Post Graduate and Research Department of Biotechnology




intro Contact
For all queries related to Admission and other details

Dr. M.S. Mohamed Jaabir

Associate Professor,
PG & Research Department of Biotechnology
National College (Autonomous),
Tiruchirapalli – 620 001.
Tamil Nadu, India
+91 9786425226 / +91 9514872917

Admissions Open @ National College for

Dual Programme

Online Application Submission

(1) M.Sc., Biotechnology + PGDCTM

(Clinical Trial Management & Regulatory Affairs)
100% Placement through Industrial Training and Recruitment
Not Just Theory, Everything is Hands-on Training


(2) Post Graduate Diploma in Bioprocess Technology (PGDBPT)

UGC Sponsored program for Industrial placement - Training in Fermentor, Animal Cell Culture based production and Advanced Analytical Instrument

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 and from different part of the country.
Because, Where you study MSc Biotechnology matters to build your dream-career

Programmes offered

Full-Time /


*M.Sc. Biotechnology

(with PG Dip. In Clinical Trial Management & Regulatory Affairs)
Full – Time
B.Sc., in any branches of life sciences such as Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Microbiology or Biotechnology
*PG Diploma in Bioprocess Technology (Sponsored by UGC, New Delhi)


(Part-Time for industry sponsored candidates)
M.Sc. in Biochemistry, Microbiology or Biotechnology

PG Diploma in Clinical Trial Management and Regulatory Affairs

(Training and certification by Consortium Clinical Research Pvt. Ltc., - 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

* dual / concurrent programmes with PG Diploma in Clinical Trial management and regulatory affairs.

Highlights of the Department

  • 24 X 7 Laboratory Facility
  • Not Just Theory, Everything is Hands-on Training  
  • Dual degree/diploma programs for 100 % placement with industry tie-up
  • Training in Fermentor Operations for Industrial placement
  • Hands-on training in Animal Cell Culture (most sophisticated lab under HEPA Filtration)
  • Opportunity to work in team for Stem Cell Therapy during therapy procedure in Hospital Operation Theatre (under special programme.)
  • Opportunity to present papers and obtain research paper authorship to help build Research Career
  • Curriculum based on UGC-CSIR JRF/NET exam syllabus
  • Special Coaching for NET / JRF Exam through-out study period (through tie-up with Biotecnika)
  • Access to e-library
  • Industrial tie-up for job assurance
  • Counseling to be aware of all employment opportunities, training and placement
  • Assignments to work in High End Instrumentation facility (NCIF)
  • Exposure to research activities through projects
  • Summer Projects and year-long project for paper publication
  • Exercises to excel in scientific paper presentation and discussions



Fig: Why Study MSc Biotechnology @ National College ?


Students participation:

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



All the faculties are doctorate degree holders and active researchers, from all areas of Life Science for holistic teaching and training at practical levels.

Major Research Projects on-going -03

Areas  under research – Stem Cell Culture and Therapy, Nutritional Biochemistry, Bioremediation, Nanotechnology, Geo-Biotechnology, Cognitive studies, Plant Tissue Culture and Bioinformatics. More than a crore has been attracted as funding from various Govt. Agencies in the last 3 years.

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 placement and training, you may call one of our Alumnus who got placed in Biocon, Bangalore – Mr. Kathiravan (+919578304820)

Laboratory facilities at National College

The Department has excellent facilities for teaching and research in Modern Biology and Biotechnology, namely, Animal Cell Culture (Exclusive and sophisticated Stem Cell Culture Laboratory), Plant Tissue Culture, Fermentation technology, Microbiology, Immunology, Environmental Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Genetic Engineering and Animal House.

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 M.Sc. / PGDBPT/ M.Phil. / Ph.D. Programme

    • Scanning Electron Microscope (Tescan - NCIF)
    • Fluorescent Spectrophotometer (Shimadzu - NCIF)
    • FT- Infra Red Spectrophotometer (Perkin-Elmer – NCIF)
    • Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer (Thermo - NCIF)
    • CO2 Incubators (Eppendorf)
    • Deep Freezer (-80 Deg. C)
    • Liquid Nitrogen Storage (Cryo) Facility
    • Flow cytometer (BD Biosciences)
    • ELISA Reader
    • Gas Chromatography – Mass Spectrophotometer (Bruker)
    • Bioreactors (Stirred-Tank/ Air-lift/ Photo-bioreactor/ Fluidized-Bed Reactors)
    • Gel Documentation System (BioRad)
    • HPLC system (Shimadzu)
    • Laminar Air flow hoods (#6)
    • Biosafety Class III Cabinet
    • Lyophilize
    • Luminometer
    • BOD Analyzer (Digital)
    • COD Analyzer (Digital)
    • Water quality analysis system
    • Western Blotting system
    • Variable volume micropipettes – Single Channel & Multi-channel system
    • Microscopes: Straight and Inverted with Camera & Imaging system
    • UV illumination chamber for chromatogram
    • PCR Thermal Cycler (Eppendorf)
    • Gel Electrophoresis Apparatus (Protein / DNA)
    • Refrigerated High Speed Centrifuges
    • UPS (20 KVA) with Battery Back-up
    • UV-Visible Double beam Spectrophotometers
    • UV Transilluminator
    • Water Filtration System (Millipore)

    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   

    Fee for MSc. (Dual Programme with PGDCTM):

    Rs. 28,000/- per semester (excluding exam fee and hostel fee)

    Residential facility:

    Excellent hostel facilities available for both boys and girls

    For further Details:
    Mobile: +91 9786425226
    Direct connection to Department - 0431-2480372 (10 am to 4 pm on all working days)





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