M.Tech. in Chemical Engineering with specialization in Biotechnology

School of Engineering & Technology

At Jaipur National University a two-year post-graduate M.Tech program in Chemical Engineering with specialization in Biotechnology has been specifically designed to provide a platform to graduate students for a prospective career in upcoming chemical / Biotechnologyindustry.This specialized course is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of both fields, offering a skill set that is particularly valuable in industries where the two disciplines intersect.

Learning Perspective

In pursuing an M.Tech in Chemical Engineering with a specialization in Biotechnology, the learning perspective is dynamic and interdisciplinary. Integrating principles of chemical engineering with advanced biotechnological concepts, students gain expertise in designing processes for biopharmaceuticals, biofuels, and bioprocess optimization. The curriculum emphasizes hands-on laboratory work, fostering innovation in genetic engineering, enzyme technology, and fermentation processes. This learning perspective equips graduates to address evolving challenges at the intersection of chemical engineering and biotechnology, positioning them as adept professionals in the biopharmaceutical and bio-manufacturing industries.

Key Information


2 Years


B. Tech with Min. 55%

Selection Procedure



As per University norms

Tuition Fee


Caution Money



*Lab & Library fee will be charged separately
#Program Proposed from Session 2024-25

Programme Structure

  • Mathematical Methods in Chemical Engineering
  • Transport Phenomena
  • Mass Transfer
  • Cell & Metabolic Engineering
  • Cell & Metabolic EngineeringLab
  • Mass Transfer Lab
  • Open Elective*
  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Process Modeling and Simulation
  • Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
  • Biochemistry
  • Process Modeling and Simulation Lab
  • Biochemistry Lab
  • Open Elective*
  • Research Methodology
  • Preliminary Thesis*
  • Seminar
  • Open Elective*
  • Thesis

Career Prospects

An M.Tech in Chemical Engineering with a specialization in Biotechnology opens up a diverse range of career prospects, combining the principles of chemical engineering with the latest advancements in biotechnology. Graduates can play pivotal roles in shaping the future of industries at the intersection of these two fields.

  • Biopharmaceutical Industry Opportunities: M.Tech graduates with a specialization in Biotechnology within Chemical Engineering find lucrative opportunities in the biopharmaceutical sector. Roles include process development, upstream and downstream processing, and quality control in the production of therapeutic proteins and vaccines.
  • Bioprocess Engineering: Expertise in designing and optimizing bioprocesses for large-scale production of bio-based products. Opportunities in industries focusing on biofuels, biochemicals, and other bioproducts.
  • Genetic Engineering and Molecular Biology: Careers in genetic engineering for strain improvement, gene manipulation, and synthetic biology applications. Molecular biology research roles in understanding and enhancing biological systems for industrial processes.
  • Enzyme Technology: Application-focused roles involving the development and utilization of enzymes for various industrial processes. Opportunities in food and beverage, detergent, and bioenergy industries.
  • Research and Development: Engage in cutting-edge research projects exploring new technologies and methodologies. Contribute to advancements in biotechnological applications within the chemical engineering domain.
  • Regulatory Affairs and Compliance: Navigate the regulatory landscape by ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations in the biotechnological sector. Opportunities in regulatory affairs and quality assurance roles.
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Pursue entrepreneurial ventures by leveraging biotechnological advancements for sustainable and innovative solutions. Establish startups focusing on novel bioprocesses or bio-based product development.
  • Consultancy and Advisory Roles: Offer expertise as a consultant, providing insights on integrating biotechnological solutions into existing chemical engineering processes. Advisory roles for companies seeking to adopt or optimize biotechnological practices.
  • Academic and Training Positions: Contribute to academia by taking up teaching and research positions in universities or research institutions. Provide training in biotechnological applications within the chemical engineering domain.
  • Global Opportunities: Access to international career opportunities, especially in countries with a robust biotechnology and chemical engineering industry. Collaborate with global research institutions and industry leaders on diverse projects.