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. (Biotechnology)

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. Biotechnology ₹ 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, Biology, Biochemistry, Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Agri Biotechnology, MBBS, B.Vsc.
Syllabus: Download

Course Structure

It's a two years course, started in year 2007.


I year Semester I

Course Code Course Name L T P Hr Cr
MS 101 Biochemistry 3 1 4 8 6
MS 102 Microbiology 3 1 4 8 6
MS 103 Cell Biology 3 - 4 7 5
MS 104 Introduction to Mathematics & Biostatistics 3 - - 3 3
MS 105 Bioanalytical Techniques 3 - 4 7 5
Total   15 2 16 33 25

Semester II

Course Code Course Name L T P Hr Cr
MS 201 Molecular Biology 3 1 4 8 6
MS 202 Genetics 3 - - 3 3
MS 203 Plant and Animal Tissue Culture 3 - 4 7 5
MS 204 Immunology 3 1 4 8 6
MS 205 Introduction to Bioinformatics 3 - 4 7 5
MS 206 Research Methodology-I 2 1 - 3 3
Total   17 3 16 36 28

II year Semester III

Course Code Course Name L T P Hr Cr
MS 301 Genetic Engineering 3 1 0 4 4
MS 302 Enzymology and Enzyme Technology 3 1 4 8 6
MS 303 Bioprocess Technology and Bioengineering 3 1 4 8 6
MS 304 Biosafety, Bioethics and IPR 2 - - 2 2
MS 305 Elective Course* 3 - 4 7 5
Total   14 3 12 29 23

Elective Courses:

Biopharmaceuticals, Food Biotechnology, Environmental Biotechnology, Clinical Research, Molecular modeling and Drug designing

Semester IV

Course Code Course Name L T P Hr Cr
PR0JECT 25 Credits