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Department Profile

The Department of Biotechnology of this university was established in the year 2011 with an aim to cultivate the habit of innovative, independent thinking and problem solving, students/ scholars in the most advanced field of Biotechnology in Surguja zone of Chhattisgarh, India. The department has nationally and internationally experienced and trained faculty to impart knowledge in the various specialized advanced fields of Biotechnology. The Department is committed to provide quality Scientific and Technical education and to equip its students with Biotechnological skills, making them resourceful in the various most advanced areas of Biotechnology. At present the Department is offering M.Sc. two years (4 semesters) Biotechnology course with a sanctioned intake of 20 students per year and shortly going to start Ph.D. program. Till the date two batches have been passed out and the budding biotechnologists of the department are serving their purposes in different sectors of intellectual society. The major areas of research in the Department include Plant Genetics, Molecular Biology, Functional Genomics, Plant Biotechnology and Infectious diseases..

 

Goal of the Department

  • To generate adequate and trained human resources in tribal region of Northern Chhattisgarh for employment opportunities in the dynamic biotechnology industry/sector.

  •  To explore natural resources available in Northern Chhattisgarh through biotechnological approaches.

  • To strengthen collaborative research works with national and International reputed institutions.

 

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