Department of Life Science

About The Department

Department of Life Science has started its independent journey from 2022 and is regarded as a young department. It is catering the students of three disciplines, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, and Genetics.

Vision of the Department :

    To emerge as a regional, national, and international center of excellence in the field of Life Science and allied areas through teaching, training, innovation, and research.

Mission of the Department :
  • To discover, develop, and disseminate knowledge in various aspects of Life Sciences, focusing on emerging areas of Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Genetics through theoretical and practical knowledge acquired by training and hands-on experience.
  • To advance the understanding of living organisms and their interactions with the environment through high-quality education and research with an emphasis on experiential learning and problem solving for building public understanding of the living world.
  • To foster the human qualities and professional attributes for successful employment in industry, academia and in health sectors.

Eligibility criteria for the programmes:
Qualifying CET and B.Sc (Hons) in any subject of Life Science from a recognised University.

Application Process:
Candidates have to apply through CET examination


Faculty and Staff
Name Department Designation
Dr. Rina Rani Ray (HoD) Department of Life Science Associate Professor
Dr. Bani Kumar Pathak Department of Life Science Assistant Professor (C)
Dr. Smarajit Das Department of Life Science Assistant Professor
Dr. Suryyani Deb Department of life Science Assistant Professor (UGC)
Dr. Tufan Naiya Department of Life Science Assistant Professor

  • Research on Microbiology: Microbial bioremediation, Green synthesis of nanomaterial and their antimicrobial applications.
  • Estimation of anti-biofilm activity of various natural compounds.
  • Epigenetic study of sperm cell and its application.
  • Research on Human Genetics and population genetics.
  • Research on Clinical biotechnology


  • Microbiology Research Lab
  • Clinical Biotechnology Lab
  • Computational Biology Lab
  • Molecular Genetics Lab
  • Cytogenetics Lab

Department of Life Sciences
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal
NH-12, Haringhata, Nadia, West Bengal, Pin - 741249

Last Updated: 21-02-2023 11:30