Institute of Life Sciences

Institute of Life Sciences, Ahmedabad University
Institute of Life Sciences, Ahmedabad University

How to reach ILS

Ahmedabad University is located in Navrangpura.
It is well connected to other parts of the city.
Daily bus services from other parts of the city are provided by state and private bus companies.
Nearest railway station is ‘Kalupur’ which is at a distance of 5 km from Navrangpura. Airport is around 12 km from Ahmedabad University.
Taxis, autos and bus services to Navrangpura are readily available from the airport and railway station.

Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), School of Science and Technology, Ahmedabad University was established in August 2012 with the moto “Nurturing Science, knowledge and Innovation”.

The institute boasts of three Centres of Excellence (CoE) including VLife Sciences CoE on in-silico technologies.

Furthermore, the institute has been set up with well-equipped modern laboratories and classrooms. To encourage research based teaching and project based learning, a world class infrastructure has been established.

The institute offers an MSc and a PhD program in Life Sciences. The uniqueness of the MSc program is embedded in its multidisciplinary approach to impart better understanding in rapidly advancing biological sciences.

The novel course design has been embedded with topics such as product design and innovation; OMIC technologies (genomics, proteomics and metabolomics); sensors and chips as well as ethical legal and social issues to make students ready for industry as well as academia.

Candidates are also selected to pursue 1 year full-time research during 3rd and 4th semester.

ILS has strong international, industrial and academic linkages to support students and faculty.