Institute of Genetic Engineering

First College in West Bengal started Biotechnology and Genetics courses
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Institute of Genetic Engineering

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Admission Open                 |                Admission 2023 - 2024 (Going On)                 |                Student Credit Card Available              |             Government Scholarship Available
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  • Construction of well furnished Boys and Girls canteen.
  • Construction of  an Auditorium with seating capacity of 1500 approx.
  • Construction of an central instrumental room for R & D progaramme
  • Construction of Indoor Games and Multi-gym facilities for boys and girls
  • Construction of Seminar Room with complete Audio-visual and on-line digital (individual Laptop access) facilities (100 seats)
  • Upgradation of Laboratory Equipments (Ph.D Research Program in Molecular Biology, Molecular Medicine and Biotechnology)
  • Construction of well furnished Boys Hostel with Guest Room for Visiting faculties.
  • Construction of extra floor in teaching and laboratory block in existing building.
  • Advance Laboratory Equipments for Genetics/ Molecular Biology/Biotechnology/ Microbiology/ Genomics and Proteomics (Post Graduate Research and Ph.D program)
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The Institute is recognized
u/s 2(f)
of the UGC Act, 1956

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Accredited by “NAAC”
(valid upto 2023)


Affiliated with MAKAUT
(formerly knows as West Bengal University of Technology)


About us
“BIOTECH FOUNDATION” was set up for promoting Education, Training and Research in Genetics and Biotechnology. Our first dream child named “INSTITUTE OF GENETIC ENGINEERING” (IGE) was born in 1st September in 2003 affiliated to University of Kalyani and opened with under graduate course in Biotechnology. Next year in 2004 we have added Microbiology, Genetics and Molecular Biology under the same University.  

World Class Infrastructure

State of art Laboratory Equipments


Undergraduate Courses

BSc in Biotechnology

The BSc Biotechnology is a 3 year 6 semester course designed for students with Physics, Chemistry, Biology &/or Mathematics at (10+2) level. From this year the course is CBCS (Choice Based Credit System) as per UGC guideline.

BSc in Genetics

B.Sc in Genetics is a 3 years 6 semester course. For admission, students from Science stream with 10+2 (HS exam) or equivalent (ISC, CBSE etc.) exam will be eligible.

BSc in Microbiology

B.Sc in Microbiology is a 3 years 6 semester course. For admission, students from Science stream with 10+2 (HS exam) or equivalent, ISC, CBSE exam will be eligible.

B.Sc. in Medical Laboratory Technology is a 3 year undergraduate course, eligibility to which is qualifying 10+2 Level with PCB/M.

B.Optom Bachelor of Optometry is a 4 year undergraduate course, eligibility to which is qualifying 10+2 Level with PCB/M.

The BBA Hospital Management programme is tailored for students looking to become world-class leaders in the healthcare industry.

BCA - Bachelor in Computer Application

BCA is a 3 year, 6 semester course. Bachelor in computer application or (BCA) is an undergraduate degree course in computer application. The subjects which are very much related to the present IT Industry.

BSc in Media Science is a 4 years, 8 semester course. The course includes different facets including journalism and mass communication, public relations, advertising, media management and digital marketing with different scope and market value as per current industry norms.

Post Graudate Courses

MSc in Genetics

M.Sc in Genetics is a 2 years 4 semester course.  The program provides a strong theoretical and practical knowledge of key areas of Genetics and its applications.

MSc in Microbiology

M.Sc in Microbiology is a 2 years 4 semester course. Microbiology is offered at three levels — UG , PG and PhD. Various universities & Institutions employ microbiologists as teachers & researchers.

MSc in Biotechnology

Msc Biotechnology is a 2 year, 4 semester PG course, which draws upon a world-wide reputation of high-quality research. This course is designed for students with a strong academic track record in Biological Sciences, Physics, Chemistry etc.

Infrastructure and Facilities

IGE Classroom
IGE Campus
IGE Laboratory
IGE Library
Indoor Games Facility
IGE Cafeteria
Hostel Facilities

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Student Performance

Our Students perform very well in the University Examinations with an average pass percentage of above 99%. The highest SGPA so far obtained by a student is 9.69 in the scale of 10.

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Outreach Programs
Prevention of Thalassaemia Event
Free Counseling clinic for affected patients at college
Community services
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