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శ్రీ పద్మావతి మహిళా విశ్వవిద్యాలయం
(Women's University, Tirupati-517502)
Andhra Pradesh, India
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SRI PADMAVATI MAHILA VISVAVIDYALAYAM

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DEPARTMENT OF BIOTECHNOLOGY
   Biotechnoloy is a multidisciplinary field in which biological processes, organisms, cells or cellular  components are utilized to develop new technologies. The department was established in the year 2002, it offers M.Sc., Biotechnology (2Y),  M.Sc., Integrated Biotechnology (5Y) and M.Phil/Ph.D. programmes.
Programmes
Programme Name
Duration
Regular Seats
Payment Seats
M.Sc. Biotechnology (2 Year)
2 Years (4 Semesters)
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30
Eligibility   :  Bachelor's Degree with Chemistry/Biochemistry/ Botany/ Zoology/ Biotechnology/ Microbiology/Genetics/Medical Lab Technology/Applied Nutrition/ Bioinformatics and Computer Applications and minimum of 50% in group aggregate marks.
Programmes Content
Core Subjects :
The Course offers (CBCS System) theory and practicals in all  major areas of Biotechnology comprising, Microbiology, Cell Biology, Biomolecules, Molecular Genetics, Enzymology, Molecular Biology, Immunotechnology, Biophysical & Biochemical Techniques, Genetic Engineering, Microbial Technology, Plant Biotechology, Animal Biotechnology, Nanobiotechnology, Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, Environmental Biotechnology and Emerging Technologies in Biology as an external elective. It is mandatory for  the students to carry out project work in a chosen institute and /or industry as a part of the curriculum in the final year.
The course aims at giving maximum practical work experience in different fields of Biotechnology. Industrial visits, project work, seminars, special lectures by experts from industries, research centres and educational institutions ensures the necessary exposure to the students with respect to the new trends in the field.

Strength of The Course:
The M.Sc. Biotechnology (2 Year) programme is recognized by the  Department of Biotechnology,Govt. of India, New Delhi.15 students in each batch are selected on merit basis will be provided with  DBT-studentship (Rs. 3000/- per month) who will also obtain fund (Rs. 50,000/-) to carry out Inhouse project work during the course. The  students after completing the course will be eligible to undergo DBT funded BCIL- Industrial Training Programme and also to write the  entrance test for DBT-Junior Research Fellowship which will ensure admission in any recognized institution in the country for Ph.D  programme.
Programme Name
Duration
Regular Seats
Payment Seats
M.Sc., Integrated Biotechnology (5Year)
5 Years
(10 Semesters)
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30
Eligibility   :  Intermediate with Bi.P.C / M.Bi.P.C with 50% in groups
Programmes Content  
Core Subjects :
The Course offers (CBCS System) theory and practicals in all  major areas of Biotechnology comprising, Microbiology, Cell Biology, Biomolecules, Molecular Genetics, Enzymology, Molecular Biology, Immunotechnology, Biophysical & Biochemical Techniques, Genetic Engineering, Microbial Technology, Plant Biotechology, Animal Biotechnology, Nanobiotechnology, Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, Environmental Biotechnology and Emerging Technologies in Biology as an external elective. It is mandatory for  the students to carry out project work in a chosen institute and /or industry as a part of the curriculum in the final year.
The course aims at giving maximum practical work experience in different fields of Biotechnology. Industrial visits, project work, seminars, special lectures by experts from industries, research centres and educational institutions ensures the necessary exposure to the students with respect to the new trends in the field.
Research Programmes
The Department is actively involved in the Research Programmes on following thrust areas of research. M.Phil and Ph.D programs are offered by the Department on Full-time and Part-time basis by following the UGC guidelines.
Research Programmes
Areas of Research
M.Phil and Ph.D.
Key Areas of Research
Animal Biotechnology
 
Plant Biotechnology
 
Environmental Biotechnology
 
Cancer Biology
 
Reproductive Toxicology
 
Fermentation Technology
 
Nanobiotechnology
 
Neurotoxicology
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