Amrita School of Biotechnology - Kerala-

Amrita School of Biotechnology - Kerala

School of Biotechnology, Amrita University (Amritapuri Campus),, Clappana P.O, Kollam, Kerala, India- 690525


Accredited by NAAC & UGC with A grade Recognized by Government of India as a Centre of Relevanc...

Courses Offered

M.Sc. Microbiology , MSc Biotechnology , MSc Bioinformatics , BSc Biotechnology ,

About College

  • Accredited by NAAC & UGC with A grade
  • Recognized by Government of India as a Centre of Relevance and Excellence (CORE) in Biomedical Technology
  • State-of-the-art infrastructure for academia & research
  • Faculty includes several Ph.Ds
  • 94% of graduating students placed in leading research institutions and industry

Placement Services

  • Amrita School of Biotechnology has consistently been a destination of choice for leading firms who offer such internships.
  • Excellent placement record - The students have secured positions in premier pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies as well as leading research institutions - both in India and abroad.
  • Students take up internships in a variety of institutions.
  • The major companies and institutions that have taken student for internships have been NCBS, IISC, TIFR, IITs, Ranbaxy, Piramal, Biocon, IISER, Agilent, Monsanto, inSTEM, C-CAMP, Dr.Reddy's, Cellworks,

Top Recruiting Companies

Amrita School of Biotechnology has consistently been a destination of choice for leading firms who offer such internships. Students take up internships in a variety of institutions. The major companies and institutions that have taken student for internships have been NCBS, IISC, TIFR, IITs, RANBAXY, PIRAMAL, BIOCON, IISER, AGILENT, MONSANTO, inSTEM, C-CAMP, Dr.REDDY'S, CELLWORKS, GOVT. UNIVERSITIES to name a few. Such industrial/academic activity provides students with adequate exposure in tackling real life problems encountered in the working of an industrial entity. The companies also gain from the fresh perspective and inputs of the students and also bettering their profile among the general student community

Rankings & Awards

  • Department of Science & Technology, Govt Of India recognizes the School as a Centre Of Relevance & Excellence in Biomedical Technology under TIFAC-CORE-MISSION REACH Program
  • Accredited by NAAC with 'A' grade
  • Ranked under Category 'A' by the High Power Committee of Ministry of Human Resource & Development, Govt. Of India & UGC
  • Selected among the top six innovators by DBT(Govt. Of India) & BIRAC to recieve the Bill & Melinda Gates award to develop next generation sanitation facilities in India

Hostel Details

Our hostels, which are separate for boys and girls, are located within walking distance at a distance of a few hundred meters from the School. Students are provided with adequate facilities to make them feel at home. A modern central kitchen operates in the campus which provides pure vegetarian food prepared under hygienic conditions. Their stay in the hostel enables them to imbibe a healthy life-style and involve in activities including yoga, meditation, sports, music, etc., which are conducive for leading a balanced life of work and play. We attach great significance to the quality of life on our campus. Intake of tobacco in any form and any other intoxicants is strictly prohibited. Students learn to take care of their personal needs and grow in a nurturing environment. All courses offered by the School are residential. However, students staying with their parents within a 30-kilometer radius of the College may commute to their classes from their residences.

Infrastructure / Teaching Facilities

Laboratories: Well-equipped Microbiology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology laboratories have been set up along with Tissue culture facilities, Microscopy room, Radioactivity room and a state-of-the-art instrumentation room.

Medical Facility: Qualified medical and paramedical personnel including doctors, nurses and pharmacists are available in the campus medical clinic. Additionally, a fullfledged Ayurvedic Hospital also functions in the campus

Transport: College buses pick-up and drop day-scholars from specified locations in Kollam city and en route, at a nominal fee.

Canteen: The School canteen is open from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm every day. Day scholars, staff members and guests can avail themselves of this facility. Students living in the hostels may also make use of this canteen for additional refreshments.

Store: The General Store caters to requirements for stationary, toiletries, provisions, etc. The store also stocks publications, audio/ video cassettes, herbal/ayurvedic products, etc. produced by the Math.

Library: A large collection of over 8,000 international books and journals is available for reference in the library which is open to staff and students from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. for information retrieval and services. Students and staff can also access the online knowledge archival resource from any net-worked system on the campus.

Sports Facilities: Sports and games are given due importance in the curriculum. Playgrounds with volleyball, basketball and badminton courts are available. In addition, facilities for various indoor games like table tennis and chess are also provided.

Top Faculty

  • Dr. Bipin Nair, Professor and Dean
  • Dr. Asoke Banerji, Distinguished Professor
  • Dr. Martin Reick, Associate Professor
  • Dr. Geetha Kumar, Associate Professor
  • Dr. Walter Schrenk, Associate Professor
  • Dr. Sudarslal S, Associate Professor
  • Dr. Sujit Nair, Assistant Professor
  • Dr. Shyam Diwakar, Assistant Professor
  • Dr. Sobha V. Nair, Assistant Professor
  • Dr. Sanjay Pal, Assistant Professor
  • Dr. Nandita Mishra, Assistant Professor
  • Dr. Jayashree G, Assistant Professor
  • Dr. Athira Omanakuttan, Assistant Professor
  • Ms. Margaret Reick, Assistant Professor

Institute Description

  • The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC),Government of India accredited the  University with an A grade
  • The Schools under the aegis of Amrita University have over 108 programmes in disciplines as diverse as Biotechnology, Engineering, Management, Medicine, Dentistry, Ayurveda, Pharmacy, Nanotechnology, Communication, Arts & Science and Education
  • Managed by world renowned humanitarian organization, Mata Amritanandamayi Math
  • Disciplined and serene campus environment located near the international headquarters of Mata Amritanandamayi Math, which provides an excellent ambience for learning and overall growth.
  • Potential for active collaboration with faculty of top US/Europe Universities.
  • Excellent collaboration with various top Indian Research Institutes facilitates students in carrying out their research projects at internationally acknowledged organizations / establishments including Biocon - Bangalore, NCBS - Bangalore, IIT Bombay, JNCSAR - Bangalore, INTAS - Ahmedabad, Lupin Research Labs - Pune etc.
  • All Amrita Campuses are connected by an Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) satellite link to facilitate e-learning.

Partner Institutes

The Scripps Institute, USA
University of Pavia, Italy
Agilent Technologies, Germany & India

Research at the School

The research focus at the School of Biotechnology spans a wide spectrum of areas including Cell BiologyCancer BiologyWound HealingComputational NeuroscienceProteomicsNeurophysiologyPhytochemistry, Analytical ChemistryVenomicsPhage BiologyRNAiVirtual LabsGreen Energy & Biochemistry


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