The Department of Biotechnology was established in 2005 to impart quality education in the field of biotechnology.


Department Vision and Mission: 


“Excellence in teaching-learning process and research”.


To impart and disseminate knowledge, develop competencies and to produce industry-ready and academically enriched engineers for the emerging areas of applied biotechnology.


Department Areas of Expertise

  • Bioinformatics
  • Bio-nanotechnology
  • Biopolymers
  • Bioreactor Design
  • Biofuels and Environmental biotechnology
  • Drug Delivery
  • Fermentation Engineering
  • Microfluidics
  • Modelling & Simulation of Bioprocess
  • Photo-bioremediation
  • Phytochemicals
  • Plant & Animal Cell Culture


Specialized Labs

The department provides dedicated lab facilities for running lab-associated courses to undergraduate/postgraduate/research programs in the following areas of biotechnology.

  • Biochemistry Lab
  • Microbiology Lab
  • Cell and Molecular Biology Lab
  • Bioreaction & Downstream Processing Lab
  • Bioinformatics Lab
  • Process Modeling & Simulation Lab
  • Animal Cell Culture & Plant Biotechnology Lab
  • Bioprocess Engineering Lab


Placement Details

The department is well supported by the institute placement team. The placement team is headed by Associate Director (Industrial Liaison, Placement & Practice School) and oversees the entire placement process in the institution with the help of department coordinators. Students are provided with opportunities for Internships, Placements, Pre-placement offers (PPO) in core companies and ITES.

Our students are regularly placed in core companies such as Nicolas Pirimal Ltd., Philips Health Care, Biocon, Syngene, Dr. Reddys, GlaxoSmithKline Asia Pvt Ltd, Molecular Connections Pvt Ltd, Wipro Wellness Care, Solara Active Pharma, Elexes Medical and Hyde Engineering. Other companies such as IBM, TCS, Accenture, Infosys, Wipro, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, UST Global, Tolaram Group, Gen Works, The Math Company, Think & Learn visit for campus placements regularly.

Our students are getting selected regularly to pursue their research internships in renowned institutions such as IITs, DRDO, CCMB and CFTRI. Our graduates were admitted in the recent past to top-ranked institutions for both MS and PhD programmes in Johns Hopkins University (US), Georgia Institute of Technology (US), Ohio University (US), University of Glasgow (UK), Delft University of Technology (Netherlands), University of Copenhagen (Denmark) and Tampere University (Finland).


Click here for the placement details of B.Tech Biotechnology for the last 4 years


Department faculty details

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The Department of Biotechnology, MIT offers the following programs:

B.Tech - Biotechnology: Bachelor of Technology in Biotechnology offers a blended curriculum with multiple areas of science, technology and engineering focusing on research. The program provides a pragmatic approach for an enriched learning experience with a research focus.

M.Tech - Industrial BiotechnologyM. Tech in IBT offered by the Biotechnology Department provides a platform to mold the graduate students with all the technical skills needed for employment in the diverse areas of biotechnology, especially industry and research based careers. The curricula of the programs provide an equal weightage to the core principles of biological sciences, computational analysis and process engineering principles applied to biotechnology.





World-class laboratories give learning a practical dimension

Innovation Centre

State-of-the-art Innovation Centre to facilitate multi-disciplinary research


Libraries have excellent resources for reference and study


Paper tree - A green initiative by MIT students of MUTBI

Computing Facility

Wi-fi campus with modern computing and digital facilities

E-News Letter

Click the following link to view the annual Department E-Newsletter "Bio-TransMIT"

Volume-5 2023

Volume-4 2022

Volume-3 2021

Volume-2 2020

Volume-1 2019