School of Life Sciences

M.Tech. Biotechnology

Eligibility for Admission

B.Tech. / B.E. in Chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Industrial Biotechnology, Leather Technology, Bio-Informatics / B. Pharm. or equivalent degree in relevant field with a minimum CGPA of 5.0 / 50% of marks.


M.Sc. in Biotechnology / Life Sciences / Botany / Zoology / Biochemistry/ Microbiology / Genetics or Equivalent degree in relevant field with a minimum CGPA of 5.0 / 50% of marks.

  • Admission is based on the CGPA /Percentage obtained in the UG degree and performance in the Crescent PG Entrance Exam (CPGEE)
  • Applicants who have already appeared in the National level Entrance Exams like GATE, TANCET, etc., and have secured valid scores are exempted from appearing CPGEE
Admission 2022-23
Sl. No. Name of the Programme Tuition Fee per Semester 
1 M.Tech. Biotechnology Rs 40,000
Stipend for M.Tech. Programme
Rs.5000/- Per month as Stipend

Amenities and Service Fee – One time payment at the time of admission
1 Amenities and Service Fee Rs 20,000
Hostel Fee
*Hostel Fee per Year
1 Establishment Charges Rs 40,000/-
2 Boarding Charges Rs 55,000/-
Total Rs 95,000/-

*Amenity and Service Fee: Rs.5000/- (one time payment)

Transport Charges
*Transport Charges per Year (Optional)
1 A.C. Bus Rs 40,000/- to 50,000/-

*Transport charges varies based on the distance

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Programme Educational Objectives

The course aims to provide an advanced understanding of the core principles and topics of Biotechnology and their experimental basis, and to enable students to acquire a specialized knowledge and understanding of selected aspects by means of a lecture series and a research project.

Hence, the main objectives of the program are:

  • To provide an introduction to the basic concepts of Biotechnology and its recent advances.
  • For the basic understanding, this course includes advanced biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, immunotechnology, and microbial biotechnology.
  • Moreover, several laboratory courses given in the individual sections of the curriculum with detailed information on the importance of biotechnology in basic and applied research.
  • Finally this course explains the advanced sections of biotechnology like genetic engineering, nanobiotechnology, computational biology and medical biotechnology.
  • This course provides necessary theoretical and practical experience in all divisions of biotechnology to pursue a professional career in this field.
  • To provide broad exposure to various societal, ethical and commercial issues in the various aspects of biotechnology.

Programme Outcomes

After successfully completing this course, the student should be able to:

  • Apply their knowledge of biotechnology into high end research
  • Advanced sections of like Immunology, bioinformatics, nano-biotechnology will give broad information on applications and opportunities in the field of biotechnological research.
  • Identify research and solve biochemistry, cell and molecular biology related problems related to the different types of animal and plant diseases.
  • Ability to work with multidisciplinary subjects in industries and research.
  • Ability to communicate and function effectively in multi-disciplinary team related to the biochemistry and molecular biology

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Placement of M.Tech students Name of the student Name of the Company placed Name of the Institution pursuing higher studies Tota number of students admitted Total number of students graduated Total number of students placed Total number of students doing higher studies
M.Tech 2017-2019 Anthony Roxon M Steril Gene Life Sciences, Chennai   6 6 6
  Dony Jose Microlab Pvt. Ltd., Hosur  
  Fathima Sameena M Health watch  
  Ishwarya R Microlab Pvt. Ltd., Hosur  
  Mohammed Abrar Basha BSACIST, Chennai  
  Showkat Ahmad Lone Histogenetics, Bangalore  
  Admitted graduated Placed Higher studies
Outcomes summary for M.Tech 6 6 6 0
Outcomes summary for M.Tech in % 100% 100% N/A