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Biotechnology Department

The Department of Biotechnology is one of the growing departments in the college. The Department has highly qualified and experienced faculty and excellent research facilities with modern infrastructure. The department is engaged in teaching and research in the areas of Biotechnology. The laboratories are well equipped and run round the clock. The Biotechnology course is an Engineering degree focusing not only on the technological, computational and the mathematical aspects of the field, but also industrial process involved. It is a bridge between biology and engineering.

Lab Facilities

  1. Analytical Techniques in Biotechnology Lab
  2. Bioorganic Chemistry Lab
  3. Microbiology Lab
  4. Molecular Biology Lab
  5. Genetic Engineering Lab
  6. Bioprocess Lab - I
  7. Bioprocess Lab -II
  8. Instrumental Methods of Analysis Lab
  9. Chemical Engineering Lab
  10. Immunology Lab
  11. Cell Biology Lab
  12. Downstream Processing Lab
  13. Biochemistry Lab

Library Facilities

The College Central Library has fully automated library with 3669 Volumes of book with 2059 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

2008-09
2009-10
2010-11
2011-12
2012-13
60
60
60
60
60
Fees charged ( per annum ) in Rs.
As per Tamil Nadu Government Norms
Pass Percentage during last 5 years
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
96
89
92
100
100
Teacher Student Ratio
1:15
No. of Faculty Members
Cadre
Number
Professor
1
Associate Professors
4
Assistant Professors
9
Faculty Profile
Qualification
No. of Faculty
Ph.D
5
Post Graduate
9
Experience of Faculty
Experience
No. of Faculty
Less than 5 years
5
5 to 10 years
8
More than 10 years
1


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

No. of papers published in International Journals 12
No. of papers published in National Journals 58
No. of papers presented in International Conferences/Seminars 16
No. of papers presented in National Conferences/Seminars 66
No. of National Conferences Conducted 6
No. of training Programmes/Short Term Courses Conducted 6

Placement Record for the Previous Year

No. of Companies Visited the Campus
13
Name of the companies Visited & No. of Students Placed
Name of the Companies No. of Students Placed
Biocon
02
Optimus
02
Infosys
13
Cogtnizant
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
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 Department.
We envisage to become leaders in Biotechnology education and research.