The Department of Biosciences began its scholastic journey way back in 1958. Over the years the Department has crossed several milestones. These are:

1958  Establishment of Department of Botany (in V. P. Mahavidyalaya)
1972Inauguration of the Building of Botany Department (Adjacent to Administrative                       Office of   the University) 
1977  Rechristening of Botany Department as the Department of Biosciences
1977 - 91 M. Sc. in Life Sciences
1978    M. Sc. in Microbiology
1981  UGC – DRS Programme
1987   M. Sc.  in Biochemistry
1992   M. Sc.  in Zoology
1995  UGC- DRS Phase-I
1998 M. Sc.  in Biotechnology
2001 DST-FIST (Phase - I) Level - I
 2004 DBT-sponsored Post-graduate course in Industrial Biotechnology
2005  UGC-sponsored Post-graduate course in Bioinformatics  (in collaboration   with  Computer Science Department)
 2005  Inauguration of B. R. Doshi School of Biosciences 
2007UGC – SAP (DSA) Phase – II
 2009   DST – FIST (Phase – II) Level I (B & C)
2010  DBT – Centre of Excellence
2015 UGC – Centre of Advanced Study (Bioresource Technology)

The Department’s journey continues………..