Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University
A State University recognized under Section 2 (f) & 12 (B) of UGC Act of 1956
Ranked 79th among Engineering Institutions, Ranked 24th in Arhitecture and Among Ranked Top 100 Business Schools in National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF 2021) declared by MHRD, Govt. of India.

11012021 msKaulMs. Anuja Koul W/o Mr. Vicky Razdan and D/o Smt. Basanti Koul and Sh. Nana Ji Koul has successfully defended her Doctoral thesis titled “Phytochemical and Genetic Diversity Assessment on in vitro Regeneration Aspects in Selected Accessions of Bacopa monnieri [L.] Wettst” and has declared qualified for the award of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy [Ph. D] in Biotechnology at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University [SMVDU] Katra.

Ms. Anuja Koul worked under the supervision of Dr. Sharada M. Potukuchi, Associate Professor & Head, School of Biotechnology, SMVDU Katra. Padma Shri (Prof.) R.K. Sinha, Vice Chancellor, SMVDU and Prof. Ashok Sharma, Dean, Faculty of Sciences congratulated Ms. Anuja for her significant scientific contribution to the in vitro strategies developed using cell and tissue cultures of Brahmi a traditionally acclaimed plant possessing memory enhancing properties. The findings of her thesis are also a major contribution for plant conservation and enhanced production of selected secondary metabolites of this medicinally important plant.

Ms. Anuja Koul has published many research papers in National and International Indexed Journals from her thesis. She has presented more than 10 research papers in International and National Conferences and is a recipient of the prestigious Best Poster Award given by the then Vice President of India at ISC-2014 (Indian Science Congress) Conference.

Achievements & Activities

23082021 JyotsnaSharmaMs. Jyotsna Sharma declared qualified for Ph. D. in Biotechnology....Read More

29072021 NKB Researchers from SMVDU, Katra, and PU, Chandigarh Discover the Potential Synthetic Antifungal Compound....Read More

11062021 NKBDr. N. K. Bairwa Participates in NSF funded Virtual Yeast Bridging Research and Education Workshop (BREW), US....Read More

11062021 NKBDr. N. K. Bairwa Participates in iCURE Workshop Organized by Arizona State University....Read More

30042021 NaseebSinghMr. Nasseb Singh, SMVDU Researcher, Qualifies for the Award of Ph.D....Read More

27042021 scopusGenome Stability Regulation and Cancer Genetics Research group, SMVDU published a research paper in SCI-indexed journal...Read More

08022021 netScholars of Biotechnology at SMVD University qualify UGC-NET Exam..Read More

11012021 msKaulMs. Anuja Koul qualifies for the award of Ph.D. degree in Biotechnology..Read More

21102020 AmritaBhatMs. Amrita Bhat Qualifies for the Award of Ph.D. Degree..Read More

12102020 ruchiShahDST Women Scientist Ruchi Shah Qualifies for the Award of Ph.D...Read More

16032020 varunSMVDU scholar selected to attend 70th Annual Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Germany ...Read More

06092019 sonaliSonali Verma Qualifies for the Award of Ph.D. ...Read More

More Achievements 


Faculty Profile


Dr. M. Sharada Potukuchi - HOS, School of Biotechnology

See All Faculty Members 


Laboratory Infrastructure


Laboratory -

See All 


Our Placements

ece lab1

Placement Drive -

See All 





See All