The Department has so far produced 52 UNIVERSITY RANK holders in B.Tech and 6 UNIVERSITY RANK holders in M.Tech (3 GOLD MEDALS).

The Department is consistently producing 97-100 % results in University examinations.

The Department is a recognised Research Centre for MS/Ph.D Programmes.

The research work of Ms. Preethi. R., Pursuing Ph.D in Texas State University, alumnus of REC (Biotechnology) on a tiny molecule that could result in a better remedy for prostate cancer has been featured in the “Nature Communications”. A news article was published in THE HINDU dt. 31.05.2013.

The Department has received funded projects from AICTE, DST for Rs 43 lakhs.

Outstanding Placement and Higher studies record. Our students are placed in renowned industries such as Gentek (U.S.A), Biocon, Novozymes, Zifo Technologies, ITC, Micro Therapeutic Research Lab., Ethics Bio Lab., Medall Healthcare, Parikshan Labs., Life cell, TCS, Wipro,CSS Corp., UST Global, Tech Mahindra, TNQ.

Our Alumni pursuing Higher studies in World renowned Universities such as Harvard school of Medicine, U.S.A, University College of London, Texas State University, Medical University of South Corolina, Buffalo state University, University of Alabama, ETH zurich, State University of Newyork, Kansas State University, OHIO state University, University of Illinois, National University of Singapore, Oklahoma State University, IITs, NITs.

Our Students participated in World University Debating Championship held in Berlin, Germany, 2013 and also had played a key role in Organizing World University Debating Championship in Chennai, 2014.

The Best outgoing student of the college was awarded to Biotechnology students in the years 2014, 2011, 2009 and 2008.

Awarded the Best Department of the college, consecutively 2 times in 2012 and 2013.

Department is successfully following the outcome based education (OBE) prescribed by National Board of Accreditation (NBA), New Delhi.

The Department has a committed team of faculty members, with 11 Doctorates and 9 staff pursuing Ph.D.

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