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Department of Biotechnology
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Guwahati 781039

Telephone: 0361-2582250
Fax: 0361-2582249




The Department of Biotechnology at the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG) was established in November 2002 to contribute the fascinating and emerging area of biological sciences. It has both undergraduate (B.Tech.) and postgraduate (M.Tech. and Ph.D.) academic programmes. The Department is unique in North-Eastern India, imparting quality education and providing an excellent research environment through its ongoing programmes. It imparts training for students to make them competent, motivated engineers and scientists. The department has 30 faculty members from diverse streams and specializations. The department has developed extensive research facility and infrastructure to support the ongoing teaching and research initiatives.

The major thrust of the department includes biochemical engineering, tissue engineering, plant biotechnology, nanobiotechnology, computational biology, cancer biology, infectious diseases and proteomics. The department has initiated efforts to establish advanced research laboratories in all the thrust areas. Apart from fundamental research, the department aims to meet the targeted demands to cater the requirements of biotechnology based industries.


Tentative dates for PhD written test and interview for July 2014 session-10th and 11th June (Tuesday and Wednesday).

Applications are invited for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme starting in July 2014 in the Department of Biotechnology

List of Five Year Publication of Department of Biotechnology (2009-13)

updated on Nov 22, 2013

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