If you are passionate about the Science of the Living amalgamated with engineering and technology, and want to be a part of a dynamic and innovative community, we invite you to join us at GEU’s Department of Biotechnology

Welcome to the Department of Biotechnology at Graphic Era (Deemed to be University). Established in 2008, our department has since made significant strides in the field of Biotechnology.

The Department offers five different U.G. and P.G. programs and a Ph.D. in Biotechnology program. While our B.Tech. Biotechnology program is designed to equip students with a strong foundation in biological sciences, along with an understanding of various engineering principles, our M.Sc. Biotechnology program focuses on developing an understanding of the fundamental principles of Biotechnology and their practical applications in research and industry. The B.Sc. (Hons) Biotechnology program has been designed to provide knowledge of animal, plant, and microbial systems to make students industry-ready and acquire eligibility for higher education in India and abroad, and the B.Sc. (Hons) Forensic program is aimed at developing practical skills and understanding of forensic science and its applications. The M.Sc. Bioinformatics program is directed towards the understanding of bioinformatics and applications of mathematical and computational approaches towards biological data analysis. Further, the Ph.D. Biotechnology program allows students to delve deeper into their areas of interest and contribute to the advancement of the field.

Our department boasts of well-qualified and experienced faculty members, as well as visiting professors from national and international institutes, who provide students with holistic academic training along with experiential learning.

In over one and a half decade of our existence, the department is proud of its teaching and learning process in terms of our alumni who are now established names in institutes of national and international repute and also in terms of research and development where the department has left an indelible mark. In 2022, we received the prestigious NBA Accreditation that bears testimony to the our high standards of academics. The Department has completed 9 government-sponsored research projects worth 1 crore 32 lakhs, while 8 projects are ongoing worth 1 crore fifty three lakhs. The Department faculty members, research scholars and students collectively publish more than 100 peer reviewed Scopus/Sci indexed research papers and book chapters per year. Our research strength is further exhibited by the fact that our faculty and students have published several patents , some of which are in the examination stage while two of them have been granted by Government of India and one by the Republic of South Africa.

We have established several research collaborations with institutes of national and international repute, our students, research scholars, and faculty members are members of many reputed national and international bodies, and are proud recipients of several awards and recognitions. We believe that this recognition

highlights the quality of our academic programs and our commitment to excellence.

At the Department of Biotechnology, we strive to create an environment that fosters innovation, critical thinking, and interdisciplinary learning. We are committed to providing our students with the knowledge, skills and tools necessary to make a positive impact in the world of Biotechnology.

To this end, we organize conferences, seminars, faculty development programs, training, and awareness campaigns in association with national and international agencies. We offer several opportunities for students to engage in extracurricular activities, including clubs and societies dedicated to various aspects of Biotechnology.

As responsible citizens of the society, our students, led by faculty members actively and regularly participate in citizen science, awareness drives, and “Joy of Giving” programs.

As a student in our department, you will benefit from a rigorous academic curriculum along with state-of-the-art research facilities and cutting-edge technology that will enable you to conduct groundbreaking research.

If you aspire to embark on the journey of discovery and growth, we encourage you to join our department and become a part of our team!

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Department of Biotechnology

Graphic Era (Deemed to be University)
Bell Road, Clement Town Dehradun, Uttarakhand



Mon – Sat 8:00A.M. – 6:00P.M.

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Admissions Open 2024

The application process at Graphic Era is strictly based on the Merit of the qualifying examination with the entire Admission Process available for completion online

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