Amity Institute of Biotechnology trains students to engage in development and research in innovative biomedical products that could transform the medical science. Students harness knowledge and skills through basic and applied research.

The institute imparts theoretical knowledge, practical skills in contemporary arenas of biotechnology; apprise students about processes involved in obtaining research funding and developing life-saving products and drugs that sustain human and plant life.

The academic courses entail a range of multidisciplinary coursework, study, research and projects. Research scholars work closely with experts in specialised areas of research to advance knowledge of human and plant life as well as explore medicinal targets for the prevention and treatment of acute illness and conditions.

AIB provides several opportunities to students to pursue active research projects, including funded ones, and expand their horizons through experimenting and developing biomedical products in the state-of-the-art labs, facilities and infrastructure. This adds to the intellectual knowledge of scholars which in turn help them secure positions as faculty, researchers and scientists in global universities, leading research institutes of national and international repute as well as premier Biotechnology industries.

AIB is actively involved in these activities

  • Imparting doctoral guidance to the scholars from diverse institutions of CSIR, ICAR, KGMU, SGPGIMS and RMLIMS.
  • Involving UG and PG students in in-house research activities leading to development of patents and research skill amongst students.
  • Attained high Research and Development (R&D) indicators by securing high quality publications, filing patents and awarded government research fundings.
  • Highly qualified faculty dedicated to enhance academic and professional skills of students.
  • 100% placement of students with reputed national and international bio-pharma organizations.
  • Promoting students focused to higher studies to reputed international arena like Max Planck Research School, Germany; Helmholtz-Zentrum für Infektions-forschung, Germany; Harvard Medical School Boston, USA; University of Ulster, United Kingdom to name a few.

Collaboration with Indian Academic & Research Organizations

The institute’s inter-disciplinary academic programmes train students and scholars in basic and applied research. Students have ample opportunities to be a part of research projects and expand frontiers of knowledge by working in state-of-the-art labs and facilities. This furthers intellectual development of students and motivates them to go for research studies in core subjects. The institute has joined hands with different scientific agencies and leaders in biotechnology industry to conduct research activities. This step contributed immensely to advanced research studies in development of drugs and healthcare facilities. AIB has collaborated with many prestigious institutes such as:

Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow

Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow

Central Institute of Sub Tropical Horticulture, Lucknow

Value Added Courses

The Amity University imparts knowledge, skills, training and expertise to its students through an array of Value Added Courses. Students enhance knowledge, skills and competency to develop and grow in an inclusive education system. The academic rigor and holistic approach help students to consistently work in creating sustainable society for social and economic development of the nation. Value Added Courses offered at Amity University Lucknow Campus are:

  • Communicative English: To enhance communication skills in personal and professional contexts
  • Behavioural Science: For holistic growth, enhance competency and development of an individual
  • Open Elective Courses: These are interdisciplinary courses opted by students as per their choice
  • Foreign Business Language: Amity University provides an international perspective to students through various language programmes. Students learn French, German and Spanish as part of the curriculum


Some students of AIB have turned entrepreneurs and are creating niche for themselves in the fields of Biotechnology. The success stories of our alumni are testimony of AIB’s academic rigour and practical training.


Mr. Gyanendra is an alumnus of M.Sc. (Biotechnology) 2011 – 2013 batch who after post-graduation scaled up to be an entrepreneur. His organization “Arise Naturals” used to collect the flowers from diverse locations (ghats and temples) of Varanasi and precisely they extract the colourful dyes from petals and flower waste and use it as herbal fabric dye.

Dr Vineet Awasthi

Effect of prolong exposure of ferricyanide on oxidative stress induced modification of Transplasma membrane electron transport.

Agency : CST UP
Amount : Rs 5.84 Lakhs
Duration :  2 Years

Dr Gurjeet Kaur

Effect of prolong exposure of ferricyanide on oxidative stress induced modification of Transplasma membrane electron transport.

Agency : CST UP
Amount : Rs 5.84 Lakhs
Duration :  2 Years

Dr Somali Sanyal

Effect of genetic polymorphisms on squamous cell carcinoma of head and neck.

Agency : SERB DST
Amount :  Rs.16.85 Lakh
Duration :  3 Years

Dr Mohammad Israil Ansari

Role of GABA-amino transaminase during leaf senescence and its regulatory mechanism.

Agency : DST, Delhi
Amount :  Rs.23.6 Lakh
Duration :  3 Years