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(Modified  syllabus of  M.Sc in General Biotechnology  proposed by Biotechnology Consortium India Limited- Dept. of Biotechnology, Govt. of India)

DURATION :   Four Semesters (Two Years)
        Total Marks = 3500

M.Sc 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

 

 

M.Sc BIOTECHNOLOGY

FIRST  SEMESTER

Paper (Theoretical) : 5 Papers = 500 Marks


  Paper Code

Name of the Paper

Marks

Credit hrs

Classes /
Semester

MSBT-101

BIOPHYSICS & BIOCHEMISTRY

100

3

42

MSBT-102

CELL AND DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY

100

3

42

MSBT-103

MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

100

3

42

MSBT-104

ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES

100

3

42

MSBT-105

BIOSTATISTICS AND COMPUTER APPLICATION

100

3

42

Paper (Practical) : 5 Papers = 500 Marks


MSBT-106

LAB  ON BIOPHYSICAL AND BIOCHEMICAL TECHNIQUES

100

2

40 hrs

MSBT-107

LAB  ON CELL  BIOLOGY, MICROSCOPY AND INSTRUMENTATION

100

2

40 hrs

MSBT-108

LAB ON MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

100

2

40 hrs

MSBT-109

LAB ON ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES

100

2

40 hrs

MSBT-110

SEMINAR / JOURNAL CLUB

100

2

40 hrs

          Total Credits = 25

SECOND  SEMESTER

Paper (Theoretical) : 5 Papers = 500 Marks
 


Paper Code

Name of the Paper

Marks

Credit hrs

Classes /
Semester

MSBT-201

IMMUNO-TECHNOLOGY

100

3

42

MSBT-202

MICROBIOLOGY AND INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION

100

3

42

MSBT-203

GENETIC ENGINEERING

100

3

42

MSBT-204

GENETICS

100

3

42

MSBT-205

GENOMICS AND PROTEOMICS

100

3

42

Paper (Practical) : 5 Papers = 500 Marks

MSBT-206

LAB  ON IMMUNOLOGY

100

2

40 hrs

MSBT-207

LAB  ON MICROBIOLOGY

100

2

40 hrs

MSBT-208

LAB ON GENETIC ENGINEERING

100

2

40 hrs

MSBT-209

LAB ON COMPUTER  APPLICATION OF
GENOMICS AND PROTEOMICS

100

2

40 hrs

MSBT-210

SEMINAR / JOURNAL CLUB

100

2

40 hrs

          Total Credits = 25

                                            THIRD  SEMESTER

Paper (Theoretical) : 5 Papers = 500 Marks


  Paper Code

Name of the Paper

Marks

Credit hrs

Classes /
Semester

MSBT-301

BIOPROCESS ENGINEERING AND INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION

100

3

42

MSBT-302

BIOINFORMATICS

100

3

42

MSBT-303

FOOD SCIENCE & BIOTECHNOLOGY

100

3

42

MSBT-304

ELECTIVE – PAPER I

100

3

42

MSBT-305

ELECTIVE – PAPER II

100

3

42

Paper (Practical) : 5 Papers = 500 Marks


MSBT-306

LAB  ON BIOPROCESS ENGINEERING

100

2

40 hrs

MSBT-307

LAB  ON BIOINFORMATICS

100

2

40 hrs

MSBT-308

LAB ON FOOD TECHNOLOGY

100

2

40 hrs

MSBT-309

LAB ON  ELECTIVE PAPER

100

2

40 hrs

MSBT-310

PROJECT PRESENTATION BASED ON
ELECTIVE PAPER

100

2

40 hrs

          Total Credits = 25

FOURTH  SEMESTER

Paper (Theoretical) : 2 Papers = 200 Marks

Paper Code

Name of the Paper

Marks

Credit hrs

Classes /
Semester

MSBT-401

BIO-ENTREPRENEURSHIP

100

3

42

MSBT-402

IPR AND BIOSAFETY

100

3

42

Paper (Practical) : 3 Papers = 300 Marks

MSBT- 403

COMPREHENSIVE  VIVA-VOCE

100

2

40 hrs

MSBT- 404

INDUSTRY / INSTITUTE  VISIT AND FORMULATION OF A RESEARCH PROPOSAL / SEMINAR

100

2

40 hrs

MSBT-405

DISSERTATION (INDEPENDENT PROJECT WORK BASED ON ELECTIVE PAPER)

100

2

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List of Suggested Electives:
1. Pharmaceutical Biotechnology                    
2. Microbial Biotechnology                 
3. Agricultural Biotechnology                   
4. 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