Dept of Biotechnology - Dravidian Univeristy Dept of Biotechnology - Dravidian Univeristy
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Department of Bio-Technology

About The Department :

      The Department of Biotechnology was established as self-financing course in the year 2008. The main objective of starting this department is to cater the needs of local students by offering different courses in the areas of Biotechnology and also with an aim of meeting technological needs of various industries in the field of Biotechnology.

      The department offers two year course on M.Sc. Biotechnology with an intake of 30 students with thrust areas such as Molecular Biology, Medicinal Plants Biotechnology, Environmental Biotechnology, Animal Biotechnology, Agricultural Biotechnology, Microbial Biotechnology and Cancer Biology. M.Sc. Biotechnology is of four semester duration with all the important thrust areas. Admissions into the M.Sc. programme are based on the entrance examination conducted by the University.

Mission and Vision :

      The department vision is to attain greater heights in Biotechnology research, shaping Biotechnology into a premier precision tool of the future for creation of wealth and ensuring social justice specially for the welfare of poor. Products and processes resulting from increasing knowledge generated through Life Science Research and application of techniques of Biotechnology will profoundly influence the existing paradigm of healthcare, agriculture, conservation and utilization of bioresources, production and manufacturing processes and reservation of environment.

       Biotechnology is a frontline area of science with immense potential for the benefit of the human kind. The Department shall devote wholly to achieve excellence in the promotion of Biotechnology. The Department shall provide services in the areas of research, infrastructure, generation of human resource, popularization of biotechnology, promotion of industries.

Head I/c :

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Dr. B. Srinivas

M.Sc., B.Ed., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor & Head I/c
Plant Molecular Biology & Environmental Biotechnology
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Programs Offered :

Name of the course Intake
2 Year M.Sc., Biotechnology