and instruments include Phase Contrast Microscope, UV-Visible Spectrophotometer, Gas Chromatography (GC), High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), PCR, cooling Centrifuge, Rotary Evaporator, Tangential flow filtration unit, laboratory scaled Fermenter etc.

The Department has been recognized as the Research Centre of Visvesvaraya Technological University,  and is actively engaged in research in thrust areas like Fermentation technology, Enzyme technology, Computational Biology, Molecular Microbiology etc.

The  Department  has  dynamic  and  dedicated  faculty  Supported  by  state-of-art  laboratory  facilities  in  areas of
* Microbiology
* Biochemistry
* Unit operations
* Process Control & Instrumentation
* Bioinformatics
* Bioprocess Engineering
* Molecular biology

The Department has recognized, an excellent industry-Academia interaction which has been reflected in the success of  alumni working  in  various  industries like  Tata  Energy  and  Resources  Institute (TERI) ,  National Chemical Laboratory (NCL) , FDC Ltd., RadPharm  Scientific  (Australia) , Infosys Technologies Ltd , Tata  Consultancy Services  (TCS)  etc. The  Department  has  MOU  with  Navya  Biologicals Pvt. Ltd.,  a Bengaluru  based  Biopharmaceutical Company  and that houses incubation centre for its research activities.
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Head of the Department

Laxmikant R Patil

Phone No. : +91 – 836 – 2378290,