Department of Biotechnology

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

The Department of Biotechnology was started in 2002. It is a DST CURIE, DST-FIST and UGC-Non-SAP sponsored Department. The Department is equipped with sophisticated instrument like GC-MS, HPLC, Multiplex PCR, FTIR,XRD and many more. The faculties of the Department operate many funded projects in special area of research like Mycotechnology, Environmental Science, Microbiology and Microbial genetics and they are operated in state of art laboratories. Additionally Department has exclusive general lab for Plant Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Animal Biotechnology and Nanoscience. The mission of the Department is to provide academic training and conduct research in the interdisciplinary areas of biotechnology with a particular emphasis on extending the knowledge generated from these studies towards the development of technologies of commercial significance.

M.Sc Biotechnology-CO      M.Sc Botany-CO      M.Sc Biotechnology-PEO,POs and PSOs      M.Sc Botany-PEO,POs and PSOs

FACULTY MEMBERS

m Dr. A. Usha Raja Nanthini Professor & Head
a Dr. C.Thamarai Selvi Assistant Professor
z Dr. M.Razia Assistant Professor
o Dr. D. Illakkiam Assistant Professor

 

Dr. Anjana Surendran

Guest Faculty

 

Dr. M. Pradeepa

Guest Faculty

 

Dr.N.Geetha

Professor,Relieved from the University on 30.11.2016, Working at Bharathiar University, Coimbatore

 

Dr.Mary Selvam Kavitha.V.J

Assistant Professor,Relieved from the University on 11.05.2017(Expired)

Syllabus for PG-Common Papers(From 2021-2022)  Computer Skills for Web Designing and Video Editing     Women Empowerment

M.Sc Biotechnology      Fee Structure     Syllabus(from 2018-2019)    Syllabus (from 2021-2022)

M.Sc Botany       Fee Structure    Syllabus (from 2018-2019)    Syllabus (from 2021-2022)

Syllabus for M.Phil-Common Paper(From 2021-2022)  Professional Skills

M.Phil Botany      Fee Structure     Syllabus(from 2018-2019)    Syllabus (from 2021-2022)

M.Phil Biotechnology       Fee Structure    Syllabus(from 2018-2019)    Syllabus (from 2021-2022)

Ph.D in Biotechnology      Fee Structure   Research Methodology Syllabus(Entrance Exam)   Research Methodology Syllabus(Course Work Exam)   Common Paper Syllabus(Course Work Exam)    Area Paper Syllabus(Course Work Exam)

M.Sc Biotechnology [5 Years Integrated Course]      Fee Structure     Syllabus

M.Sc Biotechnology [5 Years Integrated Course]-All Semesters-Part I-Tamil(year 2020)         Syllabus

M.Sc Biotechnology [5 Years Integrated Course]-All Semesters-Part I-Tamil(year 2021)         Syllabus

M.Sc Biotechnology [5 Years Integrated Course]-IV Semester-Value Added Programme-Computer Applications in Business         Syllabus

Diploma in Mushroom Technology       Fee Structure

Diploma in Waste Management       Fee Structure     Syllabus

Certificate Course in Biofertilizer and Vermi Compost Technology      Fee Structure

S.No Project Title Name of the Principal Investigator/ Co Investigator (if applicable) Name of the Funding Agency Year of Award Funds provided (INR in lakhs) Duration of the project
1

Ecofriendly treatment of potable water in Kodaikanal Hills-Tribal Areas

Dr.C.Thamaraiselvi

UGC 2013 2.64 2013-2017
2

Select Candidate Gene Polymorphisim In Associated With Oestophorosis In South Indian Women With Special Reference Tribal Population Of Kodaikanal

Dr. Mary Selvam Kavitha

UGC 2015 9.95 2015-2018
3

Development of Nematode based biopesticides formulation for sustainable agriculture.

Dr. M.Razia

DST SERB 2016 11 2016-2018
4

Environmental Awareness creation and effective conversion of solid waste into bio-resource using mule dung in tribal areas- Kodaikanal”.

Dr.C.Thamaraiselvi

TNSCST 2017 4.5 2017-2019
5

Identification of Potential anti-dermatophytic essential oils among the fifteen Eucalyptus species in Palani Hills.

Dr.A UshaRaja Nanthini

TNSCST 2017 10.62 2017-2020
6

Identification, Barcoding of Palani Hills Basidiomycetes and Mycosynthesis of biodegradable packing material alternative to Sytrofoam.

Dr.A UshaRaja Nanthini

DST-SSTP 2018 106.72 2018-2021
7

Technology Demonstration and Dissemination on Mushroom cultivation and training

Dr.A UshaRaja Nanthini

TNSCST 2019 4 2019-2022

Facility available

SPECIAL FEATURES OF THE DEPARTMENT
1. Fluorescence Microscope 2. Gel Documentation Unit 3. GC-MS INSTRUMEMTS 4. BIO RAD THERMAL CYCLER 5. ANIMAL HOUSE FACILITY 6. Mycology Unit

PROJECT TITLE PROJECT TYPE TIME DURATION DETAILS
P.G M.Sc Botany Hi
P.G M.Sc Biotechnology Hi
M.Phil M.Phil Botany Hi
M.Phil M.Phil Biotechnology Hi
Ph.D Ph. D in Biotechnology Hi
NAME OF THE ALUMNI YEAR PLACEMENT
G.PRECILLA JANSI RANI 2005-2008 ABC DIRECTOR, UK
G.SHEELA 2005-2008 ABC DIRECTOR, UK
G.SHANTHI 2005-2008 ABC DIRECTOR, UK
G.KUMUTHA 2005-2008 ABC DIRECTOR, UK
G.ANITHA SHEELA 2005-2008 ABC DIRECTOR, UK

Placement

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