Biotechnology / Microbiology Facilities

About the Department

History: The department is established in the year 2001 with single post graduate course (M.Sc. Biotechnology). Two year later (2003) one post graduate course (M.Sc. Microbiology) and one graduate course (B.Sc. Biotechnology) added. In the year of 2016 one more post graduate course (M.Sc. Chemistry) started in the department. Thus, now there are one UG course and 3 PG courses running in the department.

Research Lab

For the welfare of students, department established a research lab from which 6 Ph.D. has been produces, so far under the supervision of Dr. Koushalya Dangwal and Dr. Suneel Kumar Singh. Two more are registered for Ph.D. Three research projects has been completed successfully under the supervision of Dr. Koushalya Dangwal which funded by DST, UCOST and USBD Haldi.

Programme

B.Sc. Biotechnology (three year degree course); M.Sc. Biotechnology, M.Sc. Microbiology and M.Sc. Chemistry (all two year degree courses) are running in the department under the affiliation of H.N.B. Garhwal Central University, Srinagar (Garhwal), Uttarakhand.

Faculty & visiting Professors from the University

Currently serving 10 regular faculty and 2 visiting faculty, in which 6 are female and rest male. Designated wise, there are One Professor; two Associate Professors and nine Assistant Professors (including visiting) have been employed in the department. The names of the faculties are: Dr. Koushalya Dangwal; Dr. Suneel Kumar Singh; Dr. Madhuri Kaushish Lily; Dr. Kamlesh Kumar Bhatt; Dr. Nikhil Kirtipal; Dr. Nidhi Srivastava; Dr. Anita Pandey; Dr. Rajni Lasyal; Mr. Deepak Singh; Ms. Sweeta Kotnala; Dr. V.K. Sharma (visiting) and Mr. Pradeep Pokhriyal (visiting).

Lecture hall

Twelve lecture halls and two seminar halls (equipped with projector); several laboratories (Zoology; Botany; Chemistry; Biotechnology; Microbiology) and two sophisticated laboratory (Laminar Air Flow) are in the credit of the department.

Research Papers by faculty published

Maximum faculties are Ph.D. holders and their research paper regularly appeared in the journal of national and international repute. Moreover, faculty also attended national and international seminars / conferences regularly.

Any journal / patents

No any journal has started yet by the department. Several bacterial strain has been registered / patented by Dr. Koushalya Dangwal; Dr. Ashutosh Bahuguna and Dr. Madhuri Kaushish Lily in IMTECH Chandigarh.

International seminar

Dr. Suneel Kumar Singh has visited Brisbane (Australia) to attend the Second International Congress of Phthiraptera (ICP2), which was held during August 8-12, 2002.

Members of national and international bodies

Dr. Koushalya Dangawal

Dr. Suneel Kumar Singh

Dr. Madhuri Kaushish Lily

Vision

Clear cut vision towards progress of students as well as faculty. Improved teaching methods are applied to the students with result oriented practical, so that student can apply them anywhere he or she start carrier. Faculties are also boosted to do new innovative ideas for the betterment of students and colleagues.Black board as well as power point presentation a method is applied to teach the students.

Course offered

Program detail

Under Graduate Course      B.Sc. (CBZ with Biotechnology) – three year degree course

Post Graduate Course          M.Sc. Biotechnology / M.Sc. Microbiology / M.Sc. Chemistry two year degree course

Admission procedure            First come first merit base (no entrance exam needed);

for graduation 45% marks with Biology

for post graduation 45% marks with ZBC / PCM

Fee structure                          Decided by the university and management as per the norms

Curriculum                            Student can join any biological industry after completing the UG or PG course

Course Prospects                   Biotechnology and Microbiology subjected has been designed as per the requirement of industries based on biological aspects (e.g. Sugar industry; Beverages industry; Medicine industry; Cosmetic industry; Food & flex industry etc). Students are placed as Quality Control Officer, Quality Assurance Officer or Production Manager in these industries.

Facilities

Laboratory and equipment

Six separate laboratories are there for Zoology, Botany, Chemistry, Biotechnology and Microbiology subjects. In case of equipment there are LAF, PCR, Shaking Machine, Deep Freezer etc

Event organize

Events are organized regularly for the benefit of students as well as up gradation of faculty.

Clubs (if any)

Red Ribbon Club was established during 2011 and Dr. Suneel Kumar Singh was appointed as Nodal Officer of RRC.

Magazine

Institutional magazine (MIT News Letter, Quarterly) has been started in which Dr. Suneel Kumar Singh served as Chief Editor for its three volumes.

Guest Lecture

Department always invited several renowned personalities or professors for guest lecture or presentation.

Achievement

In the credit of department

Six Ph.D .        - Dr (Ashutosh Bahuguna, Madhuri Kaushish Lily, ……Himani Singh, Kamlesh Kumar Bhatt, Savita Petwal)

Three research projects - one DST; one UCOST and one USBD

Five M.Phil – Ashutosh Bahuguna, Madhuri Kaushish Lily, ….

Several research papers – More than 30 research paper and 50 abstracts published

Best research paper presentation award – Dr. Madhuri Kaushish Lily

Young Scientist Award – Dr. Ashutosh Bahuguna

Appreciation – Dr. Suneel Kumar Singh

Research papers – Several research papers / book chapters has already been published till 2018