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Department of Genetics

The Department of Genetics was established in the year 1982. After the decision of Executive Council of the University Biochemistry course was merged in this Department and renamed as Department of Biochemistry & Genetics in year 2009. It offers programmes leading to the degree of M.Sc. in Genetics, M.Sc. in Biochemistry and Ph.D. in Genetics. It imparts teaching and training in major fields like Plant Tissue Culture, Human Genetics, Cytogenetics, Population Genetics, Behavioural Genetics, Clinical Genetics, Biochemical Genetics and Biochemistry.

Course Of Study
Course Name   : M.Sc. Biochemistry
Seats 30 (SF) 
Duration  Two years (Four Semesters)
Eligibility 50% marks in B.Sc.(Bio group)



 Semester I     General Genetics, Principle of Biochemistry, Analytical<
                      Techniques, Biostatistics and Computer Application, Lab
                      Course I
 Semester II    Cell and Molecular Biology, Nutritional and Clinical
                      Biochemistry. Enzymology, General Physiology, Lab
                      Course II
 Semester III   Animal Metabolism, Plant Metabolism, Immunology,
                       Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, Lab Course III.
 Semester IV    Dissertation

Course Name   : M.Sc.Genetics
Seats 10+5(SF)
Duration  Two Years (Four Semesters)
Eligibility 50% Marks in B.Sc.(Bio group)



 Semester I          General Genetics, Principle of Biochemistry, Analytical
                           Techniques, Biostatistics and Computer Application, Lab
                           Course I
 Semester II         Cell and Molecular Biology, Cytogenetics, Plant
                            Improvement and Seed Technology, Population and
                            Evolutionary Genetics, Lab Course II
 Semester III          Human and Clinical Genetics, Developmental and
                            Behavioural Genetics, Immunology, Biotechnology and
                            Bioinformatics, Lab Course III.<
 Semester IV         Dissertation


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