Admission at Department of Biotechnology


  B. Tech. in Biotechnology (4 years/8 semesters)  

The process of admission includes several steps which can be viewed at

  • Total Number of Seats  : 40
  • Open-Merit : 36
  • Quota : 4

Admission Eligibility:

Minimum grade of C+ each in PCM or PCB (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) and minimum of grade C in remaining subjects. OR, If the student has been evaluated in percentage system, minimum 50% in aggregate of PCM or PCB.

Admission Schedule:

Formal Admission takes place in July - August for the Fall Term.

Selection of Candidates:

Selection of candidates is based on:

  • Scores on the KU Undergraduate Admission Test (a two-hour test to access proficiency in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics), and
  • Merit of academic attainments up to the higher secondary or intermediate level
  • Personal interview


    M. Tech. in Biotechnology (2 years/4 semesters)  

Admission Eligibility:

Candidates who have completed 4 years Undergraduate/ Bachelors' degree with minimum 2.0 CGPA or 50% in aggregate marks are eligible to apply. Those from 3-years undergratuate programs in any basic science field of study will be required to take a 1-year bridge course which can be taken at the department.