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The Department of Biotechnology was established in 2002 with financial support from the Department of Agriculture, Government of Jharkhand, with objectives like providing education and training facilities, carrying out application oriented research, developing in-house technologies and promoting consultancy services in various areas of Biotechnology. The Department name was changed to Bio-Engineering in May, 2013.


The Department of Bioengineering has a vision to impart international standard quality education in the field of Bioscience, Biotechnology and Bioengineering.


  • To create state-of-the-art infrastructure for Research and Training in Biotechnology and Bioengineering.
  • To provide globally acceptable technical education in Bioscience, Biotechnology and Bioengineering.
  • To nurture graduates for innovation and creativity in the field of Bioscience, Biotechnology and Bioengineering having ethical and social concern.
  • To promote collaboration with Academia, Industries and Research Organizations at National and International level.
  • To contribute to socio-economic development through education and bioentrepreneurship.

Department at a glance

  • Independent building about 35000 sq. ft.

  • Young, dynamic and learned faculty

  • 1 UG, 4 PG and, Ph.D. Program

  • A Center of Excellence (COE) under TEQIP, Phase II sponsored by World Bank

  • BTISnet SubDIC Bioinformatics center for Jharkhand

  • More than 50 externally funded projects from funding agencies like DST, DBT, UGC, AICTE, ICMR, CSIR, SERB etc.

  • A mixed balanced of well recognized faculty members

  • Rich academic and research profile

  • All faculties with minimum Doctoral degree

Programmes offered at a glance

  • B.Tech. Biotechnology (4 years) 

  • M.Sc. Biotechnology (2 years)

  • M.Tech. Biotechnology (2 years)

  • Ph.D.

Infrastructure for Research

  • 12 well equipped high end research laboratories dedicated to Molecular Biology, Genetic Engineering and Cell Biology, Plant and Animal Biotechnology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Proteomics, Bioinformatics, Bioprocess Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Biotechnology, Biomedical Instrumentation and Imaging

  • The new 'state-of-the-art' instrumentation facilities include: GC-Mass Spectrophotometer, Real Time PCR, FPLC, HPLC, UPLC-QTOF,UPLC-MS/MS, Spray dryer, Rotary evaporator, Ultra water purification system, Typhoon Laser imager, Lypholizer, Thermal cyclers, Gene pulser, Microplate reader, 2D electrophoresis system, SCF extraction system, Spectrophotometers, Fluorimeters, Modern microscope with digital imaging system, Stereo microscope with colony counter, Fluorescence microscope, Lab and Pilot scale Bioreactors


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Dr. Kunal Mukhopadhyay
Professor & Head
Department of Bioengineering and Biotechnology
BIT- Mesra, Ranchi
Jharkhand-835 215

Last Updated - 5-Jan-2024