University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad

See this page in HINDI >>

Department of Animal Sciences


The Department of Animal Sciences, established in 1993 is under the umbrella of the School of Life Sciences for academic and administrative purposes. The Department offers M.Sc in Animal Biotechnology and imparts, in addition to the structured four-semester theoretical courses, hands-on training for the students of the course in state-of-art laboratory facilities. The department has an active PhD program with a current enrolment of 58 students.

The Department has a strong research program with infrastructural support from the Department of Science and Technology under Funds for Infrastructure in Science and Technology (FIST) program and under the UGC-CAS (Centre for Advanced Studies) program for the School of Life Sciences. DST-FIST is awarded for the second time for the period 2010 – 2015(Rs. 2.4 crores) after the first award for Rs. 65 lakhs (2003-2008). The Department possesses reputed faculty who have independent funding from various National (DST, DBT, CSIR, UGC, ICMR, DRDO) and International Funding Agencies and Biotechnology industries. In recognition of the department’s contribution to research in biotechnology, Shantha Biotechnics, a premier biotech industry in Hyderabad offers Shantha Research Fellowship to one PhD student each year.


Stay connected with us on

Follow University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad

Subscribe to get alerts regularly in your inbox. You can cancel your subscriptions any time.

I want this institute to counsel me
Interested in studying at .
Fill the details for institute to counsel you.

Please provide name

Please provide Email

Please provide Mobile number

Please provide City

Please Select course