Ph.D. SericultureThe University of Mysore
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The University of Mysore became the first University outside the domain of the English administration in India, the sixth University in India as a whole, and the first ever University in Karnataka. During the institution of the University in 1916, four faculties were constituted viz., Arts, Science, Engineering and Technology, and Medicine. Seperate Boards of Studies and Boards of Examiners were constituted in 28 subjects. The University was also administering 12 other educational institutions.
The University has developed excellent infrastructure for curricular and co-curricular activities. The Mysore University Library offers a collection of over 8 lakh books, 2,400 journal titles and 1 lakh volumes of journals. The main campus features an amphitheatre, an auditorium, a swimming pool, and hostels for women and men with modern amenities and comforts.
The course Sericulture was changed to Sericulture and Seri-biotechnology w.e.f. 2008-09 by appropriately updating the curriculum. During late 90s, apart from Silkworm Breeding and Genetics, research in Mulberry Cytogenetics and Breeding, Silkworm Physiology and Pest Management was also taken up.