Course Details on M.Tech (Industrial Biotechnology)


M.Tech (Industrial Biotechnology) is a higher education programme well suited for candidates who have completed UG/PG degree in Biotechnology. Topics such as Bioprocess Engineering, Bioreactor Design, Environmental Biotechnology, Plant Biotechnology, and DNA Technology are studied under its course curriculum. Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Bharath University, Manipal University, etc are some of the reputed institutions offering admission to the course. Admissions are usually done on the basis of GATE score. The fee structure for the course varies with college/University. Total fee for pursuing the course in Bharath University is Rs. 40,000/- per year.

Course Curriculum for M.Tech (Industrial Biotechnology)

Semester I

  • Bioprocess Engineering – I
  • Enzyme Engineering
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Elective – I
  • Microbiology Lab
  • Elective – II

Semester II

  • Analytical Techniques in Biotechnology
  • Bioprocess Engineering - II
  • Downstream Processing
  • Elective – III
  • Elective – IV
  • Bioprocess Engineering Lab - I
  • Downstream Processing Lab

Semester III

  • Bioreactor Design
  • Fermentation Technology
  • Metabolic Engineering
  • Elective - V
  • Elective - VI
  • Bioprocess Engineering Lab – II

Semester IV

  • Project

List of Elective Subjects

  • Advanced Biochemistry
  • Animal Biotechnology
  • Basic Bio-informatics
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioethics & Biosafety
  • Biological Spectroscopy
  • Biotransformations
  • CAD of Process Equipments
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Environmental Biotechnology
  • Environmental Processes
  • Food Processing Technology
  • Microbiology
  • Modeling of Bioreactor Systems
  • Molecular Biology
  • Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Principles of Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Process Calculations
  • Products of Secondary Metabolism
  • Recombinant DNA Technology
  • Transport Phenomena

Colleges offering M.Tech (Industrial Biotechnology)

  • Bharath University
  • Dr. M.G R Educational and Research Institute
  • Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
  • Manipal Institute of Technology
  • Manipal University
  • Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University
  • SASTRA University
  • Sinhania University

Eligibility and Admission Process for M.Tech (Industrial Biotechnology)

Engineering graduates in any of the following subjects are eligible for M.Tech (Industrial Biotechnology).

  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Biochemical Engineering

SASTRA University often carries out admissions on the basis of UG level marks or GATE. Those with GATE score will be given preference and is offered with stipend. Admission process to the course in IIT is done on the basis of GATE score.

Fee Structure for M.Tech (Industrial Biotechnology)

The fee structure for M.Tech (Industrial Biotechnology) varies with college/University. The Bharath University has fixed different fee structure for Indian and foreign students. Indian students should pay the total fees of Rs. 40,000/- per year. Foreign students should pay the total fee of USD 3500/- per year. Semester fee for pursuing the course is around Rs. 13,500/- in IIT, Bombay. An approximate fee of Rs. 20,000/- must be paid at the time of admission. Fee structure for any course may vary over time, with revision in college/University norms and policies.



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