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   DEPARTMENT OF BIO-TECHNOLOGY

Department of Biotechnology at Himachal Pradesh University, Summer Hill, Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) was established in the year 1995 with major funding from state Government and Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India. The major objective(s) of the department are:

  1. Development of trained manpower in Biotechnology.
  2. Research & Development activities related to development of Himachal Pradesh.
  3. And to promote interaction between Biotechnology based industries and university.
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Prospectus for admission to M.Sc. Biotechnology and M.Sc. Microbiology for the Session 2017-2018
Programmes Available
  Name Duration Total Seats Fee (in. Rs.)
1 Master of Science (M.Sc.) 2 years course in 4 sems.
10 Seats
 
2 Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) 1 year couse in 2 sems. --  
  Ph. D.   Subject to availability  
Eligibility
1. Master of Science (M. Sc.)
Bachelor's degree of a University established by law in India (with the subject of study for M.Sc. as one of the subjects) in 2nd Division or with at least 45% marks (40% in case of SC/ST candidates) or Honours in the subject concerned.
Basis of Admission

The admission to the Biotechnology Course is made on the basis of All India Entrance Test, conducted by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India.

2. Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.)
M.Phil. is a full time regular course of study pursued by regular attendance in classes and seminars. A candidate seeking admission to the M.Phil course must have at least 55% marks (50% in case of SC/ST) in the subject concerned at Master's  level. The qualifying marks in the Entrance Test for admission to Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) shall be 50% (at per with Ph.D.). In case of SC/ST candidates, qualifying marks in the Entrance Test shall be 45%.
3. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D.)

Ph.D. is a full time regular course of study pursued by regular attendance in classes and seminars. A candidate seeking admission to the Ph. D. course must have at least 55% marks (50% in case of SC/ST) in the subject concerned at Master's  level. The qualifying marks in the Entrance Test for admission shall be 50%. In case of SC/ST candidates, qualifying marks in the Entrance Test are 45%

Faculty
  Name Designation Tel. No. E-Mail
1 Dr. (Ms) Reena Gupta Professor & Chairperson 701,2833701 reenagupta_2001@yahoo.com
2 Dr. S.S. Kanwar Professor 703  
3 Dr. Duni Chand Associate Professor 704  
4 Dr. Arvind Kumar Bhatt Associate Professor 705  
5 Dr. Wamik Azmi Associate Professor 706  
6 Dr. Savitri Assistant Professor    
7 Er. J.S.Sodhi Instrumentation Engineer 707  
8 Smt. Leena Mishra Research laboratory 709  
Facilities
  1. Computer systems with Internet facility
  2. Department's own Library and subscribtion of following Journals: Acta Biotechnologica, Trends in Biotechnology, Extremophiles, Biotechnology and Applied Biotechnology, Letter in Biotechnology, Indian Journal of Biotechnology, Science Reporter, etc.
  3. Modern laboratories with state-of-the-art equipments:
Equipment Name Make Qty.
Laminar hood Cleanzid, Delhi. 2
Incubator shaker Sciegenics, Madras. 2
Incubators Narang, Delhi. 3
CO2 incubator Jouan, France 1
Lyophilizer Heto, U.S.A. 1
High speed centrifuge Sigma, Germany. 1
Electrophoresis system Biorad, U.S.A. 2
Western & Southern blotting system. Pharmacia Hoffer, Sweden 1
U.V. Cross linker Pharmacia Hoffer, Sweden. 1
Thermo cycler Perkin, U.S.A. 1
Balances Local made. 2
Deep freezer –20oC Local made. 1
Ultra freezer –86oC New Brunswick, U.S.A. 1
Centrifuge tabletop Apte Amalgamation, Bombay. 1
Spectrophotometer Shimadzu, Japan. 1
Inverted microscope Hund, Germany. 1
G.L.C. Netel, Bombay. 1
H.P.L.C. Perkin, U.S.A. 1
Liquid chromatography system Pharmacia, Sweden 1
Fermenter 3 L capacity Scigenics, Madras. 1
Contact Us
Chairperson
Department of Bio- Technology,
Himachal Pradesh University,
Summer Hill, Shimla, PIN 171 005

Tel. No.
91-177-2831948,2833701
Extn. 2833

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