Department of Biotechnology
The Dept. of Biotechnology was established in the year 2002. It offers B.Tech. and M.Tech. Biotechnolgy programmes under Anna University, Chennai and accredited by NBA. The Department has well qualified and experienced faculty members and well-equipped laboratories to teach and conduct research in multifarious areas. The Department has organized many seminars, staff/faculty/entrepreneur development programmes and workshops sponsored by Anna University, AICTE, DRDO, DST, UGC, DSIR and TNSCST related to Biotechnology. The Department also has externally funded sponsored research projects, and spearheads a Technology Business Incubator (BIT-TBI), a joint venture of DST and BIT to encourage entrepreneurs to convert their novel ideas into commercial products. The Department has also been recognized as a research centre by Anna University, Chennai for guiding research scholar leading to Ph.D.