M.Sc. Biotechnology

Course Overview

  • Campus
    Pathri Bagh, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
  • Institute
    Shri Guru Ram Rai College of Humanities & Sciences
  • Eligibility
    B.Sc. with 45% and 40% in case of SC/ST categories with Chemistry/Biotechnology as one of the subject
  • Duration
    2 Years

Courses and Fee Structure (For Uttrakhand Quota)

FEE PER SEMESTER

Total Course Fee = INR 1,75,500/-

  1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Admission Fee 10,000 - - -
Acad/Tuition Fee 27,500 27,500 27,500 27,500
Other Fees 6,750 6,500 6,750 6,500
Development Fee 1,500 1,500 1,500 1,500
Enrollment Fee 2,000      
University Exam Fee 4,000 4,000 4,000 4,000
Security Deposit* 5,000 - - -
Total 56,750 39,500 39,750 39,500

Note

  • Uniform Fee Extra
  • Fee subject to revision from time to time.
  • The University without any prejudice reserves the right to change or delete any information without any prior information.

Courses and Fee Structure (For All India Quota)

FEE PER SEMESTER

Total Course Fee = INR 2,14,000/-

Courses 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Admission Fee 10,000 - - -
Acad/Tuition Fee 37,125 37,125 37,125 37,125
Other Fees 6,750 6,500 6,750 6,500
Development Fee 1,500 1,500 1,500 1,500
Enrollment Fee 2,000      
University Exam Fee 4,000      
Security Deposit* 5,000 - - -
Total 66,375 49,125 49,375 49,125

Note

  • Uniform Fee Extra
  • Fee subject to revision from time to time.
  • The University without any prejudice reserves the right to change or delete any information without any prior information.

Biotechnology is a field of applied branch of Biology. The post graduate programme provides students with subject specific knowledge and practical skills with the intention that the skills and knowledge help the students in professional employment or doctoral studies in the different areas of Biotechnology. The thrust areas of Biotechnology include Molecular Biology, Agricultural Biotechnology, Medical Biotechnology, Genetic Engineering, Bioinformatics etc. Today, Biotechnology and Bioinformatics are a great help to traditional sciences, refreshing them with new methods of research and thus, help them remain competitive in the scientific world.

The career prospects for biotechnologists are quite high nowadays. Multiple career opportunities are available for professionals of biotechnology in several educational institute and industries like Agriculture Industries, Agro Based Industries, Aquaculture Industries, Chemical Industries, Colleges And Universities, Environmental Specialist, Food Processing Industries, Media Houses As Science Writer, Pharmaceutical Companies and Research Laboratories.

Q.1 What Is Biotechnology?

Ans. The term "biotechnology" is used in the application of molecular biology techniques to identify genes responsible for particular traits; to clone, study, characterize, and manipulate them; and finally, to insert them into different organisms.

Q.2 How are UG & PG Programmes designed?

Ans. Choice Based credit system with continuous evaluation is followed in semester pattern.

Q.3 At the time of counseling, is it enough if I produce Photostat copies of my certificates?

Ans. Sorry. Original certificates are to be produced

Q.4 What is the Eligibilty & criteria for UG & PG courses?

a. For UG programmes

Ans. To apply it is mandatory to have taken Biology as a subject in your XII std. 45% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry & Biology is a necessary eligibility.

b. For PG programmes

Ans. Graduation in any discipline of science. Background in Biology is preferred for Biotechnology & Microbiology programs.

Q.5 Is there an entrance exam for UG Programmes?

Ans. No, there isn’t. Admission is on the basis of Grade XII marks & the counselling held in our campus.

Q.6 When did the admissions open?

May-june, 2018.

Q.7 What are the Career options for the concerned course (but not limited to):

Ans. Industry: Pharma, Biotechnology, Clinical Research, Chemical Industry , Hospitals

Q.8 What is the eligibility criteria required for admission?

Ans. For admission to Master’s programmes in Biotechnology, the minimum prescribed eligibility percentage is a minimum of 50% marks or an equivalent grade in the qualifying degree.

Q.9 Are hostel facilities available for all students?

Ans. Hostels for girls who come from outside are available on a sharing basis (3-to-a room). Accommodation is not available for family members, spouses and children of married students.

Q.10 What is the teacher student ratio at SGRRU?

Ans. The current teacher student ratio at SGRRU is approximately 1:6.

Q.11 Can I get campus jobs ?

Ans. A limited number of campus jobs are available under the Work – Earn programme. You can apply for these jobs on a monthly basis after joining the university.

Q.12 Does SGRRU offer online / distance learning programmes?

Ans. No. All Master’s and Research programmes are regular programmes and do not allow students to take up full time or even part-time jobs.

Q.13 Is SGRR University affiliated to any University for purpose of recognition of degrees?

Ans. No. Being a University, the question of affiliation to another university does not arise. Since the university is recognized by State Govt. Uttarakhand of India, the courses offered by SGRR University are recognized.

Q.14 At the time of counseling, is the presence of candidate compulsory?

Yes, the candidate along with his parent or guardian shall be present at the counseling desk.