The M.Sc. in biotechnology, a four semester (2 years) program of 60 credit hours, initiated by the Tribhuvan University emphasizes both theoretical and practical aspects of different fields of Biotechnology. Research work for M. Sc. Thesis (6 credit hours) is assigned to each student under the supervision of a faculty member and to be completed in the fourth semester. In addition to thesis work, students will be encouraged to work in research institutions and industries to acquire practical knowledge needed for their future careers in the field of Biotechnology. Students are encouraged to send universities and research institution abroad like: Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biotechnology (CCMB), Paul Hebert Research Center for DNA Barcoding and Biodiversity (PHRDBB), Institute of Genomics and Integrated Biology (IGIB), Malaysia Saint University (MSU), University of Adelaide Australia (UAA) and so on.

krishnadasmanandhar.jpgThe shape of country is defined by the higher educations and the research activities adapted by it for the production of potential human resources which may abruptly bring new approaches for nation. While we talk about science and technology in the prospective of Nepal, it has yet to follow the world trend.

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  • Tribhuvan University (TU) is the premier university in Nepal, which provides courses in diverse disciplines at various levels.

    Shannon D. Edwards
  • Considering the need of the time the courses of biotechnology has been started at master's level under the Institute of Science and Technology of TU.

    Ram Krishna Aryal
  • The course is designed to produce high level knowledgeable and skilled manpower capable of carrying out independent advanced research in biotechnology.

    Dayaram Pandey