Department of Science
The Department of Science was established in 1997. The courses offered are Biotechnology, Microbiology and Biochemistry. The programs are affiliated to the Bangalore University and recognized by the Government of Karnataka. The department is equipped with innovative expertise and state-of-the-art infrastructure to pursue research and development in applied areas of Science. The department promotes excellence in infrastructure, research and consultancy such that the scientific community can leverage their expertise and exposure to advanced Scientific Research at national and global level.
Objectives of the Department
- To impart theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the fields of biotechnology, microbiology and biochemistry and their functional areas.
- Prepare students to develop their skill and to contribute to their respective fields in an efficient and disciplined manner.
- Stimulate their ingenious thinking to do innovative research work in diverse branches of Science.
- To produce Industry Ready Employable Graduates to meet the growing demands of highly skilled personnel for the Industry.
- TTo familiarize with principles of various conventional & specialized lab investigations instrumentation analysis & interpretation.
- To increase the awareness of students about the contribution of biochemistry, microbiology and biotechnology to both basic and applied research in industry, medicine, agriculture, pharmacy, food technology etc.
- To inculcate the core values and principles of Research and Development.
Available Career Opportunities
Research and development in various industries, Indian/Foreign Universities, institutions and laboratories, junior and senior research fellows (JRF and SRF), Research Associates, department of Health care, Molecular Oncology, Drug designing, Stem cell research, Clinical Research, Bio-Pharmaceuticals, R&D, Quality assurance, Metagenomics, Food Industries, Seed Testing and Certification Labs, and related areas.
- B. Sc - Biotechnology
- M. Sc - Biotechnology, Microbiology and Biochemistry