The department was started in the year of 2006 with the intake of 60 students. Since it a multi disciplinary course it has dedicated faculties from varies branches of Biotechnology. The department is well organized with advanced laboratories like bioprocess engineering, molecular biology, bioorganic chemistry; cell biology etc. Laboratories have been designed to cater the academics as well as research. The departments initiate many student projects to acquire knowledge in the field of industry and to make them tailor made biotech entrepreneur. Apart from academic assignments, many faculty members of the department involve themselves in research activities. Department has many funded projects from department of science and technology, Tamilnadu council for science and technology. The department regularly organizes staff development program and national level symposium to bring the industry close to the academia. With the team of dedicated staffs the department maintains to achieve 100 % result in the university exams. Many of the faculty members have published the research findings both in national and international journals.