Faculty of Life and Allied Health Sciences

The Faculty of Life and Allied Health Sciences focuses on offering undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes leading to B.Sc.(Hons), M.Sc. programmes in the areas of Life and Allied Health Sciences and Masters in Public Health.

Department of Biotechnology

Programmes offered

  • B.Sc. (Hons) Biotechnology
  • M.Sc. Biotechnology
  • M.Sc. Molecular and Cellular Biology

B.Sc. (Hons) Biotechnology

  • Course duration : 3 years
  • Total credits - 148
  • Courses offered are core courses, ability enhancement courses and electives Imparting knowledge and understanding of biological systems and their behaviour for various inputs/stimuli originating from the surrounding environment.
  • Providing ample understanding and cognitive abilities to design, develop and incorporate scientific methods, techniques, and processes for biological systems of study to achieve the desired results.
  • State-of-the-art laboratory research facilities
  • Highly qualified, and experienced faculties in the respective domains

Programme highlights
  • Industrial visits
  • Guest lectures
  • Entrepreneurial skill development
  • Group projects for UG and PG students
  • Individual 6 month project for PG students
  • Publication by students
  • Summer internship

M.Sc. Biotechnology

  • Course duration : 2 years
  • Two year full time programme
  • Courses offered to all branches of B.Sc. Life Science students viz. Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Life Science, Biotechnology, Genetics etc
  • Introducing the modern and upcoming courses like Synthetic Biology, Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, Biotherapeutics, Molecular Diagnostics in the programme is distinctive from any other similar programmes in other Universities
  • Provides students’ training to write project proposals to Government and private funding agencies which will increase their thinking and analytical ability
Programme Highlights
  • Specialized Subject Based on Current Research Trends
  • Highly Qualified and Experienced Faculties
  • State-of-the-Art Laboratory Facility
  • Industry Oriented Course Curriculum
  • Students Specific Research Innovation Project During MSc
  • Tie-up with Several Top Rated Biotechnology Industry
  • MSc Dissertation at Biotechnology/ Pharma Industry

M.Sc. Molecular and Cellular Biology

  • Course duration : 2 years
  • Two year full time programme
  • Courses offered to all branches of B.Sc. Life Science students viz. Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Life Science, Biotechnology, Genetics etc. 
  • Preparing students for careers in fields that require advanced knowledge of Molecular and Cellular Biology, in particular those that relate to human health and welfare.
  • Students will be acquainted with the concepts and applications of the Molecular and Cellular Biology related to human health, disease and treatment, differentiating it from the existing Biology program.
  • Programme Highlights
    • Advanced Subject Based on Current Research Trends
    • State-of-the-Art Laboratory Facility
    • Research Driven Course Curriculum
    • Students Specific Research Innovation Project During MSc
    • Collaboration with Industry for student training and research project
    • MSc Dissertation in collaboration with Top Academic Institute of India
    • Highly qualified, and experienced faculties in the respective domains
    Laboratory Research Facilities
    • Animal Tissue Culture
    • Plant Tissue Culture
    • Microbiology
    • Cell Biology
    • Molecular Biology
    • Immunotechniques
    • Bioseparation Technology
    • Cytogenetics
    • rDNA technology

Department of Food Processing and Technology

Food technology deals with various technologies employed from the time of harvest to the time of consumption of food products. The programme focuses on science of food, it’s processing, product development, storage, preservation, and packaging. It also deals with food safety, quality and distribution aspects considered till it reaches consumers.

Programmes offered

  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Food Processing and Technology
  • M.Sc. Food Science and Technology

B.Sc. (Hons.) Food Processing and Technology

B.Sc. (Hons.) in Food Processing and Technology is an undergraduate degree programme designed to create motivated, energetic and creative graduates to fill the roles of food quality control / quality assurance officers, production engineers, maintenance engineers, marketing executives and administrators. They can seek employment as teachers, professionals, independent practitioners/ consultants and entrepreneurs.


M.Sc. Food Science and Technology

M.Sc. Food Science and Technology is a postgraduate degree programme designed to create skilled personal suitable for academics, research and to meet industrial needs. Major courses in the programme includes Food Processing and Packaging, Food Additives and Preservatives, Food Chemistry, Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods, Food Quality & Sensory Analysis, Baking and Confectionery Technology, Millet Processing Technology Dairy Engineering and Fermentation technology.


Programme Highlights
  • Guest lectures
  • Industrial visits
  • Entrepreneurship development
  • Group projects for UG and PG students
  • Publication by students
  • Summer internship
  • Individual 6 month project for PG students

Laboratory Facilities
  • Food Processing
  • Food Technology
  • Biochemistry
  • Food Chemistry
  • Food Quality
  • Food Microbiology

Department of Allied Health Sciences

Programmes offered

  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Cardiac Care Technology (CCT)
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Dialysis Therapy Technology(DTT)
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Medical Radiology And Imaging Technology(MRIT)
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Optometry (Opt)
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Operation Theater Technology
  • Masters in Hospital Administration (MHA)
  • Masters in Public Health (MPH)

B.Sc (Honors)

  • Course duration : 3 years + 1 year internship
  • Total credits 146+48
  • Courses offered are core courses, ability enhancement courses and electives
  • Training in research and biostatistics
  • Student observer ship (clinical subjects) starts from 2nd semester
  • Training in well-equipped laboratories
  • Hands on training in tertiary care hospitals with state of art equipment and facilities
  • Training under highly qualified and experienced faculty
  • Scope of employment:
    1. In super specialty corporate hospitals in India abroad
    2. Academics and research to pursue M.Sc and PhD
  • Specialized training in soft skills has been incorporated into the programme to enable the students to remain relevant and competitive in the dynamic healthcare sector
  • With its research orientation, the programme further fosters creative thinking, critical analysis and innovation, thus contributing to the creation of a knowledge economy

  • Masters in Health Adminstration (MHA)

    • Two year full time programme
    • The graduates with a sound foundation in management, and a strong sense of business ethics and societal responsibility, can assume leadership roles to meet the unique and dynamic challenges of the healthcare sector not just locally, but in a global context
    • This programme offers the students a unique advantage of learning the basics of management , and gaining practical, hands-on experience in management of services in a state-of-the-art, tertiary super-specialty hospital under hospital administrators’ guidance and supervision to develop the necessary managerial skills
    • Specialized training in soft skills has been incorporated into the programme to enable the students to remain relevant and competitive in the dynamic healthcare sector
    • With its research orientation, the programme further fosters creative thinking, critical analysis and innovation, thus contributing to the creation of a knowledge economy

    • Masters in Public Health (MPH)

      • 2 years (4 semesters) programme
      • Field practice in both rural and urban areas
      • Training in two tertiary care hospitals with state of art equipment and facilities
      • Experience the organization of rural health camps
      • Learn the art of community orientation program while living in the rural community
      • Learn from Faculty with vast experience
      • Good employment opportunity in both private and public sector