About The Department
Centre for Biotechnology Studies was established in 2009, which later-on became Department of Biotechnology in 2011. It aims to familiarise the students of Life science departments of J.B. College to the modern biological interventions.
In 2012, the department was recognised by the Dibrugarh University to run Biotechnology as a core (pass) subject at B.Sc. level. Any student with bright academic career and who opt for Botany or Zoology as their Major subject can select Biotechnology as their pass course subject.
The Biotechnology department is supported by the generous fund provided by the DST, under the DST FIST programme. The studentsí research activities as well as the routine laboratory activities of the department are further supported by the Institutional Biotech Hub Programme of the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), GoI.
For the students of the department, time to time workshops and orientation programmes are conducted under the supervision of eminent scientists and faculty members of the host as well as nearby research institutes.
Students of the College are trained to carry out their research projects under the guidance of this department. Students have presented their research activities in different national and international seminars across Assam. Also, the major students of Botany and Zoology are trained to carry out their biotechnology practicals in this department.
Mission: a. To introduce students with the modern advancements in Biology and its allied subjects. b. To prepare students for competitive admission process for higher education. c. To introduce research aptitude in the students.
Vision: Be a nationally recognized Biotechnology department that attracts and rewards the outstanding students of the North Eastern region.