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Biochemistry

Biochemistry

The Department of Biochemistry was started in 2001 offering undergraduate programme in BSc Biochemistry and later upgraded as a Post Graduate department in the year 2013. The B.Sc. Biochemistry Programme offered by the department comes under Choice Based Credits and Semester System (CBCSS) with Botany and Chemistry as complementary subjects. We also offer Open Course in Lifestyle Diseases and Certificate Courses in First Aid, Nutrition and Food Safety, etc. The department has over 140 members including 4 permanent faculties, 2 guest faculties, 1 lab assistant, more than 30 Post Graduate students and over 95 B.Sc. students. The department lab is equipped with facilities for Biochemistry, Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Biology experiments. The department initiated a series of lectures under the title “ARETE” to discuss the recent challenges and advancements in the field. To inculcate social values and responsibilities among the students, the programmes like blood grouping and blood donation camp are organised annually. Our department offers a pleasant environment for knowledge acquisition, research and individual growth. The Department can claim the expertise and service of highly qualified teachers/academicians who are actively involved in research in different areas of Biochemistry. The areas of research focus include Phytochemistry, Pharmacognosy, Antioxidant studies, Antimicrobial studies and Molecular Biology.

ProgrammesDurationEligibilityIntake
BSc Bio - Chemistry 6 Semesters +2 or its Equivalent 28
MSc Bio - Chemistry 4 Semesters BSc Bio - Chemistry 12

Staff List of Biochemistry

Head of the Department

Dr. LATHA B

Assistant Professor & HOD