RGCB launched in July 2019, a highly innovative MSc Biotechnology
Program with three unique specializations - Disease Biology, Molecular
Diagnostics & DNA Profiling and Genetic Engineering. The MSc
program of RGCB is affiliated to the Regional Centre for
Biotechnology an "Institution of National Importance" providing
education, training and research established by the Department of
Biotechnology, Government of India under the auspices of the United
Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization or UNESCO, a
specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.
The MSc program at RGCB is unique, since it covers the fundamental
fields of theories in Biotechnology, while focusing on laboratory
exercises and industrial as well as research applications. The students
are also introduced to the concepts of "Enterprise and Entrepreneurship".
This allows students who wish for a career beyond the laboratory in an
existing biotechnology industry or for those who dream of starting a new
biotechnology enterprise. Students get trained in a real business &
technology development bio-incubator where startup companies function.
RGCB MSc students receive a stipend of Rs. 6000 per month for
the first year and Rs. 8000 for the second year of the MSc program.