The Star College Scheme was launched by the DBT to improve the physical infrastructure
and academic excellence in colleges at undergraduate level. The objectives outlined in the
‘Star College Scheme’ serve the twin objectives of enrichment of the academic skills and
inculcation of the temperament for research enabling the undergraduate students to take up
research projects. The college became part of the scheme in 2017 with the following major objectives and
tried to accomplish them through a plethora of activities largely at undergraduate level.
To augment the Curriculum with add-on practical sessions in the respective areas to
abreast the students with latest procedures and techniques.
To inculcate critical thinking with high academic & professional standards for
intellectual & professional development.
To inculcate scientific temperament and research culture for holistic development of
To create an interface between academics, research institutes and industries for one to
one interaction among the experts, faculty and the students.
To augment/enhance knowledge of faculty and lab staff through training programs.
To have better infrastructure and lab facilities with latest equipment for effective
practical demonstrations, teaching- learning process & research.
Four departments of the college are the part of DBT ‘Star College Scheme’
Department of Microbiology
Department of Biochemistry
Department of Food & Nutrition and Food Technology (FNFT)
Department of Fabric and Apparel Science (FAS)
Dr. Sunita Aggarwal
Microbiology – Mrs. Nitika Nagpal & Dr. Ashok Saini
Biochemistry – Dr. Archana Burman
Food & Nutrition and Food Technology (FNFT) –Dr. Bani T Aeri & Dr. Vidhu Yadav
Fabric and Apparel Science (FAS)- Dr. Charu Gupta & Dr. Meena Bathum
Dr. Garima Gupta, Scientist ‘E’, Department of Biotechnology, Nodal Officer, DBT
Star College Scheme
Prof J S Virdi, Department of Microbiology (Ex- Professor),South Campus University of Delhi
Prof M S Parmar, Director , Northern India Textile Research
Association, Ghaziabad (UP).