M.Sc. Courses

M.Sc. Semester-I (Total Credits: 16)

Compulsory courses

Course No.

Course Title

Credits

Faculty

LS 401Biochemistry I

2

SKG*, SLP
LS 402Cell Biology

3

RMB*, BNM, NM
LS 403Genetics

3

RNKB*, SA, RMu, NR
LS 404Microbiology

2

JP*, AKJ, SLP
LS 405Chemistry of Macromolecules

2

SSK*, RKK, RMu
LS 406Life Sciences Practical-I

4

SKG*

• SKG, DS: Animal tissue histology
• RPS: Cancer Biology
• SLP: Biochemistry
• NR: Ecology
• ABT: Plant tissue histology
• SA: genetics
• JP, AJ: microbiology

Remedial courses

For students with Biological Sciences Background

Course No.

Course Title

Credits

Faculty

LS 101Physics for Biologists

2

AKS*, SGN, SMC
LS 102Mathematics for Biologists

2

Guest Faculty

 

For students with Physical Sciences Background

Course No.

Course Title

Credits

Faculty

LS 103Plant Biology

2

AP*,NBS, AN, SC
LS 104Animal Biology

2

DS*, SKJ, ACM

(*) - Course Coordinator

M.Sc. Semester-II (Total Credits: 17)

Compulsory courses

Course No.

Course Title

Credits

Faculty

LS 451Biochemistry II

2

SKG*, SLP
LS 452Molecular Biology

3

PKY*, PCR, KN
LS 453Plant Physiology

3

BCT*, AN, SC, AP
LS 454Animal Physiology

3

DS*, SKJ, ACM
LS 455Biophysics & Structural Biology

2

SGN*,AKS, SMC
LS 456Life Sciences Practical-II

4

DS*

 

M.Sc. Semester-III (Total credits:16) 

Compulsory courses

Course No.

Course Title

Credits

Faculty

LS 475Immunology

2

NP
LS 476Animal Developmental Biology

2

SS
LS 477Plant Developmental Biology

2

AN *, NBS
LS 478Computational Biology & Bioinformatics

2

AB
LS 479Biostatistics

2

SP

Dissertation begins from this semester only.

Optional courses (Any three)

Course No.

Course Title

Credits

Faculty

LS 501Molecular Biology & Genetic Engineering

2

PKY*, PCR, KN
LS 503Radiation Biology

2

RPS *, ABT, RKK
LS 504Virology

2

PKY*, SC
LS 505Advanced Microbial Physiology

2

AKJ*, JP, SLP
LS 507Neurophysiology

2

DS *, BNM, SKJ, ACM
LS 508Biodiversity and Evolution

2

NR*, SP
LS 577Fundamentals of Ecology

2

SP

 All optional course may not be offered at any given time.

 

M.Sc Semester-IV (Total credits: 15) 

Compulsory courses

Course No.

Course Title

Credits

Faculty

LS 491Dissertation

8

Committee
LS 492Seminar

1

Committee

Optional courses (Any three)

Course No.

Course Title

Credits

Faculty

LS 563Molecular Parasitology

2

AB*, RMB, AM
LS 564Molecular Cancer Biology

2

NM*, ABT, RPS
LS 567Gene Expression

2

SKG*, RMu, KN, SLP
LS 568Plant Biotechnology

2

AN*, NBS, AP
LS 569Neural & Behavioral Biology

2

DS *, BNM, SKJ, ACM
LS 572Redox biology

2

SKG
LS 573Fungal Biology and biotechnology

2

AM*, SLP

All optional course may not be offered at any given time.

AB :Alok Bhattacharya
ABT :Ashu Bhan Tiku
ACM: Amal C Mondal
AKJ :Atul K. Johri
AKS : Ajay Kumar Saxena
AM :Alok Mondal
AN :Ashis Nandi
AP :Ashwani Pareek
BCT :Baishnab C Tripathy
BNM :Birendra N. Mallick
DS : Deepak Sharma
JP : Jaishree Paul
KN : K. Natarajan
NM :Neelima Mondal
NP :NitiPuri
NR :Nirala Ramchiary
PCR :Pramod C. Rath
RKK :Raosaheb K Kale
RM :Rentala Madhubala
RMu :Rohini Muthuswami
RNKB :Rameshwar Nath K Bamezai
RPS :Rana Pratap Singh
SA : Suresh Abraham
SC :Supriya Chakraborty
SGN : S Gourinath
SKG :Shyamal K. Goswami
SKJ :Sushil K. Jha
SLP :Sneh Lata Panwar
SP :Soumya Prasad
SS : Shweta Saran
SSK :Sneha Sudha Komath