Biotechnology

 

GOVERNMENT COLLEGE, KARIAVATTOM,  THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, KERALA – 695581

DEPARTMENT OF BIOTECHNOLOGY

 PROFILE

  • The Department of Biotechnology was established in the year 1997 under the faculty of Science in Government College, Kariavattom, Trivandrum.
  • The Department offers a career related first degree programme in Biotechnology named B.Sc. Biotechnology Multimajor which is unique in having three core papers- Biotechnology, Chemistry and either Botany or Zoology.
  • This subject is heavily demanded and has diverse job prospects in the areas of research and development (R&D) and the expertise is quite useful in the Industrial and Medical fields.

ACADEMIC PROGRAMME

  • The Department offers BSc Biochemistry (Core) Course and Biochemistry as part of the core course of BSc Biotechnology.
  • It follows the syllabus and course pattern prescribed by the University of Kerala.

VISION

  • The vision is to produce human resource with a potential to innovate, invent and disseminate knowledge on life science for the benefit of humanity and environment.

MISSION

  • To initiate faculty development programmes
  • To evolve into an active platform for biotechnology education, training and research at the interphase of multiple disciplines.
  • To provide quality education with a strong foundation on basic concepts of Biotechnology that transform students globally competent.
  • To provide our nation Biotech professionals who are able to implement scientific principles in needed sectors.
  • To update course curriculum regularly to cater the needs of academia and industry.
  • To create opportunities for students to engage in multidisciplinary research.
  • To start PG and M.Phil programmes and to establish a research department.
  • To graduate students who can compete, with advantage, within the relevant academic and commercial markets in the world.
  • To develop infrastructure and instrumentation facilities sufficiently to attain these missions.
  • To organize Conferences, Symposia and Workshops to equip and refresh students and faculty on the recent trends and advances of the subject

GOALS

  • To inculcate scientific attitude and research interest in students.
  • To provide quality education that lays a strong foundation on the very basic aspects of the rapidly developing subject- Biotechnology.

FACULTY DETAILS

Professor

Associate Professor Assistant Professor Guest Faculty
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  1. JAIRANI. P.S, M.Sc.,  Ph.D                 Assistant Professor
  2. SOUMYARANI. V.S, M.Sc., Ph.D        Assistant Professor

faculty

Dr.JAIRANI. P.S, M.Sc.,  Ph.D
  • Designation
  • Assistant Professor & Head
  • Date of Joining Service
  • 29-09-2012
  • Contact Number
  • +91 8547491638
  • Email
  • jairanips@gmail.com
  • More info
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Dr.SOUMYARANI. V.S, M.Sc., Ph.D
  • Designation
  • Assistant Professor
  • Date of Joining Service
  • 29-0x-2012
  • Contact Number
  • +91 9496019493
  • Email
  • soumyarani1@gmail.com
  • More info
  • Profile teachers

 

 

 

 

 

EXTENSION ACTIVITIES

  • Bioquest 2006 –National Seminar on Biotechnology organized by CUBS (Conglomeration of Upcoming Biotechnology Students) 0n 16th Oct 2006
  • Current Trends in Life Sciences 2016 – National Seminar  jointly organized by Dept of Biotechnology, Botany and Zoology on 10th to 12th February 2016.