Department of Bioinformatics

Courses offered: M.Sc

Nature of Course: Semester Scheme.

Duration: M.Sc 4 semesters (2 Years)

Intake: M.Sc - 20+10 (Payment)



A candidate should have bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences(including Agriculture, Pharmacy and Fishery), Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Computer Applications, Bio-chemistry, Biology, BCA, Microbiology, BE/B.Tech on Biotechnology with minimum of 50% aggregate marks (40% in case of SC/ST/Cat-1 & 45% for OBC candidates) from any recognized University.


Faculty Details
Name Qualification Specialization Designation Profile
Prof. S.B. Madagi MSc., PhD Bioinformatics Professor & Chairperson download
Dr. Babu R. Lamani MSc., MPhil, PhD Cancer Biology, drug discovery & molecular biology  Asst. Professor download


Our Vision:

To empower women through the development of computational skills & analytical skills required to excel in the field of “life science"

Our Mission:

  • To arrange for the theory and practical’s in cell biology and genetic engineering.
  • Facilitating to learn computer applications and statistical techniques to be able to collect Bio-Data and Analysis of the same. 
  • Facilitating students to Data ware house and Data Mining through internet.
  • Creating assess to Bio-Data Bank like EMBL, DDBJ, NCBI, PDB etc
  • To have sufficient biological knowledge to relate biological information on gene function and protein structure/function with sequence and genome information and know how to store these data in a suitable format.
  • Drug designing and Docking studies



  • BIF center for regular trainings and workshops (established under the assistance of DBT, Ministry of Sci/Tech govt. of India).
  • Wet lab with equipments like PCR, HPLC, Electrophoresis, water Purifier, Refrigerated centrifuge Gel DOCK, Incubator, Shakers, Spectrophotometer etc.
  • Digital Classroom with sound system.
  • Sufficient number of Books in the library, studentship of DBT during 4th semester for completing project.
  • Students are provided in-plant training in reputed industries. Students undertake research and project work which are part of the curriculum.
  • Conducted National Women Science Congress 2008. There will be conferences, workshops and Trainings regarding Bioinformatics.

Career Opportunities:

        IT and Pharma Industries and Bio Labs



  • Department is recognized as National Facility Center by DBT for training in Bioinformatics.
  • 80% of the are recruited in clinical research labs, bio labs and IT industries
  • 02 PhD’s are awarded in 2013-14, 02 have submitted for award in 2014-15 and 03 students are preserving PhD.


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Prof. S.B. Madagi
Phone: 08352 – 229125
Mobile: 74068 63822
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Contact Us

Akkamahadevi Women’s University
Jnanashakti, Torvi,
Vijayapur 586108, Karnataka
Fax : (08352)-229057
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