National Symposium in Biotechnology

  26 September 2019  




Manipal Academy of Higher Education is synonymous with excellence in higher education. Over 28,000 students from 57 different nations live, learn and play in the sprawling University town, nestled on a plateau in Karnataka’s Udupi district. It also has nearly 2500 faculty and almost 10000 other support and service staff, who cater to the various professional institutions in health sciences, engineering, management, communication, commerce and humanities which dot the Wi-Fi-enabled campus. The University has off-campuses in Mangalore and Bangalore, and off-shore campus in Dubai (UAE), Nepal, Antigua and Malaysia. Every institute has world class facilities and pedagogy, which are constantly reviewed and upgraded to reflect the latest trends and developments in higher education. For more info… visit,




Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT) was established in 1957 as one of the first self-financing engineering colleges and is recognized as one of the top private engineering institutions in India. In 2000, it became a constituent institute of the deemed university - Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE). MIT is offering the undergraduate and post graduate and Ph.D. programs in engineering with state-of-art class rooms and laboratory facilities. The academic programmes are approved by AICTE and accredited by NBA. MIT has highly motivated and well qualified faculty. The MIT is spread in about 198 acres’ land with 5 academic blocks, 22 hostel blocks with modern amenities, a food court and messes. The faculty has research collaborations with nationally and internationally reputed institutions and have various research projects funded by various Govt. funding agencies like SERB (DST), CSIR, DBT, BRNS (DAE), Ministry of Earth sciences etc.




The Department of Biotechnology, MIT, Manipal was founded in the year 2005. The vision is to excel in teaching-learning process and research. The mission is to impart and disseminate knowledge, develop competencies and to produce industry-ready and academically enriched engineers for the emerging areas of applied biotechnology. The department has State-of-the-art infrastructure, well defined and updated curriculum, and wide range of electives to encourage interdisciplinary research. The faculty are highly qualified and experienced with research interests in diverse and emerging areas of biotechnology. The department has received up to 1 crore research grants from various funding agencies.