Year of establishment : 2008
Location : In front of Seeta Nath Brahma Choudhury Boys' Hostel

History : The Department of Biotechnology was established as a recent discipline in the Cotton College in the year 2008. The B.Sc. in Biotechnology has been introduced in the college from the academic session 2008-09. This course has been started in the department as a self- financing, 3 years Degree Course with six Semesters, which is affiliated to Gauhati University. The department is functioning with three technical faculties in addition to the in-house faculty pool from the allied subjects and branches. Biotechnology department has been receiving financial assistance from the UGC since 2008-09 under the scheme ‘Rejuvenation of Basic Scientific Research in Indian Universities/PG Colleges’.