The Biotechnology department, offers B.Sc
& M.Sc programmes. The Department has a well equiped laboratory
with good infrastructure facilities. The department has a
commited faculty, both young & experienced ,with lot of
potential for motivation. The students from the department
have been presenting papers in various seminars and conferences
and also puplished articles in reputed journals. A good collection
of latest books on various branches of Biotechnology and a
few reputed journals are available in the department library.
The biotechnology department is currently
carrying out research work in areas such as:
1) Tissue culture: Micro propagation of
medicinal plants and other important plants.
2) Crop improvements by plant gene transformation techniques.
3) Isolation and identification of active principle in medicinal
plants to control microbial growth (Antibiotic assay).
Industrial visits to reputed Biotechnology
institutes and industries are periodically arranged for the
benefit of the students.