DBT-STAR COLLEGE SCHEME

  • Prof. Oommen V. Oommen at inaugural address

Bishop Moore College has been selected under the DBT -STAR College Scheme “Strengthening of support” catgory  by The Govt. of India, Department of Biotechnology in 2017 and has sanctioned Rs. 56 lakhs, which will be utilized by the Science Departments of the college implementing innovative science teaching methodology.

“Star College Scheme” has been initiated by DBT to support colleges and university departments offering undergraduate education to improve science teaching. The programme aims to improve the skills of teachers by organising faculty training, improved curriculum and emphasis on practical training to students by providing access to specialised infrastructure and consumables. Star college scheme has been divided in two categories viz. strengthening of support for undergraduate education and Star college status.  So far, 88 colleges in India have been supported under the “strengthening of support” category.