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The Department of Biotechnology

The department of biotechnology was established in 2003. The Biotechnology Course not only focuses on the technological, computational and mathematical aspects of biosciences but also on the applications of the same with respect to industry and medicine. Modern biotechnology provides tremendous scope for developing new products and technologies which find promising 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 an overwhelming impact on the society. The department has highly qualified, experienced and dedicated faculty who are from diverse streams and specializations. The department has well furnished laboratories with all equipments to impart training to the students and to carry out research. Emphasis has been laid on practical training. Every year, workshops/symposium/seminars dealing with latest development in different area of Biotechnology are being organized. The course and curriculum has been designed and is being continuously updated in consultation with academicians, research scientists and industry personnel to meet the latest requirements of biotechnology industries. The faculty and the students of the department are publishing research papers in various national and international journals on a regular basis. The department has initiated efforts to establish advanced research laboratories in thrust areas. It is also inculcating entrepreneurial skills in biotechnology graduates who would fulfill the role of job providers rather than jobseekers. Many of our students have excelled in higher studies in reputed Indian and foreign Universities.

Lab Facilities

  1. Pharmaceutical Bio Technology Lab
  2. Biochemistry Lab
  3. Bioprocess Engineering Lab - I
  4. Bioprocess Engineering Lab - II
  5. Cell Biology Lab
  6. Chemical Engineering Lab
  7. Downstream Processing Lab
  8. Enzyme Technology Lab
  9. Genetic Engineering Lab
  10. Immunology Lab
  11. Instrumental Methods of Analysis Lab
  12. Microbiology Lab
  13. Molecular Biology Lab
  14. Plant Biotechnology Lab

Library Facilities

The College Central Library has fully automated library with 3578 Volumes of book with 1899 titles. Apart from text books, the library has National and International journals and some popular dailies. Moreover, online book reservation facility through intranet is also available.

Department Information and Details

Approved Intake

2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
60
60
60
60
60
Fees charged ( per annum ) in Rs.
As per Tamil Nadu Government Norms
Pass Percentage during last 5 years
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
96
96
94
94
92
Teacher Student Ratio
1:16.3
No. of Faculty Members
Cadre
Number
Professor
2
Associate Professors
2
Assistant Professors
7
Faculty Profile
Qualification
No. of Faculty
Ph.D
4
Post Graduate
7
Experience of Faculty
Experience
No. of Faculty
Less than 5 years
5
5 to 10 years
1
More than 10 years
5


Industrial Consultancy, Research and Development (During the past 5 years)

No. of papers published in International Journals 79
No. of papers published in National Journals 9
No. of papers presented in International Conferences/Seminars 25
No. of papers presented in National Conferences/Seminars 20
No. of National Conferences Conducted 8
No. of training Programmes/Short Term Courses Conducted Nil

Placement Record for the Previous Years

No. of Companies visited the Campus
38
Name of companies visited & No. of students placed
Name of the Companies No. of Students Placed
Biocon
8
Micro Therapeutic Research Labs
3
Micro Labs Ltd.
2
Azidus Laboratories Ltd.
1
Global Calcium
2
Apollo Hospitals
1
VB Medicare Pvt. Ltd.
1
Episource India
4
Healthwatch Telediagnostic Pvt. Ltd.
2
Accenture
2
Vee Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
15
Primus Global
1
ABInBev India
1
Tikona Infinet Pvt. Ltd.
1
Suguna Foods Pvt. Ltd.
2
Visionary RCM Infotech Pvt. Ltd.
45
Scope eknowledge Center
33
Docs Global
2
Zifo R&D Solutions
1
Syngene International 1
Quintiles Research 1
Terzetto Pharma Metrics 1
REFSYN Bioscience Pvt. Ltd. 1
Biozone 1
Strides Shasun 1
Green Chem Herbal Extracts and Formulations
6
AGS Health
6
Mphasis
1
TRCPL projects Pvt. Ltd.
1
Trigent Software
1
TNQ books & Journals
9
Biovet
1
Unibiosys
1
Sami Labs
1
Omega Healthcare
2
A Seeq Company
1
JSR Man Power Services
1
Senthil Papain Foods & Products
1
Maximum salary drawn ( in Rs. p.a)
3,60,000.00 /-
Average salary drawn ( in Rs. p.a)
3,00,000.00 /-
Budget Allocation for the Programme ( in Rs.)
Recurring
Non-Recurring
50,40,000.00 /-
11,00,000.00/-
New Initiatives and Future Vision
To make the Department as center for Excellence in Infrastructure, Technical Education and Placement.