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)


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