About Himalayan School of Bio Sciences
Himalayan School of Bio Sciences (HSBS) is a biotechnology college under Swami Rama Himalayan University. Located within the university campus at Dehradun, Uttarakhand, it is one of the top bioscience colleges in the region renowned for its undergraduate programs in microbiology and biotechnology. Apart from the undergraduate programs, it offers a number of postgraduate programs, including, one on environmental science.
Infrastructure and facilities The campus of Swami Rama Himalayan University, where the college is located, is a beautiful one with lush green surroundings and a lot of open space. The buildings are the most modern and aesthetically built. Among the facilities available are students' hostels, residential facilities for faculty and staff, an in-house canteen & cafeteria, a modern auditorium, and a rich fleet of 59 vehicles that includes 17 luxury buses and 7 ambulances. Other facilities include a gymnasium, parks, a stationery shop, a bank, ATM, laundry services, a tailoring shop and a guest house for parents and guests.
The students have access to the university's central library, which is a spacious one with 2400 sq.m of space and a seating capacity for 425 students. The library has a rich collection of books, foreign and Indian journals and remote access to a host of e-journals.
The college has advanced research facilities. It has state-of-the-art laboratories focusing on research, practical learning, skill development and innovation. The instrumentations in these labs are the most advanced and sophisticated. Apart from the lectures and practical sessions in the laboratories, the students are exposed to seminars, workshops, industrial visits, field projects, research-based projects and guest lectures by experts from the biotech industry. The college follows a choice-based credit system (CBCS) of education, where every student has the right to choose his/her courses depending upon the credit value of each course.
With its aim to provide the best education to its students, every faculty employed by the college holds a doctoral degree and are drawn from both academics and the biotech industry.
The college provides placement assistance to its graduating students. There is a dedicated placement cell in the college with a good rapport with the industry and research institutions. Students are provided with 100% summer internship projects. Some of the organizations, where students have been placed are Patanjali Foods Limited, Central Silk Research Board, Natural Herbs & Formulations Ltd, Kuick Research, Akums Drugs & Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Biological E Ltd, East African (India) Overseas Unit Ltd, and so on. Among its other achievements are scholarships won by its students for higher studies at the Indian Insitute of Science (IISc) Bangalore, Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (IITR) Lucknow and BARC Mumbai.
Admissions For queries regarding admissions, prospective candidates may reach the college by visiting the official website and enquiring online.
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