M.Tech in Biotechnology

2 Years Program

Program Overview

This program equips the students with the knowledge to use biotechnological skills in specialized fields like drug delivery, genomics, vaccine technology, system, and structural biology. This will help them find the solutions for life-threatening diseases and help mankind. Students will find job opportunities in multifarious domains of Biotechnology at various positions such as associate scientist, research associate, scientific officer, pharmacovigilant officer, quality control officer, assistant engineer, etc.


  • Environmental Biotechnology
  • Industrial Biotechnological Products
  • Food Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
  • Quality Control in Biotechnology
  • Enzyme Technology and Industrial Application
  • Nano Biotechnology
  • Diagnostic Techniques in Biotechnology
  • Animal Cell Culture and Transgenic Techniques
  • Advanced Plant Biotechnology
  • Bioreactor Analysis and Design
  • Clinical Trials and Database management
  • Structural and Functional Genomics
  • Stem Cell Technology
  • Application of NGS Technology

*Subjective to change as per the needs of the industry

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What Makes It Different at IILM University, Greater Noida?

  • Dynamic and Industry-integrated learning environment with excellent state-of-the-art facilities and laboratories
  • Collaborations with various renowned industries -Biocon, Bikano, CSIR-IIP and Rapture Biotech.
  • A flexible curriculum that allows students to tailor their education to specific interests within biotechnology ensures a well-rounded and personalized learning experience.
  • Specialization options cater to evolving industry trends and individual career goals.
    Foster innovation and entrepreneurship through incubators, startup support programs, and courses in entrepreneurship to prepare students for a rapidly evolving biotech landscape, encouraging creativity and initiative.
  • Strong interdisciplinary research base.
  • Adequate student support services, including career counselling, academic advising, and extracurricular opportunities, contribute to a positive and enriching educational experience.

Candidate must have passed BE/B. Tech. Biotechnology/ M.Sc Biotechnology/ Life Sciences/related subjects with a minimum of 50% aggregates (45% of SC/ST/Reserve Candidates).

The curriculum is meticulously designed to provide students with a systematic and comprehensive educational journey in biotechnology. This structured framework encompasses core courses, specialized electives, and practical components, offering students a balanced blend of theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience. The program typically progresses through foundational subjects to advanced topics, culminating in a research-intensive phase that allows students to delve into cutting-edge biotechnological research. This structured approach not only ensures a well-rounded skill set but also facilitates specialization based on individual interests. The incorporation of advisory support, industry-aligned coursework, and research projects enhances the program’s relevance, preparing students for successful careers in the evolving landscape of biotechnology.

Our program is designed to provide students with hands-on experience through a variety of internship opportunities. These internships serve as a bridge between academia and industry, allowing students to apply theoretical concepts to practical scenarios and gain valuable insights into the dynamic field of biotechnology.

IILM’s Collaborations with renowned research institutes and industries -Biocon, Bikano, Rapture Biotech, Springboard Infosys, and CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum (IIP) ensure that students have access to a wide range of internship opportunities across various sectors, including pharmaceuticals, agriculture, healthcare, and environmental biotechnology.

Embarking on a journey in the dynamic field of biotechnology is a thrilling endeavour, and IILM University stands as a beacon, not just for academic excellence, but for its commitment to shaping future leaders in the biotech industry. At IILM, we recognize that practical experience is key to preparing students for successful careers. Our comprehensive biotechnology programs are designed not only to impart theoretical knowledge but also to provide abundant placement opportunities that propel our graduates into the professional landscape with confidence and expertise.

List of companies that offer placement opportunities after M. Tech. Biotechnology:

  • Biocon
  • Bio-Rad Laboratories
  • Nestlé
  • Pfizer
  • Mankind Pharma
  • Novartis
  • Lifecell
  • Coco-cola
  • Pepsico
  • Dr. Lal Pathlab
  • Thermofisher Scientific
  • Bikano
  • Dabur
  • Cadbury

In addition to the renowned companies,a rich ecosystem of local and regional start-ups, companies, and research institutions actively contributing to the vibrant landscape of biotechnology and offering diverse roles in the field of Biotechnology.

IILM is dedicated to supporting its students in their professional journeys by actively engaging them in career fairs, networking events, conferences, and relevant job search portals. The university fosters collaborations with renowned organizations, startups, and research institutions, providing students with exclusive opportunities for internships and placements. The university’s career guidance and counselling services empower students to make informed career decisions, ensuring they are well-prepared to navigate the dynamic biotechnology sector.

IILM will also assist in choosing appropriate pathways for Higher Education.

Our recruiters to date are:


Biotechnology is a dynamic and interdisciplinary field, and as technology continues to advance, new career opportunities are likely to emerge. Tailoring education and skills to a specific niche within biotechnology can help students carve out a rewarding career in this rapidly evolving field.

  • R & D Officer
  • Public Relation Executive
  • Clinical research coordinator
  • Research Scientist
  • Quality Assurance Specialist
  • Genetic Counselor
  • Academics and Teaching Role
  • Biotechnology intellectual property consultant
  • Entrepreneurship

Many more…

Memorandum of Understanding

  • EduSkills Foundation
  • Biocon
  • Bikano
  • CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum
  • Rapture Biotechnology International private Limited

Admissions Open for 2024
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