Duration : 4 Semesters (2 Years)
Total Marks = 3500
(Modified syllabus of M.Sc in General Biotechnology proposed by Biotechnology Consortium India Limited- Dept. of Biotechnology, Govt. of India)
M.Sc Degree Course in Biotechnology
ABOUT THE COURSE
The program provides a strong theoretical and practical knowledge of key areas of Biotechnology and its applications. There is a research module to help students survey literature, analyze data and make critical assessments of scientific reports, papers or research proposals, and to plan their own research program.
The course in total is worth 87 credit points in 4 semesters.
TARGET GROUPS :
The main target group is that of Graduates (BSc) in the Biological Sciences who wish to pursue a career in Biotechnology either in industry or academia. The program may also be suitable for those with BSc in Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Food & Nutrition and BTech in Biotechnology, who have a strong interest in Biotechnology.
Theoretical Papers : 17 Papers (Marks = 1700)
Total Credit = 51
Practical / Project Papers : 18 Papers (Marks = 1800)
Total Credit = 36
Total Credit in 4 Semesters = 51 + 36 = 87
3 credit (Theory) means 4 lecture hours per week or 42 lectures per semester per paper
2 credit (Lab.) means at least 40 hours of lab work per semester per paper
MSc : Biotechnology Syllabus
List of Suggested Electives
List of Suggested Electives:
- Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
- Microbial Biotechnology
- Agricultural Biotechnology
- Environmental Biotechnology
^Any two 1.5 credit courses can be taken up to make one 3 credit course.
Kindly visit the link - “Electives” on the main page for the contents of electives