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The department has a vision to develop a "Centre for Excellence" in Biotechnology for carrying out basic research on Biofuels, Biodiversity conservation, Cultivation of endangered medicinal plants of Jharkhand, to create a Biotech Information Hub and Entrepreneur Park. Moreover some new areas like Proteomics and Genomics, Drug Discovery and Vaccine Development, IPR and Patenting in Biotechnology are of special interest to this department. The department has expertise in all areas of Biotechnology involved in research and teaching. It has proactively taken the lead to provide academic and scientific support to various institutions like NITs and Universities for setting up academic and research facility.


Fields of Study/ Research :


  • Agriculture & Plant Biotechnology
  • Algal Biotechnology
  • Animal & Plant Tissue Culture
  • Biofuel Production
  • Bioinformatics
  • Bioprocess Engineering
  • Biosensor & Nano-biotechnology
  • Down Stream Processing
  • Environmental Biotechnology
  • Food Biotechnology
  • Industrial Biotechnology
  • Medicinal Plant
  • Microbial Resources
  • Microbial Biotransformation
  • Value Addition to Biomass & Waste Materials


  • Biosignal Analysis
  • Biomendical Instrumentation
  • Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare
  • System Biology
  • Electrophysiology

Ongoing Projects :

Project Title
PI / Co- PI/Collaborator, if any
Funding Agency
Sanctioned Amount (in Lakhs)

Analysis and identification of features from neural dynamics and their correlations with autonomic nervous system for Development of Hybrid Brain-Computer lnterface

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Sinha

AICTE -RPS File No. 8-34/FDC/RPS (Policy-1)/2019-20

14/08/2020- 13/08/2023
Development of multi-functional nano-HAP bone substitute for effective bone regeneration in critical defects
Dr. Sneha Singh (PI)
Dr. Abhimanyu Dev (Co-PI)
F. No. DST/NM/NT/ 2018/ 48(G)
15/07/2019- 14/07/2022
(BIT share ~51.15)
Identification of the most active cocoonase of sericigenous insects through molecular characterization
Dr. D. M. Pandey          
DBT, New Delhi
21 Feb-2018 to Feb 2021
71.23 (BIT Mesra 22.93)
To Study the Structure and Blood Flow of Chorioretinal Complex in Human Using Optical Coherence Angiography
Dr. Raju Poddar
05/04/2017 – 04/05/2020
Towards development of a novel high resolution and high contrast in-vivo imaging technique based on Swept Source Optical Coherence Tomography (SSOCT) and unique Upconversion Nanoparticles (UCNPs) Dr. Raju Poddar DST-SERB 25/03/2017 – 25/03/2020 30.42
Identification and molecular characterization of SNARE genes in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) in response to leaf rust disease
 Dr. Kunal Mukhopadhyay (PI)
 Dr. Manish Kumar (Co-PI)

List of Completed Sponsored Research Project:

Sl. No.
Project Title
PI / Co- PI/Collaborator, if any
Funding Agency
Date of Sanction