School of Life Sciences

M.Sc. Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Eligibility for Admission

B.Sc. Biotechnology / Biochemistry / Botany / Zoology / Microbiology / Molecular Biology / Genetics or equivalent degree in relevant field with a minimum CGPA of 5.0 / 50% of marks.

Admission 2021-22
Sl. No. Name of the Programme Tuition Fee per Semester
1 M.Sc. Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Rs 20,000

Amenities and Service Fee – One time payment at the time of admission
1 Amenities and Service Fee Rs 20,000
Hostel Fee
*Hostel Fee per Year
1 Establishment Charges Rs 40,000/-
2 Boarding Charges Rs 55,000/-
Total Rs 95,000/-

*Amenity and Service Fee: Rs.5000/- (one time payment)

Transport Charges
*Transport Charges per Year (Optional)
1 A.C. Bus Rs 40,000/- to 50,000/-

*Transport charges varies based on the distance

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Programme Educational Objectives

The course aims to provide an advanced understanding of the core principles and topics of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and to enable students to acquire a specialized knowledge and understanding of selected aspects by means of a lecture series and a research project.

Hence, the main objectives of the program are:

  • To provide an introduction to the basic concepts of biochemistry and molecular biology necessary for biochemical and biotechnology studies.
  • For the basic understanding, this course includes biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, animal and plant biochemistry and immunology which will impart basic understanding of the biochemistry and molecular biology
  • Moreover, several laboratory courses given in the individual sections of the curriculum with detailed information on the importance of biochemistry and molecular biology in various fields of biological importance.
  • Finally this course explains the advanced sections of molecular biology like Immunology, recombinant DNA technology, nanobiotechnology, stem cells research, Pharmaceutical biotechnology and bioinformatics which will strengthen the academic foundation of the student
  • This course provides necessary theoretical and practical experience in all divisions of biochemistry and molecular biology to become an effective professional in biotechnology sector.
  • To provide broad exposure to various societal, ethical and commercial issues in the biochemistry and molecular biology

Programme Outcomes

After successfully completing this course, the student should be able to:

  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of the properties of biomolecules and be able to predict behavior of molecules from in various biological environments
  • Apply their knowledge of cell and molecular biology into high end research.
  • Advanced subject areas like Immunology, bioinformatics, nano-biotechnology will give broad information on applications and opportunities in the field of biochemistry and molecular biology
  • Identify research and solve biochemistry and molecular biology related problems related to the different types of human diseases
  • Ability to communicate and function effectively in multi-disciplinary team related to the biochemistry and molecular biology

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Placement and pursuing higher studies by post-graduate students (M.Sc)

Placement of M.Sc students Name of the student Name of the Company placed Name of the Institution pursuing higher studies No. of students admitted No. students graduated No. students placed No. students doing higher studies
M.Sc 2013-2015 Anil. B BSACIST 3 3 2 1
Karabi.G Molecular connections, Bangalore N/A
Menaka. G PreludeSys India Ltd Chennai N/A
M.Sc 2014-2016 M.Farhana Fathima Indian International school, Dhamam N/A 5 5 4 1
R. Malini IAS coaching center, Chennai N/A        
S.Zakia Fathima Ocius Life Sciences N/A        
B. Famidha Episource, Chennai N/A        
R. Logesh BSACIST        
M.Sc 2015-2017 Afsana Parveen M Velammal new generation school, Chennai N/A 9 9 7 N/A
Nivashini A SRM Institute of science and technology, Chennai. N/A
Ramya R Amaris Clinical (Division of Caplin Point Laboratories Limited) N/A
Reshmarani. V.G Omega healthcare management, Chennai N/A
V A Suvitha Global hospital, Chennai N/A
Sakaram Cultivator Natural production private Limited Jodhpur N/A
Lazer E Dr.Rela institute international Medical centre,Chennai N/A
M.Sc 2016-2018 Rubeena Banu Fetomed (Life Cell), Chennai 8 8 6 2
Shariq Ahmed .M BSACIST, Chennai
Sangeetha.S Omics International, Hyderabad
Aswini .M SASTRA, Thanjavur
A. Ahmed CSIR NET coaching
H. Ahmed CSIR NET coaching
M.Sc 2017-2019 12 9 5 1
Balaji G CCMB, INSPIRE fellow        
Mahalakshmi Omics International, Hyderabad
Md. Adnan Biozeen, Bangalore
Thajulvaslin Seagrass Tech Pvt Ltd, Karaikal  
Arivazhagan.R DSS Imagetech, New Delhi  
Santhosini J. Dr.JRK’s Research and Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd.Chennai  
Outcomes summary for M.Sc 37 34 29 5
Outcomes summary for M.Sc in %   91.89 85.29% 14.7%