Department of Bio–Technology
Aim of Bio-technology
• To prepare students for higher studies nationally and internationally.
• To educate students in the field of fundamental molecular cell biology and applied sciences.
• To train students in gene manipulation with an ultimate aim to augment bio industrial, agricultural and livestock production.
• To develop strong human resource for research and development in government and private laboratories.
Scope of Bio-Technology
Bio-Technology is the use of living organisms, especially cells and bacteria in industrial process. There is great scope in this field as the demand for biotechnologists is growing in India as well as abroad.
There are many applications of biotechnology such as developing various medicines, vaccines and diagnostics, increasing productivity, improving energy production and conservation. Biotechnology’s intervention in the area of animal husbandry has improved animal breeding. It also helps to improve the quality of seeds, insecticides and fertilizers. Environmental biotechnology helps pollution control and waste management.
Job Prospectus & Career Options
As research and development (R&D) scientist in different industries like biological, pharmaceuticals and immunodiagnostics.
Assignment in forensic and diagnostic laboratories and in different food, beverage and agro industries.
As researchers in various national institutes like CSIR, ICMR, ICAR etc.
Teaching and research in academic institutions.