Campus Facilities at School of Biotechnology
CAMPUS INFRASTRUCTURE& AMENITIES
Hostel facilities: Our hostels, which are separate for boys and girls, are located within walking distance at a distance of a few hundred meters from the School. Students are provided with adequate facilities to make them feel at home. A modern central kitchen operates in the campus which provides pure vegetarian food prepared under hygienic conditions. Their stay in the hostel enables them to imbibe a healthy life-style and involve in activities including yoga, meditation, sports, music, etc., which are conducive for leading a balanced life of work and play. We attach great significance to the quality of life on our campus. Intake of tobacco in any form and any other intoxicants is strictly prohibited. Students learn to take care of their personal needs and grow in a nurturing environment. All courses offered by the School are residential. However, students staying with their parents within a 30-kilometer radius of the College may commute to their classes from their residences.
Laboratories: Well-equipped Microbiology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology laboratories have been set up along with Tissue culture facilities, Microscopy room, Radioactivity room and a state-of-the-art instrumentation room.
Medical Facility: Qualified medical and paramedical personnel including doctors, nurses and pharmacists are available in the campus medical clinic. Additionally, a fullfledged Ayurvedic Hospital also functions in the campus
Transport: College buses pick-up and drop day-scholars from specified locations in Kollam city and en route, at a nominal fee.
Canteen: The School canteen is open from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm every day. Day scholars, staff members and guests can avail themselves of this facility. Students living in the hostels may also make use of this canteen for additional refreshments.
Store: The General Store caters to requirements for stationary, toiletries, provisions, etc. The store also stocks publications, audio/ video cassettes, herbal/ayurvedic products, etc. produced by the Math.
Library: A large collection of over 8,000 international books and journals is available for reference in the library which is open to staff and students from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. for information retrieval and services. Students and staff can also access the online knowledge archival resource from any net-worked system on the campus.
Banking: An extension counter of the Dhanalakshmi bank with 24 hour ATM facility is conveniently located in the campus and functions on all working days. Students can make use of the personal banking facilities at the extension counter. Other premiere banks such as State Bank of India, The Federal Bank, The South IndianBank, Lakshmi Vilas Bank etc also functions nearby.
Photocopying Facilities: Students can make use of the photocopying facility available at the institute at a nominal rate.
ICTS: Information and Communication Technology Services (ICTS) provides computing and all related facilities available on the campus. There are approximately 2000 computers and nearly 20 high end servers, which are maintained by ICTS. Network implementations and Wi-Fi networks, E-Learning amenities, campus PABX functions and administrative supervision over UPS are also provided by ICTS.
Sports Facilities: Sports and games are given due importance in the curriculum. Playgrounds with volleyball, basketball and badminton courts are available. In addition, facilities for various indoor games like table tennis and chess are also provided.
Yoga: For students so inclined, yoga and meditation classes are conducted under expert guidance. Apart from this, the students have the option of attending evening prayers in the Ashram, which is a means for mental relaxation and rejuvenation.