College of Basic Sciences

Undergraduates:                                                    981

Masters:                                                                    284

Doctoral :                                                                    21


Students Passed

Fellowships :         28

Awards:                 104


/Recognition:         108

Awards & Fellowships Conferred by our Faculty

Adhoc :                   43


Funded:                   07

Collaborations:       19

Research Projects

Gold Medals :                                    37

Awards:                                             17

National Fellowships:                    165

Int. Fellowships:                               02

ARS:                                                    26

 NET:                                                  151

Student’s Achievements

Dean's Message

Welcome to College of Basic Sciences. The College has a glorious history and support of eminent national and international leaders in the past. College endeavours to provide the students an opportunity to strike a healthy balance between curricular and co-curricular activities. The highly qualified teaching faculty is dedicated to to generate knowledgeable society by imparting quality teaching and inculcating scientific temper. The College of Basic Sciences constitutes four departments, namely, Department of Biology and Environmental Sciences, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Department of Microbiology, Department of Physical Sciences and Languages and Center for Geo-informatics Research and Training. The college provides undergraduate (B.Sc. Physical Science, B.Sc. Life Sciences). Besides providing teaching support to the undergraduate and postgraduate students of all other constituent colleges (College of Agriculture, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, College of Community Science) of the University. The college campus has a perfect ambience against the backdrop of the majestic Dhauladhar range of Himalayas. College students participate actively in sports, athletics, literary and other intra and inter University co-curricular activities. Besides this the students also participate in Nation building activities viz. National Cadet Core (NCC) or National Service Scheme (NSS). Organization of National Science Day, World Environment Day, Earth Day, Communal Harmony Week, and Teacher’s Day are some of the regular features of the College. The college houses well-equipped Instrumentation Laboratories, Examination Hall, Herbal Garden, Bamboo Block and Vermi-composting Unit which cater to the Teaching, Research, Extension Education and other academic requirements of the University.

Our History

The College of Basic Sciences (COBS) initially started as a Department of Basic Sciences and Humanities with the inception of CSK Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya. It attained the status of a full-fledged College in May, 1991. The College is located in the  beautiful Dhauladhar mountain range surrounded by pine forests near Palampur town, which  is a hill station and a municipal council in Kangra Valley in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. The town derives its name from the local word palum, meaning “much water”. There are numerous streams flowing from the mountains to the plains from Palampur. Currently the College of Basic Sciences is one of the four constituent Colleges of Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya, Palampur. The dearth of quality education in “Basic Sciences” especially in the region leads to the ideology for setting up the College. The College caters to the needs of teaching and research in the disciplines of Basic Sciences and plays a key role in augmenting the teaching and research components of other three professional constituent colleges of the University.

Vision & Values

  • To nurture intellectually competent, morally upright, socially committed and spiritually inspired individuals, at the service of hill and mountainous region of Himachal Pradesh, India and the world of today and tomorrow, by imparting holistic and personalized education.
  • It is the aim of the College to be a knowledge and culture-bearing institution that creates new insight through excellent research. We also aim to educate highly qualified candidates through research-oriented teaching and through a strong commitment to society.
  • College strives to make basic and higher education accessible to the weaker sections of society.
  • College endeavours for excellence in every process and undertaking; and among many other things, it specializes in research with social relevance.

OuR Departments & units

There are 05 departments within the College