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:

1- MSc. disseration .

2- Papers in antional and international journals with igh impact factor.

3- 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 &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

 

Fees Structure:

Fess Amount
Admission Fess Rs. 50,000
1st Semester Rs. 30,000
2nd Semester Rs. 30,000
3rd Semester Rs. 30,000
4th Semester Rs. 40,000
Total Programme Fee Rs. 180,000

 

Achievement:

1- Best research paper award for Dr. Manash Sarma by CRFI.

2- Invited lecture by Dr. Manash Sarma at USTM.

 

All 53 Courses

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Teaching Faculities

Dr. Rajeev Sarma
Role: Dean of Faculty
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Dr. Manash Pratim Sarma
Role: Head of Department
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Dr. Sunil Kumar Barthakur
Role: Programme Coordinator
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Papari Sarma
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Dr. Ananya Kashyap
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Gunendra Ch. Das
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Bhriganka Bharadwaj
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Dr. Ananta Madhab Dutta
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Dr. Pratap Chandra Sarma
Role: Professor
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Dr. Swapnil Sinha
Role: Associate Professor
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Chandrama Baruah
Role: Assistant Professor
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Chayanika Das
Role: Assistant Professor
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Daisy Sharma
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Manisha Borborah
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Ritismita Devi
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Smitakshi Barua
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Momi Deka
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Birinchi Bora
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Moitrayee Devi
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Pankaj Gogoi
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Dr. Devabrata Saikia
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Anisha Sarma
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Sujan Sinha
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Dharmendra Dev Choudhury
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Surjya Loying
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Nayan Talukdar
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Partha Pratim Kalita
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Kundal Neog
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Rahul Nayak
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Indrani Barman
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Dr. Jyotcha Gogoi
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Susree Sangita Senapati
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Dr. Sthiti porna Dutta
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Kiran Telenga
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Ranjan Kalita
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Subhasish Sarmah
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Manash Jyoti Saikia
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Sangita Boro
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Sidhartha Kashyap Neog
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Uttam Talukdar
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Papia Dutta
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Banasmita Devi
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Valley Rose Kamei
Role: Lecturer/ Teaching Assistant/ Clinical Instructor/ Lab instructor
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Dr. Yamin Hassan --- (Distance Education)
Role: Dy. Controller (Examination)
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