Welcome to Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University

Department of Biotechnology


A Central University

Course Details

Courses & Admission Criteria: - According to norms mentioned in Prospectus.

The Department offers the following Courses: -

  1. M. Sc. Biotechnology                                                            (04 Semesters)
  2. Integrated 5 year M. Sc. Biotechnology (self finance)         (10 Semesters)
  3. B.Sc. with Biotechnology (only in affiliated Institutes)          (06 Semesters)

The major subjects taught: -

Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Biophysics, Bioprocess Technology, Enzymology, Genetics, Genomics& Proteomics, Immunotechnology, Legal Biotechnology, Microbiology, Biological Tools and Techniques, Animal & Plant Cell Culture, Microbial & Molecular Genetics, Genetic Engineering etc.

The M.Sc. students undertake dissertation work in last semester in view to orient them towards research in diverse areas of Biotechnology. Students also participate in seminars / workshops to enhance their communication and comprehension skills.

  1. Ph. D. in Biotechnology

The students are admitted to full time Ph.D. program after qualifying national level entrance exam conducted by University followed by viva-voce. Students qualifying JRF of UGC/CSIR/DBT/ICMR are shortlisted directly for interview. Selected students have to complete a mandatory Pre-Ph.D. course work. Students are encouraged to formulate research plan, execute & report their findings. The Department takes pride in publishing the research findings in top peer reviewed international journals of scientific repute.

Placements: -

The students routinely qualify national level exam, pursue Ph.D. & work as Post Doctoral Fellow (PDF) in premier Universities & Institutes in India & abroad. Students are working on permanent position in DBT, CSIR and other premier Institutes & Universities.  Some are well placed in industry and few have shown interest in entrepreneurship also.

Last Updated on 20/11/2020