Faculty Profile

Name of Faculty Designation Qualification NET/SLET/Other DOJ Photograph
Ms. Shweta A. Bhatt Asst. Prof. M.Sc. Ph.D. Pursuing 07/06/2008
Dr. Nutan Prakash Asst. Prof. M.Sc./M.Phill   28/06/2008
Dr. Ravi Ranjankumar Ravi Asst. Prof. M.Sc./M.Phill   30/06/2008
Ms. Leena V. Ambasana Asst. Prof. M.Sc. Ph.D. Pursuing 14/07/2010
Mr. Praveen S. Gupta Asst. Prof. M.Sc. CSIR NET
Ph.D. Pursuing
14/02/2011
Mr. Gunjan J. Mehta Asst. Prof. M.Sc. Ph.D. Pursuing 01/07/2011
Dr. Preetam P. joshi Asst. Prof. M.Sc./Ph.D.   19/07/2012
Dr. Ragini Raghav Asst. Prof. M.Tech./Ph.D.   01/08/2016
Ms. Aarti K. Patel Asst. Prof. M.Sc. Ph.D. Pursuing 10/11/2016
Dr. Shivani M. Patel HOD /
Asso. Prof.
M.Sc./Ph.D.   01/06/2000
Name of Faculty Department Designation DOJ DOR
Mr. Anilkumar Singh Biotechnology Assistant Professor 16/02/2012 20/07/2018
About the Department

The Department of Biotechnology offers graduate, postgraduate and Ph. D programmes which imparts fundamental as well as real world problem solving approach to its students for the development and betterment of the society.

Best Practices at Department

Over last decade the Department of Biotechnology has engaged students in various beneficial and innovative activities such as Lab to Land, Periodical Newsletters, Creative Assignments, STAR Projects, and Internship Programmes at campus, Earn While You Learn scheme, Research Proposal Writing and SOP preparation for various laboratory instruments.

Department Highlights/Exclusive

The department facilitates students with an enormous infrastructure to enable nearly five hundred students each year to learn and explore various aspects of biotechnology with the aid of several sophisticated instruments and techniques.

We are pioneer in exposing students to Plant Tissue Culture, Bioinformatics and Animal Tissue Culture techniques in the Saurashtra region of Gujarat. We motivate the students to aim for sustainable development by encouraging recycling of waste into useful products such as Recycled Paper and Flowers' preparation from agriculture waste.

 

CAREER GUIDANCE AND PLACEMENT CELL

Department of Biotechnology is proactively engaged in student placement and pre-placement training. Department has organized several pre-placement training programmes in association with training and placement cell of the institute. The institute has signed a MOU with MNCs like Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd., Ahmedabad for student training and placements. Many alumni of the department have served in these MNCs at high level positions for years which, have built reputation of this institute as epicentre of skilled human resource.

Major recruiters at Department of Biotechnology include Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd., Ahmedabad, Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Ahmedabad, Sun Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Baroda, Reliance Life sciences, Mumbai, TATA Consultancy (TCS) Ltd., Gandhinagar, Sarjan Biotech. Pvt. Ltd., Bhuj, Span Diagnostics, Surat, Excel Cropcare Ltd., Mumbai, Claris Pharmaceuicals Ltd., Ahmedabad, Amneal Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Ahmedabad, Enzene Bioscience, Pune, Adani Masala Pvt. Ltd, Rajkot, Oceanic food ltd., Jamnagar, GVK- EMRI, Ahmedabad and many more. Our students have also joined several academic organizations for teaching and research career. Department has catered the need of skilled human resource for industries and organizations from the sectors like Biopharmaceutical, Healthcare, Agriculture, Food, Environmental Management, Information Technology with more than 50% candidates opting for a career in industry and academics.

Placement records of PG Students:

Year Progression

To Higher Studies

Company Academics Entrepreneur

or Family Business

Competitive Exam Preparation Job Seeker
2013-2014 19% 25% 31% 5% 20% -
2014-2015 5% 54% 31% - 10% -
2015-2016 25% 15% 40% 5% 15% -
2016-2017 22% 24% 22% 12% 20% -
2017-2018 10% 15% 25% 15% 35% -

Contribution of department for the placement and training of students:

YEAR COMPANY No. of Students Selected
2013-2014 Oceanic Food ltd., Jamnagar 1
St. Xavier College, Ahmedabad 1
Lupin, Pune 1
Shree M. & N. Virani Science College, Rajkot 2
Glenmark Pharmaceutical Ltd 1
Somnath Academy, Gir Somnath 1
Sigma Educational Network, Porbandar 1
Balaji Wafers Pvt Ltd, Rajkot 1
Total 9
2014-2015 Modi School, Rajkot 1
Civil Hospital, Lab technichian, Gandhidham, Kutch 1
Zydus Cadila, Ahmedabad 1
Sola Civil Hospital, Lab Technician, Gandhinagar 1
Dedicated Academy Pvt. Ltd, Rajkot 1
Sola Civil Hospital, Lab Technician, Gandhinagar 1
Zydus Cadila, Ahmedabad 1
Allen Career Academy, Ahmedabad 1
Amneal Pharmaseuticals, Ahmedabad 1
School of Science(SOS), Rajkot 1
Total 10
2015-2016 R. K. University, Rajkot 1
MBRC, Jamnagar 1
CSMCRI, Bhavnagar 1
Ishan Bio Pvt. Ltd., Ahmedabad 1
Swastik School, Rajkot 1
Anhox helath care, Rajkot 1
Dholakiya School, Rajkot 1
Dept. of Botany, Shree M. & N. Virani Science College, Rajkot 1
R. K. University, Rajkot 1
School teacher, Chotila 1
MSN Labs, Rajkot 1
Total 11
2016-2017 Adani Masala Pvt. Ltd, Rajkot. 1
Sarvoday Science College, Rajkot 1
Gardi Vidyapeeth, Rajkot 1
Zydus Cadila Ltd, Rajkot 4
PGVCL, Govt. of Gujarat 1
Abott Ltd., Rajkot 1
Shree M. & N. Virani Science College, Rajkot. 1
Enzene Bioscience, Pune 1
Aastha Science School, Jasdan 1
Total 12
2017-2018 GVK EMRI 02
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Ahmedabad 01