Life Sciences
Prof. Duni Chand Dean Faculty of Life Sciences.
Phone : 0177-2833704
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Faculty of Life Sciences

The Faculty of Life Sciences formulates various UG and PG programs in Life Sciences for their implementation and teaching in government and private colleges/ institutions as well as in the Himachal Pradesh University. The UG courses in Biotechnology, Botany, Environment Science, Microbiology and Zoology have been run under CBCS RUSA since year 2013. The PG as well as Ph.D. programs are being offered in the subjects of Biotechnology, Botany, Microbiology and Zoology.
The Faculty of Life Sciences includes the following departments:

Name and Designation of the Faculties:

Department of Biosciences
S. No. Name Designation Research area
1 Dr. D. R. Thakur Professor & Chairperson Animal Biodiversity & Entomology
2 Dr. (Mrs.) Sushma Sharma Professor Animal Physiology & Biochemistry
3 Dr. Anand Sagar Professor Mycology & Microbiology
4 Dr. Mohender Thakur Assistant Professor Insect Science & Environment


Department of Biotechnology
S. No. Name Designation Research area
1 Dr. (Mrs.) Reena Gupta Professor(Dean Faculty of Life Sciences) Biochemistry & Immunology
2 Dr. T. C. Bhalla ProfessorEmeritus-UGC(BRS) Enzyme Technology, DNA & Bioinformatics
3 Dr. S. S. Kanwar Professor Microbiology & Animal Cell Biotechnology
4 Dr. Duni Chand Professor Molecular Biology, Environmental Biotechnology & Plant Biotechnology
5 Dr. Arvind K. Bhatt Professor & Chairperson Industrial Biotechnology & Plant Biotechnology 
6 Dr. Wamik Azmi Professor Biochemical & Metabolic Engineering


Department of Environment Science
S. No. Name Designation Research area
1 Dr. Virender Santvan Assistant Professor Environmental Science  

Contact Detail:

  Name : Prof. Duni Chand, Dean Faculty of Life Sciences, HP University

  Contact No: 0177-2833704 .