Department of Toxicology

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Department Overview

Head of Department: Prof. M.K. Gupta

The Toxicology Course on regular basis at CCS University, Meerut was established in 2004 with the support from University Grants Commission, New Delhi. Foundation of the course was supported by CCS University, Meerut. About 230 students thus far have attended the course and many of them hold important positions in India and overseas.

Toxicology is the science of chemical safety. Aim and mission of Toxicology is to identify potential harmful effects of chemical compounds to humans, animals and the environment and to provide for their prevention and treatment. Appropriate experimentation and expert judgment allow minimizing the probability of the occurrence of adverse effects, which in the past have sometimes been of catastrophic dimension. Toxicology is a multidisciplinary science based upon physiology, biochemistry, molecular biology, chemistry, pharmacology, pathology, epidemiology and several others. Comprehensive education and training on an up-to-date level of toxicological science is mandatory.

Department has well equipped laboratory with GLC, HPLC, Western blotting, ELISA, Cooling centrifuges, Fluorescent microscope, Inverted Phase contrast microscope, Probe sonicator, Histopathology facility, Deep freezer (-800c and-200c), Biosafety cabinet, CO2 incubator

Programme/ Courses

The department is currently offering the follwing programmes of study :

About Program

It is a two–year (four semesters) full time programme in CBCS mode having 16 courses and one practical in each semester along with an open elective. Students undergo training at IITR, NIOH, NIPER, DRDO and other apex institutes in the country.


Duration

02 Years (four semesters) full time course in CBCS mode


Nature/Type

Regular


Eligiblity Conditions

B.Sc. Degree (with the concerned subject as one of the main subjects) with 45% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in the subject.

About Programme

It is a two–semester course. In this programme, efforts are made to fully train students for higher education and research. Besides four Government Aided Programme(s), a student independently works on a research project. Thus, theoretical as well as practical training is offered simultaneously. The program has helped the students to clear the NET/GATE examinations.


Duration

02 Semester course


Nature/Type

Regular


Eligiblity Conditions

Master's Degree in the concerned subject with 55% marks. Bachelor's Degree with an aggregate of 55% marks including the concerned subject, and second division in Intermediate examination; or 50% marks in bachelor‟s degree as well as Intermediate examination separately.

About Programme

The department pursues research in the areas of Biochemical Toxicology, Therapeutic/toxicological evaluation of Nanoparticles (using in vivo and in vitro models). The department has excellent research laboratory equipped with sophisticated instruments to carry out researches of an international standard.


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Faculty

Assistant Professor

Yashvendra Verma

Assistant Professor

M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.

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Syllabus

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M. Sc. Programme (CBCS)
M. Phil. Programme
Ph.D. Programme

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Job/ Placement

Placements

Students of Toxicology: are working or worked as research scientist/research fellow/trainee fellow in countries viz. USA, Australia, Korea and London. Students are also well placed in India in reputed pharma companies, research laboratories and in NGOs.

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    M. Sc. Programme (CBCS)
    No. of Seats

    20


    M. Phil. Programme
    No. of Seats

    5


    Ph.d.
    No. of Seats

    4