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M.Sc. Biotechnology


To develop as a department of eminence, by achieving high standards in both research and teaching, and to become a sought-after destination for highly motivated students and faculty. The Department aspires in delivering distinctive learning skills in biotechnology enabling excellence in professional competence and innovation for further betterment of society and mankind.


  • To maintain high standards of teaching by innovating pedagogy, instilling in students the ability to be lifelong learners, and continually upgrading the program curriculum with international standards of life sciences education and to meet the requirement of industry and research community.
  • To adopt effective teaching methods to improve the learning process and impart knowledge of biology and technology.
  • To provide a flexible curriculum that allows the students to study courses of his/her choice (through Elective courses) that will fulfill their aptitude and professional aspirations.
  • To provide hands-on training and technical skills to transform students into technocrats and facilitate research and higher education in the fields of biotechnology.
  • To create opportunities and a supporting infrastructure for students – through laboratory courses, projects, dissertations, and possible entrepreneurial ventures in biotechnology to achieve their aspirations. To pursue and promote cutting-edge research in selected fields of biotechnology

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)


PEO 1: The post-graduates of Biotechnology will able to attain the in-depth knowledge of the basic and application-oriented subjects of Biotechnology and allied fields.

PEO 2: The post-graduates of Biotechnology will able to gain the ability to use the concept of theories, practical skills and latest technological tools in solving any professional issues independently in a global and societal context.

PEO 3: The post-graduates of Biotechnology are equipped to design, analyze, conduct and interpret the experiments and data for the development of process/product within the realistic constraints.

PEO 4: The Post graduates of Biotechnology will continue to learn and update knowledge to become an entrepreneur in a current competitive world of science & technology and also contribute to society.

Programme Outcomes (POs) & Programme Specific Outcomes(PSOs)


PO1: Graduates will able to have knowledge on the basic and applied theories.

PO2: Handling of sophisticated instrumentations and interpretation and analysis of data.

PO3: Developing an interdisciplinary approach and a rational thinking.

PO4: Designing of research projects that are cost effective, ecofriendly, potent and beneficial to mankind.

PO5: making the graduates to demonstrate their communication effectively and scientifically in both verbal and written form as independent researcher.

PO6: Providing a broad educational and analytical knowledge necessary to make the students for appearing in competitive examinations.

PO7: Generating the graduates with an ability to identify, formulate and solve to deliver process/product with professional, societal and ethical responsibilities.

PO8: Graduates will be able to recognize need for self-learning and lifelong learning.

PO9:The student will be able design, solve the application-oriented problem in biotechnological field through project-based learning.

PO10: Demonstrate their ability to work effectively in team and improvising the technical skills and implying them


PSO1: Apply fundamental knowledge of biological sciences for the human Welfare and to have successful career as professional or a researcher through lifelong learning in the field of biotechnology.

PSO2: Demonstrate the application of Biotechnological processes in industries that are of social and commercial importance.

PSO3: Exhibit skills of handling microbial processes and biochemical analysis by making use of state-of-the-art facilities and environment.

Curriculum & Syllabus



Hours/WeekMaximum Marks
Code No.CourseLectureTutorialPracticalCreditsCASEETotal
CoreCore 1
Cell and
Developmental Biology
CoreCore 2
CoreCore 3
CoreCore 4
Biochemistry and
Microbiology Practical
Molecular Genetics
SECSoft Skill 1/
Sector Skill Course


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Eligibility Criteria

ProgramProgram Duration (Year)EligibilityCriteria for Merit
M.Sc Bio-Technology2 Years (4 Semesters)Degree in B.Sc Zoology/ Botany/ Chemistry/ Biology/ Biotech/ Biochemistry/ Microbiology or B.V.Sc/ B.Sc Agri/ B.Tech Biotech/ MBBSMerit based on the percentage of marks secured in the qualifying examination

Career Prospects



  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Quality controller
  • Medical Scientist
  • Clinical Technician
  • Microbiologist
  • Process Development Scientist
  • Biomanufacturing Specialist
  • Business Development Manager
  • Product Strategist
  • Biopharma Sales Representative
  • Medical Scientist
  • Biotechnological Technician
  • Epidemiologist
  • Microbiologist
  • Medical and Clinical Lab Technologist
  • Biomanufacturing Specialist
  • Bioproduction Specialist
  • R&D Scientist
  • Tutor/Teacher / Professor
  • Medical Coder
  • Environmental Technician

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Fee Structure

Tuition Fee 2024 - 2025 (Per Sem)Other Fee (Per Sem)
Total Fee 2024 - 2025 (Per Sem)

Faculty of the Department

Sl. No.
Name of the Faculty
Educational Qualification
Area of Specialization
Experience in Years
Vidwan IDPhotos
1Dr.Ashok Kumar.KAssociate Professor and HODM.Sc., M.Tech, M.Phil, SET, Ph.DBiochemistry , Oncology and Environmental Biotechnology19 years 2 months233902
2Dr.Udaya Prakash.N.KProfessorM.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.Aerobiology (Mycology and Palynology), Microbiology, Herbal Science, Bio Nanotechnology, Bio-remediation22 years 2 months249657
3Dr.Prakash.BAssociate Professor M.Sc., M.Tech, M.Phil, Ph.DAnimal Biotechnology and Medical Biotechnology21 years232485
4Dr.Vijayalakshmi.SAssociate ProfessorM.Sc., SLET, Ph.D.Secondary Metabolite Production by Fungi and Fungal genetics and Molecular Cell Biology19 years 2 months-
5Dr.Thenmozhi.MAssociate ProfessorM.Sc., MBA, M.Phil, Ph.DPlant, Environmental Biotechnology and Organic farming15 years 2 months232505
6Dr.Sampath Kumar.BAssistant ProfessorM.Sc, Ph.DFungal Diversity15 years 2 months251184
7Dr.Abirami GopalakrishnanAssistant ProfessorM.Sc., Ph.DBioremediation Extremohiles, Actinomycetes, Microbial Molecular Diversity, Drug Discovery6years,2months236844
8Dr.Suganthi.MAssistant ProfessorM.Sc., Ph.DMicrobial biotechnology and Insect molecular biology6years,2months232457
9Dr.Jayanthi.MAssistant ProfessorM.Sc.,M.Phil, Ph.DPlant Metabolic Profiling, Plant Tissue Culture and Genetic Engineering6years,1months232456
10Dr.Manjunathan.JAssistant ProfessorM.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.,Mushroom biology, Microbiology, Fungal biotechnology6 years 2 months233885
11Dr.Durgadevi.RAssistant ProfessorM.Sc.,Ph.DMedical Microbiology, Nanotechnology, Drug Discovery mechanism1years,2months292444
12Dr.Vardhana.JAssistant ProfessorM.Sc., Ph.DNanoBiotechnology,Fungal Secondary metabolites ,Fungal Endophytes, Environmental Microbiology6 years 2 months298106
13Ms.Preethi.NAssistant ProfessorM.Sc BiotechnologyMushroom biology, Microbiology, Fungal biotechnology3 years 8 months481450