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Top Ten Biotechnology institutes List in India 2018-2019

The word “biotechnology” is derived from two Greek words “bios” (everything about life) and “technikos” means (involving human knowledge and skills). It deals everything about the science and environment. Bio-technology can be defined as a technology based on Biology which is effective on the basis on the application of engineering science. The department of “biotechnology” carters  requirement of various industrial sectors such as Textile industry, agro products, medicines and pharmaceutical products, animal industry, food and beverage industry. So that is the reason why this department has vast scope of job presence

However, we can literarily the department of biotechnology which includes diverse subjects like physics, chemistry, mathematics and pure science. Yes, the modern Biotechnology is deals with the subjects in these areas. It is the science of invention, modern biotechnology which deals with the arrangement of systematic arrangement of materials. Modern biotechnology opens up the scope of diverse fields, the technology effects in the area of food preservation, healthcare products, vaccination etc. It is stated that more than 300 health care products are working on the basis of this principle. It is also founded that more than 14 million farmers around the Globe use the effectiveness of this principle.

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For the last 15 years, the industry earns such a notable and profitable achievement. If you are a person who is keen interested in science, math, technology, and life sciences, then this field is certainly for you.  Due to the demand of the course, lots of institutes which are mushroomed across the country which offering courses in biotechnology. Here we are listing Top bio-technology institutes in India. You can either opt for either master level or degree level courses. We recognize Top ten biotechnology institutes in India on the basis of students’ comments, institute’s infrastructure, faculties, placement records etc.

 A bio-technology specialized student can works as a quality controller, structure maintainer, observational scientist and quality analysis in manufacturing units. Maximum course duration in degree level courses is four years and master level courses are two years. There are some institutes which offer integrated Biotechnology courses which having the academic duration of Five years.

  1. Indian Institute Of Technology- Kharagpur

IIT Kharagpur is the one top noted institute in India which offering Courses in Biotechnology. The institute conducts engineering level courses (biotechnology and biochemical engineering), dual degree integrated courses in Biotechnology and biomedical engineering/MBA and M tech courses in biotechnology and Biochemical engineering. The center of biotechnology was implemented in the year 1986 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development. It is also collaborated with top rated companies like Hindustan Lever, Bangalore, Tata Tea, Calcutta, AMS Baeshen, Saudi Arabia, Bharat Serums, Mumbai and Tarson Products Kolkata. So this leading organization collaboration helps to work the activity in a better way. For Mtech level education Valid GATE score is mandatory for the admission, similarly for the graduation level disciplines, a valid exam result organized by IIT org is mandatory.

  1. Indian Institute Of Technology- Roorkee

IIT- R was set-up in Roorkee in 1980 and its Biotechnology department was set up in the year 1986. In 2002 the name “Department of biotechnology” was organized from the name “Department of Biosciences and Biotechnology” It’s principal objective is to conduct the training better te4achning and research programs in the field of modern bio-technology. In 2005, the institute started M.S.C biotechnology course which is being funded by Department of Bio-technology Govt of India. IIT –R biotechnology offers three diverse courses 1) bachelor of technology 2) Master of science and 3) doctor of philosophy. All the seat allotments in IIT Roorkee is purely based on merit, there should be a negotiable preference for the students who came from backward casts. For undergraduate course the score of the exam “Joint Entrance Examination (JEE)” is mandatory. Post graduate/ master degree course admission is managed through (All India) level GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) exam which is conducted by seven Indian Institute of technology and IISc Bangalore on behalf of national co-coordinating board and ministry of human resource development (MHRD) govt; of India.

  1. IIT Guwahati

IIT – Guwahati is the sixth established autonomous institute in India. Department of Bio science and bioengineering was set-up in the year on November 2002. The institute has both the Undergraduate (B. Tech) and post graduate (M. tech and PhD) academic programs. IIT Guwahati has such a good creditability in the development of north-eastern states of India. For various years, the institute offers better and effective education to aspirants. Department of biotechnology has 32 faculty members from different streams and specializations. It also equipped with better lab facilities and good range of reference library collection. Some of its major sub-department includes biomedical engineering, Tissue engineering, plant biotechnology, nano biotechnology, cancer biology, inflectional diseases and proteomics. The institute also conducts various research programs to nourish the industry. JEE score is mandatory for the students who are applying for graduate level courses. For master disciplines students should qualify the test “common entrance exam for design” CEED score is mandatory.

  1. National Institute of Technology, Warangal

National Institute of Technology, Warangal (NIT-W) is one of the premier autonomous institutes in India now facilitated as the institute having nationwide presence. Its mission statement proclaim that “offering a comprehensive exploration of basic science, applied science, and lab science with an industry focus and to act collectively like a enzyme in enhancing, improving and supporting interdisciplinary research and training”. The institute was laid stone in the year 1959 by the prime minister pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Till then to now, this institute serves good achievement in country’s growth. It is equipped with better faculties, and world class features. It offers two level of Biotech course, primary one is B-tech level course and the secondary one is PHD research level course. Entrance exam score is considerable for both these courses.

  1. Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology

Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology shortly (NSIT) is the autonomous govt-controlled institute which is located in dwaraka. Formerly the institute was called as the institute Delhi Institute of technology, it is affiliated to university of Delhi and it is ranked among top 12 engineering colleges in India.  NSIT’s biotechnology department was started in the year 2004-2005 and it admits students through the Common Entrance Examination (CEE). It offers two level of courses one is B.E biotechnology and second level of course is PhD programs. Admission to this institute is merely decided on the basis of entrance exams like JEE –MAIN (Joint Entrance Examination). 60% weight age mark is mandatory to apply for this course. Institute well equipped laboratory based on its curriculum requirement, some of its laboratory equipments includes Elisa plate reader, Deep freezers (-80 ºC and -20 ºC), Incubator shaker, Protein purification system, Gel documentation system, UV–Visible spectrophotometer, Refrigerators, Fermenter, Ultrafiltration stirred cells, IEF unit, Centrifuges, Microscopes, Rocker, Ice flaking machine, Laminar flow hood, Fume hood, Oven, Weighing balance, Incubators, Water baths etc. Better practical lab facilities and adequate visit of guest lecturers from various autonomous institutes make this institute more wonderful.

  1. PSG college of technology – Coimbatore

PSG – well known name in the south in terms of quality education. The institute was established in the year 1951 at Coimbatore, it is now accredited as a Govt aided autonomous institute and is affiliated to Anna University. PSG many times facilitated as best Anna University affiliated institute. Its biotechnology department was started in the year 2000. In its starting time the institute offers only B. Tech programs latter it expand the course range from M Tech To PhD. Better faculty presence and good infrastructure support make this institute unique from other institute in south. For many times the institute is accredited for center of excellence.  Their research teams update the syllabus criteria on each academic year. For B-tech level programs, is considered the academicals merit score which the students won in their 10+2 level. Minimum 50% percentage is mandatory for applicants. Based on the scores priority, institute calls students for whiten test and personal round interview.  For Mtech programs a valid score of GATE/TANCET is necessary for admission process. However the candidates who having higher score will give higher score preference. For MSC level courses, admission to the institute is based on the academic course performance and personal interview basis.

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  1. Manipal Institute of technology

Manipal institute of technology – is an Institute affiliated to Manipal University. For many years the institute is considered as the center of excellence. It was established in Udupi district of Karnataka State. It is the one rare institute in India following standard faculty-student ratio. Apart Udupi the institute has also its campuses in Mangalore, Bangalore, Malaysia and Dubai. Well maintained infrastructure and good study environment make this institute comparatively better as compare to the other institutes. 10+2 with 50% mark is the minimum eligibility to join this course, thereafter the final admission to the candidates is considered on the basis of written test performance conducted by institute in its various exam centers in India. Based on the academicals performance, institute calls the students on the basis of the exam merits.

8 Vellore Institute of Technology

VIT/Vellore institute of technology is a private university which is headquartered in Vellore District of TamilNadu. It also has one sub campus in Chennai as well. Over many year the institute is accredited the position of best institute in India. Better campus and good infrastructure makes this institute as students preferred institute for many years. +2/intermediate with 50% mark is the minimum eligibility to join the course. Such candidates appear for the university conducted exam namely VITEEE, based on the score of that exam institute calls admission to the right candidates. There should be a certain mark consideration for the candidates who are belonging to the sc/st category. You can download the application form from VIT’S website. VITEEE conducts its eligibility test exam in all the major centers in India as well as abroad.   For M tech and Msc bio tech there will be no entrance exams for admission. Candidates will be called on the basis of counseling. It is needed an aggregate of 60% marks in higher education. Also the aggregate of mark which is scored in physics, chemistry and mathematics in higher secondary level is also considered for admission.

  1. National Institute of Technology, Durgapur

Previously the institute was known in the name Regional Engineering college of Durgapur, established under the section 1960. Later it was undertaken by Ministry of Higher education (HRD) under the category autonomous institute. The institute is packed with better infrastructure and effective academic activities that make the institute became popular among learning aspirants. It offers seats to the students based on the entrance exam performance basis. 10% of the total seats in this institute is reserved for the foreign students who are nominated by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, and the Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Government of India.  National Institute of Technology -Durgapur started its biotechnology courses from 2005, it carters better faculty, excellent training and advanced lab-referral features makes this institute comparatively better as compare to the other institutes. The institute is capable of handling 60 students per year. The institute also put effort to improvise to nourish student’s talent through various physical games and art competition. Apart B-tech, biotechnology department also starts Mtech programme in the year 2009. Admission to this institute is purely based on merit basis. For B-tech institute conducting exam decides the admission qualification and for M-Tech student’s eligibility is determined through GATE exam.

  1. Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB)

Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB) is a notable institute situated in the state capital of Kerala, Trivandrum. The institute was started in the 2002 which is inaugurated by former president of India, Dr. Apj Abdul Kalam. This is an autonomous institute which was organized in behalf of Department of Biotechnology of the Govt. of India. Previously it was a quality assurance center which is working under Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment. Apart biotechnology the institute also has various departments su8ch as Molecular Medicine, Molecular Reproduction, Molecular Microbiology, Cancer Biology & Neurobiology) and plant genetic engineering. Recently the institute is credited as second best biotechnology institute in India which comes after Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai. Selection to this institute is purely based on the entrance exam basis. For the department of Biotechnology it only offers research level programs, the institutes is capable of offering 120 PhD students at a time. Students who are in bio informatics, biotechnology, agriculture, and veterinary science having 60% aggregate is eligible to join this course. Based on the entrance exam results, institute calls the students for walk-in round interview.

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  1. deepshikha bhati says:

    i want btech in biotechnology my 12th maraks in pcb 94.6 how can i apply

  2. priyanka patil says:

    He’ll sir, I am student of agril biotechnology & need IIT & NIT colleges for m-tech. Give me information about admission & Provided information of colleges conduct their own exam. Reply sir. .!

  3. Gitanjalu singh says:

    I have passed 12 in 2016 in pcb.i want to admit in btech biotech.plz help to choose college which is best at low cost.

  4. Mohd faizan says:

    I have done my bsc 1year in bsc biotechnology can I apply for Iit jam for bsc 2year

  5. Dipen bagdi says:

    Sir I want to admission in biotechnology. My number 7001216562

  6. ankita says:

    I have completed 12th and seeking information for the admission in biotech so plz provide me information to apply for the same in all govt colleges

  7. PANI KuMARAN says:

    Sir/Madam
    I’m a Biotechnology student gonna complete my UG this year.I wanna to M.S after my UG in INDIA . I have to queries to ask. First What are the universities offerimg M.S in biotechnogy? And Second did all the IIT’s offering the course. If yes what i have to do to join in IIT.?

    • Pushpa says:

      Iit bombay ,iit roorkee and iit indore provide msc biotechnology courses. The selection will be based on iit jam.
      You can also go for jnu cbee which offers biotechnology courses. Besides there are many institutes offering msc in biotechnology having entrance exams conducted by the respective institutes. Best of luck?

  8. Pallavi.B says:

    I am class 11 .I took biology .I want to do biotechnology..Soo plzz suggest me after class 12.Which course can I opt.

  9. NANDHA KUMAR says:

    I’m doing my btech biotechnology in Tamil nadu agriculture university. I like to do my master degree . So which course has a nice future and which college is better for it

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