Biotechnology An Overview
The Department of biotechnology was established in 2003. The 4-year B.Tech industrial Biotechnology (IBT) under Anna university, Chennai, was started in 2003-2004 with an intake of 30 students/batch. Increase in intake from 30 to 60 was sanctioned in 2007-however, this was implemented only from the next academic year, since admissions had already taken place. Increase in intake from 60 to 120 was sanctioned in 2013 and an increase in students intake was sanctioned in 2015. The 2 year M.Tech. Biotechnology programme was started in 2008-2009. Recognized by Anna University, Coimbatore, as a collaborative research center for the PhD programme in 2008. From 2005, many faculty members have been recognized as research supervisors of Anna university - Chennai.
To excel in academics and become a pioneer in research by nurturing the students with technical and innovative expertise to connect better with industry and society.
To equip students with knowledge and practical skills relevant to the real life applications.
To establish centre of excellence in the frontier areas of research.
To develop manpower with high level of professionalism.