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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 Benefit 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 high 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
MBT 101 CELL BIOLOGY 4 4 60 40 100
MBT 102 GENETICS 4 4 60 40 100
MBT 103 MICROBIOLOGY 3 4 60 40 100
MBT 104 BIOCHEMISTRY 4 4 60 40 100
MBT 105 JOURNAL CLUB 4 4 60 40 100
MBT 111 PRACTICAL-I 6 2 30 20 50
MBT 112 PRACTICAL-II 6 2 30 20 50
        Total Marks 600
Semester II Course code Name of the course Contact hours per week Credit Maximum Marks
End Semester Examination Internal Assessment Total
MBT 201 BIOINSTRUMENTATION & BIOPHYSICAL CHEMISTRY 4 4 60 40 100
MBT 201 IMMUNOLOGY 4 4 60 40 100
MBT 203 BIOINFORMATICS & BIOSTATISTICS 4 4 60 40 100
MBT 204 MOLECULAR BIOLOGY 4 4 60 40 100
MBT 205 RECOMBINANT DNA TECHNOLOGY 4 4 60 40 100
MBT 211 PRACTICAL - III 6 2 30 20 50
MBT 201 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
MBT 301 ANIMAL BIOTECHNOLOGY 4 4 60 40 100
MBT 302 MEDICAL BIOTECHNOLOGY 4 4 60 40 100
MBT 303 PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY 4 4 60 40 100
MBT 304 ENVIRONMENTAL BIOTECHNOLOGY 4 4 60 40 100
MBT 305 INDUSTRIAL BIOTECHNOLOGY/BIOPROCESS ENGINEERING 4 4 60 40 100
MBT 311 PRACTICAL-V 6 2 30 20 50
MBT 312 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
MBT 401 AGRICULTURE BIOTECHNOLOGY 2 4 60 40 100
MBT 402 BIOETHICS and IPR(PATENTING AND LEGAL ISSUES) 2 4 60 40 100
MBT 403 PRACTICAL - VII(AGRIBIOTECHNOLOGY) 3 4 60 40 100
MBT 421 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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