M.Tech. Biotechnology programme is supported by Departmemt of Biotechnology, Government of India, from 1986 onwards. It is a 2 years inter-disciplinary course with 3 semesters of course work and final semester Project Work.
The candidates for this programme are selected through JNU Entrance Examination conducted in February every year. Students admitted for this programme are given a stipend of Rs. 8000 per month from Department of Biotechnology, Government of India.