21 - Gokaraju Rangaraju Institute of Engineering and Technology
Gokaraju Rangaraju Institute of Engineering and Technology
is affiliated to Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad.
The department of biotechnology was established in the year 2002 with
an intake of 30 students. This course is aimed to explore and exploit
biological resources, and produce varied range of useful
products. The department offers a BSc course.
Ninety students were enrolled for the academic year
2008-2009. At present, there are 13 full-time faculty members
with seven members having an experience of more than five years. The
department has laboratories using engineering technology in
bio-chemistry and cell biology lab, microbiology lab, instrumental
methods of analysis lab, plant tissue culture lab, bio-process lab-I,
bio-process engineering lab-II, molecular biology and genetic
engineering lab, downstream processing lab, immunology lab and
The institute also comes up with journals both national and
It also brings in visiting faculty members and at present there are
four faculty members with a work experience of more than four years.
The industry has been sponsoring some of its projects.