IPS Academy Department of Biotechnology

About the Institute

The Department of Biotechnology was established in the year 2005. It is affiliated to DAVV, Indore and approved by UGC & Dept. of Higher Education, Govt. of M.P. It has completed 15 successful years and has a total of 8 full time faculty members. Both Department and IPS Academy Indore is dedicated to educating students and the public about promises and challenge of Biotechnology/Microbiology. The Department emphasizes on both teaching and research. We have Professor (01), Asso. Prof.  (01) and Asst. Prof. (05). The faculty members also publish a number of articles in International and National peer reviewed journals and present their finding at National and international conferences. The Department regularly organized seminar and workshops on advanced topics and invites guest speakers to deliver talks on latest topics.
Through year round programs, the Department is creating a base of understanding and awareness about Biotechnology/ Microbiology among teachers and students and biding the Next generation of leaders in the industry. We offer subjects in B.Sc course like Biochemistry, Agriculture, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Cell biology, Immunology, Plant & Animal Biotechnology, Environmental Biotechnology, etc. The M.Sc course is designed to meet the industries growing demand in the field of Biotechnology/ Microbiology. 
Department has 5 well equipped laboratories furnished with Scientific Instruments for research in Cells, Protein, Nucleic acids, Fermentation,  Microscopy, Image analysis and Plant transformation. The students of our department have been university merit holders and have equally flagged their success in research projects.
Being a reputed institute the field of Biotechnology in the educational hub of M.P. we owe unshrinkable responsibility to give suave and intelligent professionals to the world. In this endeavor, our expert faculty members have been putting untiring efforts to bring out hidden talents of the students.                 
To use techniques related to biology for the enhancement of quality of human life. To infuse scientific, technical and scholastic temperament and to boost all around development of personal and professional grooming of the learners.
To impart futuristic learning in biotechnology to develop a pool of professionally competent, ethically sound and skilled biotechnologists at par with global standards and to make biotechnology education more relevant with current & contemporary needs to keep pace with knowledge & information age.


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Achievements of the Institute

Dr. Sanjay Nagar, Prof. and Head of Department 

Invited as an examiner by Himachal University, Simla. 

Invited for Guest Lecture at D.N. Jain College Jabalpur

Member in the Board of Studies, Dept. of Biotechnology, DAVV, Indore. 2008-16

Appointed as Associate Editor for the Journal of Interdisciplinary Science published by University of Cambridge, Cambridge U.K.

Appointed as referee/associate editor for the paper “Paddy farming practices in West Malaysia” and as associate editor for the International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences.

Invited to deliver lecture on Recent Trends in Plant Biotechnology organized by Extol college, Bhopal in June’2011.

Invited to deliver expert lecture on Advance Biotechnology on 11 July’ 2011 at MIST Mandsour.

Dr. Sumati Hajela, Asso. Prof.

Was the resource person for an online lecture series conducted by Dept. Of Biotechnology, IPS Academy, Indore, April, 2020

Published book- Introduction to Bioinformatics ISBN:978-81-9401-1-5, 2019-20

Published book- Concept of Bioinformatics ISBN 978-81-973405-3-8 2018-19 Published book-Basics of bioinformatics ISBN: 978-81-935338 2017-18

Was the content writer of four modules of Biochemistry under discipline of Botany, Savitri Bai Phule Univ., Pune for UGC-MHRD (e-PG Pathshala)

Registered as supervisor at School of Life Science, DAVV

Published book -Practical Bioinformatics (2015) Saras Publications (National publication). ISBN =978-93-84826, 

Mrs. Pragya Goyal, Asst. Prof.

Was the resource person for an online lecture series conducted by Dept. Of Biotechnology, IPS Academy, Indore, April, 2020

Won best paper presentation award at an International conference held at AIMSR, Indore-June 2019

Was the resource person, content expert and presenter for UGC-MHRD project through NME-ICT (National Mission of Education through Information Communication Technology)

Won 2nd Prize for oral presentation as Young scientist at International conference held at DAVV-Feb’2017

Dr. Razia Sultana, Asst. Prof.

Won the gold medal and senior scientist award for oral presentation at an International conference by ZSI, Gaya at Holkar Science College, Indore. M.P during Dec’ 2019.

Won the best performance award in senior category in oral presentation of research paper in an International conference at Holkar Science College, Indore. M.P. Dec’ 2019.

Was invited for guest lecture at Dept. of Zoology, MJ PG Govt Girls College, Indore, M.P. on Dec, 2019.

Was the mentor and research consultant in online technical training institute in UP from Jan 2020.

Course coordinator and content expert in MOOCs for Morphology, Developmental Biology and Physiology of Mammals under SWAYAM platform of MHRD. 2016-17

Resource person, content expert and presenter for UGC-MHRD project through NME-ICT (National Mission of Education through Information Communication Technology) 2016-17

Won the Global achievers Pacific award for talented personalities in the field of Globalization of Economic and Social Development and by GSHEG (Global Society for Health and Educational Growth), New Delhi, June 2017

Won the Gold medal and Senior Scientist award by ZSI, Gaya for oral presentation at an International conference held at DAVV-Feb’2017

Dr. Deepali Shukla, Asst. Prof.

Was awarded as WOS A women scientist A from DST 2018-19

Published book chapter in Anticancer plants: Properties and Application published by Springer, Singapore. 2018-19

Published book chapter in Mycoremediation and Environmental Sustainability   published by Springer, Cham. 2018-19


Adithya Nair, B.Sc. III year LS, 2020 won 2nd Prize in National level Online competition in Documentary Making at Hindu Girls’ College, Sonipat, Haryana

Riya Sharma, B.Sc. III year LS, 2020 won 1st Prize in National level Online competition in Poster Making Competition on World Environment Day 2020 at Govt. College Bahu, Haryana India

Rishita Gupta, B.Sc. II year LS, 2020, won 1st Prize in National level Online Best Selfie Challenge Competition at ALCCESJS College For BMS, Maharashtra Mumbai

Dheeraj Dehariya, M.Sc. Biotechnology 2019 qualified JRF in National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by CSIR-UGC

Imran Ali, B.Sc. Biotechnology 2013, is a Regional Film Director

Sangeeta Sharma M.Sc. Biotechnology 2012 qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) for Lectureship twice in 2011-12 conducted by CSIR-UGC.  

Nitin Doshi M.Sc. Biotechnology 2012 joined Indore Biotech, Indore as Quality Control Analyst. 

Pooja Bagdi M.Sc. Biotechnology 2012 joined a reputed hospital at Raipur as Junior Microbiologist. 

Yadvendra Ahirwar B.Sc. Biotechnology 2011 qualified CDS exam and has joined NDA, Deharadun for training.

Shailendra Dhakad B.Sc. Biotechnology 2011 started his entrepreneurship venture by opening a Bio fertilizer company at Singoli (Neemach).

Ali Asgar Bohra Student of B.Sc. final year has been selected in M.Sc. entrance exam of National Center for Biological Sciences and also of Madurai Kamaraj University, 2010.

Mayank Arora selected in Oxford University for 1 year PG Program in Pharmacology, 2009.

Shubhanshi Trivedi & Richa Jakhetia cleared GRE & TOEFL exams & got registered at Canberra University, Australia for MS program in Biotechnology, 2006. Awarded Post Doctoral Scholarship for Ph.D. Program. 

Chinmay Goyal got selected in VIT, Vellore for M.Sc., 2008.

Ms. Preshita Bhalerao: M.Sc. Biotechnology, Selected in JNU Ph.D. Program

Ms. Ishita Maheshwari: M.Sc. Biotechnology, Selected in Helmholtz International Graduate School for infection Research, Germany for Ph.D. program.

Ms. Deepika Jeswani: B.Sc. Biotechnology, Selected in ICAR M.Sc. Program.

Ms. Shalini Kanulkar: B.Sc. Biotechnology, Selected in Vanasthali Vidyapeeth, Rajasthan for M.Sc. Program

Mr. Rahul Kumawat: M.Sc. Biotechnology, Established Disinfectant Production Unit

University Merits:

Ms. Akanksha Sharma:  M.Sc. Biotech: Secured 3rd Position in M.Sc. Biotechnology, DAVV Merit list

Ms. Shivangi Mangal:  M.Sc. Biotech, Secured 5th Position in M.Sc. Biotechnology, DAVV Merit list 

Darshana Mahajan, Rini Jose, Abhilasha Mukherjee, Manika Shrivastava, Aparna Chaturvedi, Shaina Baig Mirza and Nitin Doshi & Ipshita Mukherjee held position in DAVV merit list in M.Sc. & B.Sc. Biotechnology respectively for the academic year 2008-09. 


Santosh Pal, B.Sc. Biotechnology, represented DAVV at District & National level in Chess.

Paper presentation in National conference.

Synthesis, characterization and antibacterial effects of silver nano particles by Hema Malvi at International Conference at Sharda University

“Phytochemical Analysis of Triphala: An Ayurvedic Formulation” by Sapna Jain at National Seminar on Role of Innovative Environmental Bio-technologies for Greening India, Bhopal.

Publication in International conference/Journal.

“Potential assessment of Bacillus coagulans and Bacillus clausii for bioremediation of chlorpyrifos and atrazine, respectively: an in vitro study. Global Journal Of Engineering Science And Researches, 356-364 by Aisha Sheikh and Shilpi Raghuwanshi

“Antimicrobial analysis of Triphala and comparison with its individual constituents” by Darshna Mahajan in IX International Symposium on Plant Biotechnology, Cuba.

Publication in National conference/Journal.

“Antimicrobial analysis of Triphala and comparison with its individual constituents” by Darshna Mahajan at the IVth Madhya Pradesh Science Congress & National Seminar, RGPV, Bhopal.

Contact Us

Dept. of Biotechnology, Institute of Science and Lab Education, IPS Academy, Knowledge Village, Rajendra Nagar, A.B. Road, Indore-452012

Foe Admissions(Counselling):

Dr. Sanjay Nagar,

Head of Department

Mob.No. :-9893348496, 9424573311, 0731-4014577

Email Id: hod.biotech@ipsacademy.org 

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