ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
Amalgamation of biology and technology is biotechnology, a fast growing and evolving field in science. Biotechnology scenario in the world is changing rapidly and dynamically. To prepare the students for this competitive field of science, the curriculum and syllabi is crafted to impart current advancement and understanding about biotechnology along with basic knowledge about research and thus, provide about a substantial basic foundation of biotechnology in our students. The department constantly provides the latest developments in the fields of agricluture biotechnology, bio-pharmaceutical, drug discovery, healthcare, diagnostic, therapeutic, plant and animal sciences, and environmental sectors along with the core subjects.
One programme i.e. BSc Biotechnology is available in the institution. After completing this program where students can move to different universities of native and other countries for the masters programme.
B.Sc. Biotechnology is exclusively focused in bridging bio-sciences and Technology. Multiple paths have been embedded in the design of the curriculum and created a flexible educational experience comprising biosciences credentials like microbiology and immunology, biochemistry, molecular biology & genetic engineering, plant and animal cell & tissue culture, Bioinformatics, skill development in Biotechnology and bioprocess engineering subjects etc. The highlight of the syllabus is the practical knowledge that students gain through in-plant training, projects and educational tours.
The departmental laboratories are equipped with a number of costly instruments including laminar air flow, UV-transilluminator, Gel Documentation system, Distillation unit, Incubators, Horizontal deep freezer, Ultracentrifuge, Weighing Balance, Inverted microscope, Culture room etc.
After completing this course students will be able to work in the biotechnology industry in the areas of Research & Development in Vaccine production, Biofertilizers production, clinical testing, and diagnostic work. Potential employers include biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, as well as laboratories in hospitals, government, universities, horticultural industries, conservation organizations, Beverages industry, agricultural industry and many more.
Department of Biotechnology involve the students in number of activities for the upgradation in their knowledge both on theoretical and practical level such as
Students of Department of Biotechnology always attain merit positions in university results. Recently Jasmine, Harmanjeet, Divyanshi, Lavisha, Nandini, Niti and Babita attained 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 10th, 13th, 16th and 24th positions in University results of BSc Biotechnology Semester-I. Moreover, Dilpreet, Lipakshi and Ankita bagged 5th, 6th and 13th positions in University results of BSc Biotechnology Semester-III. Many more students including Jaspreet, Lovepreet, Sandeep, Amrinder, Lalita, Paramdeep, Irshita also made Kmv proud of them by attaining 3rd, 5th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 11th and 15th positions in University results of BSc Biotechnology Vth semester.
The faculty is having good research experience as they acquire publications in reputed journals including Nature Scientific reports, Pharmatutor, Tumor Biology etc.
ACTIVITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT:
National Seminar on Emerging trends in Biotechnology & Bioinformatics.
Industrial training at Hops N Grains MicroBrewery, Panchkula
Educational trip to Verka milk Plant, Jalandhar