University was established through Act no. 47 of 2013 in Karnataka State and is approved by UGC, Govt. of India


Life Sciences, the flagship department under the School of Sciences was established back in the year 1995 with the objective of ensuring practical training in nurturing the application of scientific knowledge. The School imparts leadership quality with moral, ethical values and self-motivation. With an infrastructure, that facilitates advanced scientific and technological research, The School of Sciences proves to be one of the premier Schools of Garden City University. 

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The quest for practical knowledge is bridged by an array of subject experts that are carefully selected from across the globe and the industry. The School has endorsements from various associations such as The Indian Science Congress Association, Mycological Society of India, International Solid Waste Association, Association of Food Scientist and Technologist, Association of Biotechnology Led Enterprises, The Bio-tech Research Society - India, to name a few. 

With top recruiters from the industry such as BIOCON, Syngene, Reliance Life Sciences, Cognizant, Indegene, Jubilant Biosys, Thermo Fisher, Agilent, Quintiles, Cipla, Dr Reddy’s Lab, Ranbaxy, Glaxo Smith Kline, Novartis, British Biologicals, Monsanto, Merck Millipore, Indo-American Hybrid Seeds, Nestle, Agro-Parle etc., the students start their career with the finest of the companies present in the country and abroad. Currently, the School’s target is towards mobilizing highly competitive research and extension project grants from various agencies. This is done with the sole purpose of making a GCU graduate, industry-ready and facilitating a smooth transition from Campus to Corporate. 

The School’s aim in the near future is to be a hub for leading research-oriented organizations and start-ups, who could avail the expertise and services from our laboratories and Nano-Technology Center. This would allow the School to function as an eco-system for the corporates and the students, wherein both the parties are benefitted mutually. 

The highlights of this School are:

  • Nano-Technology Advanced Research Center.
  • Curriculum designed with industrial relevance for best career opportunities.
  • Inter-disciplinary certificate courses with proficiency level.
  • Projects related to Life Sciences techniques applied in industries.
  • Variety of elective subjects under discipline specific elective programs.
  • Project proposal submission for governmental funding authorities.
Upon completion of the program, students can opt for career choices as a quality control analyst, clinical research, DNA – Fingerprinting, Medical Coding, Pharmaceuticals, Distilleries, Bio-Informatics Technician, Bio-remediation technologies, Epidemiologist, Junior Research Fellow, Laboratory Technicians, Immunologist, Medical Microbiologist etc.


RESEARCH: At GCU the current batch of research associates are working on a variety of research areas, in order to identify a solution for prolonged problems in the society. 

We under the school of sciences nurture the research scholars to invent and design a product for further use. The following infrastructural facilities are available in our R&D unit:

  • U.V Spectrophotometer
  • P.C.R
  • Cooling Centrifuge
  • Magnetic Stirrer
  • Digital Conductivity Meter
  • Inverted tissue culture microscope
  • Vortex mixer
  • Stabilizer
  • Digital Spectrophotometer
  • X DIP-SV1
  • Digital colony counter
  • PH meter
  • Hot Plate
  • Electrophoresis unit
  • Shaker Incubator
  • Dialysis unit
  • BOD / COD digestion unit
  • Autoclave
  • Laminar air flow
  • Incubator

ACADEMICS: We at GCU provide our students with the best in class teaching facilities for their overall academic growth. We understand that the academic growth of a student is the most important band of the holistic spectrum. The following academic infrastructures are available at our classrooms:

  • Audio Visual classrooms.
  • Flipped classrooms.
  • MOOCS programme.
  • Interactive webinars with eminent scientists.
  • Stimulation and case study based approach for development of technical knowledge.
  • Peer review discussions among student.
  • App based allocation of assignments.
  • Online assessments through quiz, comprehensions, concept mapping etc.

STUDENT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME: We at GCU provide students with intensive student development programme to ensure all round development of the students. This provides hands- on- training to the students and makes them industry free.

  • Hands on training on relevant laboratory techniques.
  • Minor projects under the collaborative programme of our institution and different industry
  • Placement opportunities with reputed life science companies
  • Student club on life science, society and communication.
  • In house journal “Life Science Edge”
  • Opportunity to register for a patent under the school of life sciences at GCU.

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