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Department - Bio-technology

At a Glance

Department of Biotechnology was established in 2006 to prepare and nurture the young minds in one of the most promising and rapidly evolving areas of Biological Sciences i.e. Biotechnology. The department has a Master's degree program in Biotechnology (M.Sc. Biotechnology), affiliated to CCS University, Meerut (UP), which encompasses various aspects of allied and applied biology ranges from Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Animal and Plant Tissue Culture, Microbiology, Genetics, Immunology, Nano-biotechnology, Environmental.

Portfolio of Programmes

Program : M.Sc. (Bio-Technology)
Duration: 2 year, Intake: 30, Eligibility: B.Sc. with CBZ or Biotech/Biochem/Microbiology/etc. & 50% marks



Teaching Facilities

The department has experienced faculty members, technical staff and excellent teaching facilities (upgraded lecture halls, LCD projectors in every classroom, innovative teaching methodologies, etc.). Our faculty members have publications in National or International Journals/Proceedings/Souvenirs and are also encouraged to attend conferences/seminars/workshops for their knowledge enrichment and scientific exposure. The Institute also has a central library and computer facility for the faculty staff and students. Believing in overall student development and two-way teaching theory. To further promote this, value added/professional development courses, extracurricular events, guest/expert lectures, educational trips, industrial visits, conferences/seminars are also being organized time to time.

Research Activities

The department has well-equipped laboratories to conduct experiments in Microbiology, Biochemistry, Cytogenetics, Immunology, Plant Tissue Culture and Environmental Biotechnology. The department has laboratory equipments such as Thermal Cycler, Ultracentrifuge, UV-Vis Spectrophotometer, Colorimeter, Laminar-Air Flow, Compound Microscopes, Digital Colony Counter, BOD Incubator, Muffle Furnace, Gel Electrophoresis Unit (Horizontal), Rotatory Shakers, Fixed and Rotatory Water Baths, Kjeldahl Distillation Unit, Clevenger Apparatus, Soxhlet Extraction Unit, Tissue Homogenizer, Heating Mantle, Vortex, Magnetic Stirrer, Microtome, Water Purification Unit, Deep freezer (-200C), Ovens, Bath Sonicator etc. In addition to this, facilities to conduct experiments in Environmental Biotechnology and Plant Tissue Culture are also available.

The laboratories are upgraded time to time to foster the students with the latest developments. Recently, the department has established the Algal Biotechnology lab to pursue research on Algal based biofuels and Neutraceuticals. So far the department has produced over 60 M.Sc. Dissertations/In-house project work in multi-disciplinary areas of Biological Sciences like Molecular & Micro-biology, Plant Tissue Culture, Phytochemistry, Environmental Biotechnology, Algal Biochemistry & Biofuel production potential, Nanobiotechnology, etc. The department has also received a Grant from the National/State government bodies for organizing conferences and is presently undergoing a state government-funded research project.

Staff Members


Name: Dr. Neetu Singh
Designation: HOD
Qualification: M.Sc.(Bio), Ph.D. (Botany)
Approval No.: Letter No.419/20-5-2011

Name: Mr. Ajay Kumar
Designation: Lecturer
Qualification: M.Sc. (Bio-Tech.),NET

Name: Dr. Namrata Rana Malik
Designation: Lecturer
Qualification: M.Phil,Ph.D.

our Alumni

Our Alumni & Placement

Biotechnology discipline is envisaged with the employment opportunities in the areas like Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Energy, Environment, Agriculture, etc. Many pass-out students have been recruited by recognized Industrial organizations like Biocon, Coca-Cola, Rosh, Genex Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd., Quest Diagnostics (Safdarjung Enclave), Fortis Noida, LI-COR Biosciences (Inkarp), DSM Sinochem Pharmaceuticals India Pvt. Ltd., Agro Parle, Parag Dairy and many more. Some of the students have also excelled in the National level examinations like CSIR-NET, GATE, BCIL-BITP, etc. University of Delhi, IARI, Jamia Milia Islamia, AIIMS, IGIB are some well-recognized Organizations in India where our selected students are pursuing their higher studies (Project Fellow/JRF/Ph.D. Studentships etc.).