About Amrita School of Biotechnology

Amrita School of Biotechnology, with qualified faculty including several Ph. D.’s recruited from academia and industry around the world, is perfectly poised to offer students an opportunity to develop expertise and succeed in building a career in the exciting areas of biotechnology and related fields. Our cutting-edge curricula with state-of-the-art facilities for teaching and research will provide a solid foundation in the biological sciences.

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The School of Biotechnology offers three postgraduate and two undergraduate programs in biotechnology, microbiology and bioinformatics as well as research program in biotechnology & Computational Neuroscience.



The faculty, well-known and highly respected in their respective academic fraternities, is really what distinguishes School of Biotechnology.
They are drawn from among the best minds in the world.




The School of Biotechnology, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, is committed to offer advanced pedagogical and
hands-on training in the biological sciences that is, indeed, your stepping stone to success.


Over the years Amrita School of Biotechnology has developed working relationships with many of the best universities in the world.
Strong collaboration with national and international organizations.



Dr. Bipin Nair
Dean, School of Biotechnology, Amritapuri

The Amrita School of Biotechnology which was founded in September 2004, has already established its presence as a preferred institution of higher learning in the field of Biotechnology and related Life Sciences, in the short time that it has been in existence. The School offers Undergraduate programmes in Biotechnology and Microbiology as well as Postgraduate programmes in Biotechnology, Microbiology and Bioinformatics. A Ph.D. programme has also been initiated.

Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, under its “Mission Reach” programme selected The School of Biotechnology to be a “Center of Relevance and Excellence” (CORE) in Biomedical Technology with a research program focused on the development of preventive and therapeutic innovations.

Additionally, a number of diverse research projects including Wound healing, Target discovery and validation, RNAi, Computational modeling and development of Anti-snake venom therapeutics are in progress with adequate research funding. The School also coordinates the MHRD effort to design and create virtual laboratories for Biotechnology in collaboration with IIT Mumbai and IIT Delhi at the national level. The cutting-edge curricula along with state-of-the-art facilities of the School will provide a solid foundation in the biological sciences. In addition, the dedicated, experienced faculty, offer students an opportunity to interact, learn, advance and succeed with career in Biotechnology and related life sciences. With Amma’s Grace, there will be ample opportunities for everyone to be a part of the plan. Welcome to this Temple of Learning. I wish you the very best in all your efforts.

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The School of Biotechnology in Amritapuri is an approved Centre of Relevance and Excellence [CORE] in Biomedical Technology under the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, TIFAC Mission REACH Program. The Centre aims at excellence in multiple dimensions by pioneering interdisciplinary education, research and industrial collaboration in Biomedical Technology. In doing so, the Centre will strive to advance research, generate affordable preventive and therapeutic innovations to stimulate industrial growth and improve the human condition. One of the major projects include development a lowcost, automated, insulin pump which was awarded an US Patent in October 2011. Further, attempts to develop an amperometric glucose sensor for coupling with the insulin pump, in addition to a lab on a chip, are also in progress. “An US Patent was awarded for the non-enzymatic glucose sensor in march 2017”.

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The School has released the July 2019 edition of the newsletter.

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The School has released the February 2019 edition of the newsletter.

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The School has released the July 2018 edition of the newsletter.

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Dean's Office
School of Biotechnology
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus, Clappana P. O.
Kollam - 690 525, Kerala, India
+91 476 2803002
+91 476 2899722