Amity Institute of Biotechnology, Lucknow PG Diploma admissions-2020

Amity Institute of Biotechnology, Amity University Lucknow Campus is offering Post Graduate Diploma Program. Admission for the Academic Year 2020-2021 is open. Interested candidates can apply for the same. To get complete programme details on eligibility, application procedure etc. read this article.

About the Institute

Amity Institute of Biotechnology, Amity University Lucknow Campus is a premier institute which is providing education and research facilities in the field of Biotechnology, Microbiology, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Agricultural Biotechnology etc. The institute is aimed at the development of a strong relationship between academia and industry and provides the best education in biotechnology and genetic engineering. Institute has well-equipped laboratories. Through industry-oriented education and training, the institute is imparting skills and knowledge among students.

Program details

Name of Course: Post Graduate Diploma in Agriculture Biotechnology: Tissue Culture Raised Plant Material

Sponsorship of Programme: The programme will be sponsored by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, New Delhi.

Program code: PGDAB 111238

Intake capacity: There are a total of 20 seats. Seat reservation will be done as per the rules prescribed by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India.

Course certification: The PG Diploma programme in Agriculture Biotechnology is running under Skill Development Program with the aim of "Earn While You Learn'" as the students will be provided scholarship during the programme tenure. The course is certified by 'Life Science Sector Skill Development Council.'

Scholarship: A scholarship of INR 10,000 will be provided monthly to all the selected students during the whole programme duration of one-year.

Program duration: One year (Academic session-2020-21)

Program Fee: INR 20,000 per semester

Eligibility criteria:

The candidates who wish to get admission in PG Diploma programme must have passed Master degree in Botany/Plant Science/ Life Science/ Biotechnology/ Agriculture Science or B.Tech in Biotechnology with 55% aggregate marks from any recognised University.

How to apply

  • To apply for the PG Diploma programme, the applicant must check the website of Amity University Lucknow Campus and read all the instructions carefully.
  • The candidate can fill online application by visiting the official website.
  • First, the candidate should fill application form online.
  • Then, softcopy of class 10th mark sheet and recent colour passport size photograph.
  • In this step, all the required documents are to be uploaded.
  • Thereafter, online fee payment is to be done online either via debit or credit card. Application fee is INR 1100.

Important Note: Due to COVID-19 humanitarian ground, application form fee of Rs. 1100 fully is waived ( not to be paid) as a COVID-19 humanitarian measure.

Last date to apply: August 31, 2020.

Course structure

1st Semester

Core Courses
  1. Basic Plant Tissue Culture Techniques.
  2. General Plant Physiology and Plant Pathology.
  3. Micropropagation of Planting Material.
  4. Biosafety Regulations, Regulatory Affairs, IPR and Technology Transfer.

Specialization Elective Courses
  1. Applications of Recombinant DNA Technology in Plant Tissue Culture.
  2. Propagation and Nursery Management of Horticultural Crops.
  3. Quality Assessment of Tissue Culture Raised Plant Material.

Non-Teaching Credit Courses: Project.
Communication Skills: Advanced Communication.
Behavioural Science: Self Development and Interpersonal Skills.
Foreign Business Language.
Open Elective Courses.
Outdoor Activity-Based Courses.

2nd Semester

Core Courses
  1. Advanced Techniques in Plant Tissue culture.
  2. Biotechnology for Horticultural Crops.
  3. IPR and Bioethics.
  4. Plant Biotechnology & Entrepreneurship.

Specialisation Elective Courses
  1. Comprehensive Bioanalytical Techniques.
  2. Mass multiplication of elite crops.
  3. Secondary Metabolite Production.
  4. Statistical Methods of Analysis l.

Non-Teaching Credit Courses: Dissertation.
Communication Skills: Communication for Employment.
Behavioural Science: Conflict Resolution and Management.
Foreign Business Language
Open Elective Courses
Outdoor Activity-Based Courses

Communication details

Amity University-Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow Campus,
Malhaur (Near Railway Station),
P.O: Chinhat Lucknow
Phone: 0522-2399418, 8176050071-74

Important links:
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