Advancement in the areas of bioenergy, bioremediation, synthetic biology, virtual cells, genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics and bio-nanotechnology have made biotechnology a very powerful discipline in today’s world.

Animal and plant biotechnology, genetic engineering, bioprocess engineering and immunology form core areas of concentration in this study programme. The course has been designed to accentuate on training in skills and processes that will enable our students to find ready employment across a spectrum of industries and laboratories.

Number of Seats

  • 30 seats

Programme Highlights:

  • Thorough exposure to theory and skills to acquire basic competencies in the field of Biosciences
  • Intensive laboratory exercises and projects in tune with the developments in industry
  • Interactions with experts and institutions working in emerging areas of biochemistry research in the country and abroad
  • Industrial visits and internships to facilitate work on live industrial and research projects
  • A seamless entry to doctoral studies as you complete the Master’s level dissertation

Eligibility Criteria

  • Graduation in any area of Life Sciences with 60% in the aggregate and Chemistry as a subject. Those who have a background in Biochemistry at Bachelor’s Degree will have an advantage.
  • Provisional Admission: Applicants who have not yet obtained their Bachelor’s Degree also may apply for admission. Such candidates would be offered provisional admission until they furnish evidence of fulfilling the eligibility criterion stated in (1) above within 3 months of the commencement of the programme.

COURSE STRUCTURE

Semester I
Biomolecules
Thermodynamics and Enzymology
Cell Biology and Genetics
Analytical Techniques for Biological Sciences
Thermodynamics and Enzymology Lab
Cell Biology and Genetics Lab
Biomolecules and Analytical Techniques Lab
Semester II
Computer Applications for Biosciences and Bioinformatics
Molecular Biology
Cell Biology and Genetics
Research Methodology and Biostatistics
Basic Microbiology
Computer Applications for Biosciences and Bioinformatics Lab
Molecular Biology Lab
Basic Microbiology Lab
Semester III
Animal and Plant Biotechnology
Genetic Engineering
Immunology
Bioprocess Engineering
Dissertation Phase I
Animal and Plant Biotechnology Lab
Genetic Engineering Lab
Immunology Lab
Bioprocess Engineering Lab
Semester IV
Advances in Biotechnology
Dissertation Phase II
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