Ph.D. Biotechnology

Intake: 50

  • Program CodePHD-006
  • Duration 3 Years
  • Level Doctoral Programmes
  • Department Department of Biotechnology
Ph.D. in Biotechnology is a research-oriented program designed to provide advanced knowledge and training in various areas of biotechnology, including molecular biology, genetic engineering, biochemistry, bioprocess engineering, and biophysics.

The course typically involves coursework, laboratory research, and the completion of an original research project, leading to a doctoral thesis. The Ph.D. program in biotechnology usually takes a minimum of 3 years to complete, but the duration may vary depending on the research project and the progress of the student. The core of the Ph.D. program is original research conducted by the student under the guidance of a supervisor. The research project typically involves designing experiments, conducting experiments in the laboratory, analyzing data, and interpreting results.

The aim is to produce an original research thesis that makes a significant contribution to the field of biotechnology. A Ph.D. in Biotechnology opens several career opportunities in research and development, teaching, and administration. Graduates can work in universities, research institutes, biotechnology companies, pharmaceutical industries, and government agencies.

about programme
Course Fee

50,000 Fee (per Year)

Eligibility Criteria

55% (50% for SC/ST) marks in Post-Graduation in the relevant field.

Admission Procedure

Admission to the Ph.D Program would be through an entrance exam. Those who have qualified UGC/CSIR (JRF) examination/SLET/GATE examination or have M.Phil degree will be exempted from the entrance examination.


Program Educational Objectives (PEO)


To develop an in-depth understanding of the fundamental principles and advanced concepts in biotechnology.


To foster the ability to critically analyze and evaluate research literature and emerging trends in biotechnology.


To develop skills in designing, planning, and conducting independent research projects using appropriate experimental and analytical techniques.


To enhance the ability to communicate research findings effectively to scientific and non-scientific audiences through publications, presentations, and other means.


To promote ethical and responsible conduct of research, including adherence to scientific integrity and regulatory requirements.


To encourage scientific creativity and innovation in biotechnology research, leading to the development of novel solutions and technologies.


To develop skills in collaboration, teamwork, and effective communication with other scientists, professionals, and stakeholders in the biotechnology field.


To prepare students for leadership roles in academia, industry, government, or other organizations, where they can apply their knowledge and skills to advance biotechnology research and development.


To provide a strong foundation for lifelong learning and professional growth in biotechnology.

Programme Outcomes (PO)


Develop advanced knowledge of the fundamental principles and concepts in biotechnology.


Demonstrate an ability to design and conduct independent research in biotechnology, using appropriate experimental and analytical techniques.


Acquire skills in critical analysis of research literature and communication of research findings to scientific audiences.


Develop skills in scientific writing, including the ability to prepare scientific manuscripts and research proposals.


Foster an appreciation for ethical and responsible conduct of research and adherence to scientific integrity.


Enhance scientific creativity and innovation in biotechnology research.


Acquire knowledge of the practical applications of biotechnology in diverse areas, including agriculture, medicine, and industry.


Develop skills in teamwork, collaboration, and effective communication with other scientists, professionals, and the public.

PO 9

Build a strong foundation for a career in research, teaching, or leadership roles in biotechnology.

Program-specific Objectives (Pso)


To develop the ability to critically evaluate and analyze complex research problems in biotechnology.


To enhance skills in developing and applying advanced experimental and computational techniques to address research questions in biotechnology.


To foster expertise in the design and execution of research projects that contribute to the advancement of knowledge in biotechnology.


To develop skills in effectively communicating research results to scientific and non-scientific audiences through publications, presentations, and other means.


To promote interdisciplinary research in biotechnology that addresses key challenges and opportunities at the interface of different fields.


To encourage creativity and innovation in biotechnology research that leads to the development of new products, processes, and technologies.


To develop skills in scientific leadership, including mentoring, project management, and team building, to effectively lead and manage research teams.


To promote collaborative research among scientists and institutions, fostering a culture of cooperation and teamwork in the biotechnology field.


To develop knowledge and skills in entrepreneurship and intellectual property management, enabling students to translate research findings into commercial products and services.


  • Research Scientist
  • Clinical Research Associate
  • Pharmaceutical/Biotech Product Developer
  • Lab Manager
  • University Professor
  • Consultants/Research Advisors

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