M.Phil Biochemistry

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M.Phil Biochemistry

M.Phil Biochemistry

Biochemistry is the field of science which has revolutionized the field of life sciences and medicine. Biochemistry has great importance in present time as it deals with the study of biochemical processes taking place in living organisms, structure of cellular components and their biomedical importance, enzymes, hormones, diseases and drugs.

The program develops in depth theoretical and practical knowledge of advance topics of Biochemistry and its allied areas. The students will be able to critically analyze the case studies / scenarios and apply the biochemistry knowledge in solving problems.

Our vision is to empower women to promote healthy and enlightened community through the use of knowledge gained from the degree program.

We aim to produce knowledgeable, research oriented and highly trained biochemists who can implement scientific principles to the continuous improvement of academics and research in the fields of health, agriculture, industry, environment, and others.

Admission Requirments

  • 04 years B.Sc. (Hons) with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 in degree OR 60% marks in Masters after 02 years BA/ B.Sc. The applicants should have done their Graduation/Masters in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry or other allied disciplines of sciences.
  • All candidates must appear for KC Graduate Assessment Test.
  • Only short listed candidates will be called for the Interview.

Road Map

Year 1 - Semester 1
CodeCourse TitleCredit Hours
XXX XXXCore Course – I3 (3-0)
XXX XXXCore Course – II3 (3-0)
XXX XXXCore Course – III3 (3-0)
XXX XXXCore Course – IV3 (3-0)
Year 1 - Semester 2
CodeCourse TitleCredit Hours
XXX XXXCore Course – V3 (3-0)
XXX XXXCore Course – VI3 (3-0)
XXX XXXElective – I3 (3-0)
XXX XXXElective – I3 (3-0)
Year 2 - Semester 3 & 4
Code Course/Requirement Credit Hours
XXX XXX Core – VII 1 (1-0)
XXX XXX Research Dissertation 6
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Pre-requisite (if any)
BCH 501 Chemistry of Biomolecules 3 (3-0) Nil
BCH 502 Advanced Molecular Biology 3 (3-0) Nil
BCH 503 Advanced Enzymology 3 (3-0) Nil
BCH 504 Biostatistics 3 (3-0) Nil
BCH 550 Clinical Biochemistry 3 (3-0) Nil
BCH 551 Molecular and Biochemical Techniques (Lab Course) 3 (0-3) Nil
BCH 601 Review Article Writing 1 (1-0) Nil
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Pre-requisite (if any)
BCH 552 Genetic Engineering and Applications 3 (3-0) Nil
BCH 553 Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics 3 (3-0) Nil
BCH 554 Recent Advances in Biochemistry 3 (3-0) Nil
BCH 555 Medical Genetics 3 (3-0) Nil
BCH 556 Bio Signaling and Cancer 3 (3-0) Nil
BCH 557 Biopharmaceuticals 3 (3-0) Nil
BCH 558 Forensic Sciences 3 (3-0) Nil
BCH 559 Nanotechnology 3 (3-0) Nil
BCH 560 Biosafety and Bioethics 3 (3-0) Nil

Research Thesis

An M.Phil candidate who has completed her course work with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 must present and pass the oral proposal defense examination before she is allowed to carry out her Masters research. On passing the thesis proposal defense the student must carry out a research study which is described in a thesis. She must successfully defend the completed work in an oral examination involving a presentation and question answer session in the presence of an external examiner.