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Department of Biotechnology

The Department of Biotechnology was founded in 2004 with a strong interdisciplinary research and teaching base in biological sciences and engineering. It carries out collaborative research with other departments within the Institute as well as other local and international institutes. Recently, the department also received significant funding and set up a cutting-edge facility for biotechnology research.

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About the Department

The Department of Biotechnology is housed in two adjacent multi-storied buildings, one being the Bhupat and Jyoti Mehta School of Biosciences. The department, though relatively young but has seen rapid growth in the past 10 years. 

The perfect blend of engineers and hard core scientists contributes to the highly interdisciplinary and heterogeneous culture of the department. Students of this department have been successful in getting foreign internships which help them to explore distinct fields in Biotechnology.