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Under the self-finance scheme, the College of Biotechnology was started in the year 2010 with the competent Core and Resource faculty. The 3 batches of M.Sc. Biotechnology have been awarded degrees after their quality dissertation work. B.Sc. and Ph.D. programs in the college have been started from the academic session. (2014-15).

The mandate of the College:

  • To provide  education and research opportunities in  Animal Biotechnology
  • To develop centres of excellence in research programs those connect younger scientists and issues of concern and importance in animal health and production.
  • To transfer new knowledge and relevant information to our field veterinarians and cattle owners through extension education and outreach programs.
  • To develop molecular tools for diagnosis of animal infectious diseases, control of animal diseases through production of new animal vaccines, delivery systems and animal production by assisted reproductive techniques.


Prof. Rajesh Nigam , Dean

Phone: 0565-2471718 (O), +917417416669 (M)

E-Mail: dr_rajesh@rediffmail.com





Name of the faculty Designation Qualification Email address
Dr. Madhu Tiwari Assistant Professor  Ph.D. drmtiwari110978@yahoomail.co.in
Dr. Amit Kumar Verma Assistant Professor  Ph.D. drakverma79@gmail.com
Dr. Debashish Roy Assistant Professor Ph.D. debashsis2k4@gmail.com
Dr. Brijesh Yadav Assistant Professor Ph.D. brijvet@gmail.com
Dr. Ambika Sharma Assistant Professor M.V.Sc. ambika_vet@rediffmail.com
Dr. Ajay Pratap Singh Assistant Professor Ph.D. drajay_vet@yahoo.co.in
Ms Shilpi Dixit Teaching Associate M.Sc. ( Biotechnology) shilpi1311@gmail.com
Ms Priya Singh Teaching Associate M.Sc. ( Microbiology) priyaa090@gmail.com
Ms Pratibha Yadav Teaching Associate M.Sc. ( Biotechnology) pratibhaky90@gmail.com


(A)  Veterinary College, Mathura

Name of the faculty Designation Qualification Email address
Sri Rakesh Goyal Assistant Professor  MPhil. goelrakesh21@live.in
Dr. Udit Jain Assistant Professor  PhD druditjain@hotmail.com
Dr. Deepak Sharma Assistant Professor PhD drdeepakivri@gmail.com
Dr. Ruchi Tiwari Assistant Professor MVSc. ruchi.vet@gmail.com
Dr. Dilip Swain Assistant Professor PhD dlp.swain@gmail.com
Dr.Pawanjit Singh Assistant Professor MVSc. pjsingh33@rediffmail.com
Dr. Anuj Kumar Assistant Professor PhD anujivri@rediffmail.com
Dr. Vijai Kumar Assistant Professor PhD jaisvet@gmail.com

(B)  Under MoU from C.I.R.G., Makhdoom, Farah, Mathura

Name of the faculty Designation Qualification Email address
Dr. P.K.Raut Principal Scientist  PhD
Dr. S.D.Kharche Principal Scientist  PhD
Dr. K Gururaj Scientist PhD


Course Programs Offered

B.Sc. Biotechnology (H)

Bio-technology is a science involving the use of living organisms in processes for the manufacture of useful products. It involves algae, bacteria, fungi, yeast, cells of higher plants and animals. Biotechnology is multi-disciplinary in nature and includes biological sciences e.g. genetics, microbiology, animal cell culture, molecular biology, biochemistry, embryology, cell biology, cell & Tissue culture, immunology and chemistry. Modern use of the term biotechnology refers to making changes in the genes of an organism (bacteria, animals and plants) to improve their characteristics, like production of useful protein in bacteria, curing genetic diseases in humans and to develop resistance against diseases caused by various virus, bacteria and insects in plants.

B.Sc. Industrial Microbiology (H)

Microbiology is a branch of science that studies microorganisms such as bacteria, protozoa, algae, fungi, bacteria, viruses, etc. The relevance and applications of these microorganisms to the surrounding environment including human life and Mother Nature becomes part of this branch. Since inception of this branch of science, Microbiology has remained a field of actively research and ever expanding in all possible directions; broadly categorized as pure and applied science. Different branches of Pure Microbiology based on taxonomy are Bacteriology, Mycology, Protozoology and Parasitology, Phycology and Virology; with considerable overlap between these specific branches over each other and also with other disciplines of life sciences, like Biochemistry, Botany, Zoology, Cell Biology, Biotechnology, etc. Areas in the applied Microbial Sciences can be identified as: Medical, Pharmaceutical, Industrial (Fermentation, Pollution Control), Air, Water, Food and Dairy, Veterinary, Environmental (Ecology, Geomicrobiology); and the technological aspects of these areas.

M.Sc. / M.V.Sc. Biotechnology (4 semester duration)

M. Sc. / M.V.Sc. Biotechnology aims to develop specialization in various diversified areas of biotechnology and its application to medicine, agriculture, environment, nutraceuticals, functional food and animal sciences etc.

PhD Biotechnology (6 semester duration)

PhD Biotechnology aims to develop hard core specialization in a single area of biotechnology as applicable to medicine, agriculture, environment, nutraceuticals, functional food and animal sciences.

Download the detailed semester wise courses for B.Sc. Biotechnology (H)/ B.Sc. Industrial Microbiology (H)/ M.Sc. / M.V.Sc. Biotechnology/ PhD Biotechnology



Areas of Research

  • Molecular diagnostic techniques for important diseases of Livestock and poultry.
  • Disease Surveillance/disease eradication using molecular biology tools.
  • Candidate gene approach for production and reproduction trait
  • In vitro embryo production techniques for enhancing the reproduction in animals

List of MSc Thesis

S.no. Name of  M.Sc. Student Title of thesis/Dissertation
1 Deepti  Singh Phylogenetic studies of Canine parvovirus in dogs using VP1/VP2 gene
2 Shweta Sharma Study of P1T1/POU1F1 gene polymorphism in Indian

Barbari goats, using PCR-RFLP method

3 Harsh Kumar Studies on polymorphism of major fecundity Booroola gene (FeeB) in Indian prolific barbari goats
4 Shilpi Dixit Comparative profiling of seminal plasma and serum membrane proteins in cattle and buffalo
5 Juhi  Pathak Comparative study on parthenogenetic activation and embryo production from in vitro matured caprine goats
6 Pallavi Chaturvedi Differential expression of TLR3 and TLR4 in caprine brucellosis
7 Swati  Dubey Characterization of MC1R gene by PCR-RFLP and HRM analysis
8 Tripti Singh Detection and prevalence of Rotavirus in diarrheic bovine calves
9 Ajay Singh Comparative evaluation of different serological tests for diagnosis of caprine brucellosis
10 Varun Kumar Singh Analysis of Polymorphic and Expression Pattern of Heat Shock Gene and Heat Shock Transcription Factor-1 in Goat
11 Anita Sharma Genetic polymorphism study on  DGAT1 and ABCG2 gene in Sahiwal and Hariana cattle.
12 Lalita Sharma Studies on oxidative stress and its role in mastitis with special reference to Staphylococcus aureus


  1. Singh, D., Verma, A.K., Kumar, A., Srivastava, M.K., Singh, S.K., Tripathi, A.K., Srivastava, A. and Ahmed, I.  (2013). Detection of canine parvovirus by polymerase chain reaction assay and its prevalence in dogs in and around Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, India. American Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 3(2): 264-270.
  2. Dixit, S., Pandey, V., Swain, D., Sharma, D., Sharma, A. and Saxena, A. (2013). Sperm apoptotic index in fresh and freeze-thaw semen of cattle and buffalo. Veterinary Practitioner 14 (1): 108-109.
  3. Sharma, S., Tiwari, M., Sharma, S., Singh, S. P., Sharma, A. and Pandey, V. (2013). The study of PIT1/POU1F1 gene polymorphism in Indian Barbari goats usin PCR-RFLP methods. Indian Veterinary Journal, 90(11): 15-16.
  4. Singh, H.K., Sharma, D., Singh, S.P., Tiwari, M. and Pandey, V. (2013). Investigation of major fecundity Booroola gene (FecB) polymorphism in Indian Barbari goat breed. Indian Veterinary Journal, 90(11): 16-18.
  5. Singh, A., Gupta, V.K., Kumar, A., Singh, V.K., Shivasharanappa, N. (2013). 16S rRNA and Omp31 Gene Based Molecular Characterization of Field Strains of B. melitensis from Aborted Foetus of Goats in India Scientific World Journal, 2013: 160376.
  6. Singh, D., Verma, A.K. and Kumar, A. (2014). Phylogenetic analysis of canine parvovirus isolates from Mathura, India. Veterinarski Arhiv 84 (5): 505-512.
  7. Singh, A., Gupta, V.K., Kumar, A., Singh, V.K. and Shivasaranappa, N. (2014) Omp31 gene based molecular detection of Brucella melitensis from serum samples of goats. Indian J. Anim. Sci. 84(3): 251–253.
  8. Singh, D., Verma, A.K., Kumar, A. and Srivastava M.K. (2015). Molecular typing of canine parvovirus with PCR assay based on genetic markers of the antigenic variants. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 85(1): 12-15.
  9. Sharma, L., Verma, A.K., Kumar, A., Rahal, A., Neha and Nigam, R. (2015). Incidence and pattern of antibiotic resistance of Staphylococcus aureus isolated from clinical and subclinical mastitis in cattle and buffaloes. Asian Journal of Animal Sciences, 9(3): 100-109.



  • Well equipped laboratories with all the necessary instruments
  • World class library with online public access catalog (OPAC)
  • Kisan bhawan auditorium
  • Canteen
  • Well ventilated lecture halls
  • Post office and courier service facilities
  • Tennis court
  • Badminton court
  • Cricket pitch
  • Volleyball court
  • Football field
  • Basketball court
  • Bank
  • Active learning centre (ARIS CELL)
  • Gymnasium