Post Graduate Course (M.Sc) in Biotechnology

The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
In Vadodara

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  • Post Graduate Diploma
  • Vadodara

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Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology Centre Faculty of Science M.S. University of Baroda , 390002, Gujarat, India
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· Requirements

Bachelor's degree under the 10+2+3 pattern of education in Physical sciences, Biological sciences, Pharmacy, Agriculture, Veterinary, Fishery Sciences or a Bachelor's degree in Engineering/ Technology or Medicine (MBBS) or B.D.S with minimum 55% marks.

Course programme

The Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology Centre offers a two year Post Graduate programme leading to the Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Biotechnology. Admission to this course is through an All India level Common Entrance Test conducted by JNU, New Delhi. Graduate students in this program begin with fundamental courses in Biochemistry, Genetics, and Molecular Biology and then proceed to a thorough study of their selected area of specialization.

The centre has strong base in Microbial Technology and the main features of the programme are

Molecular Biology
Industrial Microbiology

Course Curriculam [Syllabus]

Course work is spread over a period of two years encompassing three rounds of tests for five papers, all round the year culminating in final examination after the end of each year.

Research Projects

Students undertake a research project, for the duration of their course work as a part of the practical training. The aim is to provide them sufficient experience and proficiency in the methodology of biological research, to enable them to carry out independent research. Projects are assigned as far as possible, according to the individual interests of students and are carried out in our own labs of the Department/University/Industry. After submission of their dissertation, they undergo a viva voce, in which they have to defend their work.

Students are also required to give a Major Seminar during their course work and also submit a Project Proposal and a Term Paper.

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