B. Borooah College has got recommendation for support under Star College Scheme sponsored by Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India with effect from year 2012. Accordingly, DBT has sanctioned financial support to this college for strengthening of life science and biotechnology education and training at undergraduate level. The scheme provides the support to four science Departments of this college viz. Zoology, Botany, Chemistry and Physics.
Under this scheme the concerned Departments have taken action in strengthening the laboratory infrastructure involving modern equipment and consumables. The Departments are being preparing programs including seminar on biotechnological study, student’s awareness program inviting students from other institutes visiting advanced laboratory and institution etc. to make them familiar to the modern biotechnological instruments and technology. Exposure visits for students to neighbouring institutes are also arranged by Departments under this scheme to helping the students for the project and dissertation work and purchasing books and journal of life science and biotechnology.