The Department of Animal Biotechnology was established on 26th April 2018 in the College of Animal Biotechnology, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana. The mandate of the department is teaching, research, and extension in the field of animal biotechnology. The department caters to the teaching requirements at the undergraduate and postgraduate at masters and doctorate levels to the students of the College of Animal Biotechnology in animal biotechnology as recommended by the ICAR. The department has well-equipped state-of-the-art laboratories to run research as well as teaching programs to meet the requirements of undergraduate and postgraduate degree. The research focus of the department is aimed at advanced research in various facets of animal biotechnology and the application of available technologies in areas of cell and molecular biology for the improvement of animal health and production. The research carried out in the department is disseminated to farmers, research scholars, and entrepreneurs as a part of the extension activity.