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During the last 54 years, Bharati Vidyapeeth has made astonishing strides in the field of education, particularly, higher and professional education. Today Bharati Vidyapeeth conducts more than 156 educational units of various kinds, right from pre-primary schools to postgraduate institutions and a full fledged professional university (BVDU).
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Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Information technology and Biotechnology, Pune


Year of Establishment : 2002
Address: Pune Satara Road, Katraj-Dhankawadi, Pune – 411 046
Phone: 020 24379013
Fax: 020 24365713
Website: http://rgitbt.bharatividyapeeth.edu
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Constituent Unit of Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University) Since to : Since 2003
Approved By : UGC,NAAC "A"
Principal: Dr. G. D. Sharma
No. of Teachers : 18
No. of PG Teachers : 12
How To Reach : Nearest railway station:Pune Station 15km
Nearest AirPort :Lohgaon Airport 20 km

Key factors of the Institution:

  1. Students are the vital stakeholders.
  2. Infrastructural facilities are the key attraction at RGITBT.
  3. Knowledge and job-oriented syllabi form second attraction.
  4. Subject-wise expert faculty as per UGC norms form third attraction.
  5. Digitalized library with internet connectivity is fourth attraction.
  6. Physical infrastructure to run the academic programs
    • All classrooms have LCD projectors connected to LAN, for simultaneous conduct of theory classes.
    • Subject-wise separate UG and PG laboratories for different programs.
    • Three research laboratories focused for research in nutrigenomics, fermentation technology and herbal biotechnology
    • A/c auditorium with 140 seating capacity for seminars
    • Conference / exhibition hall, administrative/ students’ guidance office,
    • Availability of sports equipments
    • Dark room facility for gel documentation
    • Filtered and chilled drinking water facility
    • Elevator for heavy equipment transfer
    • Spacious basement to arrange breakfast / lunch/ dinner for conference delegates
    • Dedicated 125 kVA generator for uninterrupted power supply
    • Poly-house and shadenet facility for hardening banana plants
    • Two wheeler and four wheeler parking lot and
    • Well laid out garden to create desired ambience for learning.
  7. Hands-on training to every student who works independently in laboratories to handle different research equipments & gain practical skills.
  8. Practicals oriented for industrial applications to groom students for industry placement.


The Institute was conceptualized in 2001 and acquired recognition by the University Grants Commission (UGC) in September 2002. The institute’s activities focus on imparting education, training and research in the emerging areas of biotechnology.

  • A spacious architecturally built in area of 58,000 square ft. houses five Departments, Dept. of Microbial Biotechnology, Dept of Biochemical Sciences, Dept. of Plant. Biotechnology, Dept of Cell & Molecular Biology and Dept. of Bioinformatics.
  • Each Department is well equipped with UG, PG and research laboratories and LCD facilitates classroom teaching.
  • Department of Bioinformatics has two computer laboratories well equipped with internet connectivity and necessary software.
  • Adequate library facility with over 1952 books and 26 periodicals / journals is presently provided to students. To avail latest knowledge, internet facility is provided in the library.


  • Department of Biochemical Sciences
  • Department of Microbial Biotechnology
  • Department of Plant- Biotechnology
  • Department of Cell & Molecular Biology
  • Department of Bioinformatics
  • Department of Medical Biotechnology


PG UG Diploma
M.Sc. Biotechnology
M.Sc. Bioinformatics
M.Sc. Medical Biotechnology
B.Sc. Biotechnology Advanced Diploma in Bioinformatics
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