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The Department of Biotechnology offers a 4 Year B.Tech Biotechnology Programme which is affiliated to Anna University. Modern biotechnology provides tremendous scope for developing new products and technologies which find positive applications in wide variety of fields. Biotechnology has made significant advances in recent years and emerged as a frontline area of research and development, with a great impact on the society. The course and curriculum has been designed and updated regularly by interacting with research scientists and industry personnel to meet the requirements of biotechnology industries.

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To be a premier department in Biotechnology education with a focus on sustainable technologies for the benefit of society and environment

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  • To equip the students fundamentally strong with ideal technical skills in the biotechnology field to face the competitive edge
  • To provide quality collaborative research with industries
  • To develop contemporary and sustainable technologies


  • B.Tech – Biotechnology
Program Educational Objectives
To develop the fundamental knowledge and confidence to face the domain related operations.

To familiarize, latest technological advances for enhancing the problem solving ability while working in biotechnology related industries.

To impart research and development attitude, skills in the area of biotechnology and also in inter- disciplinary fields.

To execute the technical expertise as a highly responsible professional leader in relevance to global, societal, ethical and environmental principles.

Program Outcomes

1. Engineering Knowledge
An ability to apply the knowledge of basic mathematics, science, and engineering fundamentals in the area of biotechnology, such as Biochemical engineering, Genetic Engineering, Bioinformatics, Separation Technology etc.

2. Problem Analysis
An ability to find the biotechnology-oriented problems and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.

3. Design/development of solutions
An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs.

4. Conduct investigations of complex problems
An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex biotechnology related problems.

5. Modern Tool usage
An ability to use the biotech techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for practice as biotechnology professionals.

6. The Engineer and Society
Graduates will exhibit the impact of engineering solutions on the biotech society and also inculcate aware of Contemporary issues.

7. Individual and Team work
An ability to function individually and in multidisciplinary teams.

8. Environment and sustainability
The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.

9. Ethics
An understanding of professional, legal and ethical responsibility.

10. Communication
An ability to communicate effectively through verbal and written mode with technical audience.

11. Project management and finance
An ability to create competency in the engineering management, finance principles and its application in multidisciplinary projects.

12. Lifelong learning
A recognition of the need, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning.

Program Specific Outcomes
PSO1: Professional Skill Development
An ability to apply the knowledge of fermentation technology, food and pharmaceutical biotechnology to solve problems by providing appropriate solutions.

PSO2: Analytical Skill and Problem Solving Expertise
An ability to understand and design solutions for bioprocess engineering related to biotechnology and environment.

PSO3: Project development skill
An ability to employ biotech techniques related advanced analytical equipments, environments, and platforms in creating innovative career paths to be a bio-entrepreneur, and a zest for higher studies.