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M.Sc Biochemistry

The Department of Biochemistry, post graduate program was started in the year 2003. under the affiliation of Bangalore University. The Department has well equipped laboratories, advanced research facilities, sophisticated services and computing and networking capabilities. The Department does exceedingly well in the fields of higher education, research and industrial consultancy. Strong expertise exists among the highly qualified faculty on both theoretical and experimental methods of research.

The students are encouraged to understand the basics through extensive practical classes. The industrial visits and internships are arranged to allow the students to gain insight into the application of the subject in the industry. The students are also assisted in applying for DBT, DST sponsored projects. As well as assistance is given in preparation for JRF exams.

The academic programmes are based on the choice-based credit system as per UGC regulations. Each Programme comprises several cores, elective courses, field visit and project work.

MSc Biochemistry is a PG Degree Course under the syllabus of Bangalore University

M.Sc in Biochemistry primarily deals with the study of chemical processes and their applications in living organisms, focusing on the molecular and cellular level. It is a multidisciplinary field that combines principles of chemistry, biology, and bioinformatics to understand the chemical and physical properties of biomolecules and their interactions.
Recognition & Accreditation

Recognized by Government of Karnataka.

Career Areas

In recent times, the Microbiology courses has gained importance in different sectors like agricultural, dairy, food and beverages, medical, therapeutics, water plants, sewage treatment plants, forensic science, research institutes and even in higher education institutions.

Eligibility Criteria

50% aggregate marks in any life science degree from recognised university are eligible.

Career Prospectus

Research associate Biomedical scientist Microbiologist Pharmacologist Ecologist Science writer Food technologist Quality control executive Quality assurance executive Microbiology technician Quality control microbiologist Production supervisors Lab technicians

Higher Studies



Students are provided with various options for entry and exit to the course under NEP program. Course Years/ Semester Exit option with an award Bachelor of Science in Microbiology 1(I-II semester) Certificate 2 (I – IV semester) Diploma 3 (I – VI semester) Bachelor’s Degree 4 (I – VIII semester) Bachelor’s Degree with Honour’s 5 (I – X semester) Master’s Degree

Fees structure

1.50 - 2 Lakhs


Affiliated to Bangalore University

Academic System