Biotechnology Course

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Created on Wednesday, 04 September 2013

Students Enrollments: 

 PhD  12
 MPhil  0
 FirstSemester  22
 ThirdSemester  12

 

Current academic and research thrust areas :

Plant Biotechnology : Assessment and inventorisation of plant genetic resources for conservation and sustainable utilization in the region through biotechnological tools

 

Microbial Biotechnology : Microbial technology with special reference to improvement of abiotic-stress tolerance characteristics of agriculturally/ecologically important microbes

 

Insect Biotechnology: Involving insect-plant interactions, chemical and molecular ecology; development of eco-friendly insecticides and application of biotechnological tools for pest management

 

Course structure of M.Sc. Biotechnology

     Total Credits=88 (Core course=64 Credits; Soft-Core Course= 16 credits; Open Elective=8 credits)

 

Course

Code

Name of Course

Type of course

Credit distribution

Total Credits

 

L

T

P

 

FIRST SEMESTER: 22 CREDITS (Core Course = 22 Credits)

 

1SEMESTER

BIOTECH/1/CC/01

Concepts in Cell Biology

CC

3

1

0

4

 

BIOTECH/1/CC/02

General Microbiology

CC

3

1

0

4

 

BIOTECH/1/CC/03

Biomolecules

CC

4

1

0

5

 

BIOTECH/1/CC/04

Bioinstrumentation

CC

3

1

0

4

 

BIOTECH/1/CC/05

Practical based on CC/01and CC/02

CC

0

0

3

3

 

BIOTECH/1/CC/06

Practical based on CC/03and CC/04

CC

0

0

2

2

 

SECOND SEMESTER: 22 CREDITS (Core course= 10 Credits: Soft Core Course= 8 Credits; Open elective=4 Credits)

 

2 SEMESTER

BIOTECH/2/CC/07

Concepts in Genetics

CC

2

1

0

3

 

BIOTECH/2/CC/08

Biological Chemistry

CC

3

1

0

4

 

BIOTECH/2/CC/09

Practical based on CC/07and CC/08

CC

0

0

2

2

 

BIOTECH/2/CC/10

CSST

CC

0

0

1

1

 

BIOTECH/2/SC/11 a      Microbial Physiology and Genetics    

                            11 b     Plant Molecular Breeding

                            11 c     Environmental Biotechnology

SC

2

2

1

1

1

1

4

4

 
 

BIOTECH/2/SC/12 a     Bioinformatics and Biostatistics

                            12 b    Agricultural Microbiology     

                            12 c    Industrial Biotechnology

SC

SC

2

2

1

1

1

1

4

4

 

BIOTECH/2/OE/13 a

                             13b

Molecular Biology of Cancer

Molecular systematics

OE

OE

2

2

0

0

0

0

2

2

 
 
 
 

THIRD SEMESTER: 22 CREDITS (Core course=10 Credits: Soft Core Course=8 Credits; Open elective=4 Credits)

 

3SEMESTER

BIOTECH/3/CC/14

Molecular Biology

CC

3

1

0

4

 

BIOTECH/3/CC/15

Genetic Engineering

CC

3

1

0

4

 

BIOTECH/3/CC/16

Lab based on CC/14 and CC/15

CC

0

0

2

2

 

BIOTECH/3/SC/17 a     Proteomics and Protein Engineering             

                            17 b    Mushroom Production and

                                       Vermitechnology

                            17 c     Food Biotechnology   

SC

2

2

1

1

1

1

4

4

 

BIOTECH/3/SC/18 a

                            18 b

                           

                           18 c    

Structural and functional genomics

Intellectual Property Rights and Biodiversity Conservation

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

SC

2

2

1

1

1

1

4

4

 
 

BIOTECH/3/OE/19 a

                            19 b

Evolutionary Genetics  

Nano biotechnology

OE

OE

2

2

0

0

0

0

2

2

 
 
 
 

FOURTH SEMESTER: 22 CREDITS (Core course= 18 Credits and Project work = 4 credits)

 

4 SEMESTER

BIOTECH/4/CC/20

Plant Biotechnology

CC

4

1

0

5

 

BIOTECH/4/CC/21

Molecular Immunology

CC

3

1

0

4

 

BIOTECH/4/CC/22

    Animal Cell Science and Technology

CC

3

1

0

4

 

BIOTECH/4/CC/23

Lab based on CC 20, 21 and 22

CC

0

0

3

3

 

BIOTECH/4/CC/24

Dissertation

CC

0

0

6

6