Government Colleges for B.E/B. Tech Biotechnology


Biotechnology is a combination of technology and biology that permits scientists to make changes to the cells to control them as per their requirement. When it comes to practical application, scientists can make use of genetic technology for development of treatments to diseases and for bringing about useful changes to the genetics of humans and other forms of living organisms.

Biotechnology is applied in different fields like energy, environment remediation, chemical, agriculture and pharmaceuticals. Among the different courses in biotechnology like B. Sc Biotechnology, M. Sc in Biotechnology and M. Tech Biotechnology, B. Tech biotechnology course is being offered by many engineering institutions in the nation and the names of government-run engineering colleges offering this course are given below:

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi

Andhra University College of Engineering

Eligibility requirement:

For applying to the Bachelor of Engineering/technology course in the Biotechnology, candidates must have completed their higher secondary examination in science stream and they should also get through the entrance examination conducted by the appropriate institutions like IIT JEE for admission to Indian Institute of Technology or AIEEE examination or appropriate state entrance examination for admission to other colleges.

Higher studies after B. Tech Biotechnology:

After successful completion of B. Tech Biotechnology course, candidates can go for any of the following courses:

Master of Technology in Biotechnology

Master of Science in Biotechnology

Master of Science in Molecular biotechnology

Master of Science in Marine Biotechnology

In addition, candidates can further go for Ph. D Post-Doctoral Research in the field of biotechnology and many top rated institutions offer research facilities in the field of biotechnology for aspiring candidates.

Career Options:

Biotechnology has been identified as the second growth sector in the nation after multimedia and the sector offers tremendous employment opportunities as well. Biotech sector makes major contribution to areas like pharmaceutics, agriculture and health. Candidates, who have completed their B. Tech in biotechnology can find job placement in research and development organizations and in industries and institutions involved in the field of biotechnology. As compared to biotechnologists with science graduation, biotechnologists with B. Tech and M. Tech are given more preference and they work in production departments of several industries. They can find job placement in bio-processed product industry, chemical industry, food industry, etc…

Thus, B. Tech/B. E in Biotechnology is a course that offers both opportunities for higher studies and opportunities for job placement as well.



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3 Responses to “Government Colleges for B.E/B. Tech Biotechnology”

  1. 3
    hashy yadav:

    Does Bio strean student also give entrance exam of aieee & iit for biotech.

  2. 2
    sanjay singh:

    my son is pursuing 12 with PCM and he want to contineu his B tech study in marine/ biotechnology/electrical/mechnical/ from Govt Please send me detail of admission for above branches?

  3. 1
    anuj pandey: