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Our world is built on biology and once we begin to understand it, it then becomes a technology”. - Ryan Bethencourt

Description: Come and explore the world where biology fusions with technology for innovations in medicine, agriculture, pharmacy and clinical diagnostics to offer better bioengineering solutions.

Department of Biotechnology


The strength of the department is the faculty drawn from reputed national and international academic & research organizations. The faculty has more than 15 years of teaching experience with good industrial exposure. Faculty with postdoctoral research experience is feathers in the cap of the department. The faculty are extensively involved in quality research & development and in the last 3 years has acquired projects worth more than 3 crores rupees in the areas of biofuels, biomedical research, genomics and proteomics, bioinformatics and food biotechnology funded by prestigious research organizations like DBT, DST, UGC and ICMR. The department also has women scientists working under DST funded projects. The Department has filed patents with IPO in collaboration with industry. The biotechnology department at KL University has 7 well-furnished and fully equipped state-of-the-art laboratories, 4 research centers along with own computer center with latest molecular modeling and drug design software purchased from Schrodinger LLC, USA. As a part of student centric learning development various measures and initiatives are taken to improve the skills of students. These include exposure to guest lectures, industrial training and tours, communication and soft skills, mini-projects, paper presentations in national level paper contests, classroom seminars, placement opportunities, academic & career counseling, certificate courses, live projects in industry and exposure to journals etc. Another area of concentration for the faculty is research consultancy. The department has signed MoUs with Sneha Biotech, Vijayawada and NRI Academy of Medical Sciences, Guntur for faculty and student training and collaborative research. The department of biotechnology is also in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru and University of Oxford, UK for initiating collaborative research in biomedical sciences.

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KL University is ranked among the top engineering colleges in India providing B.Tech in Biotechnology. The university is accredited by NAAC with A++ grade and all the Engineering Programs are approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi. The program is designed based on Industry needs, in collaboration with BIOCON academy and the department has sophisticated labs with 24/7 access. 100% placements are provided in companies like Dr. Reddy’s, Hetero, Aurobindo, CPC diagnostics Pvt. limited, etc.

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