The department works on the vision i.e. to attain leading role in Biotechnology research, technology development and promotion of incubation center for industry and entrepreneurs. To achieve this vision, department is going through various missions such as (i) to impart strong theoretical and practical knowledge to students in the field of Biotechnology so that they will be able to apply this multidisciplinary knowledge to field situation, (ii) to analyze and fulfill the professional and societal needs nationally and globally, (iii) to enhance skills of the students by training to excel in bio-industry through research and development, (iv) to promote the development of different assays related to field of the biotechnology and (v) to interact students with leading professionals and entrepreneurs to gain broader perspective of industry and research.
In 2002, Ambala College of Engineering and Applied Research (ACE) started B. Tech Biotechnology Engineering for the first time not only in Haryana but also in north India with intake of 60. A total of 8 batches have passed out so far. Department also runs M. Tech Biotechnology Engineering since 2009 with intake of 18 and 3 batches of M. Tech. have successfully passed out.
The department has well qualified and experienced faculty members. In addition, the department has adjunct professors from abroad. All the faculty members have their own area of specialization and they work on thrust area of research such as Cell and Tissue culture Technology, Microbial Biotechnology, Immuno-Diagnostics, Hybridoma Technology, r-DNA Technology, Fermentation and Downstream process technology and Bioinformatics etc.
Besides fulfilling the requirements of the syllabus prescribed by the university,
Students are also involved in college level events such as
Students secure an internship for 6 weeks at a university abroad and work on a specific area of focus. Our students have completed their summer internship at universities in Germany and USA, industries and laboratories such as Ranbaxy, Cadila Healthcare, Panacea Biotech, Pfizer Animal Health Lab, Glenmark Pharma, Verka Milk Plant, Cadbury Pvt Ltd., Herbal india , Narula Laboratories, Mahavira lab, Kaizen Pharmaceutical, Hash Biotech, ALKEM lab, KOS Diagnostic lab, Surya Pharmaceuticals, Belco Pharma, Govt. Labs such as Forensic lab, NDRI, Karnal etc,
Our students get highest pass percentage in the University in every semester. Many positions in the top five of the University. Topper of our branch is often the University toppers/gold medalists.
Department students publish research papers under the guidance of faculty members in various National and International Journals and present them in various conferences, workshop and symposiums.
As far as research activities are concern, department has well established and equipped Applied Biotech. Engg. Centre (ABEC) for the purpose of development of teaching kits for the diagnosis of TSH and hCG Hormones and antibiotics. Department also works on the application of Microbial Biofertilizers for Agricultural crops to increase their yield and grow them in organic way.
Our students are placed in Dr. Reddys' Lab, Infosys, Accenture, Biocon, Signicent, MDI, Panacea Biotech and students are getting higher degrees from various national and international institutions like Universities, NITs, IISER and IITs and foreign Universities. Our students participate in the university level events/functions. I warmly invite you to explore the benefits of partnering with us.