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Institute of Genetic Engineering

Address: 30 Thakurhat Road, Badu, Kolkata, 700 128., Kolkata, West Bengal, 700 12


Institute of Genetic Engineering (IGE) was set up by BIOTECH FOUNDATION, a trust for promoting Education, Training and Research in Genetic and Biotechnology. IGE was established in the year 2003, to ensure quality teaching and research in Genetics and Biotechnology. In the year 2006 the institute got affiliated to West Bengal University of Technology (WBUT) and it is approved by the All India Council Of Technical Institution (AICTE), New Delhi.. The institute offers courses in B.Sc. (Hons) in Biotechnology, B.Sc. (Hons) in Genetics, B.Sc. (Hons) in Microbiology, B.Sc. (Hons) in Molecular Biology, M Sc. in Genetic Engineering, and Ph.D. (Genetic Engineering / Medical Biotechnology / Genetics).

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Institute of Genetic Engineering Details

Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible to B.Sc. (Hons) in Biotechnology, B.Sc. (Hons) in Genetics, B.Sc. (Hons) in Microbiology, and B.Sc. (Hons) in Molecular Biology course a candidate should be from Science stream and should have completed 10+2 (HS exam) or equivalent (ISC, CBSE etc.) from any recognised board.

In order to be eligible to M Sc. in Genetic Engineering course a candidate should be a graduate in B.Sc. (Hons) in Biotechnology, B.Sc. (Hons) in Genetics, B.Sc. (Hons) in Microbiology, B.Sc. (Hons) in Molecular Biology and B.Sc. in chemical engineering.

In order to be eligible to Ph.D. (Genetic Engineering / Medical Biotechnology / Genetics) course a candidate should have completed M Sc. in Genetic Engineering.

Admission Procedure

The application forms for the desired course will be issued in the college itself and the candidate can obtained it by paying DD of the specified amount and submitting all the documents required by the college.

Candidates can download the application forms from the original website of the institute.

Facilities and Infrastructure

The undergraduate class rooms of the college are well furnished with good seating capacity and black-board. Class rooms are spacious, well ventilated and adequate lighting arrangements are made for clear viewing. It is well equipped with all the modern facilities. Each floor of the institute has faculty rooms and toilet.

Post Graduate Teaching Block consists of 4 lecture halls and 4 experimental laboratories along with toilets.

The laboratory of the institute is well equipped with all the necessary materials required for the experimentations.

The institute’s library is divided into two parts, in the first part all text books are kept (more than 1000 books) for accesses to all students and the other part is assigned to digital library (e-library). This digital library have broad band internet connection along with e-book and Journal ( 3000 text books and 7000 Journal on line ) and open 12 hours ( 8.00 am to 8.00 pm).

The seminar hall of the institute is fully air-condition and modern audio-visual facilities, it has the capacity to seat more than hundred persons.

The institute has separate hostel for both girls and boys. The hostel is well furnished with all the necessary facilities.

The institute has its own multi cuisine food centre (canteen) which is also a part of social life of the students.

Life @ IGE

The institute conducts Fresher’s day in the college to welcome the fresher’s and to give them a feel of oneness among the seniors.

The institute holds Fest in the institute for the students.

Annually the institute holds Farewell party to all the outgoing students of the college.

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