Helpline no. 0129-4259000

Helpline no. 0129-4259000

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Deemed to be University under section 3 of the UGC Act,1956

M.Tech – Biotechnology – MRIIRS

Duration2 Yrs
COURSE FEES (Per annum) for Indian Nationals in Rupees1,16,000
COURSE FEES (Per annum) in US $ For PIO/NRI Students US $ 3300
Criteria for Preparation of Merit list
I – Merit in Qualifying Exam
II- Merit on the basis of Valid GATE
Eligibility Criteria
Minimum 50% Marks or equivalent CGPA in B.Tech. – Biotechnology/ Microbiology/ Botany/ Zoology or M.Sc. Bio Sciences



Course Structure

1st Semester: Genetic Engineering, Applied Bioinformatics, Biosensors & Biochips, Bioseparation Technology, Nanobiotechnology, Genetic Engineering Lab, Applied Bioinformatics Lab.

2nd Semester: Advanced Animal Biotechnology, Advanced Plant Biotechnology, Elective – I, Elective – II, Elective – III, Advanced Plant Biotechnology Lab, Animal Cell Culture Lab, Seminar.

3rd Semester: Advanced Environment Biotechnology, Elective – IV, Advanced Environment Biotechnology Lab, Colloquium, Project

4th Semester: Seminar And Dissertation



Employment opportunities are available in the specialized fields of biotechnology viz. Stem Cell Technology, Biomedical Devices, Pharmaceuticals, Diagnostics, Global Biotech Parks (DBT), Biotech Research Incubator Institutions, Food Corporation of India, Biotechnology Management, IT sector, Banking Sector and Armed forces (Biological Warfare). Engineering Colleges and Technical Universities also offer job opportunities. Students can also go for higher studies and start their own ventures.

A large number of pass outs have bagged excellent placements in leading companies, viz, Imperial Life Sciences, Lifecell International, Totipotent RX, Covidien, Space Group, Sagacious Research, CHC Health Care, e4e Health Group, Link Biotech, Ozone Biotech, CPM, Agilent Technology, Panacea Biotech, Medox Diagnostics, TCS (Biotech Division), Infosys (Biotech Division), IDS, L & T Infotech, IFBI and HCL, SCOTT EDIL & Kelly Services India Pvt. Ltd, Boston Scientific, etc.

Many pass outs have opted for higher studies in both national and International universities after qualifying in competitive exams. International institutes include Drexel University Philadelphia- USA, University of Alabama Birmingham- US, University of Scotland, Clemson University Southern Carolina-US, Minnesota University- USA, John- Hopkins University- US, IGBI – Italy, Cornell University- US and many others. Some of the Indian universities where our students are pursuing higher studies are IIT Mumbai, IIT Khargpur and many more.

Scholarships Available

Marks / CGPA in Qualifying ExaminationTuition Fee Waiver
85% and above100%
80% to 84.99%50%
75% to 79.99%25%


There is a Provision of Teaching Assistantship for the candidate enrolled for M.Tech Programme, as detailed below:

Candidate in PG programmes could be associated with faculty member for proper, grooming, mentorship & providing assistance to the faculty as and when required. The selected candidates having more than 70% overall marks or 7.00 CGPA in the qualifying examination shall be provided teaching assistantship on the recommendations of the committee constituted by the Vice-Chancellor of the University. Under this provision, such candidates shall be required to engage with Professors/Associate Professors of the University for Practical and Tutorial Classes with total assignments of 8-10 periods/week and they shall be paid stipend of Rs. 10000/- per month with a maximum limit of payment for 12 months during the complete duration of the M.Tech programme. 

*The candidate of M.Tech Programme can either avail the above free ship policy for PG programme or Teaching Assistantship.

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