Biotechnology engineering is a branch of
engineering where technology is combined with
biology for research and development.
Biotechnology involves wide range of subjects such
as engineering, genetics, biochemistry,
microbiology and chemistry.
There are various applications of biotechnology in
fields such as animal husbandry, growth of vaccines
and medicines, agriculture, pollution control,
energy production and conservation, healing of
prolonged disease and ecological conservation such
1. Gene therapy
2. Tissue culture
3. Immune technologies
4. Genetic Engineering
5. drug design
6. Stem cell techniques
7. New DNA technologies
8. Photosynthetic efficiency
9. Enzyme engineering and technology

1. Diploma in Biotechnology Engineering
2. Bachelor of Engineering in Biotechnology
3. Bachelor of Technology in Bioprocess
4. Bachelor of Technology in Biotechnology
and Biochemical Engineering
5. Bachelor of Technology in Biotechnology
6. Master of Engineering in Biotechnology
7. Master of Technology in Biotechnology

10+2) examination with biology, maths and
chemistry. For IITs, It is mandatory to qualify in
the Joint Entrance Examinations (J.E.E). The
duration for the course is 4 years.

1. IITs
2. Aarupadai Veedu Institute of Technology
(AVIT), Chennai, Tamil Nadu,
3. Acharya Nagarjuna University (ANU),
Guntur, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh,
4. Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Karaikudi,
Tamil Nadu,

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