University School of Biotechnology (USBT) was founded in 1999 keeping in mind the ever growing interest of world in biotechnology education, research and development based on national values, social awareness and conscience. The vision of USBT has been to impart learner-oriented education, research, demonstration and dissemination of knowledge to the needs of a sustainable society. University School of Biotechnology (USBT) is a constituent institute of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University.
USBT is equipped with advanced equipments costing over Rs. 5 crores and has been ranked first in terms of library and infrastructure, and an overall seventh in India by Cyber Media Research (publishers of biotech magazine Biospectrum). 2005 survey, it was ranked third in the country for B.Tech (Biotechnology) education. The USBT has research in different areas of biotechnology viz. plant tissue culture, animal tissue culture, genomics, proteomics, microbial technology and bioinformatics. USBT recently, acquired automatic DNA sequencer and FT-NIR facility also.
- Doctorate courses: Ph.D. Biotechnology
- Master’s Degree: M.Tech. + B.Tech Intergrated 5.5 years programme in Biotechnology
- Bachelor’s Degree: B.Tech. in Biotechnology
Placement Cell of University School of Biotechnology was established in 2008. Students after completing their B.Tech/M. Tech courses pursue higher educations. Most of them are selected in top national and international institutions of very high repute. Some of our students after completing their course has been placed in various reputed companies.
- Serum Institute of India
- Panacea Biotec
- Mahyco Monsanto
- Novo Nordisk
- Invitrogen Technologies
- Jubilant Organosys
- Reliance Life Sciences
- Indian Immunological
- Aventis Pharma
Head of Biotechnology: Prof. N. Raghuram
Address: Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Sector 16-C, Dwarka, New Delhi 110078.