Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University
Approved Under 12(b) & 2(f) of UGC Act 1956
Ranked 85th in Engineering Universities/Institutes and Top 100 Business Schools in National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF 2019) declared by MHRD, Govt. of India.

12062020 news

In recognition of the excellent work being done at the School of Biotechnology, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, DBT-HRD Task Force, Department of Biotechnology, GoI under scheme during the 15th Financial Commission (2020-21 to 2024-25) has granted permission for DBT Support for enrolling ten students in the Masters Program in Biotechnology. The proposal was prepared and defended by Dr. Sharada M. Potukuchi, Associate Prof. & Head as Coordinator and Dr. Rakesh Kumar, Asst. Prof. as Co-coordinator from School of Biotechnology under the guidance and leadership of Padmashri Prof. R.K. Sinha, Hon'ble Vice Chancellor and cooperation of Prof. V.K. Bhat, Dean Faculty of Sciences and Dr. Sumeet Gupta, Dean, Academic Affairs of the University.

The students, under this scheme will be admitted to the M.Sc.(biotechnology) program at SMVDU based on the rank obtained by them in the GAT-B 2020 Exam (Graduate Aptitude Test for Biotechnology), being conducted this year by the Regional Center for Biotechnology, Faridabad as a computer-based test across the country at various centres. The details of the GAT-B 2020 exam can be obtained at . A student aspiring for admission to the M.Sc.(biotechnology) program at SMVDU under this scheme will be required to obtain a valid Rank in the GAT-B 2020 exam and also fill the Application form at SMVDU for being considered for admission based on the rank obtained. Dr. Sharda disclosed that the 10 students admitted in M.Sc. in Biotechnology DBT-supported program at SMVDU, will be eligible for a monthly stipend of Rs. 5000/- as per DBT & University rules. She also disclosed that the fee structure for the students admitted under this scheme is highly subsidized in accordance with DBT guidelines for the Scheme.

Prof. R.K. Sinha, Vice Chancellor Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, congratulated Dr. Sharda and the faculty members of the School of Biotechnology for this achievement and exhorted them to continuously work towards achieving greater levels of excellence in teaching and research. It is pertinent to note that recently Shri Mata Vaishno Devi university was ranked 71st in the World, by Times Higher Education Impact Ranking 2020 under the SDG 07 category and was Ranked 4th in the country under the same category. SMVDU is already ranked 84th in the Engineering Institutions category of NIRF 2019 and continues to be the only Engineering institution from J&K to be ranked in this category while its ranked among the Top 100 Institutions in the category of Management institutions by NIRF 2019.

School of Biotechnology at SMVDU, Katra is striving towards developing a platform for research and education in the field of biotechnology at par with international standards. It aims to develop research abilities amongst students with an aptitude to serve local, national and international issues in the field of life sciences. Through mutual cooperation between Faculty and students we aspire to bring in quality of life through developing and imparting knowledge in the field of life-sciences and embracive technologies.

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