MSc - Genetics - Institute of Genetic Engineering

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M.Sc in Genetics
Duration : 4 Semesters (Two Years)
Total Marks = 3600

(Modified syllabus of M.Sc in Molecular and Human Genetics proposed by Biotechnology consortium India Limited- Dept. of Biotechnology, Govt. of India)

M.Sc Degree Course in Genetics

Course Details
The program provides a strong theoretical and practical knowledge of key areas of Genetics and its applications. There is a research module to help students to 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 90 credit points in 4 semesters.
The main target group is that of Graduates (BSc) in the Biological Sciences who wish to pursue a career in Genetics either in industry or academia. The program may also be suitable for those with backgrounds in BSc in Botany, Zoology, Physiology, Anthropology, Food Science & Nutrition, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Genetics and associated all Biological Sciences who have a strong interest in Genetics.

Theoretical Papers : 18 Papers (Marks = 1800)
Total Credit = 54

Practical / Project Papers : Total Marks = 1800)
Total Credit = 36

Total Credit in 4 Semesters = 54 + 36 = 90

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 : Genetics Syllabus

MSc Genetics - 1st Semester - Paper
MSc Genetics - 2nd Semester - Paper
MSc Genetics - 3rd Semester - Paper
MSc Genetics - 4th Semester - Paper
List of Suggested Electives
List of Suggested Electives:
  1. Human Molecular Genetics
  2. Microbial Molecular Genetics
  3. Plant Molecular Genetics
  4. Animal Molecular Genetics

^Any two 1.5 credit courses can be taken up to make one 3 credit course.
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