M.Sc. Life SciencesJawaharlal Nehru University
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- New delhi
M.Sc. Life Sciences
The School of Life Sciences (SLS) was established in the year 1970-71. The School offers programs of study leading to M.Sc. and M.Phil./Ph.D. degrees in Life Sciences. Students are assessed and evaluated throughout the semester by a continuous system of tests, seminars, assignments, mid and end-semester examinations. The School follows the University-wide format of grading on a 10 point scale worked out on the basis of possible 9 points.
A student pursuing a course in M.Sc. Life Sciences has to complete 64 credits and has to take both core courses and optional courses spread over four semesters, and practical courses in the first two semesters. During the final two semesters, students also have to carry out a research project on a specific topic under the supervision of a faculty member in a laboratory and submit a dissertation for evaluation by a committee of experts followed by open oral presentation defending the project. Students also have to present a seminar and submit a term paper on a current topic in life sciences. The final evaluation for the grades is on a 9.0 point scale Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA).