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Overview - Biotechnology

Bachelor of Technology in Biotechnology from MIT Manipal offers a balanced curriculum which gives equal importance to life science subjects and engineering aspects of biotechnology. The program provides the following benefits and facilities for an improved learning experience.

  • Continuous updating of skills and teaching methodologies.
  • Participation in national and international conferences, workshops, etc.
  • Modern equipment in laboratory.
  • Classroom with LCD projector facility.
  • Access to online journals.
  • Computing facility with bioinformatics software and MATLAB.
  • Seminar presentation.
  • Project work.
  • Industrial Training.
  • Guest lectures by experts.
  • Various co-curricular activities such as paper and poster presentations.

Career Opportunities

  • Research in industrial biotechnology, biofuels, environmental biotechnology, process industries etc.
  • Biotechnology based industries such as Nicholas Piramal Ltd, Philips Health Care, Biocon etc.
  • Software organization such as TCS, Infosys, Wipro, etc.
  • Higher Studies



  • PEO1: To prepare the graduates in applying the knowledge in the field of engineering biotechnology to pursue higher studies and careers in biotechnology industries consultancies and research institutions.
  • PEO2: To enable the graduates to exhibit critical thinking ability towards upstream and downstream aspects of bioprocess engineering.
  • PEO3: To provide experience in planning and conducting the experiments in modern biotechnology laboratories with state-of-the-art facilities.
  • PEO4: To instil professional attitude with ethical responsibility, effective communication skills, teamwork, multidisciplinary approach and train the students to apply their technical expertise to social issues.
  • PEO5: To engage in lifelong learning with knowledge of contemporary issues related to applied biotechnology by using dry and wet lab skills and techniques. 



Engineering Graduates will be able to:

  • PO1: Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
  • PO2: Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyse complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
  • PO3: Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
  • PO4: Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
  • PO5: Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modelling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
  • PO6: The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
  • PO7: Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
  • PO8: Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
  • PO9: Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  • PO10: Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
  • PO11: Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
  • PO12: Life-long learning: Recognize the need for and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.



  • PSO1: Undergraduate students will be able to demonstrate and apply their knowledge of cell biology, biochemistry and molecular biology to solve the problems related to the field of biotechnology.
  • PSO2: Undergraduate students will be able to demonstrate and apply the principles of bioprocess engineering in the design, analysis, optimization and simulation of bioprocess operations.



Outline - BTech Biotechnology

BTech Biotechnology course outline



Sun Mar 15 2020

Mar ' 20

Last date to Apply


Jul ' 20

Course Commencement Date


4 Years (8 semesters).


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