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The Department of Biotechnology at Indira Gandhi University, Meerpur (Rewari), Haryana (IGU) was established in 2019 to facilitate and fulfil the needs of higher education in this particular industry and research driven science for the aspiring students of Haryana and from other parts of the country also. At Present, the Department of Biotechnology, IGU at university campus offers two programmes; PhD and M.Sc. in Biotechnology. The Department of Biotechnology strive to provide the best teaching and training to the students in the field of biotechnology and to achieve them global recognition in education, and research. Major thrust is in the areas of Antimicrobial Studies, Medical Diagnostics/ Infectious Diseases, Bio-nanotechnology, Drug Delivery System, and Vaccine Development. The department provide interactive teaching and learning a number of events like science quiz competitions, extension lectures, seminars and Industrial trips. Students qualify NET-JRF, GATE and other competitive examinations on regular basis.

Faculty Members

 Name and CVDesignationResearch AreaEmail

Dr. Ramesh Kumar 


Associate Professor & Chairperson

Antimicrobial Studies

Medical Diagnostics/ Infectious Diseases


Drug Delivery System

Vaccine Development








Mode of Admission

M.Sc. (Biotechnology)





2 Years


Bachelor’s degree with 50% marks (47.5% marks in SC/ST candidate of Haryana) marks in B.SC. with Botany, Genetics, Zoology, Biochemistry, Microbiology or Biotechnology as one of the main subject.

Entrance Test

PhD (Biotechnology)







Research Scholar


17.11.2022Industrial trip to United Breweries Limited
07-09.06.2022Environment and Biodiversity conservation week
27.05.2022Extension lecture by Dr. J.P Dabas, Principal Scientist, IARI, New Delhi on the topic “Food for all: Biotech is catering”
27.04.2022An online interview was held in Department of Biotechnology for M.Sc. students for the job role of program coordinator/ Assistant managing editor by Pulsus Health Tech LLP 27th April, 2022. Four students were selected in the interview.
01.11.2021Induction program for the session 2021-22