Academics and HR initiatives

To achieve excellence in technical education in Biotechnology and allied areas such as Chemistry and Biochemistry, Environmental Science and Technology and Chemical Engineering which is a mandate of the program, CORE at TIET, Patiala has association with Department of Biotechnology and with other schools and departments of TIET to strengthen the various academic programs.

The various academic programs run by the Department of Biotechnology and duly supported by TIFAC-CORE are;

Undergraduate B.Tech Biotechnology Full time 4 years 2003
  B.Tech Biochemical Engg. Full time 4 years 2014
Postgraduate M. Sc. Biotechnology Full time 2 years 1999
  M.Sc. Microbiology Full time 2 years 2011
  M.Tech Biotechnology Full time 2 years 2012
  P.G.Diploma in Plant Transgenics Full time 1 year 2012
Research Ph.D (different specialization) Regular 2.5 years minimum 1993



CORE-TIET in its mission to generate quality human resources in the area of Agro and Industrial Biotechnology for education, research as well as for industry offers short term certificate courses.  These courses are tailored as per the profile of participant’s ie whether they are students, entrepreneurs or industry personnel.  The various short term courses which are offered by CORE-TIET are;

  • Microbial Biotechnology
  • Plant Tissue Culture and Plant Biotechnology
  • Molecular Medicine and Diagnostics
  • Analytical Techniques in Biotechnology
  • In vitro techniques in Drug Discovery
  • Computational Biology and in silico methods of drug discovery/design

Till date CORE-TIET has conducted over 30 short term programs in which over 600 participants from all over the country have been trained. Each program involves a unique and innovative mode of imparting education and training by exposing the students to the state of the art research facilities at CORE-TIET apart from through interactive partnership with the industry and research institutions.