In order to create a Center of Excellence in West Bengal for Education and Research in Genetics and Biotechnology, the department of Genetics, Microbiology, and Biotechnology was founded in 2003. In 2003, it began with UG courses (B. Sc. Hons) in Biotechnology and Microbiology, which were connected with the University of Kalyani. In 2004, Genetics and Molecular Biology were introduced under the same university.
In addition to the UG courses mentioned above, this Institute added a PG course in genetic engineering when it merged with Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal, formerly known as WBUT, in the year 2006.
Ten batches of graduates with exceptional grades have enrolled in or been placed in postgraduate programmes at numerous universities in India and abroad (see www.ige-india.com) In nearby universities like WBUT, University of Kalyani, and Pune University, several of our students have achieved rankings.
to elevate the college to a renowned national institution and a centre of expertise in genomic science. MISSION
To ensure and sustain quality in education.
To provide value based and value added education with a view to instilling self confidence among the students.
To inject energy and vigour among our youth and help them to learn, grow and evolve so that their dreams come true.
To make our students socially committed and adaptable to global changes.
To prepare caring citizens to meet the challenges of global society while retaining their traditional values
To prepare students with strong foundation in their disciplines and other areas of learning
To provide an environment for critical and innovative thinking and to encourage life-long learning
To develop entrepreneurial and professional skills
To promote research and developmental activities
To inculcate leadership qualities for serving the society