Biotechnology, as word indicates, is the combination of biology and technology. It has emerged as the most eminent branch among different technologies of 21st century. In recent years the biotechnology created enormous opportunities, for the manipulation of biological system, for the benefit of mankind. It has also influenced almost every sector of humanity and has vast potentials to unveil new technologies. Biotechnology has been proved the world’s fastest growing technology.
UG Courses :
- In Holkar Science College, the Biotechnology department was established in July 2001 for the promotion of courses of Biotechnology as one of the subjects at UG level.
- In the session 2002-03 Bioinformatics along with Biotechnology was also introduced at graduation level.
PG Courses :
- In 2006-07, PG courses were started in affiliation with Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore.
Post PG Courses :
- In the year 2011-12 M.Phil. Biotechnology was also introduced .
In addition to regular (UG and PG) courses and research, the department has made significant contribution in making the experimental techniques (Biochemistry, Hematology and Immunology) available to teachers of various colleges through workshops and other means.