About School of Biotechnology

With its foundation stone laid by Prof. Richard R. Ernst (Nobel Laureate, 1991) & inaugurated by Prof. Hans Hengartner, Noted immunologist & Prof. Rolf Zinkernagel (Nobel Laureate 1996), School of Biotechnology heralds a new era of science with a broad vision in the state of Odisha, India.

The state-of-the-art facilities of the School include adequate number of air conditioned classrooms, laboratories, conference hall, reading rooms and round the clock Library with Journals, e-resources, multilingual news papers, divergent magazines and around 15000 books. The digital library has access to a large number of databases related to interdisciplinary subjects including the core subjects of science and technology.

KSBT is channeling its collective energies into solving large-scale problems. The Design lab of KSBT will help to achieve the vision of Translational Research and Operational Excellence by working across boundaries to centralize and standardize process management and process improvement efforts, increasing efficiencies, and supporting a culture of continuous improvement.

The design centre is aimed at providing engineers, designers and those in related fields, the skills and knowledge to become elite innovators.

Capacity-building activities are aimed at enhancing human resources and strengthening institution-building for regional integration in developing countries.

Overview of Capacity-building Activities at KSBT:

  • Traineeships and Internships
  • Research Visits
  • Master Programme
  • Doctoral Programme

KSBT capacity building plan is comprehensive and action oriented. It sets forth a vision of the University as an institution unmatched in its capacity to attract talent, address the most important issues of our time, and produce the leaders of tomorrow. The plan will guide the investment of our human and material resources as we strengthen our undergraduate and graduate programs and expand research, outreach and partnerships, become a truly international center, and enhance our surrounding community.


KSBT foundation was undertaken with the mission of “Science for Society” and to fulfill our mission we have laid down a vision to motivate us and those working with us:


  • To have integrated academic and research programmes.
  • To develop a skilled human resources in the field of biotechnology and microbiology
  • To provide all round nurturing environment for overall scientific growth of students
  • To develop innovative technologies for the benefit of mankind
  • To promote entrepreneurship  among young innovators for encouragement of juvenile industries


Dr. Srinivas Patnaik

Dean, School of Biotechnology
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Dr. Chanakya Nath Kundu

Dean Research, School of Biotechnology
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Dr. Vishakha Raina

Associate Dean Academics, School of Biotechnology
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