The Department offers a Masters course in Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology.
The Department also offers M Phil and Ph D programmes. Major areas of research include:
(i) Novel plant genes and regulation of their expression
(ii) Photobiology and signal transduction,
(iii) Transgenics for crop improvement,
(iv) Stress molecular biology,
(v) Plant – virus interactions
(vi) Plant biotechnology for human health, and
(vii) Rice, tomato and wheat genomics.
Eligibility Conditions for Admission:
Admission to the Master of Science in Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (PMBB) involves a written entrance examination followed by an interview. Candidates are called for interview based on performance in written examination and the final selection is based on the combined performance in written exam and the interview.
No of Seats:
The total numbers of seats (including reserved seats) for M.Sc. are 12. *