Re-accredited by NAAC with a CGPA of
3.62 on a four point scale at 'A' Grade
An ISO 9001 : 2008 Certified University
Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune
Dr. D. Y. Patil Biotechnology & Bioinformatics Institute
Tathawade, Pune 411033.

M.Sc. (Bioinformatics)

Fees Structure for the year 2017-18

Course Name Actual fees to be charged for
2017-18 (*)
General NRI / PIO / FN /**Institutional Category
M.Sc. Bioinformatics ₹ 1.10 Lakhs US $ 2900 /
1.87 Lakhs

*Annual Fees shall be increased by 3% each year.
The Annual Fee is to be paid by the student at the time of Counseling by a Demand Draft (DD) drawn in favour of the Director/Principal of concerned college/institute, payable at Pune. (Note: Annual fees include tuition fees and development fees)
(**) The Institutional category fees will be collected as per US $ rate on the day of admission.
University Eligibility & Registration Fee (One-time Fee)
Fifteen Percent (15%) of the Annual Fee, payable for the first year only, shall be paid by the student separately at the time of filling in the Eligibility Application, as University Eligibility & Registration Fee. This fee shall be paid by a Demand Draft (DD) drawn in favour of “Registrar, Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth” payable at Pune. (Note: - The University Eligibility & Registration Fee is non-refundable)
University Examination Fee:-
In addition to the above fees the student shall pay the University Examination Fee as prescribed by the University from time to time. Other conditions and formalities shall be as per the Rules of the Vidyapeeth.


Course Duration : 2 years
Admission Procedure : Through All India Common Entrance Test conducted by Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune
Entry Qualification : Bachelor's degree in Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Botany, Biochemistry, Biology, Zoology, Microbiology, Agri- biotechnology, MBBS, B.V.Sc, Computer Science, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, B. Pharm
Syllabus: Download

Course Structure


Semester I

Course Code Course Name L T P Hr Cr
MSI 101 Cell biology 3 1 4 4
MSI 102 Introduction to computers and C programming 3 0 4 7 5
MSI 103 Biostatistics 3 0 2 5 4
MSI 104 Biological Chemistry 3 1 0 4 4
MSI 105 Bioinformatics resources and applications 3 1 2 8 5
MSI 106 Molecular biology and genetic engineering 3 0 3 3
Total   18 3 8 31 25

Semester II

Course Code Course Name L T P Hr Cr
MSI 201 Molecular modeling and dynamics 3 1 4 8 6
MSI 202 Perl and Bioperl 3 2 5 4
MSI 203 Design and analysis of algorithms 3 0 2 5 4
MSI 204 C++ and R programming 3 0 4 7 5
MSI 205 Database management 3 0 4 7 5
MSI 206 Genomics and Proteomics 3 1 0 4 4
Total   18 2 16 36 28

Semester III

Course Code Course Name L T P Hr Cr
MSI 301 Chemoinformatics and drug design 3 1 8 6
MSI 302 Sequence analysis and Phylogenetics 3 0 4 7 5
MSI 303 Elective 3 0 0 3 3
MSI 304 Seminars and Research Methodology 3 0 0 3 3
MSI 305 Systems biology 3 0 4 7 5
MSI 306 Java and Bio-Java 3 0 4 7 5
Total   18 1 16 35 27

Elective Courses : Networks and Cloud Computing, Machine learning in Bioinformatics

Semester IV

Particulars Credit
Project (6 Months duration) 25
Total Credits for Sem. I to Sem. IV 105