The Department of Biosciences was established with the objective to deliver high quality education and training in advanced areas of Life Sciences. Bioscience here intersects with a number of other scientific branches. The aim is to develop the School as a Center of Excellence and deliver high quality teaching-learning matching the needs of the contemporary world of industry.

The School adopts blended student-centric methodology enabling them to imbibe effectively. Students are exposed to Inter-disciplinary programs & projects, Lectures Group Activities, Guest Speakers, and one-on-one discussion, with use of Multimedia.  External exposure includes Conferences, Seminars, Special Workshops, Research based Projects, Assignments/ field projects, and Practical work.

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    We have a highly competent team of faculty members with a combination of both industry and academia with all having doctoral degrees.

    Cutting edge technology, including sophisticated computer labs with relevant software keeps the students abreast of the latest developments in the field.

    The students passing out of Biosciences programs can find jobs in the areas of Research, Industry viz pharma, medical instrument sector, FMCG, dairy, agriculture, etc.



-  Industry-Academia Interface

-  Interactive and Integrative Learning

-  Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) of Education 

-  Sophisticated and Advanced Instrumentation Facility

-  100% Summer Training Assignments

-  Mentorship and Personality Development Programs


M.Sc. in Microbiology

Expertise in microbiology will enable students to exploit technology and help explore groundbreaking ideas in the fields of genetics, molecular biology, protein science, biophysics.... view more

M.Sc. in Biotechnology

The objective of the programme is to provide graduate students with opportunity to enhance their knowledge in selected branch or specialty of biotechnology- an interdisciplinary.... view more

M.Sc. in Biochemistry

The primary objective of Master of Science in Biochemistry is to provide the necessary preparation for biochemical careers and to expose students to knowledge that deals with the chem.... view more


Department of Biosciences has highly competent team of faculty members with a blend of both industry and academia with all being doctorates.

Name: Dr. Sanjay Gupta, HOD - Biosciences

Qualification: Ph.D. Biotechnology (IIT Roorkee, Roorkee)

Designation: Professor and Head, Himalayan School of Biosciences

Teaching and Research Experience: 27 years

Industrial Experience: 03 Years

Publications: 109, Books: 03

Special Interest: Bioprocess Engineering, Environmental Biotechnology


Name: Dr. Vivek Kumar

Qualification: Ph.D. Microbiology (CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar)

Designation: Associate Professor

Teaching & Research Experience: 23 years

Publications: 104, Edited Springer Books: 11, Authored book: 01

Special Interest: Plant-microbe-interactions, Environmental Microbiology, Bioremediation

Awards: Senior Research Fellowship, CSIR,Young Scientist Award-Association of Microbiologists of India, ASRB-NET

Work Excellency Award, Department of Soil & Water Research, Public Authority of Agricultural Affair & Fish Resources, Kuwait.

Name: Dr. Anupam Dhasmana

Qualification: Ph.D. (Biotech & Bioengineering) M.Tech: Biotechnology, B.Pharma

Designation: Assistant Professor

Teaching and Research Experience: 05 years

Industrial Experience: 2.5 years

Publications: 21 Research Articles, 04 Book Chapters

Special Interest: In vitro toxicology; Environmental Carcinogenesis; Nanotoxicology and Nanobiotechnology; Bioinformatics and System Biology.

Awards: SRF-Indian Council of Medical Research; Research Associateship- Indian Council of Medical Research; International Travel Grant Award from International Particle Toxicology Conference, Singapore, 2016.

Name: Dr. Vijay Kumar

Qualification: PhD (Biotechnology), M.Sc. (Microbiology) HNB Garhwal Central University, Srinagar, Grahwal

Designation: Assistant Professor

Teaching and Research Experience: 07 years

Publications: 28

Special Interest: Natural Products Research (Antimicrobial and anticancer agents), Microbial taxonomy, Heterologous expression of NRPS genes, characterization of functions of gene clusters by gene knockout study by CRISPR-cas9 and enzymatic assays.

Awards: JRF, SRF, NET, SAARS Excellence in Teaching Award-2015

Name: Dr. Abhishek Kumar Mishra

Qualification: Ph.D. Biotechnology (AIIMS, New Delhi), MSc (Biotechnology)

Designation: Assistant Professor

Teaching and Research Experience: 09 years

Industrial Experience: 06 months

Publications: 4

Special Interest: Virology, Molecular Biology, Oncology, Immunology

Awards: DBT Master’s Associateship, UGC CSIR-NET, ICMR-JRF & SRF, DBT-SRF

Name: Dr. Akhilesh Kumar

Qualification: Ph.D. Biotechnology & Forest Genetics (FRI University, Dehradun) MSc (Biochemistry)

Designation: Assistant Professor

Teaching and Research Experience: 10 years

Publications: 3

Special Interest: Molecular Markers, Genetic Diversity, Molecular Biotechnology

Awards: Indo-Global Excellence Award in area of Molecular Biotechnology JRF & SRF (Indian Council of Forestry Research &Education)

Name: Dr. Abhishake Saxena

Qualification: Ph.D. Biotechnology (Eternal University, Baru Sahib, Sirmour, HP) MSc (Biochemistry)

Designation: Assistant Professor

Teaching and Research Experience: 07 years

Industrial Experience: 04 years

Publications: 11

Special Interest: Protein Biochemistry & Enzymology, Bioprocess Technology

Awards: Research Associateship (Indian Council of Agriculture Research)

Name: Dr.  Naresh Khanduri

Qualification: Ph.D. Microbiology (Swami Rama Himalayan University, Dehradun) MSc (Microbiology)

Designation: Assistant Professor

Teaching and Research Experience: 04 years

Industrial Experience: 04 years

Publications: 3

Special Interest: Antimicrobial Resistance, Medical Microbiology & Diagnostics