Department of Bioinformatics


Courses offered: M.Sc Bioinformatics,M Phil,PhD.

Nature of Course: Semester Scheme for M.Sc. program

Duration: 4 Semesters (2 years) for M.Sc. program

Intake: 20+10 (Payment) for M.Sc. program


    Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences (including Agriculture, Pharmacy and Fishery), Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Computer Applications, Bio-chemistry, Biology, BCA, Microbiology, BE/B.Tech in Biotechnology with minimum of 50% aggregate marks (40% in case of SC/ST/Cat-1 & 45% for OBC candidates) from any recognized University.



Faculty Details
Name Qualification Specialization Designation Profile
Prof. S.B. Madagi MSc., PhD Bioinformatics Proffesor
Dr. Babu R. Lamani MSc., MPhil, PhD Cancer Biology, drug discovery & molecular biology  Asst. Professor
Dr. Joy Hoskeri M.Sc., Ph.D Proteomics and Bioinformatics Asst. Professor


To empower women through the development of computational skills & analytical skills required to excel in the field of “life science"


  • To make students globally competent by training them on advanced techniques through state-of-the-art facilities.
  • Facilitating skill based training in computational and statistical techniques for biological data analysis.
  • Enable students to efficiently involve themselves in data ware housing and data mining.
  • To familiarize and train students on all biological databases along with on-line and many advanced off-line biomolecular data analysis softwares.
  • To provide basic to core biological knowledge to relate biological information on gene function and protein structure/function with sequence and genome.
  • To enable students to work on platforms like Drug designing, Molecular Docking, Chemoinformatics, NGS data analysis, Microarray data analysis etc.
  • To deliver ICT enabled teaching and learning.


 Department of Bioinformatics is enriched with the state-of-the-art classroom and laboratory facilities to train students on advanced techniques in order to make them competent.

  • BIF center for regular trainings and workshops (established under the assistance of DBT, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India).
  • Wet lab with equipments like RT-PCR, PCR, HPLC, GC-MS, FT-IR, Bio-Rad Electrophoresis and SDS-PAGE Units, UV-Vis Spectrophotometer, Gel Documentation Unit, Deep Freezers etc.
  • Animal Cell Culture facility, Plant Tissue Culture facility, Molecular and cell biology facility.
  • Digital classroom with sound system for ICT based teaching.
  • Sufficient number of Books in the library.
  • Studentship stipend through BIF-DBT during 4th semester for completing project.

Career Opportunities:

        Bioinformatics offers excellent job opportunities in Clinical research, Pharmaceutical, Biopharmaceuticals, IT, R and D Labs,  Agriculture, Medicine, Industries, Entrepreneurship and Education.


  • Department is recognized as National Facility Center by DBT for training in Bioinformatics.
  • 80% of the are recruited in clinical research labs, bio labs and IT industries
  • 02 PhD’s are awarded in 2013-14, 02 have submitted for award in 2014-15 and 03 students are preserving PhD.
Chairman, Department of Bioinformatics
Phone: 08352 – 229125 (O)