Dr. R. Pratap Chandran
Principal & Head
Dear Students and Parents,
I am delighted to welcome you to our aesthetic campus, which offers a lively atmosphere conducive for learning and recreation. Our commitment at K.V.M. College of Science & Technology (KVMCST) is to provide a safe and intellectually challenging environment that will empower students to become innovative thinkers, creative problem solvers and enthusiastic learners.
The Department of Biotechnology and Research of K.V.M. College of Science & Technology (recognized by Cochin University of Science and Technology, CUSAT) established in the year 2005, offers a two year Post Graduate programme, Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Biotechnology. This programme has been designed in such a way that the students are well trained in advanced techniques in Microbiology, Molecular biology, Genetic engineering, Bioprocess technology, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics and Plant biotechnology. Well established laboratories with most modern equipments, well stocked library with DELNET connectivity and computer labs are the assets of our institution. So far, more than 70 articles were presented in national and international conferences and 50 research articles were published by the students and faculty in reputed journals. The department also offers training programmes in Plant tissue culture, Fermentation technology, Molecular biology, Microbiology, DNA bar coding and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP). Our laboratory facilities are also extended to graduate and post graduate students / research scholars of other institutions to carry out their research work. Our efforts will surely make employable students.
One of the most rewarding aspects of my job is building solid relationships with students, families, and staff. I am also honored to serve as your Principal.
Sincerely,Dr. R. Pratap Chandran