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A re-imagined B.Tech Biotechnology degree with integrated research program

First ever under-graduate research program

Work on live cutting-edge research

Conduct lab work at premier universities abroad

Be part of an erudite mentoring program

Opportunity to publish in reputed journals

Gain personal insights from faculty and PhD students

Need-blind admission policy

Shoolini University

Among top 10 private universities in North India - Govt of India, NIRF rankings 2017

All India sixth rank in patent filing - Govt of India report 2015-2016

 Highest among all public and private universities, and IITs established after 2009

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About B.Tech Biotechnology (with integrated Summit Research Program)

A unique research-oriented degree program that prepares students for global opportunities at leading academic institutions and corporate R&D teams. Fully integrated with regular engineering curriculum, the Summit Research Program provides hands-on exposure to high quality research, experience with writing technical papers, personal mentorship, and interactions with internationally-acclaimed research practitioners and experts.

Summit Research Program

Shoolini University offers a unique undergraduate (B.Tech) program in biotechnology where selected students have the opportunity to pursue the Summit Research Program that provides first-hand exposure to high quality research in state-of-the-art global research environments, experience with writing and publishing papers, and personal interaction with acclaimed research practitioners/experts from around the world. The Summit Research Program is fully integrated with the regular engineering curriculum.

The experience prepares Summit Scholars to the needs and requirements of reputed Global and Indian educational institutions, as well as leading corporate R&D departments. The scholars will be very well positioned to pursue higher studies in the world’s best institutions, participate in high-tech startups, or pursue research careers in the corporate world. Throughout the four-year program, scholars are also mentored by highly qualified faculty/experts with global experience to assist and guide them in pursuing their passion.

Summit Scholars are selected entirely on their merit and aptitude to succeed in the program. The University is committed to seek the best candidates without limitations of their financial backgrounds. Therefore, we follow a Need-Blind admission policy, where the University provides support, even up to full scholarship, based on each individual’s specific financial need. If you are passionate about research and life-sciences, the University will ensure that your finances do not come in the way of your joining our program.


  • 10 + 2 with either Physics/Chemistry/Biology or Physic/Chemistry/Math
  • Basis of Admission is through JEE/NEET/HPCET or any equivalent entrance test recognized by HP government
Admission Criteria:
  • Shortlisted students will be selected based on an interview conducted by a panel of faculty/PhDs.
  • Looking for students who have a passion for research and life sciences, and are keen to pursue a global career.
  • Seats in the Summit Research Program are limited to a maximum of 30, to ensure individual attention and mentorship to each of the Summit Scholars. Students who do not qualify for the Summit Research Program, can pursue the regular B.Tech Biotechnology course.

Application Deadline: August 15, 2017

Summit Research Program

Summit Research Program activities running concurrently with the regular B.Tech Biotechnology 8 semester program

Year 1

Introduction to research methodology

Exposure to all live research laboratories at Shoolini

Summit Scholars will select, and be assigned, a research project that they feel most passionate about

Year 2

Work modules - deep dive into assigned research project conducting Literature survey, data analysis, observations

Year 3

Work modules - engage in assigned research project contributing actively in hands on research

Work on research paper, based on on-going research and lab work

Year 4

Work modules - conclude assigned research project

Paper submission

Preparation for standardised tests and applications for higher studies

Students may have an opportunity to spend the final semester at a foreign partner institution

Summit Scholars will each be assigned a mentor who will be available to them during the entire program for research and career guidance

Exposure to institutional/corporate labs through visits, and interactions with acclaimed research and practitioners to increase their exposure to current research best practices and innovations.

About Shoolini University

Shoolini University of Biotechnology and Management Sciences is committed to excellence in all aspects of graduate and postgraduate learning, the transmission of relevant knowledge and skills, and free thinking needed to address the challenges of the modern world.

We are a non-profit multi-disciplinary private university with a vision to be a top 200 global university in next ten years. In addition, we aspire to provide quality and relevant education to our students at an affordable and subsidized fee structure.

To achieve this aspiration, we have designed our business model around five areas of focus: attracting and retaining top faculty; forging alliances with industry and academia of repute; governing through values and transparency; building world class and environment friendly infrastructure; and attracting brilliant and aspiring students from India, and around the globe.

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200 Qualified faculty from UK & US Universities

Summit Research Program Faculty include:


Professor-cum-Dean Biotechnology
Ph.D., IISc Bangalore Post-doctorate, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health (NIH), USA
Associate Professor-School of Biotechnology
Ph.D., IISc Bangalore Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Govt. of USA
Professor cum Dean Pharmaceutical Sciences
Post-Doctoral Research Associate, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, USA
Program Director, Summit Research Program
Post-Doc, Dept. of Plant Pathology, University of Kentucky, USA

Shoolini University also arranges for guests to educate and motivate the students on current trends and best practices in the field of life sciences.

Eminent Scientists and Academicians who have visited the university include:

Bharat Ratna, Padma Vibhushan
Career scientist turned Statesman
11th President of India
Director, Harvest Plus, USA
2016 World Food Prize Laureate (Agriculture Science)
Pioneered the concept of Biofortification
Prof of Biology, University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA
Fellow of the Royal Society
Evolutionary ecologist, conservation biologist
Center for Medical Biotechnology, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Nobel Laureate in Chemistry
First insights into the structural bodies that performed the function of photosynthesis


All selected Summit Scholars will be offered full-scholarship for the Summit Research Program curriculum. In addition, they will be considered for Need-Blind admission, including full scholarship, for the B.Tech Biotechnology program.

"Need-blind" means that a student will not be disadvantaged in the admissions process because of their financial need. Shoolini University will give a student enough financial aid so that they can afford to join the program, no matter how much or how little their family can pay.

Fee Structure


Annual Fees (Rs)

First Instalment (At the Time of Admission) Subsequent Instalments in succeeding Semester
B.Tech 1,11,100 Rs. 55,550 + Security Rs, 55,550
SECURITY (Refundable) – Rs 10,000 (onetime payment to be paid at the time of admission)


Rs 37,500 per semester (twin sharing)
Rs 34,500 per semester (triple sharing)
Hostel Security (Refundable): Rs 5,000 (onetime payment)

Global Opportunities

Our footprint of faculty/guest, student exchanges and higher studies/internships span the entire world.

Our partnerships/associations include the following institutions:

Stanford University, USA; University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA; Harvest Plus, Washington, DC, USA; University of La Verne, LaVerne, USA; Fermi Research Lab, USA; University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA; University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada; Sprott Shaw College, Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada; British Colombia Institute of Technology, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada; University of Ulster Northern Ireland, UK; Magna Carta College, Oxford, UK; Wageningen University, Netherlands; Best Team Nigeria Ltd, Nigeria; University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa; The Pharmacy and Poisons Board of Govt. of Kenya, Kenya; Bukovinian State Medical University, Chernivtsi, Ukraine; Kabul University, Afghanistan; Eshraq University, Afghanistan; Samara State Aerospace University, Samara, Russia; Lanzhou University, China; Sichuan University, China; Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan; National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan; Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea; Gachon University, South Korea; Suwon University, South Korea; Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea; Kyung Hee University, South Korea; ETRI, Seoul, South Korea; Sierra Bio Life, Melbourne, Australia; University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

Our salient features

One of India's foremost, research intensive private universities...


20 state-of-the-art research laboratories; over 30 Biotech & Bio-engineering patents


A heavenly 20 acres of campus nestled in the hills of Solan, close to Chandigarh & Shilma; one of India's best libraries; world-class sporting facilities


Modern & Secure Hostels. Separate hostels are available for Boys and Girls, each having common facilities of a living room, TV room, activity area, table tennis and internet connection


The B.Tech Biotechnology program comprises accomplished faculty with global exposure; 95% of the faculty have PhDs or Post Doctoral qualification


On-campus hiring, internship, skills development though an innovative SPRINT program; companies frequently hiring graduates include Ranbaxy Laboratories, Dabur India, Genpact, Orbit Biotech, HDFC Bank, ICICI Prudential, Marsh & McLennan, Oberoi Hotels, Oliver Wyman, Anand Automotive, Airtel, C-Step, Daimler, GKN Driveline, Axis Bank, Agilent, Eicher, Volvo & many more


All selected Summit Scholars will be offered full-scholarships for the Summit Research Program curriculum. In addition, they will be considered for Need-Blind admission, including full scholarships, for the B.Tech Biotechnology program