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UG Programme in B.Tech. Biotechnology with specialization in Animal Biotechnology

Considering the role of Biotechnology towards enterprise creation, innovation and economic growth, Government of India has recognized Biotechnology as important sector in ‘Make in India’, ‘Skill India’ and ‘Startup India’ initiatives. Keeping in mind the requirement for trained manpower in the areas of Animal Biotechnology, ICAR-IVRI initiated Post-Graduate Teaching Programme in Animal Biotechnology way back in 1986 by imparting Masters in Animal Biotechnology. Towards this, one more initiative has been taken by starting undergraduate course (B.Tech. Biotech) with specialization in Animal Biotechnology from the academic session 2023-24. This is one of the steps taken under new education policy-2020 (NEP-2020) to evolve an ecosystem where young innovators and entrepreneurs will be trained in area of Animal Biotechnology.

Admission Capacity : 15

Admission Procedure : Admission of students to B.Tech. Biotech degree course is made through ICAR Counselling ( on the basis of his or her merit obtained in Common University Entrance Test (CUET) Examination for the year in which admissions is sought.

Duration of Course : The duration of the B.Tech. Biotech degree course is spread over four years including compulsory Student READY Programme of one year duration.

Eligibility :

  • Candidates should have a minimum qualification of 10+12 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Mathematics & English from a recognized Board.
  • 50% minimum marks in aggregate (40% marks in aggregate for SC/ST, BC categories) excluding optional subjects.

For more information please refer Information Bulletin.