has begun M.Sc. Biotechnology program since 2012 under the
affiliation of Tribhuwan University with an aim to produce globally
competent manpower. Biotechnology is one of the fastest growing and
promising study sectors in the world. It develops a new product or
process upon application of engineering technologies bon living
organisms. It also known as a combination of biology and other
engineering technologies. It covers wide variety of subjects like
genetics, biochemistry, microbiology, immunology, virology, chemistry
and engineering. As a field of applied biology, biotechnology has
applications in various sectors such as health care, drug discovery,
vaccine production, crops production, bio fuels, biodegradable
plastics, vegetable oil, washing power, organic products, (including
beer and milk products) biosensor, degradation of widely- diffused
toxic compounds and nanotechnology etc.
Though there is a diverse opportunity to work in the field of biotechnology. Nepal is lagging to make it prime sector of employment opportunity and economic upliftment. Thus this program has targeted to fulfill such demands though research-oriented multidisciplinary subject.