15 - Presidency College
Presidency College, Bangalore, founded by the Presidency Group of
Institutions, is affiliated to the Bangalore University and offers
undergraduate and postgraduate courses. In life sciences stream, the
college offers BSc and MSc in biotechnology. MSc in biotechnology was
started in 2002 and it has an intake capacity of 25 students. Dedicated
faculties with their subject expertise will guide aspiring biotech
students towards attaining their career goal to perfection. Eight
faculties of the biotech department have more than five years of
experience in moulding out excellent students and from June 2003-May
2007, 10 research papers were published in international journals
including one in national journal.
There are four dedicated laboratories available at the college for
biotech students, each lab can accommodate up to 30 students at a time.
All the four laboratories are equipped with modern lab equipments that
keep track with the changing needs of biotech research. The
library at the college has a collection of national and international
scientific journals. The eligibility criteria for MSc admission
includes a BSc degree with minimum of 50 percent aggregate marks and
chemistry as a compulsory subject.