Department of Biotechnology

Department of Biotechnology, established in 1999, offers UG and PG courses in general biotechnology.  At present, the department offers four certificate courses to the UG students apart from the curriculum of Calicut University.  Public effectively utilises the benefit of the department through various extension and consultancy activities offered by the department. These activities also enhance the social responsibility  and creativity of the students.  The department ensures a student-centric learning environment by adopting teaching techniques like  ICT oriented classes, OHP, Each one teach one, Remedial coaching, Group discussion, Industrial visits, Assignment and seminars, Virtual lab and Wall magazine.


A world of ideal families prospering to greater heights through industrious and ambitious women


To mould young women morally, academically and technologically into an independent individual full-fledged with confidence and bestowed with compassion for fellow beings and to carve the society to its finest.


Details of courses

Programme Level of study No of seats
BSc. Biotechnology (Aided) U.G 24+
MSc. Biotechnology (Self Financing) P.G 12


Certificate courses

Name  of the course Class
Vermicompost production I DC
Biocontrol agent production(pseudomonas) II DC
Oyster Mushroom Production III DC
 Plant Tissue Culture PG


Details of faculty

Name of the faculty Position
Dr. Viji Mary Varghese Assistant professor, Head of the department
Dr. Naijil George Assistant professor
Dr. Kavitha O Assistant professor
Dr. Sr. Viji M O Assistant professor


Consultancy & Extension Activities

Water quality analysis
Spectrophotometer analysis
Microbial and biochemical techniques
Sale of microbial cultures
Sale of certificate course products like mushroom, biocontrol agent
Training program on general lab techniques and plant tissue culture to students of various schools
Assistance to carry out projects of higher secondary students
Orientation classes for plus two teachers
Awareness program, surveys, collaborations etc.

Contact Details

Contact Person:

Naijil George




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