Year of Establishment: 1991


Annual/Semester/Choice Base credit System:


The department has been following the university pattern from the year of establishment. Currently we are following semester system as the university has introduced the CBCS structure from 2011 onwards.


We have total of 180 students in our B.Sc. Biochemistry programme.


The department is involved in Placement activity of student, also working with Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation for solid waste management programme of Ahmedabad city.


The department is looking after CWDC (Collegiate Women’s Development Committee) of the institute.


Upcoming Event: NoEvent


Past Event: 


1. Department along with microbiology dept has organized one day Seminar on “Climate Change Scenario: Past, Present & future” on10/8/2013


2. Organized UGC sponsored and GSBTM cosponsored two days National seminar on “Biochemistry a science beyond Compartmentalization” on 20/12/13 and 12/12/13


News: One of our staff members Ms. Vijaya Nadagouda Awarded Ph.D. Degree by Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University in July 2013.


Two of the staff members namely Ms.Diti Chokshi and Ms. S. V. Jha actively participated in Science excellence organized by Gujarat University on 4/1/2014


Dr.H.V.Pandya’s paper has been accepted for presentation at Pittcon international conference to be held at Chicago USA.


During the year 2010 the Institute received grant from DBT, New Delhi, and Biochemistry department was one of the recipients and the department was able to purchase few modern instruments which are useful for students as well as for research. We have an established Plant tissue culture laboratory.


Under the DBT scheme department has organized 3-4 workshops for students and one workshop was organized for the school teachers of Ahmedabad.



Biochemistry Department offers: Vocational Biotechnology




Staff Details

Department of Biochemistry
Name Qualification Designation Specialization

Dr. H. V. Pandya
M. Sc. Ph.D. Associate Professor -

Mrs. D. T. Chokshi
M.Sc. Associate Professor -

Ms. Jagaruti N. Pandya
M.Sc., D. Pharm Lab. Assistant -

Mrs. S. V. Jha
M.Sc. , M. Tech Associate Professor -

Ms. V. R. Nadagauda
M.Sc. Associate Professor -