NATIONAL COLLEGE TIRUCHIRAPALLI MSc Biotech Admissions - 2020 through GAT-B | Scholarship Rs. 5000/- per Month



(Supported under the DBT – STAR College Scheme)

(Supported under the DBT- PG Teaching Programme)

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Admission Notification for MSc Biotechnology - 2020 – 2021

Under DBT support 

Admissions to


·      M.Sc., Biotechnologywith monthly stipend of Rs. 5000/-(DBT, Govt. of India - supported),

·       B.Sc. Biotechnology

B.Sc. Microbiology 


Programmes offered

Full-Time /



M.Sc. Biotechnology

(DBT, Govt. of India - supported)

Full – Time

B.Sc., in any branches of life sciences such as Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Microbiology or Biotechnology

B.Sc. Biotechnology / Microbiology

(3-years programme)

Full – Time

A pass in +2 with Physics, chemistry, biology (botany/zoology) and mathematics

M.Phil. Biotechnology

Both Full-Time / Part-Time

As per UGC norms

Ph.D. Biotechnology

Both Full-Time / Part-Time

As per UGC norms

Find out why Learning Biotechnology @ National College is an Unique Experience.

Highlights of the Department

·         DBT curriculum for comprehensive training

·         Rs. 5000/- as fellowship per month for students admitted through GAT-Biotechnology

·         Low fee structure (less than Rs. 50,000/- for two years)

·         Experienced faculty and research environment

·         24 X 7 Laboratory Facility& Hands-on training with internship opportunities

·         Training in Fermentor Operations and allied areas

·         Hands-on training in Animal Cell Culture (Class 1000 clean room facility)

·         Training in Advanced Analytical Equipment of industry-placement (SEM, GCMS, HPLC, AAS, FT-IR, X-Ray Diffraction, Flow Cytometer, TGA etc.)

·         Guidance for career building including Clinical Embryology 

For DBT supported MSc Programme and further details, visit:

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.    X-Ray Crystallography

9.    Thermal Gravimetric Analyser

10.  ELISA Plate Reader

11.  Gas Chromatograpy – Mass Spectrophotometer (Bruker)

12.  Bioreactors (Stirred-Tank/ Air-lift/ Photo-bioteactor/ Fluidized-Bed Reactors)

13.  Gel Documentation System (BioRad)

14.  HPLC system (Shimadzu)

15.  Laminar Air flow hoods

16.  Biosafety Class III Cabinet

17.  Rotary Water Evaporator

18.  Luminometer

19.  Lyophilizer

20.  BOD Analyzer (Digital)

21.  COD Analyzer (Digital)

22.  Water quality analysis system

23.  Western Blotting system

24.  Variable volume micropipettes – Single Channel & Multi-channel system

25.  Microscopes: Straight and Inverted with Camera & Imaging system

26.  UV illumination chamber for chromatogram

27.  PCR Thermal Cycler (Eppendorf)

28.  Gradient PCR

29.  Gel Electrophoresis Apparatus (Protein / DNA)

30.  Refrigerated High Speed Centrifuges

31.  UPS (20 KVA) with Battery Back-up

32.  UV-Visible Double beam Spectrophotometers

33.  UV Transilluminators

34.  HPTLC Chamber and Documentation System

35.  Water Filtration System (Millipore)

36.  Anaerobic Chambers

37.  Core cutting technology / analysis

38.  Water Analysis facility 

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