Department of Biotechnology

Department of Biotechnology
Head: Dr. Jyotirmoy Bhattacharya

Phone No. : 9436352573
Email :

Year of Establishment : 2007
Year of First Intake of Student : 2007


The Department of Biotechnology, Mizoram University was established in the year 2007. The department offers a two year M.Sc Degree Course. Research programs leading to M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees are also being offered in the department. The department is undertaking research projects and has attracted funds from various National agencies such as DBT, DST, CSIR, ICAR, UGC and Health Department of the Govt. of Mizoram.

The Bioinformatics Infrastructure Facility (BIF) was established by the support of DBT, New Delhi in the year 2008. This facility has high/medium end servers and state of the art desktop machines and softwares with NKN internet connectivity. Electronic journal access facility with about 1000 free online scientific journals through DBT-Digital e-Library consortium (DeLCON) in the area of Modern Biology, and Biotechnology is made available to our University.

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India has setup the Advanced Level StateBiotech Hub under North Eastern Region-Biotechnology Programme Management Centre (NER-BPMC) for promotion of Biotechnology in Mizoram through Biotech Consortium India Limited (BCIL). The department has programs for obtaining on-line Access facility of Library Resources for Higher Secondary and Sr. Higher Secondary Schools in Mizoram through DBT, New Delhi.

J. Bhattacharya, Associate ProfessorDownload
N. Senthil Kumar, ProfessorDownload
Th. Robert Singh, Asst. ProfessorDownload
B.P. Singh, Asst. ProfessorDownload
H. Lalhruaitluanga, Asst. ProfessorDownload
Esther Lalnunmawii, Asst. ProfessorDownload


Programmes offered under the department: MSc, MPhil and PhD