The study of Biotechnology is a blend of subjects related Biology and subjects like Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Engineering. A simple definition of Biotechnology is that it uses the properties of living organisms to produce desired products. The Department was started in the year 2006 with an under-graduate programme in B.Tech with an intake of 60 students. Presently the intake is 92 students. Curriculum of B.Tech. degree programme in Biotechnology is at par with that of the best Institutions in the country. Industrial visits are included. Departmental core subjects, departmental electives, basic science core subjects and electives, basic engineering core subjects and electives humanities and social sciences core subjects and electives are included in the curriculum. It is a flexible curriculum and choice based credit system. Every student has to carry out an independent project in the IV year.