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)


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