The programme has been formulated with an objective of advancing education and research in the area of plant biotechnology with adequate attention to regulatory frameworks. The programme is one of its kind, withconceptual understanding imparted in cutting-edge areas of science along with providing a preliminary exposure to regulatory issues and bioethical concerns. Emphasis is also laid on formal training in applied mathematics, statistics and computational skills, keeping in mind the projected demand for a trained cadre adept at approaching biological problems in a truly inter-disciplinary and integral manner. Courses have been specifically structured to impart concepts pertaining to advanced areas of research in plant genomics and contemporary approaches employed by molecular biologists. Laboratory experimentation comprises a major component of this programme, enabling students to acquire technical proficiency.
The placement cell of the University is a dynamic unit, which was set up with the objective of exploring placement opportunities at an institutional level.
The placement cell acts as the focal point for prospective employers. To facilitate interaction between them and the students, the placement cell organizes pre-placement talks (PPTs) on dates of mutual convenience, where the organizations participating in the placement process are requested to make a brief presentation about themselves and the opportunities and prospects for the aspirants.K
A minimum eligibility of a Bachelor's degree in Sciences, preferably Life Sciences, with a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate (of all the years/semesters of the qualifying examinations), wherever marks are awarded, or a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.75 on a 10 point scale will be required.Application flow and Requirements