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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. Analytical Techniques in Biotechnology 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 and Immunotechnology Lab
  11. Instrumental Methods of Analysis Lab
  12. Microbiology Lab
  13. Molecular Biology Lab
  14. Plant and Animal Biotechnology Lab

Library Facilities

The College Central Library has fully automated library with 3726 Volumes of book with 1799 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

2012-13
2013-14
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
60
60
60
60
60
Fees charged ( per annum ) in Rs.
As per Tamil Nadu Government Norms
Pass Percentage during last 5 years
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
100
100
96
96
94
Teacher Student Ratio
1:15
No. of Faculty Members
Cadre
Number
Professor
2
Associate Professors
4
Assistant Professors
8
Faculty Profile
Qualification
No. of Faculty
Ph.D
9
Post Graduate
5
Experience of Faculty
Experience
No. of Faculty
Less than 5 years
7
5 to 10 years
5
More than 10 years
2


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

No. of papers published in International Journals 42
No. of papers published in National Journals 39
No. of papers presented in International Conferences/Seminars 7
No. of papers presented in National Conferences/Seminars 17
No. of National Conferences Conducted 7
No. of training Programmes/Short Term Courses Conducted 8

Placement Record for the Previous Years

No. of Companies visited the Campus
27
Name of companies visited & No. of students placed
Name of the Companies No. of Students Placed
Biocon
15
Optimus
02
Infosys
13
Cognizant
41
Wipro
05
Carritor
07
Sutherland
11
Cipla
01
Freedom Opthatmic Pvt. Ltd.
3
Techno Chemicals
1
Ind Frog Limited
1
Sutherland Global Services Ltd.
11
CSS Corp
9
Analytical Technologies Ltd
24
Mphasis
1
Torrent Pharmaceuticals
1
India Health Care Sol. Pvt. Ltd.
4
Vee Technologies, USA
2
WTT Technologies Service India Pvt. Ltd.
6
Travancore National & Quilon Bank 12
Aspetic Fruit products(India) Pvt Ltd 14
SERCO BPO 4
First Source 1
Scientific Publishing Services Pvt Ltd 2
Yogam 1
Focus Academy for Carrier Enhancement
2
Visionary RCM Infotech Pvt. Ltd.
24
Sutherland BPO Services
1
Maximum salary drawn ( in Rs. p.a)
3,01,500.00 /-
Average salary drawn ( in Rs. p.a)
2,25,000.00 /-
Budget Allocation for the Programme ( in Rs.)
Recurring
Non-Recurring
50,40,000.00 /-
11,00,000.00/-
New Initiatives and Future Vision
To start a Bioinformatics Center in the Departments
We envisage to become leaders in Biotechnology education and research.