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 Bachelor’s in Biotechnology is a four-year course at BIT Mesra.
The department presently offers a two-years M.Tech. Biotechnology and M.Sc. programme in Bio informatics. It is also planning to introduce a postgraduate course in Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering.
The Department offers Ph.D. programme in various fields of biotechnology such as Genomics, Proteomics and Transcriptomics, Industrial biotechnology, product development and biotechnology management.
Dr. Kunal Mukhopadhyay
Professor & Head
Department of Biotechnology
BIT- Mesra, Ranchi