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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 Vision & Mission of the Department are-


The Department of Bioengineering has a vision to impart international standard quality education in the field of Bio- science, Bio-technology and Bio-engineering.


  • To create state-of-the-art infrastructure for Research and Training in Biotechnology and Bioengineering.
  • To provide globally acceptable technical education in Bio- science, Bio-technology and Bio-engineering.
  • To nurture graduates for innovation and creativity in the field of Bio- science, Bio-technology and Bio–engineering having ethical and social concern.
  • To promote collaboration with Academia, Industries and Research Organizations at National and International level.
  • To contribute to socioeconomic 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, PhD Program

  • 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 etc.

  • A mixed balanced of well recognized faculty members

  • Rich academic and research profile

  • All faculties with minimum Doctoral degree

Programs offered at a Glance

  • BE BIOTECHNOLOGY (4 years)

  • M.Sc. BIOTECHNOLOGY (2 years)

  • M.Sc. BIOINFORMATICS (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



Dr. Kunal Mukhopadhyay 
Professor & Head
Department of Bio-Engineering
BIT- Mesra, Ranchi
Jharkhand-835 215