ESTABLISHED : ..2002


The Department of Bio-Technology was established in the year 2002 in SGS Arts college affiliated to  Sri  venkateswara University, Tirupati .  We are offering B.Sc  (Botany, Bio- Technology and Chemistry) Combination with  an intake of 50 students per year.The following successful eminent Head of the departments chaired to develop the Department.

Dr. V. BHASKAR HARANATH   2000 – 2002

Dr. N. SREERAMULU                 2002 – 2008

Sri. G. RAMACHANDRAIAH      2008 – 2011

Sri. S.N. SHAMEER                    2011 – 2013

Sri. G. RAMACHANDRAIAH       2013 – 2016

Sri. S.N. SHAMEER                    2016 – TILL DATE



    Biotechnology is the research oriented applied Science including effusion of biology and technology. This includes Genetics, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Virology, Immunology and Genetic engineering. It also includes other subjects such as Agriculture, Bio-statistics, Bio-informatics, Marine biology, health and medicine. Biotechnology can be applied in industries to develop new therapeutic drugs, vaccines, diagnostic kits, bio fertilisers, bio pesticides, transgenic plants, transgenic animals, bio fuels, beverages etc.

Values:         To provide an in depth learning to develop technical skills necessary for success in the field of Biotechnology.

  1. To strive basic knowledge and skills of various aspects of biotechnology.
  2.  To provide the students to develop awareness of different topics of biotechnology through lectures and practical
  3.  To train the students to choose wide opportunities like scientists, research assistants, entrepreneurs, industry leader and academicians.
  4.  To emphasize and equip the students towards research updates and innovative industrial developments.

Programmes offered


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Teaching methods adopted to improve student learning
  • The Department uses teachingmethodology includes Lecture methods, demonstration methods, project work and seminars. 
  • Field trips are conducting for students to get innovative ideas and thoughts.
  • Industrial trips are conducted to get knowledge on practical processes and SOP s in the industry.
  • The students are motivated to participate in online quizzes and skill development classes.
  •  Department conducts weekly and monthly tests for evaluating the students performance.
  • Visiting surrounding Biotechnology research laboratories to get technical knowledge and advance research developments.
Details of Infrastructural Facilities
  • Library: The college and Department library provides subject related books, journals, reference books, Competitive exams related books, Magazine and Newspaper which helps in improving overall development of students academically.
  • Hostel:our college has 3  hostel blocks which can accommodate around 1800 Boys students at a time including all three year with a spacious dining area , play ground and library facility .
  • Sports:Gym ,Badminton court, Cricket ground
  • Labs and other facilities-The Department having well equipped, sophisticated

Plant tissue culture lab

Microbiology lab

Biochemistry lab

Molecular biology lab

SWOC analysis of the department and Future plans:

1.The Department has separate well equipped     Laboratories for plant tissue culture,     microbiology, biochemical, analytical and  molecular biology lab.

2.We have teachers with a portfolio of research and Teaching expertise with best skills.

3.The Department organises expert lectures by    eminent professors and scientists from various fields.

4.The Department actively engages in community based programmes for imparting nutrition and health related knowledge to all the sections of society.


  1. Only graduate course is offered.
  2. Lack of Skilled supporting staff
  3. Lack of Non teaching staff.


  1. Biotechnologists.
  2. Biochemist
  3. Microbiologist
  4. Genetic data analyst
  5. Food and dairy microbiologist.
  6. Research assistance
  7. Medical technologists
  8. Scientists in research laboratories.


1. Highcost of equipments and teaching kits.

2. maintaining sanitation

3. Procuring software for bioinformatics

4. Creating awareness among rural

     background students.

5. Availability of prescribed books.

Future Plans

1.To initiate advanced teaching methodologies    and training techniques.

2.To maintain well equipped research lab facilities

3.Planning to collaborate with advanced

   Biotechnology laboratories.

4.To conduct personality development programmes  for students to improve job opportunities.