School of Life Sciences

M.Sc. Biotechnology

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. Biotechnology 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 Biotechnology and their experimental basis, 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 Biotechnology and its recent advances
  • For the basic understanding, this course includes advanced biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, immuno technology, and microbial biotechnology
  • Moreover, several laboratory courses given in the individual sections of the curriculum with detailed information on the importance of biotechnology in basic and applied research
  • Finally this course explains the advanced sections of biotechnology like genetic engineering, nano biotechnology, computational biology and medical biotechnology
  • This course provides necessary theoretical and practical experience in all divisions of biotechnology to pursue a professional career in this field
  • To provide broad exposure to various societal, ethical and commercial issues in the various aspects of biotechnology

Programme Outcomes

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

  • Apply their knowledge of biotechnology into high end research
  • Advanced sections of like Immunology, bioinformatics, nano-biotechnology will give broad information on applications and opportunities in the field of biotechnological research
  • Identify research and solve biochemistry, cell and molecular biology related problems related to the different types of animal and plant diseases
  • Ability to work with multidisciplinary subjects in industries and research
  • 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%