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Star College

Star College

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 the students.
  • 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.

Departments involved

    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)

Programme coordinator

Dr. Sunita Aggarwal

Departmental coordinators

  • 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

DBT representative

  • Dr. Garima Gupta, Scientist ‘E’, Department of Biotechnology, Nodal Officer, DBT Star College Scheme

External experts

  • 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).

Details of the star college scheme