The Department of Biotechnology was established in the year 2002. It offers both UG and PG courses in these subjects and also offer a research component which includes M.Phil in Biotechnology. It boasts of well qualified faculty, good infrastructure which includes well equipped laboratories with sophisticated instruments and has also signed many MOUs with various well known institutions. The students of the Department have secured university ranks in the UG and PG Examinations conducted by the University of Madras. The Department regularly conducts symposia and workshops at both the national and international levels. In addition to this it organizes guest lectures by eminent scientists so that students get a firsthand knowledge of the cutting edge research being carried out in Biotechnology. It encourages both the UG and PG students to carry out indoor research projects and motivates them to present and publish their research outcomes. In the year 2010-2011 Ministry of earth Sciences, Department of Ocean Development sanctioned Rs. 1 lakh to conduct a National Symposium cum Workshop on Marine Metagenomics for drug discovery.


Aim: "Attaining new heights in biotechnology research, shaping biotechnology into a premier precision tool of the future for creation of wealth and ensuring social justice – specially for the welfare of the poor". To promote an educational philosophy in which technology is fully integrated into the curriculum through active, student-centred learning.

  • To publicize facts and figures related to problems in health, agriculture and environmental degradation and pollution, for which biotechnology offers promising solutions.
  • To provide a platform for students and teachers of biotechnology, to articulate their points of view and nurture them as ambassadors to promote safe and appropriate deployment of biotechnology.
  • To undertake projects in collaboration with National and International agencies.


Scope of the Course 
      Biotechnology is such a vast discipline and hence its scope is immense. The students of Biotechnology can pursue careers in a wide range of areas. They can gain employment in pharmaceutical companies, health care, crop production, and more. They can also find employment in companies tackling energy or environment issues. The scope of a career in Biotechnology is not just limited to the government sector but has ample demand in the private sector as well. Extending the scope of careers even further are those Biotechnology graduates with an entrepreneurial spirit who go on to set up companies of their own. Since it is an interdisciplinary science it is an area in which a lot of research is being carried out world over. Both the developed and developing countries have invested heavily in this field. Hence students have the option of pursuing a research career in Biotechnology. Biotechnology is radically changing the way we view issues related to human health, agriculture and environment.The biotechnologist can be occupied in various job functions like 1.Reserch & development 2.Manufacturing & technical support 3.Quality & regulatory 4.Sales and technical support 5.KPO’S 6.IPR & Bioethics.
                    The Department of Biotechnology of Hindustan College of Arts & Science will always train students to bring life- altering positive changes to face the challenges in a holistic approach

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Hindustan College of Arts & Science
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