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MSc Biotechnology

What is this Programme about?

M.Sc. in Biotechnology is a 2-year postgraduate programme, which deals with advanced study of the cellular and bimolecular processes for development of a variety of technologies and products contributing towards the sectors such as health, agriculture environment etc. The programme is divided across 4 semesters, of six months each, and the basic eligibility for applying to the programme is graduate qualification in the biological science stream, completed from a recognized educational board.

 

How this Programme Benifit you & your Career?

Biotechnology is one of the multi disciplinary fields with great demand in various applications in the field of research and development. Pursuing this programme the students gets ready for various higher studies like M.Phil, and PhD which will improve the chances for better jobs. Besides a post graduate in biotechnology may avail jobs in the Research and Development, Education, agricultural and pharmaceutical sectors.

 

Research:

  • MSc. disseration .
  • Papers in antional and international journals with igh impact factor.
  • Seminars/workshop/invited lectures by faculties and students.

 

 

Programme Contents:

Semester I Course code Name of the course Contact hours per week Credit Maximum Marks
End Semester Examination Internal Assessment Total
BT-141 CELL BIOLOGY 4 4 60 40 100
BT-142 GENETICS 4 4 60 40 100
BT143 MICROBIOLOGY 3 4 60 40 100
BT-144 BIOCHEMISTRY 4 4 60 40 100
BT-145 PRACTICAL-I 6 2 30 20 50
BT-146 PRACTICAL-II 6 2 30 20 50
        Total Marks 500
Semester II Course code Name of the course Contact hours per week Credit Maximum Marks
End Semester Examination Internal Assessment Total
BT-241 BIOINSTRUMENTATION & BIOPHYSICAL CHEMISTRY 4 4 60 40 100
BT-242 IMMUNOLOGY 4 4 60 40 100
BT243 BIOINFORMATICS & BIOSTATISTICS 4 4 60 40 100
BT-244 MOLECULAR BIOLOGY 4 4 60 40 100
BT-245 RECOMBINANT DNA TECHNOLOGY 4 4 60 40 100
BT-246 PRACTICAL - III 6 2 30 20 50
BT-247 PRACTICAL -IV 6 2 30 20 50
        Total Marks 600
Semester III Course code Name of the course Contact hours per week Credit Maximum Marks
End Semester Examination Internal Assessment Total
BT-341 ANIMAL BIOTECHNOLOGY 4 4 60 40 100
BT-342 MEDICAL BIOTECHNOLOGY 4 4 60 40 100
BT-343 PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY 4 4 60 40 100
BT-344 ENVIRONMENTAL BIOTECHNOLOGY 4 4 60 40 100
BT-345 INDUSTRIAL BIOTECHNOLOGY/BIOPROCESS ENGINEERING 4 4 60 40 100
BT-346 PRACTICAL-V 6 2 30 20 50
BT-347 PRACTICAL-VI 6 2 30 20 50
        Total Marks 600
Semester IV Course code Name of the course Contact hours per week Credit Maximum Marks
End Semester Examination Internal Assessment Total
BT-441 AGRICULTURE BIOTECHNOLOGY 2 4 60 40 100
BT-442 BIOETHICS and IPR(PATENTING AND LEGAL ISSUES) 2 4 60 40 100
BT-443 PRACTICAL - VII(AGRIBIOTECHNOLOGY) 3 4 60 40 100
BT-444 PROJECT WORK 5 10 50 150 200
        Total Marks 500

 

Achievement:

  • Best research paper award for Dr. Manash Sarma by CRFI.
  • Invited lecture by Dr. Manash Sarma at USTM.

 

 

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Teaching Faculities

Dr. Rajeev Sarma
Dr. Rajeev Sarma
Role: Dean of Faculty
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Dr. Maitreyee Sarma Bezbarua
Dr. Maitreyee Sarma Bezbarua
Role: Professor
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Dr. Ananta Madhab Dutta
Dr. Ananta Madhab Dutta
Role: Professor
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Dr. Yamin Hassan
Dr. Yamin Hassan
Role: Associate Professor
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Dr. Manash Pratim Kashyup
Dr. Manash Pratim Kashyup
Role: Associate Professor
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Dr. Ananya Kashyap
Dr. Ananya Kashyap
Role: Associate Professor
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Dr. Minakshi Bhattacharjee
Dr. Minakshi Bhattacharjee
Role: Associate Professor
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Dr. Manash Pratim Sarma
Dr. Manash Pratim Sarma
Role: Associate Professor
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Kundal Neog
Kundal Neog
Role: Assistant Professor
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Dr. Gunamoni Das
Dr. Gunamoni Das
Role: Assistant Professor
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Partha Pratim Kalita
Partha Pratim Kalita
Role: Assistant Professor
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Nayan Talukdar
Nayan Talukdar
Role: Assistant Professor
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