Bio-tech Engineering

About Department

Thadomal Shahani Engineering College (TSEC) is one of the prestigious engineering institutes under University of Mumbai. TSEC took an early note of importance of biotechnology in future industrial development and hence was first college in Mumbai to start with B.E biotechnology degree course in year 2004 approved by AICTE, India.

Biotechnology Engineering is an amalgam of pure biological sciences and chemical engineering principles applied to improve the quality of human life. Biotechnology Engineering involves scientific manipulation of biological systems at genetic and molecular level to manufacture useful products and to provide services under controlled conditions.

Department of biotechnology, TSEC focuses on various areas of study like Applied Microbiology, Biochemical Engineering, Bioprocess and Enzyme Technology, Unit operations, Plant Tissue Culture, Immunotechnology, Genetic Engineering , Bio informatics, Fermentation Technology, Downstream Processing, Bioseperation techniques, Food Biotechnology, Environmental Biotechnology, Protein Engineering.

A biotechnologist may find jobs in various quarters. In India Students can mainly explore job options in the in fields Drug and pharmaceutical research, Environment control, Waste management , Food processing & Bio-processing industries.

Various B.E final year projects are carried out with organizations and institutes like GlaxoSmithkline pharmaceuticals ltd, IIT-Bombay, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Haffkine, BARC, NIRRH, RCF, BPCL, HPCL, Bharat serums And many more…


  • Focusing and practicing:
    • To provide quality education about diverse levels of Biotechnology
    • To be a bridge between Industry and Academic sectors
    • To provide platform for Research in the field of Biotechnology