From the Desk of the Head
Welcome to the Post Graduate Department of Biosciences, a unique lush green campus nurtured with an abundant Floral and Faunal Biodiversity through the efforts of Staff and Students.
It is a quiet and peaceful kind of mini forest campus located about 2km away from city Post graduate Department of Biosciences is one of the oldest Departments of Sardar Patel University. Established in 1958 as Department of Botany, the Department has flourished and diversified in last six decades as Biosciences, imparting higher education in the area of modern Biology viz. Botany, Biochemistry, Microbiology and Zoology, both, grant-in-aid and self financed and Biotechnology as self financed program. Department also offers Ph. D. Programs in these subjects. The admissions are through transparent University process.
The faculty is a fine blend of experienced and young enthusiastic teachers, igniting student minds with the interdisciplinary nature of Biological Sciences leading to their development as future academicians and scientists.
The Departmental infrastructure has well equipped class rooms and laboratories for M. Sc. and research students, Central Instrumentation facility housing sophisticated instruments, computer and Bioinformatics lab, library, animal house, and Botanical Garden. It also has a canteen.
The faculty members are actively engaged in research on various areas of Biological sciences and also interdisciplinary areas. Large amounts of funding is received over years from various research funding agencies due to the efforts of our past and present faculty members. Department has successfully completed UGC-DRS, SAP, COSIST, DST-FIST and DBT-Centre of Excellence programmes, UGC-Center of Advanced Study, and DST-FIST programmes.
The Department is committed to provide best learning ecosystem for overall development of young minds looking for developing into good professionals in Biological Sciences as well as good human beings!
Dr. Ujjval Trivedi