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M.Sc in Biotechnology is a combination of two disciplines, in which students are focusing on biochemistry along with principles of design and engineering aspects. This course is carefully designed to cover the knowledge in key fields such as gene therapy, drug design, genomics, proteomics, genetic engineering and industrial biotechnology for plants, animals and micro-organisms. This degree provides a programme of study for appropriately qualified and experienced graduates. After completing M.Sc. (Biotechnology), student get enriched with advance education and research in Biotechnology and explore sustainable solutions for agriculture, environment and energy sectors and promote theknowledge of interdisciplinary approaches and technologies for analysis of complex biological information.
The course has a vast scope in diverse sectors of life sciences and technology such as Animal Biotechnology, Plant Biotechnology, Environment Biotechnology and Microbiology. Students have opportunities to venture into pharmaceutical, therapeutic and health, bioinformatics and bio robotic disciplines. The course not only has a significant scope in research and development but also provides entrepreneurial and specialized training skills in the area of food biotechnology, agriculture, pesticide, bioremediation and genetically modified crops.
Duration: 2 yrs.
The candidates should have passed with 50% marks in B.Sc. Biotechnology or equivalent degree in the discipline of Engg./Medical/Dental/Pharmacy/Nursing or B.Sc. in any branches of Sciences. Preference will be given to the candidates with B.Sc. Biotechnology, Chemistry and Biological Sciences from any recognized University. Non-Medical students will have to undergo a pre-requisite course in the discipline to be arranged by the University.