Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India recently released their National Institutional Ranking Framework’s list for 2018 which ranks the higher education institutes of India. The ministry does not rank the colleges based on their biotechnology curriculum, so we looked at the list of highest ranked engineering colleges and listed the ones with the best Biotechnology curriculum.
Table of Contents
- Best Biotechnology Colleges and Universities in India
- 1. Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
- 2. Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
- 3. Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
- 4. Anna University, Chennai
- 5. Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore
- 6. National Institute of Technology, Warangal
- 7. Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal
- 8. Delhi Technological Institute, New Delhi
- 9. SRM Institute of Science & Technology, Chennai
- 10. Motilal Nehru National University of Technology, Allahabad
Best Biotechnology Colleges and Universities in India
Below is the list of best biotechnology universities and colleges in India that offer biotechnology degree.
Government Score: 88.95
IIT Madras has been the highest ranked engineering college for three years in a row, 2016-2018. At the undergraduate level, the Department of Biotechnology offers two dual-degree programs: BS/MS in Biosciences and B.Tech./M.Tech. in Biological Engineering. The department also offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees, as well as M.Tech. in Clinical Engineering.
Government Score: 84.82
IIT Bombay is a public engineering college, and the fifth-oldest in the IIT system. Their Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering currently offer M.Sc. Biotechnology, M.Tech Biomedical Engineering, integrated M.Sc.–Ph.D., and a Ph.D. program.
Government Score: 75.24
IIT Kanpur is a public engineering college, and one of the first colleges in the IIT system. It has its own airfield available to students for flight testing and gliding. Their department of Biological Sciences and Bioengineering currently offers a B.Tech, M.Tech, and Ph.D. in Biological Sciences and Bioengineering.
Government Score: 67.04
The first university to appear on this list that is not a part of the IIT system – Anna University is a state-run technical university. Its Department of Biotechnology offers B.Tech, M.Tech, and Ph.D. in Industrial Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Technology and Food Technology.
Government Score: 57.02
VIT is a private engineering college and unlike most colleges, they require students to go through their own entrance exams known as VIT Engineering Entrance Exams (VITEEE). Their School of Bio Science & Technology offers a B.Tech, M.Tech, and M.Sc. in Biotechnology as well as M.Sc in Biomedical Genetics.
Government Score: 51.82
NIT Warangal is a public engineering college and the first college in the NIT college system. Their Department of Bio-Technology offers a B.Tech. and Ph.D. in Biotechnology.
Government Score: 46.66
MIT is a private engineering college and a constituent institute of Manipal Academy of Higher Education. Their Department of Biotechnology offers a B.Tech. in Biotechnology. They have a separate Department of Biomedical Engineering that offers a B.Tech. in Biomedical Engineering.
Government Score: 46.57
DTU is one of the oldest engineering colleges in India. Department of Biotechnology offers a B.Tech. in Biotechnology, and M.Tech. in Bioinformatics, Biomedical Engineering, Industrial Biotechnology.
Government Score: 45.51
The Department of Biotechnology, School of Biosciences offers a B.Tech. and M.Tech. in Biotechnology. They offer a “Twinning Programme” which allows students two complete two years of B.Tech. from SRM, followed by a year of studies at an overseas university that will grant them a B.S. in Biotechnology.
Government Score: 44.33
MNNIT Allahabad is a part of the NIT college system. Their Department of Biotechnology offers a B.Tech., M.Tech., and Ph.D. in Biotechnology.