Dept of Bio-Technology


  • The Department of Biotechnology was established in the year 1997 under the faculty of Science in Government College, Kariavattom, Trivandrum.
  • The Department offers a career related first degree programme in Biotechnology named B.Sc. Biotechnology Multimajor which is unique in having three core papers- Biotechnology, Chemistry and either Botany or Zoology.
  • This subject is heavily demanded and has diverse job prospects in the areas of research and development (R&D) and the expertise is quite useful in the Industrial and Medical fields.


  • The Department offers BSc Biotechnology (Core) Course and Biotechnology as part of the core course of BSc Biotechnology.
  • It follows the syllabus and course pattern prescribed by the University of Kerala.


  • The vision is to produce human resource with a potential to innovate, invent and disseminate knowledge on life science for the benefit of humanity and environment.


  • To initiate faculty development programmes
  • To evolve into an active platform for biotechnology education, training and research at the interphase of multiple disciplines.
  • To provide quality education with a strong foundation on basic concepts of Biotechnology that transform students globally competent.
  • To provide our nation Biotech professionals who are able to implement scientific principles in needed sectors.
  • To update course curriculum regularly to cater the needs of academia and industry.
  • To create opportunities for students to engage in multidisciplinary research.
  • To start PG and M.Phil programmes and to establish a research department.
  • To graduate students who can compete, with advantage, within the relevant academic and commercial markets in the world.
  • To develop infrastructure and instrumentation facilities sufficiently to attain these missions.
  • To organize Conferences, Symposia and Workshops to equip and refresh students and faculty on the recent trends and advances of the subject


  • To inculcate scientific attitude and research interest in students.
  • To provide quality education that lays a strong foundation on the very basic aspects of the rapidly developing subject- Biotechnology.

 Courses offered

Department of Bio-Technology offers undergraduate course in Bio-Technology.

  • BSc in Bio-Technology


Sl. No. Name Designation Photo
1 Dr. Jairani. P.S 

Head of the Department &

Assistant Professor

2 Dr.Soumyarani. V.S Assistant Professor

Details of Courses

B.Sc Bio-Technology
The core subjects are Biotechnology, Chemistry, and Botany/Zoology.

  • A pass in Higher Secondary Exam of the State or an Exam accepted by the University as equivalent thereto with Biology as one of the subjects



  • OMICS APPROACHES IN BIOTECHNOLOGY- National Seminar on Biotechnology  on 13-15 th February 2019
  • Bioquest 2006 –National Seminar on Biotechnology organized by CUBS (Conglomeration of Upcoming Biotechnology Students) 0n 16th Oct 2006
  • Current Trends in Life Sciences 2016 – National Seminar  jointly organized by Dept of Biotechnology, Botany and Zoology on 10th to 12th February 2016.