DEPARTMENT OF BIOTECHNOLOGY

Introduction :
Department of Biotechnology is a place of knowledge and ideas. The department offers students the opportunity to learn about the collective achievements of humanity and to acquire the skills and attitudes that will make them successful in life and work.
The Post graduate program in Biotechnology offers students a broad foundation of general education with preparation for a career advanced study in subjects like Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Genetic Engineering, Plant and Animal biotechnology & Bioinformatics.
The faculty emphasizes the quality instruction, minor research and creative activity; here the students and faculty use their expertise to build a strong foundation in this ever growing field of science.

Mission :
To foster critical and creative thinking for future solutions to address environmental, agricultural, industrial and human problems while helping students to develop the capacity to respond to a changing world.

Vision :
To impart employable training to the students by intensifying research in the ever growing field of Biotechnology.

Establishment :
Established in the year 2006
Course Title: M.Sc Biotechnology – Semester Pattern with CBCS
Intake: 30 ( Based on AKNUCET Rank)
Course Duration: 2 years (Four Semesters) including 3 months project in the IVth Semester

Fee Structure: (Self Finance)
For General Category Rs. 50,600/-
For SC/BC/ST Students Rs. 30,600/-

Hostel Accommodation:
In Campus Women’s Hostel –
Fee Structure: Rs.20,000/- for 10 months Accommodation
Caution Deposit: Rs.1000/- (Refundable)

Eligibility Criteria/Entry Requirements :

B.Sc., with any two of the following subjects: Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Env. Science, Human Genetics, Fisheries, Aquaculture and Mathematics, B.Sc (Vocational) with Food Science & Quality Control. B.Sc MLT with Biochemistry-Microbiology-Medical Lab Technology Optionals are eligible.
Mode of Admission:
Based on rank in Adikavi Nannaya University Common Entrance Test (AKNUCET).. Students are advised to check with the institution for the availability of Management Seats. regarding the fee particulars. Students from Other Universities are required to submit Migration Certificate during admission in the College.
Faculty :
C. V.Phanindra Rayudu. M.Sc; (M.Phil) Lecturer in-Charge Botechnology

Infrastructure :

  • Air conditioned Instrumentation Rooms
  • Separate Air conditioned Animal and Plant Tissue Culture Laboratories
  • Polymerase Chain Reactor (Eppendorf, Germany PCR)
  • UV-Visible Spectrophotometer
  • Refrigerated high Speed Centrifuges-2
  • BOD Incubator
  • Rotary Shaking Incubator
  • -20 °C Ultra deep Freezer
  • Inverted Phase Contrast Microscope with digital imaging system
  • Stereo Microscope for Plant Tissue Culture
  • Mark-III Air purifier for Plant Tissue Culture Laboratory
  • Spacious General Laboratory
  • Separate Air conditioned Microbial Culture Room
  • Laminar Air Flow Chambers-04
  • Well Furnished class rooms with Over Head Projector & LCD Projector.
  • Separate Air Conditioned Bioinformatics Laboratory with 9 Computers.
  • ELISA Reader.

Library :
Text books: 466
Journals: 01
Research :

Publications :
P.Naga Anusha of M.Sc Biotechnol9ogy (2007-09 ) published a Review Article “Antiretroviral Strategies for Treatment of HIV” in the online open access journal called J.Antivir Antiretrovir in the year 2011.

Consultancy :
Quality Control(QC) with a name “Bio Sys”

Innovations :
Student Committees: All the M.Sc Previous Students are constituted into different committees to enable them learn the real lab maintenance.
Students are involved in publishing their own news letter called “BIO-NEWS” every month reporting the activities of the Department, updates in the field of Biotechnology & Employment news etc.
Student Attendance/Progress reports will be intimated to parents’ via Way2SMS to their mobile phones monthly.
Student Class Seminars and Minor Internal Research Projects were evaluated by PEERS and FACULTY.

Best Practices :
Students from (SC/ST/BC & EBC) were given online practising sessions on CSIR.

Students of Final year M.Sc have to submit and carry out minor internal research project in the department as a part of “Biotechnology Group-V Project”

Department organizes workshops & hands on training for students.

Students can contact their faculty through department E.mail: yncbiotech@gmail.com for any queries or help.





  • Guest Lecture on "Challenges of BIOTECHNOLOGY" by Padmasri Dr.M.V.Rao on 04-09-2010

  • Awareness Programme on Agri Biotechnology Sponsored by Agri BioTech Foundation,Hyderabad on 17-02-2012

  • Guest Lecture on Bio-Diversity by Sri G.AnandaRaju, Environmental Engineer, Narsapur Muncipality on 11-10-2012