Department of Biotechnology
Broad area of biology, involving the use of living systems and organisms to develop or make products.
Post Graduate Department of Biotechnology is established in the year 2002 and the M.Sc. Biotechnology teaching programme is supported by the Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India, New Delhi, under Human Resource Development Programme. The Department is equipped with the state of the art infrastructure for teaching and research in Biotechnology. The M.Sc. Course curriculum has been designed to impart theoretical and practical training to the students in Cell Biology and Genetics, Genetic Engineering, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Bio-techniques, Molecular Biology, Enzyme and Bioprocess Technology, Immunology, Environmental Biotechnology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics. Recently, the Department has also adapted choice based curriculum for M.Sc. students based on DBT model syllabus and UGC guidelines and has introduced an add-on course in Bioinformatics (4 semester), which can be opted by P.G. Science students from other disciplines.