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:

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


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.


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

Rajan Rolta (BTech/MTech BT)
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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