Dr Ananda Vardhan ,
Professor & Head - Department of Biotechnology
The department of Biotechnology is accredited by the National Board of Accreditation(NBA) & it is synonymous with strong platforms for excellent learning, researching and growing while meaningfully contributing and emerging in the domain of Biotechnology. The energetic faculty always propels a competent team of students towards ideas that are noteworthy. This synergy between the faculty and the students results in improved VTU ranks, reporting discoveries and other IPRs, quality publications, awards, and presentations while securing consistent results and funding for students’ projects from the Govt. of Karnataka. The noteworthy features of the department are best in class placement and progression earned by students and the start-ups/ entrepreneurial debuts.
The extensive infrastructure in the department provides suitable conditions for sufficient teaching-learning process and research work. The VTU recongized R & D center for setting right chord for students’ and scholars’ research works. Add- on feature of Value Added Training Program (under G & P) is the key distinguishing factor of Biotechnology at NHCE. The department is also known for imparting Hands-on training on Molecular Biotechnology skills for Biocon Academy students under the prestigious Biocon group.
The Department of Biotechnology stands dedicated in marching forward in its continual contribution in Academia, IP, Training and Consultancy.
To produce competent Biotechnology Engineers by enabling them to achieve specific, time-bound goals and provide quality education, excellent knowledge base and relevant skills sets with the scope of continuous improvement and opportunities in Biotechnology domain.
To provide a holistic environment for inculcating critical and lateral thinking to empower the students with fundamental knowledge and advanced tools and motivate them to acquire strong ethical and intellectual capabilities along with societal and environmental awareness in the area of Biotechnology Engineering.
To provide quality teaching-learning opportunities along with curricular, co-curricular frameworks for professional development of all enrolled students.
- BE Biotechnology
- PhD Biotechnology (under VTU Recognized Research Centre)
The Department of Biotechnology has been awarded 7th Best BT School among the Top 20 Private Schools in India (Biospectrum May-2013). It has been earning laurels in terms of University Ranks, discoveries of new strains of fungi and bacteria, worthy publications, students’ and faculty projects awards, etc.