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School of Studies In Biotechnology

School of Studies In Biotechnology

Programme/s Offered:

Profile of the School:

The M.Sc. course in Biotechnology was started in Jiwaji University from the academic year 1996 with seed money of Rs. 33 lakhs from University Grants Commission, New Delhi under emerging areas. The M.Sc. Biotechnology course was maderegular course of the University from the academic year 1997-98. Thereafter, the program was given the status of School of Studies in the year 2006. The School offers Master’s and Doctoral program in Biotechnology. So far nineteen batches of M.Sc. Biotechnology students have successfully completed their post graduation. Thecourse curriculum is updated from time to time to infuse the latest developments of the subject and to develop industry oriented curriculum. The teaching program is strengthened by invited lectures from senior teachers and scientists from other Universities and National laboratories such as Bhabha Atomic Research Centre Mumbai, Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow and DRDE, Gwalior etc.

The focused research areas of the School are genomics, proteomics, pharmaceutical biotechnology, animal cell culture and plant biotechnology. The School has received funding for research from various agencies such as University Grants Commission, Madhya Pradesh Council of Science and Technology, Madhya Pradesh Council of Biotechnology, Defense Research and Development Establishment and DBT, New Delhi etc. The school facilitates academic collaborations with various national laboratories for placement and project training. The school has proactive calendar of high qualityacademic activities like students’ seminar, workshops, competitive events and continuous internal assessments etc.

Major equipments available at the School:

The School has state-of-art laboratory facilities so that students can acquire practical hands on experience.

SANYO- CO2 incubator FPLC, Microplate reader
Motic- Inverted Microscope Gel documentation system
Low pressure protein purification system Eppendorf Thermo-cycler
Uv-Vis Spectrophotometer-2 -85 οC Freezer
Refrigerated Centrifuges-2 Walk- In- cold room
Bio-Rad Western Blot Bio-Rad Electophoretic systems

Contact Person:
Dr. Sameer S. Bhagyawant,
Associate Professor & Head,
Cell : 9691675884
Teaching Faculty:
Name Designation
Prof. Nalini Srivastava Professor
Dr. Sameer S. Bhagyawant Associate Professor & Head
Office - 2442867

M. Sc. Biotechnology (Two years / Four semesters) - Choice Based Credit System


Eligibility :
Graduation with 50% marks with Biotechnology/Biochemistry or Graduation with 50% marks with Biology /Botany /EnvironmentalSciences /Microbiology/Zoology/Pharmacy/Medicine /Instrumentation with Chemistry as one of the Compulsory subject.

Available seats :
Open = 25 Payment = 05

Mode of Selection :
On the basis of the merit in qualifying examination.

Fees for the Courses:Open Seats
Course I Semester II Semester III Semester IV Semester
M. Sc. Biotechnology Rs. 27220.00 Rs. 23100.00 Rs. 24160.00 Rs. 23100.00

Payment Seat: Rs. 7000/- per year additional to the fees for open seat.

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