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Human Resource Development Programmes of Department of Biotechnology Dr. Suman Govil Director Department of Biotechnology. Post graduate teaching in Biotechnology 61 Courses (22 started in Tenth Plan). 32 M.Sc courses in general biotechnology (9)

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Human Resource Development Programmes of Department of BiotechnologyDr. Suman GovilDirectorDepartment of Biotechnology


Post graduate teaching in Biotechnology61 Courses (22 started in Tenth Plan)

  • 32 M.Sc courses in general biotechnology(9)

  • 8 M.Sc courses in agriculture biotechnology (3)

  • 1 M.Sc course in medical biotechnology

  • 1 M.Sc course in environmental biotechnology(1)

  • 2 M.Sc courses in marine biotechnology(1)

  • 1 M.Sc course in industrial biotechnology(1)

  • 3 M.Sc (3/2 years) courses in neurosciences (2)

  • 2 M.V.Sc courses in animal biotechnology(1)

  • 6 M.Tech courses in biochemical engineering, bio process technology and

    bio-technology(2)

  • 1 M.Tech in Pharmaceutical biotechnology(1)

  • 2 One year post MD/MS certificate courses in medical biotechnology

  • 1 One year PG diploma course in molecular and biochemical technology

  • 1 One year PG diploma course in genetic engineering and bioprocess development(1)

    One time support to 16 universities(7 during Tenth Plan)


  • DBT SPONSORED

  • UNIVERSITIES/INSTITUTIONS OFFERING TEACHING

  • COURSES IN BIOTECHNOLOGY IN INDIA

  • M.Sc. General Biotechnology (2 year Courses)

  • Name of the University/Institution (Year of Start) Annual intake

  • Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (1985-86)30

  • Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai (1985-86)25

  • MS University, Baroda (1985-86)25

  • University of Poona, Pune (1985-86)20

  • Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi (1986-87)12

  • Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai (1987-88)16

  • Indian Instt. of Technology, Roorkee (1991-92)24

  • Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh (1991-92) 14

  • Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar (1991-92)10

  • Devi Ahilya Viswavidyalaya, Indore (1991-92)10

  • University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad (1991-92)10

  • Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla (1994-95)12

  • University of Calicut, Kerala (1994-95)12

  • Banasthali Vidyapeeth, Banasthali, Rajasthan (1994-95)25

    (for girls only)

  • Tezpur University, Tezpur (Assam) (1998-99)12

  • Gulbarga University, Gulbarga. (Karnataka) (1998-99)10


  • Name of the University/Institution (Year of Start) Annual intake

  • Jammu University, Jammu (1999-2000)10

  • Gujarat University, Ahmedabad (1999-2000)10

  • Mysore University, Mysore (1999-2000)10

  • University of Allahabad, Allahabad (1999-2000)12

  • Guru Jambheshwar University, Hisar (2000-2001)14

  • University of Kashmir, Srinagar (2000-2001)10

  • Kumaun University, Nainital (2000-2001)10

  • University of North Bengal, Siliguri (2001-2002)10

  • Lucknow University, Lucknow(2002-2003)10

  • Utkal University, Bhubaneswar (2002-2003)10

  • Pondicherry University, Pondicherry (2002-2003)10

  • Sri Padmavathi Mahila Visvavidyalaya, Tirupati (2003-04) 10

  • Nagpur University, Nagpur (2003-04)10

  • Visva-Bharati, Shantiniketan (W.B)(2003-04)10

  • T.M. Bhagalpur University, Bhagalpur (Bihar),2004-0510

  • Burdwan University, Burdwan (W.B.) 2005-0610

  • HNB Garhwal Univ.,Srinagar. (Uttaranchal) 2005-0610


  • M.Sc. Agricultural Biotechnology (2 years)

  • Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat (1988-89)10

  • Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore (1988-89)15

  • GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, 20

    Pantnagar (1988-89)

  • Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidhalaya, Palampur (H.P.)05

    (1999-2000)

  • Indira Gandhi Agricultural Univ. Raipur (2000-2001)10

  • Marathwada Agricultural University, Parbhani (2000-2001)10

  • Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology, Bhubaneswar10

    (2002-2003)

  • University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad (Karnataka)10

    (2004-05)

  • Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur (2004-05)10

    M.Sc. Marine Biotechnology (2 years)

  • Goa University, Goa (1988-89) 20

  • Annamalai University, Parangipettai (2002-2003)10


Master in Medical Biotechnology (2 years)

  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi (1986-87) 10

    M.Sc. Neurosciences (2-3 Years)

  • Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai (2000-2001) 5

  • Jiwaji University, Gwalior (2003-2004)10

  • National Brain Research Centre, Gurgaon (2003-2004)10

  • M.Tech. Pharmaceutical Biotechnology (2 years)

  • National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research

    Mohali (2003-04)10

  • Post MD/MS Certificate Course in Medical Biotechnology (1 year)

  • Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Instt. of Medical Sciences, Lucknow 5

    (2000-2001)

    M.Sc. Industrial Biotechnology

  • Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar (2003-04) 10

    M.Sc. Environmental Biotechnology

  • Shivaji University, Kolhapur. (M.S.) (2005-06)10


  • M.Tech

  • Biochemical Engineering & Biotechnology

  • (5 years integrated /4 semesters/2 years course)

  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (1986-87)20

  • Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi (1986-87)10

    Dual degree (5 year integrated as well as 4 semester courses)

    since 1993-94

  • Anna University, Chennai (1991-92)25

  • University Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai 20+ 10*

    (formerly UDCT, Mumbai) (1993-94) (* Industry sponsored)

  • West Bengal University of Technology, Kolkata (2002-2003)15

  • Indian Instt. of Technology, Kanpur (2002-2003)10


Total No. of Students = 1705


  • Short term training programmes :

  • Mid career scientists (ongoing)

  • 2-4 weeks training for 12-15 participants in advanced techniques of biotechnology by leading institutes in the country.

  • 5 in 2002, 8 in 2003, 11 in 2004 and 15 in 2005

  • Biotech industrial training programme

  • Training of post graduate students in biotech industries for six months

  • 46 students completed training, 19 offered jobs in 2005-06


  • New Initiatives

  • Short term training programmes for college teachers involved in undergraduate teaching

  • 2-4 weeks training for 12-15 college teachers in advanced techniques of biotechnology by leading institutes in the country.

  • Advertisement seeking proposals inserted

  • Proposals received, considered by 3 member expert committee

  • Proposals recommended for support by DBT.

  • Short term training programmes for teachers of PG teaching institutes

  • 2-4 weeks training for 12-15 faculty members in advanced techniques of biotechnology

  • Proposals invited from NBRC, TIFR, AIIMS, NII, ICGEB, CRI, IIR, CMC, TERI, IARI, GBPUA&T, UAS, IVRI, IIT, UICT, NCCS, NIO, CCMB, IISC, Bose Institute

  • Proposals received, considered by 3 member expert committee

  • Proposals recommended for support by DBT.


  • Fellowships :

  • (i) DBT-Junior Research Fellowship

  • Initiated in 2004

  • Provision for 100 JRF per year

  • Selection by Biotechnology eligibility test conducted by University of

    Poona (Pune)

  • Number to be increased to 500 in a phased manner.

  • Earlier 2 students each for DBT teaching programmes and teaching institutes

  • From 2006, students given option to select institute as in CSIR-UGC NET

  • No. of JRF’s selected: 2004-26, 2005 – 59, 2006-100

  • From 2007, 100 students given option to select institute as in CSIR-UGC NET and 2 students each for DBT teaching programmes and teaching institutes


  • (ii) DBT- Post Doctoral Fellowship

  • Scheme modified in April, 2001

  • Provision for 100 PDF per year

  • Selection by Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

  • Number to be increased to 500 in a phased manner and preference to be given to agricultural, pharma, medical biotechnology

  • Number of PDF’s selected:

  • 2001-02 66, 2002-0377, 2003-0438

  • 2004-05 28, 2005-0668, 2006-0788


  • Awards

  • (i) Biology scholarships

  • 25 scholarships for top students in biology at CBSE 10+2

  • Cash prize of Rs. 15,000/-, gold plated medal and certificate of merit.

  • (ii) National Award for Women Bioscientist

  • One senior award (Rs. One lakh, citation and gold coated medal)

  • Two young awards (Rs. 50,000/- , citation and gold coated medal)

  • (iii) Biotech product and process development and commercialization awards

  • Provision for 5-6 awards for scientists from public funded institutions and one from private institute.

  • Cash prize of Rs. One lakh alongwith citation and trophy.

  • (iv) National bioscientist award for career development

  • Provision for 10 awards per year

  • Cash prize of Rs. One lakh and research grant of Rs. 3 lakh per year for 3 years

  • (v) Innovative young biotechnologist award

  • Cash award of Rs. One lakh and grant in aid of Rs. 10 lakhs for 3 years


OTHER HRD PROGRAMMES OF DBT

  • Overseas Associateship for 3 months to 1 year for training in overseas laboratories

  • Provision for inviting visiting scientists from Abroad.

  • Popular lectures by eminent scientists

  • Short term training courses for Mid-Career Scientists

  • Financial Support for organizing National/International Seminar/Symposia

  • Travel Support for participation in International Seminar/Symposia

  • National Science Day Celebration by PG teaching Institutes.


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