The Department of Biotechnology was established in the year 2015 as a constituent of Department of Chemistry, Food Technology & Biotechnology. In the year 2016 it became one of the constituents of School of Applied and Life Sciences (SALS). The department draws its inspiration from the declared vision and mission of Uttaranchal University . Subjects included in the programmes offered are a blend of theoretical and experimental aspects. An effort is made to provide contemporary education and to develop overall personality of student alongwith academic brilliance. Different courses provide sound knowlege of the subject alongwith socio-ethical implications. The programme is supported by inhouse Seminar Presentations, Industrial Visits, and Project Work to provide all round exposure to students.The department aims to carry out meaningful research for the benefit of society, environment and nation.