Faculty Profile

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About the Department

The Department of Biotechnology is serving the academic needs of the Institute since 1999. It offers B.Sc., M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., programmes. The Main motto of Biotechnology programme in KSRCAS is to make the students to express their innovative knowledge and scientific skills for the new era of Biotechnology (Nanotechnology, Proteomics, Genomics, Pharmacogenomics, Cancer Biology and Stem cell therapy etc.,) and to promote innovative research by the way of interfacing with various funding agencies available in India such as DBT, DST, CSIR, ICMR and DRDO as well universities and other research institutions in abroad and to design current, relevant inputs to transform the students into employable and socially responsible citizens.


To nurture the students with a potential to innovate, explore and disseminate their scientific knowledge for the betterment of social welfare and environment


  • To empower the students to take challenging career in Biotechnology.
  • To inculcate the essence of research, by providing modern facilities.
  • To update the Curriculum Periodically to cater the needs of industry and academia

PEO 1: To become competent biotechnologist suitable to industry.
PEO 2: To develop professionally through life long learning, higher education in their area of interest.
PEO 3: To cater to the needs of the industry and society so as to contribute for the development of the country.

After completion of the programme, the graduates will be able to
PO 1: Become knowledgeable in the subject of Biotechnology and apply the principles of the same to the needs of the society.
PO 2: Gain analytical skills in the field of Biotechnology.
PO 3: Determine and appreciate professional ethics, community living and Nation building initiatives.
PO 4: Justify societal, health, legal, environmental and biosafety related issues and understand his/her responsibilities.
PO 5: Analyze, evaluate and invent new process and products in the field of Biotechnology.

After completion of the programme, the graduates will be able to
PSO 1: Assess and apply the basic concepts of Cell biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular biology and all the inter discipline domains of Biotechnology.
PSO 2: Apply the knowledge of Biotechnology in the domain of Environment, Agriculture, Health care Bioindustry or Molecular mechanics and interdisciplinary domain.
PSO 3: Apply the Contextual knowledge of Biotechnology to function effectively as an individual or a leader in multidisciplinary environments.
PSO 4: Perform procedures as per laboratory standards in the all life science related domain.
PSO 5: Synthesis, Compare and evaluate the mechanism involved and employed in Life Science domain.

ELIGIBILITY FOR B.Sc., Biotechnology

Candidates seeking admission to the first year Degree course shall be required to have passed PUC/12th Std. / 10+2/ its equivalent with at least Biology and Chemistry as two optional subjects.