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School of Life Sciences
Department of Biotechnology
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About the Department

Department of Biotechnology, School of Life Sciences, was established in the year 2015 & has been offering 5-year Integrated B.Sc.-M.Sc. (Biotechnology) programme on semester system pattern. The students are admitted to this course through Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) after their 10+2 qualification, with an aim to expose the young & bright minds with the research based learning involving the knowledge of advanced levels. An interdisciplinary curriculum with the focus on the diverse subjects of experimental in nature besides the choice based credit options, regular seminars & assignments, continuous assessments and comprehensive viva makes this course a very competitive, attractive and focussed one for the holistic development in the subject. Moreover, the students can voluntarily opt out of master’s part after the completion of three years bachelor’s degree. Also, this 5-year integrated course provides a solid foundation of advanced learning with hands-on lab training for the futuristic academia & industrial interface of the students. In addition, biotechnology driven skill enhancement courses provides the opportunities for the present demands at the global level.

Importantly, the department has dedicated team of faculty members with strong background of proven research & teaching from world’s top ranked universities & institutions. At the national level, the department have started the research programmes for the integrated M.Phil-Ph.D. & Ph.D. programmes in summer 2019 after establishing the advanced research laboratories & instrumentation facilities for employing the interdisciplinary cutting edge modern tools and techniques to study the complex life processes in health & various diseased conditions for the betterment of the mankind.


The vision of the department reflects our resolve to pursue the path for achieving the aim to be among the world’s foremost universities in teaching, learning & research. We are in pursuit of our commitment to be at the forefront of providing the best knowledge based education and promoting the innovation among our students & scholars by acting as catalysts in the application based science and technology breakthroughs for shaping the sustainable future of the society.


  • To contribute to the society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest standards of excellence.
  • Supporting the advanced teaching with the extensive participation in applied & basic research in the relevant areas of the society.
  • Imparting trainings for the skilful human resource development at national & international competence.
  • To provide an interdisciplinary curriculum with the focus on the diverse subjects of experimental in nature besides the choice based credit options, regular seminars, written assignments, continuous examination assessments and comprehensive viva to make the courses very competitive, attractive and focussed for the holistic development.
  • To provide a strong foundation of advanced learning with hands-on lab trainings for the futuristic academic& industrial challenges. 
  • To expose the students & staff for all round development through multi-faceted platforms of learning via seminars, workshops & conferences besides the sustained engagement with local, national and global communities.
  • To provide the credible consultancy and society related extension services as per current and emerging socio-economic needs.
  • To provide the opportunities for broadening the experiences of students, scholars  and staff through participation in various extracurricular activities.
  •  To represent the University at international level with future demands of teaching & research.