Biotechnology engineering is the study, research and development of bio-organism, micro-organism and cell functions in living beings. The course combines engineering with other subjects like chemistry, genetics, bio-chemistry and microbiology. Biotechnology covers different fields of work like agriculture, disease research, eco-conservation, fertilizers, vaccines, energy production and animal husbandry. The programme focuses on areas like Enzymology, GM products and drug designing among others. The integrated undergraduate and postgraduate programme in biotechnology engineering is offered in many technical institutes across the world.


  • For UG: Class XII pass out from a recognised school with minimum aggregate marks of 60%.
  • For PG: Engineering graduates with a B.tech degree.


  • Students with Biotechnology degrees can work as laboratory technicians in various research centres, hospitals, healthcare centres and universities.
  • Many pharmaceutical companies hire postgraduates in biotechnology as research scientists.
  • The rise in the production of genetically modified crops has increased the demands in the market. This has increased the scope of employment for students pursuing Biotechnology.


  • Applied Microbiology
  • Bio-molecular modelling
  • Cell & Tissue Culture Technology
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Kinetics and Reactor Design
  • Drug Designing
  • Enzymology and Enzyme Technology
  • Food Biotechnology
  • Genetically Modified Organisms
  • Genomics and Proteomics


Medical Technologists
Medical Technologists
Salary : 2.5L INR - 3.5L INR
Degrees: B.E /Btech, M.E /Mtech.
Biomedical Engineer
Biomedical Engineer
Salary : 2.5L INR - 3.5L INR
Degrees: B.E /Btech, M.E /Mtech.


  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 19.68 Lakhs Amity University, Noida
    Minimum Fees 0.48 Lakhs Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University, Nashik
    Degree Offered in UG
    B.E /Btech
  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 15.75 Lakhs Amity University, Noida
    Minimum Fees 0.29 Lakhs Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
    Degree Offered in PG
    M.E /Mtech.


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Richa kesharwals picture
Richa KesharwalLast Seen: 1 hour 18 min agoJoined on: 04-Jun-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation

Which college is better for btech in biotechnology ashoka institute of varanasi or gcrg of lucknow?

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Nil Choudhury 1 hour ago

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Nil ChoudhuryLast Seen: 1 hour 3 min agoJoined on: 13-Mar-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12
Dear aspirant,First i will talk about GCRG irrespective of the branch and highlight it's best course.Placements : The faculty of the mechanical branch is good in this college. Every year companies com...Read More

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Suchismita PradhanLast Seen: 3 hours 38 min agoJoined on: 12-May-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: In Graduation

I am a bsc botany student bt for further studies i have a lot of interest in mba agibusiness/IB so wch shrt trm course shld i do tally orC++

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Deepraj PatadiyaLast Seen: 31 min 21 sec agoJoined on: 04-Apr-2014Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Graduate & Above
If you really interested in the Management then go for the tally and accounting course. If you do that then you will have the good command on the accounting and you can have the opportunities in there...Read More
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Munibabu ChittetiLast Seen: 5 hours 10 min agoJoined on: 15-Jul-2019Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: In Graduation

In madanapalle bt college the lectures was teach by whom?either the professor (or) p.g lecturers?

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Nikhil Reddy 3 hours ago

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Nikhil ReddyLast Seen: 40 min 43 sec agoJoined on: 04-Jun-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
Hello Munibabu,          I understand your concern aI am here to help you regarding your query !!       Generally, in any Colleges the lectures will be giv...Read More

Sushrut 6 hours ago

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SushrutLast Seen: 4 hours 16 min agoJoined on: 14-Jun-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

How about doing biotechnology in bit mesra

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Sourav Sarkar 6 hours ago

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Sourav SarkarLast Seen: 1 hour 31 min agoJoined on: 20-May-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
Hi dear,Hope you are doing well!Now let's go through your question.At the beginning of the placement season, Microsoft has recruited 20 students with a package of 39 LPA. The average package offered h...Read More

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ruby mittal 10 hours ago

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Ruby MittalLast Seen: 9 hours 42 min agoJoined on: 25-Oct-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Class 12

Which course is better : BSc. Neuroscience or BSc. biotechnology?

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Harsa Singh 9 hours ago

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Harsa SinghLast Seen: 37 min 6 sec agoJoined on: 18-Jun-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
Hey RubyBoth The Courses Bsc Neuroscience And Bsc Biotechnology are Great Choice. In Bsc Neuroscience . Neuroscience is the study of the nervous system, how the brain works and how cell...Read More