• 6 August 2009
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Rank 9 - Banaras Hindu university

Rank 9 - Banaras Hindu university Rank 9 - Banaras Hindu university
School of Biotechnology

Established in 1986, the School of Biotechnology, BHU is among the first five MSc biotechnology programs in the country which started with the DBT support. The course runs on semester system and evaluation is credit-based. Currently, the school is among the top-3 preferred MSc biotechnology programs in the country. School also invites 15-20 eminent professors/scientists every year for interaction with students in the area of biotechnology/life sciences. Almost all the students qualify for NET/GATE and about 70-80% qualify for JRF. The school has a very active research programs in molecular microbiology, functional genomics, molecular and cellular immunology, tumour immunology, enzymology and plant biotechnology. Every year it produces 4-5 PhD students and publishes 20-25 research papers. In view of its excellence in research, UGC and DST have identified the School under DRS (Phase II) and FIST (Phase I) support, respectively.

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