Programs Offered


Biotechnology is an interdisciplinary program with life sciences, chemical engineering and bioprocesses. The students are educated with the industrial processes which evolve into bioproducts using chemical engineering tools to design process equipments and optimize for effective production. The curriculum explains the use of living cells in bioprocesses along with their biochemical properties to be engineered in life sciences papers.


Name of the programDurationCategory
B.Tech. Biotechnology
Major Specializations
1. Drug Engineering
2. Genome Engineering and Technology
3. Precision Health Technology
Four yearsFull time
M.Tech. BiotechnologyTwo yearsFull time
M.Sc. BiotechnologyTwo yearsFull time
Ph.D. BiotechnologyThree yearsFull Time & Part Time


Name of the programEligibility
B.Tech. BiotechnologyA Passed 10+2 examination with Physics/ Mathematics / Chemistry/ Computer Science/Electronics/Information Technology/ Biology/Informatics Practices/ Biotechnology/ Technical Vocational subject/ Agriculture/ Engineering Graphics/ Business Studies/Entrepreneurship.(Any of the three)Obtained at least 50% in the above subjects taken together.
Passed min. 3 years Diploma examination with at least 50% marks subject to vacancies in the First Year, in case the vacancies at lateral entry are exhausted.
B.Tech. Biotechnology Lateral Entry in Second YearQualifying Diploma with a minimum of 50 % of marks (cumulative) or B.Sc. with a minimum aggregate of 50 % of marks in Part-III Diploma in Chemical Engineering / Instrumentation / Food Technology / Pharmaceutical Technology / B.Sc. Life Sciences / Physics / Chemistry / Microbiology / Biotechnology /Biochemistry or Equivalent Diploma / B.Sc. Degree
M.Tech. BiotechnologyB.E. / B.Tech. / A.M.I.E. in Biotechnology / Bioinformatics / Chemical Engineering / Food Processing Engineering / B.Pharm. / M.Sc. Life Science / Food Science and Nutrition / Biotechnology / Chemistry / Biochemistry / Microbiology or equivalent with a minimum of 50% in the qualifying examinations from a recognized University / Institution.
M.Sc. BiotechnologyB.Sc. Life Sciences (Botany / Zoology / Biochemistry / Microbiology /Biotechnology) with minimum of 50% in the concerned discipline or Equivalent
Ph.D. BiotechnologyM-Tech / M.Sc Biotechnology, Life Sciences

Admissions Contact

The Head of the Department
Department of Biotechnology, Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, Karunya Nagar, Coimbatore-641114, Tamil Nadu, India
E-mail :, [email protected], [email protected]
Tel : 0422- 2614472, Mobile : 9487846639