Phd. in BiotechnologyBirla Institute of Technology
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Frequent Asked Questions
An applicant for admission to the Ph.D. programme of this Institute shall possess, normally, an M.Phil./Master’s degree in the concerned subject with a minimum of 60% marks (55% in caseof Full-Time Sponsored candidates with a minimum of three years professional experience, and SC/ST candidates) at Master’s level or an M.Phil./Master’s Degree.
The Institute offers Phd. in Biotechnology. It has a vision to develop a "Centre for Excellence" in Biotechnology for carrying out basic research on Biofuels, Biodiversity conservation, Cultivation of endangered medicinal plants of Jharkhand, to create a Biotech Information Hub and Entrepreneur Park. Moreover some new areas like Proteomics and Genomics, Drug Discovery and Vaccine Development, IPR and Patenting in Biotechnology are of special interest to this department. The department has expertise in all areas of Biotechnology involved in research and teaching. It has proactively taken the lead to provide academic and scientific support to various institutions like NITs and Universities for setting up academic and research facility.
Fields of Study
* Agriculture & Plant Biotechnology
* Bioprocess Engineering
* Biosensor & Nano-biotechnology
* Environmental Biotechnology
* Enzyme Technology
* Food Biotechnology
* Insect Biotechnology - Molecular Documentation and Biodiversity of Lac Insect
* Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
BIT Mesra has constantly been amongst frontrunners in the domain of technical education and research.When the research constitutes a Doctoral programme, it leads to the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, (Ph.D.). The objective of this programme is to impart research training to the scholar, and prepare him for a career in independent investigation and original research that would make a significant contribution to knowledge in his/her field and profession.