Eligibility Criteria

M.Sc. Bioinformatics: Graduation in any discipline of science including Mathematics, Engineering or Medicine. Background in Mathematics or Computer Science is preferred. The basic eligibility criteria are minimum 60% aggregate Marks in Qualifying Under Graduate Examination

M.Sc. Microbiology / Biotechnology: Graduation in any discipline of Biological Sciences, Engineering [Biotechnology], Medicine or Equivalent [With Background in Biology]. The basic eligibility criteria are minimum 60% aggregate Marks in Qualifying Under Graduate Examination

Selection Process

For admissions to Dual Degree Programs, performance in the following is taken into account.

  • Qualifying Undergraduate Examination
  • Entrance Examination
  • Interview

Curriculum

SEMESTER I

S.No Course Code Course Title Credits
Subjects taught by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
1. BIO 400 Cell Biology & Stem Cell Biology 3
2. BIO404 Intellectual Property Rights 1
3. MIC 480 Microbiology Lab 2
4. BIO 482 Biochemistry Lab 2
5. MAT 401 Biostatistics 3
6. BIO 401 Molecular Biology 3
7. BIO 419 Biochemistry 4
8. MIC 407 Microbiology 2
Total semester credits taught by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham 20
Subjects taught by University of Arizona
9. UAG 501 Maximizing UA Graduate School (non-credit bearing on degree) 1
10. CMM 533 Molecular Medicine 1
11. CMM 535 Genomic Medicine 1
Total semester credits taught by University of Arizona 3
Total credits for Semester 1 23

SEMESTER II

S. No. Course Code Course Title Credits
Subjects taught by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
1. BIO 464 Cancer Biology (BT/MB Elective I) 3
2. BIO 403 Molecular Genetics 3
3. BIO 408 Recombinant DNA Technology 3
4. BIO 528 Adv. Pharmaceutical Biotechnology 3
5. BIO 418 Industrial Biotechnology 3
6. BIO424 Bioanalytical Techniques 3
7. BIO 481 Recombinant DNA Technology Lab 2
Total semester credits taught by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham 20
Subjects taught by University of Arizona
8. CMM 603* The Art of Scientific Discovery 2
9. CMM 520 Clinical Cancer Genetics 2
10. CMM 541 Bright-Field Microscopy 1
11. CMM 546 Fluorescence Microscopy 1
12. CMM 542 Digital Imaging 1
Total semester credits taught by University of Arizona 7
Total credits for Semester II 28

SEMESTER III

S. No. Course Code Course Title Credits
Subjects taught by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
1.   BT Elective II 3
2. BIO 410 Adv. Discovery Biology 3
3. BIO 526 Plant & Animal Biotechnology 3
4. BIO 527 Mass Spectrometry & Proteomics 3
5. BIF 514 Bioinformatics 3
6. BIO 584 Immunology Lab 2
7. BIO 588 Cell & Molecular Biology Lab 2
Total semester credits taught by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham 19
Subjects taught by University of Arizona
8.   CMM Elective 1
9.   CMM Elective 1
10. CMM 547 Histology Basics 1
11. CMM 548 Histology of the Digestive & Respiratory Systems 1
12. CMM 549 Histology of the Urogenital & Endocrine Systems 1
Total semester credits taught by University of Arizona 5
Total credits for Semester III 24

SEMESTER IV

S. No. Course Code Course Title Credits
Subjects taught by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham      
1. BIO 559 Thesis 10
Total semester credits taught by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham 10
Total credits for Semester 1V 10
Total credits for the programme 84
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Degree: 
Integrated Degree
School: 
School of Biotechnology
Campuses: 
Amritapuri