National College MSc Biotech Admissions 2017

Admissions to 

 • M.Sc., Biotechnology, 
• P.G. Dip. in Bioprocess Technology (PGDBPT) 
• P.G. Dip. in Analytical Techniques (PGAT) 

National College 
(Autonomous) (Established in 1919) 
(Nationally Re-Accredited with ‘A+’ Grade by NAAC) (College with Potential for Excellence – UGC) 
Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu. Pin – 620 001. 

We encourage admission of students from different Majors  

Programmes offered
Full-Time /
M.Sc. Biotechnology
Full – Time
B.Sc., in any branches of life sciences such as Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Microbiology or Biotechnology
PG Diploma in Analytical Techniques
(Specifically for Industry-oriented Job openings)
Training at Biotechnology & NCIF -  National College.
Concurrent programme with M.Sc., Biotechnology
B.Sc. / M.Sc. in Biotechnology / Microbiology / Zoology / Biochemistry / Botany
PG Diploma in Bioprocess Technology (Sponsored by UGC, New Delhi)
Full-Time /
Concurrent programme with
M.Sc. in Biochemistry, Microbiology or Biotechnology
PG Diploma in Clinical Trial Management and Regulatory Affairs
(Training and certification by Consortium Clinical Research Pvt. Ltd., - Clinical Research Industry Partner)
Part-Time & Concurrent programme with M.Sc., Biotechnology
B.Sc., in Zoology, Biochemistry, Microbiology or Biotechnology
M.Phil. Biotechnology
Both Full-Time / Part-Time
As per UGC norms
Ph.D. Biotechnology
Both Full-Time / Part-Time
As per UGC norms

Highlights of the Department 

• 24 X 7 Laboratory Facility
• Dual degree/diploma programs for 100% placement with industry tie-up
• Training in Fermentation Technology
• Hands-on training in Animal Cell Culture (Class 1000 clean room facility)
• Opportunity to present papers in conferences
• Access to e-library
• Industrial tie-up for job assurance
• Time-to-Time Counseling to choose suitable career
• Practical training in High End Instrumentation facility
• Indulgence and Exposure to research activities in on-going funded research projects
• Summer Projects every semester to consolidate for main project and paper publication
• Exercises to excel in scientific paper presentation and discussions

Students participation: in organizing and demonstrating Workshops in Bioprocess Technology, Animal Cell Culture, Molecular Biology Techniques and Enzyme Technology.

Faculty From all areas of Life Science for holistic teaching and understanding at practical levels. 

Student Placement Programmes& Placement Record Students are assisted in placement for On-Campus and Off-Campus recruitements. All our students are placed in reputed industries and institutes with 100 % placement record. For opinion on teaching and training, you may call any of our Alumnus who got placed in reputed industries such as Biocon, Bangalore, Oasis, Hyderabad etc.

Mr. Kathiravan, Biocon, Bangalore (+919578304820)
Mr. A. Shamsheerali (+918072312970), Chief Embryologist, Oasis Fertility Centre, Hyderabad & Vijayawada. Jesintha - 9994413434 Durgadevi – 9944777299 Sebastin – 9698793131

Mr. A. Mansoor (National Institute of Immunology , New Delhi) - 9999763365 

Ragul - 9698672143

Laboratory facilities at National College The Department has excellent facilities for teaching and research in Modern Biology and Biotechnology, namely, Animal Cell Culture (Class 1000 Clean Room Facility), Plant Tissue Culture, Fermentation technology, Microbiology, Immunology, Environmental Biotechnology, Bioinformatics and Genetic Engineering.

Exclusive Facility for Geo-Biotechnology is available in the Department, exploring new avenues in the areas of Geological time scale research using molecular biological tools.

Exclusive Centre for Training in Research / Industrial Equipment Facility (NCIF) The department houses every facility for the teaching and learning of Biotechnology from PG level up to research level with an exclusive National College Instrumentation Facility (NCIF) which is equipped with Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy (AAS), Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrophotometer (GC-MS), FT-Infra Red Spectrophotometer and Fluorescent Spectrophotometer.

 Major Facilities for PG Dip./M.Sc. / M.Phil. / Ph.D. Programme 

1. Scanning Electron Microscope (Tescan - NCIF)
2. Fluorescent Spectrophotometer (Shimadzu - NCIF)
3. FT- Infra Red Spectrophotometer (Perkin-Elmer – NCIF)
4. Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer (Thermo - NCIF)
5. CO2 Incubators (Eppendorf)
6. Deep Freezer (-80C)
7. Flow cytometer (BD Biosciences)
8. ELISA Plate Reader 9. Gas Chromatograpy – Mass Spectrophotometer (Bruker)
10. Bioreactors (Stirred-Tank/ Air-lift/ Photo-bioteactor/ Fluidized-Bed Reactors)
11. Gel Documentation System (BioRad) 12. HPLC system (Shimadzu)
13. Laminar Air flow hoods (#6)
14. Biosafety Class III Cabinet
15. Rotary Water Evaporator 16. Luminometer
17. Lyophilizer
18. BOD Analyzer (Digital)
19. COD Analyzer (Digital)
20. Water quality analysis system
21. Western Blotting system
22. Variable volume micropipettes – Single Channel & Multi-channel system
23. Microscopes: Straight and Inverted with Camera & Imaging system
24. UV illumination chamber for chromatogram
25. PCR Thermal Cycler (Eppendorf)
26. Gradient PCR
27. Gel Electrophoresis Apparatus (Protein / DNA)
28. Refrigerated High Speed Centrifuges
29. UPS (20 KVA) with Battery Back-up
30. UV-Visible Double beam Spectrophotometers
31. UV Transilluminators
32. HPTLC Chamber and Documentation System
33. Water Filtration System (Millipore)
34. Anaerobic Chambers 35. Core cutting facilities
36. Water Analysis facility

Major Research Projects on-going - 07 

MoU’s signed for students’ training and employment
1. MoU for Concurrent Diploma in Clinical Trial Management and Regulatory Affairs
2. MoU for Concurrent Diploma in Stem Cell Culture Technician – a paramedical Programme

Residential facility: Excellent separate hostel facilities available for both boys and girls

For further Details: 

Talk to our Student Counselor for career advice

Mobile:+91 9786425226 / 98652 68433 /98940 58524
Direct connection to Department - 0431-2480372

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