The department of Biotechnology was established in 2002 with a vision to make an impact through effective teaching learning process, basic research, technology based training and service to the society.
Currently department has 08 faculty members with 04 Ph.D and 04 PG (Registered for Ph.D) degree. Well equipped laboratories help the students to develop the skills and to understand the concepts clearly. Karnataka State Biofuel Development Board (KSBDB), Government of Karnataka recognized Biotechnology department as Information & Demonstration Center to study and carry out the basic and process research in the areas of biofuels technology. The focus of the department includes applied and basic research in plant and animal cell culture, fermentation technology, molecular biology and bioinformatics. Regular interaction with faculty from IITs, personnel from industry help in enhancement and up gradation of the students’ knowledge in the areas of Biotechnology. Regular visits to biotech, food and pharma industries helped students to keep themselves updated with technological changes.
To be an internationally reputed centre of education and research in the field of Biotechnology