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Department of Biotechnology

Biotechnology, the technology harnessing cellular and bio-molecular processes to develop procedures and products, has amalgamated biology and technology.It has the fundamental aim to improve the quality of life. Today Biotechnology finds its wide applications and has potential impact on virtually all domains of human welfare; hence the scenario of Biotechnology in the world is changing rapidly and dynamically.Biotechnology is an interdisciplinary subject,resting on its diverse opportunities, Department of Biotechnology, University of Engineering & Management,Kolkata has framed the departmental syllabus and the curriculum to produce technically skilled engineers to compete with the growing pace.


Department of Biotechnology, emphasizes on producing competent Engineers in the field of Biotechnology by providing them required skill sets to excel in the global arena


  • To assist the students by providing competent environment and nurturing them to develop suitable problem solving capacity.
  • To encourage them to be socially responsible and ethical engineers in applying their curriculum based knowledge in practical fields.
  • To develop research ambience for inculcating the innovative mind-set among the students.
  • To focus on continuous up-gradation of knowledge for a better teaching-learning process.

B.Tech, UG program offered by the University is focused exclusively in bridging the concept of Biology in the technological field. The syllabus has been designed to create interdisciplinary educational experience to enhance the knowledge base and skill sets of the students. This will help them to be better employable by developing problem solving skills. The curriculum gets updated based on the industry requirements. The highlight of the curriculum is the hands-on experience that the students gain through in-plant training, projects and educational tours.


The Laboratory of the Department of Biotechnology is well equipped with latest instruments to comply with research requirements. Research in the department is coordinated with faculty members where the students are directly and actively involved in projects and gain their knowledge of research through discussion with their mentors. Every year department organizes International Conference on Biotechnology & Biological Sciences, BIOSPECTRUM, where the students get exposure to interact with the industrialists, researchers & professors PAN India and abroad.

Industry connection

Department organizes talk sessions on a regular basis by industry experts for the students to interact with the industry personals. Department works in close association with the corporate relations cell of the university regarding the placement of the students. Industrial training & industry visits are part of curriculum. There is a industry collaborative course launched by the department for value addition in the curriculum.


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News and Achievements

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Virtual Workshop on Internet Of Things
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Press Releases

Dr. Satyajit Chakrabarti featured in The Bengal Post

IEM Trust opens varsity in Jaipur reported by TOI

Celebration of E-week in association with NEN

Robotics Workshop reported by Guardian


Outlook-ICARE India University Ranking 2021

Ranked 21 and top in West Bengal

Times Ranking for B-Schools (August, 2021)

Ranked 44 in top 100 BBA Institutions in India

Indian Chamber of Commerce (February, 2021)

Approved as a member of the Indian Chamber of Commerce

Times Alternate Career Survey 2021

Best Hotel & Hospitality management category in Eastern India

Times Engineering Institute Ranking Survey 2021

Ranked 68th nationally and ranked 8th in Eastern India

Times Top Engineering Institute Ranking 2020

3rd best Engineering Institute in West Bengal in the Times Top Engineering
Institute ranking 2020

World champion by developing a gaming console (Amantron Gaming console)

IEEE Maker project, IEEE, USA – 2016

Champion East

NEN (National Entrepreneurship Network) E-Week, 2011-2016

Champions Runner-up Award, West

NEN (National Entrepreneurship Network) E-Week, 2016