Biotechnology is one of the most advanced disciplines within biology. The objective of the department is to provide technical skills to the students in various aspects of biotechnology. To achieve this objective the department has developed an integrated approach by incorporating contemporary syllabus in both theory and practical. One of the main training initiatives developed for the students is to provide hands-on training with the support of the technical staff. The department has highly qualified faculty members and the laboratories are equipped with the latest instruments.
The thrust areas of research of the department are identification and characterization of therapeutic agents for the treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease and other brain related disorders, characterization of bioactive compounds from entophytic fungi of medicinal plants, soil bioremediation through microbes, production and characterization of bio-surfactant by microorganisms, production and characterization of value added products including enzymes and organic acids, micro-propagation of medicinal and ornamental plants, production of secondary metabolites from plant cell cultures, production of biodiesel from microalgae, etc.
Residential: All Bachelore Degree Programmes are compulsorily resisdential
Eligibility for Admission:
- Pass in 10+2 science or its equivalent examination from a recognised board (Preferably above 60%)
- Admission to all SPSU Programmes will be through SPSAT’17.
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