Department of Biotechnology

Department of Biotechnology at Chinmaya Degree College was established in year 2004 to contribute to fascinating and emerging area of biological sciences. The department provides Post graduate M.Sc. programme in Biotechnology with 20 intake in every session. Ever since its establishment the department has aimed to provide quality education along with research environment through its ongoing programme. Biotechnology is multidisciplinary field in its nature and finds its scope in areas of agriculture, medicine and health, food and fermentation technology, environment and energy and other industries and is believed to become a major power in future.

Due to in built strength of department the laboratories and other facilities has been scaled up to research level. The Department is well equipped with bioanalytical instruments such as Ultra centrifuge, Plant tissue growth chamber, Electrophoresis apparatus, SDS PAGE setup, PCR, Fermentor, Hybridization chamber, Soxhlet apparatus, Spectrophotometer (UV-Vis), AA Spectrophotometer, Calorimeter, Fluorescence microscope, Transilluminator, Gel Doc, BOD Incubator along with basic instruments like Autoclave, Laminar Air Flow (horizontal and vertical), Shaker, Colony Counter, Water Bath, Hot Air Oven, Bacteriological Incubator and others.

The department has organized several workshops, Science exhibitions, and industrial visits, invited talks by eminent personalities, so as to provide all round exposure and awareness to the students about the ongoing trends in the field of biological science and also about possible carrier prospects. The faculty and students activity participates in national and international seminars, symposium etc. The sole aim of such activities is to bring out creativity and innovativeness of students and keep them striving for excellence.