School of Studies In Biotechnology

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Profile of the Department:
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.
Contact Person:
Dr. Sameer S. Bhagyawant, Associate Professor & Head, 0751-2442705, Cell : 9691675884 Email:[email protected]
Teaching Faculty:
  • Prof.Nalini Shrivastava (Professor)
  • Dr. Sameer S. Bhagyawant (Associate Professor & Head)
Major equipments available at the School
SANYO- CO2 incubatorFPLC, Microplate reader
Motic- Inverted MicroscopeGel documentation system
Low pressure protein purification systemEppendorf Thermo-cycler
Uv-Vis Spectrophotometer-2-85 οC Freezer
Refrigerated Centrifuges-2Walk- In- cold room
Bio-Rad Western BlotBio-Rad Electophoretic systems
M. Sc. Biotechnology
About courseM. Sc. Biotechnology
Course duration2 Years
Number of semester4 Semesters
Criteria of admissionGraduation 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.
Process of admissionOn the basis of the merit in qualifying examination
Fees structureI Semester-Rs. 27220.00 , II Semester-Rs. 23100.00, III Semester-Rs. 24160.00, IV Semester-Rs. 23100.00
Available seats :

Open = 25 Payment = 05

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

Syllabus as per semester wise 
Exam Time Table