This department was established in 2008-09 as the first UG Department of Biotechnology (Optional) in Satara district to teach the advance subject of Life sciences (Biotechnology) to undergraduate level and is one of the budding departments in the college.
The current capacity for this course is 66 seats and run on the Non grant-in-aid basis. Admissions strictly based on merit basis as per university rules. The eligibility criterion for this course is 12th Pass candidate from science stream.
Our laboratory was recognized by Shivaji University Kolhapur in 2008 for UG Biotechnology course. The department also conducts research project and entrepreneurship programme which is indigenously designed to cater to the needs of pharmaceutical, fermentation and research.