Applied Sciences and Biotechnology

Prepare for a practical study of the concepts of science with Applied Sciences at Shoolini University. Biology students can now become engineers with a course in biotechnology and the applied sciences. Students prepare to implement the study of science to practical applications.

Faculty of Applied Sciences and Biotechnology at Shoolini University prepares technically qualified, skilled, and competent human resource through excellent teaching and hands-on training. With this, we cater to talent requirements in Biotech, Food and Pharma industries. 

Highights: Applied Sciences & Biotechnology
Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI): The Food Technology program at Shoolini University is sponsored by the MoFPI, Govt. of India through infrastructure grant and food testing laboratory, the first one of its kind in Himachal Pradesh.
National Board of Accreditation (NBA): The NBA has accredited the Bachelor of Pharmacy programme of Shoolini University for a period of three years up to 2022.

Shoolini University partners with reputed universities in USA, UK, Korea, Taiwan etc. to offer quality academic programmes. An integral part of the curriculum is training the students to be able to produce future scientists of the nation. We offer undergraduate, masters, and doctoral level programs all three disciplines --Biotechnology, Microbiology, and Food Technology.

Heavy on research and rich in industry context, the programmes are taught by qualified faculty from India and abroad. We attract some of the most talented students of India for our Biotechnology, Microbiology and Food Technology programs. Students enjoy several exchange opportunities and work closely with faculty members who are actively engaged in research.

Faculty Applied Sciences & Biotechnology:

Courses

COURSE NAME DURATION ELIGIBILITY
BSc (Hons) Biotechnology 3 years 10+2 in PCM/PCB with minimum 55% marks.
MSc Biotechnology 2 years BSc with Biotechnology/ Microbiology/ Biochemistry/ Life or Physical Sciences as one of the subjects or a bachelor’s degree in any branch of science & technology with minimum 50% marks.
B Tech Biotechnology 4 years 10+2 with any of the three following subjects — physics /mathematics / chemistry / computer science / electronics / information technology / biology / informatics practices / biotechnology / technical vocational subject / agriculture / engineering graphics / business studies / entrepreneurship and minimum 55% marks.
M Tech Biotechnology 2 years Bachelor of Engineering/ Technology/ B. Tech Biotechnology or an MSc Biotechnology/ Microbiology/ Biochemistry or any other branch of Life Sciences with minimum of 50% marks.
BSc (Hons) Food Technology 3 years 10+2 in PCM/PCB with minimum 55% marks.
B Tech Food Technology 4 years 10+2 with any of the three following subjects — physics /mathematics / chemistry / computer science / electronics / information technology / biology / informatics practices / biotechnology / technical vocational subject / agriculture / engineering graphics / business studies / entrepreneurship and minimum 55% marks.
M Tech Food Technology 2 years Bachelor of Engineering/ Technology/ B. Tech Food Technology/ Agriculture/ Biotechnology or an MSc in Biotechnology/ Microbiology/ Biochemistry or any other branch of Life Sciences with minimum of 50% marks.
BSc (Hons) Microbiology 3 years 10+2 in PCM/PCB with minimum 55% marks.
MSc Microbiology 2 years BSc with Microbiology/ Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/ Life Sciences as one of the subjects with minimum 50% marks.
BSc Nutrition and Dietetics 3 years 10+2 (in any stream) with minimum 55% marks.
PhD Biotechnology 3 years Master’s degree in Biotechnology/ Life Sciences or Physical Sciences or a related discipline with minimum of 55% marks.
MSc Biochemistry 2 years BSc with Biotechnology/Microbiology/Biochemistry/Life or Physical Sciences as one of subjects or Bachelor's degree in any branch of Science & Technology. Minimum 50% marks.
MSc Genetics (Research) 2 years BSc in any of the life sciences subjects and a minimum of 60% marks.
B Tech (LEET) Biotechnology 3 years Diploma in Biotechnology or related subject with minimum of 50% marks.
B Tech (LEET) Food Technology 3 years A diploma in any field of engineering or technology with minimum of 55% marks.
B Tech Food Technology with Summit Research Program 4 years 10+2 with any of the three following subjects — physics /mathematics / chemistry / computer science / electronics / information technology / biology / informatics practices / biotechnology / technical vocational subject / agriculture / engineering graphics / business studies / entrepreneurship and minimum 75% marks.
B Tech Biotechnology with Summit Research Program 4 years 10+2 with any of the three following subjects — physics /mathematics / chemistry / computer science / electronics / information technology / biology / informatics practices / biotechnology / technical vocational subject / agriculture / engineering graphics / business studies / entrepreneurship and minimum 75% marks.
MSc Nutrition and Dietetics 2 years BSc in any stream with minimum 50% marks.
MSc Food Technology (Research) 2 years BSc in any stream with minimum of 60% marks.
B Tech Food Tech (Agriculture) 4 years 10+2 with any of the three following subjects — physics /mathematics / chemistry / computer science / electronics / information technology / biology / informatics practices / biotechnology / technical vocational subject / agriculture / engineering graphics / business studies / entrepreneurship and minimum 55% marks.
BSc Hons MSc Biotech (5 years Integrated) 5 years 10+2 in PCM/PCB with minimum 55% marks.
BSc Hons MSc Micro (5 years Integrated) 5 years 10+2 in PCM/PCB with minimum 55% marks.

Why Enroll for Applied Sciences and Biotechnology at Shoolini?

As a part of the curriculum, we integrate real-world expertise with practical skills. This helps us to prepare future- and job-ready graduates.

  • Exchange programs at UG and PG level
  • Foreign faculty for lectures and mentorship 
  • Ranked 2nd Private Biotech Institution of India (BioSpectrum)
  • Recognised by CCI and Gujarat Technological University

Faculty

Learn from the highly qualified and learned faculty members at Shoolini University. They have done their PhD and post doctoral work at global institutions in the USA, UK, Europe, APAC and more. Our emphasis is on quality teaching and research. In fact, most of the faculty members have received awards, grants and recognition in their fields of interest, which provides an ideal platform for learning in sophisticated labs of Biotechnology, Microbiology and Food Technology.

Research

Aligned with Shoolini University's thrust areas of research, the focus at the department of Applied Sciences and Biotechnology is to harness Himalayan biodiversity. In the last 10 years, we have produced about 113 PhDs and 85 MPhils in Biotechnology and Microbiology. Additionally, research grants worth Rs. 10 crores have been generated from DST, DBT, ICMR, NMHS, HIMCOSTE and MoFPI. More than 350 research papers have been published in journals of national and international repute. The highest impact factor of these journals is 14 and their contributors are internationally-acclaimed scholars.

Scientists of the department, along with UG and PG students, have filed 130+ patents in translational research of international importance. The Faculty has been sanctioned a food-testing laboratory by MOFPI and DST-FIST grant for infrastructure development. Recently, the department has been selected as a centre for skill development under DBT-HIMCOSTE program. It is emerging as a leading center for Biotechnology research in India.

  • Drug discovery
  • Microbial diversity
  • Enzyme technology
  • Agricultural research
  • Conservation of Himalayan biodiversity
  • Food fermentation
  • Fortified food development&nutrition science
  • Etiology of human diseases
  • Diagnostics such as biosensor technology
  • Phytomedicine from Himalayan region to treat Multidrug resistance
  • Biology of Extremophiles and their applications

Student Voices

Dikshita Thakur (MSc Biotechnology)
The exposure and education at Shoolini enabled me to secure a job in BioCon, one of the top Biotech firms.

Rajan Rolta (B Tech & M Tech Biotechnology)
I am grateful to Shoolini and my mentor for supporting me in filing nine patents during my B Tech and M Tech programs.

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