Rank 13 - University of Jammu
13 - University of Jammu
The department of biotechnology at the University of Jammu was
established in December 1998 with major funding from Department of
Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India. Admission to the
university that offers MSc and MTech in biotechnology is made through
the national JNU entrance test. The first batch of students was
admitted in August 1999. Out of the 80-odd postgraduate students
produced by the department, most of them have opted for higher studies
and few have joined the industry.
The students have also been selected for PhD programs of reputed
research institutes namely IISc, CCMB, NII and NBRC. The department has
developed a well-knit course curriculum to help students to gain
placements in research institutions of international repute. The
department has also been selected for FIST grants by the Department of
Science and Technology, Government of India.