About Department

The Department of Biotechnology was established in the year 2001. The department offers B.Sc. programme in Biotechnology and strives to achieve excellence in academics by providing quality education to students and encourage them to reach the height of success. Apart from the curriculum, students are given opportunity to take part in various certificate courses offered by the department. The department also provides support to carry out their internships in reputed research labs, which help them to face the real challenges in industry and research field. The department ensures a student-centric learning environment by adopting teaching techniques like ICT oriented classes.

The departmental activities like Research club, wall magazine is also a part of our regular activities. The laboratories, classrooms and staff rooms are well integrated and provide better interactions among staff & students. Besides pursuing their regular academic activities, students are encouraged to participate in extracurricular activities and co-curricular activities like seminars and workshops. The Department also focuses on inculcating ethical and moral values in the students. Public effectively utilizes the benefit of the department through various extension and consultancy activities offered by the department. These activities also enhance the social responsibility and creativity of the students


To kindle the light of scientific knowledge and to empower the young girls with motivation and inspiration into an independent, confident and successful individual endowed with empathy and care towards fellow beings, society and environment.


  • The department has been encouraging the students to independently think as well as implement research ideas.
  • The department focuses on imparting quality education and providing an excellent research environment through its ongoing programs.
  • It  imparts training for students to make them competent, motivated academicians and scientists. The department has developed extensive infrastructure facility to support the ongoing teaching and research initiatives.


Biotechnology Department comprises a main lab, plant tissue culture room, inoculation room and an instrumentation room.


Student Achievements

Contact information

Sr. Shaini V.P.

Head, Dept. of Biotechnology
Mercy College, Palakkad - 678 006

9495430637, 0491 2541149 (Office)