MSc Biotechnology program at Garden City University is meticulously designed to provide an advanced specialised programme of learning & studying the process of Molecular Biology & Molecular Genetics, Immunology & Immunotechnology, Plant Biotechnology & Agricultural Biotechnology, Biostatastics and Bioinformatics & Research Methodology, Genetic Engineering, Proteomics & Genomics, Animal Biotechnology and many other allied subjects. The programme taught at Garden City University, Bangalore initiates the sprouting of the knowledge radical of the students and also enhances their research bent of mind. The spectrum of practical activities conducted during the taught & research program are impeccable.
The programme focuses on understanding the application of biological components in our day to day life, new methods of disease control, all of which are essential for developing diagnostics and treatments.
The programme enhances the skills of students to pursue their research in the key areas where renowned research laboratories across the globe are willing to recruit researchers to excel in their career options.
- Bangalore is the hub for several renowned research laboratories in the field of Sciences & India is developing into a large basket for medical research, healthcare, education & entrepreneurs which can act as fuel for the students to pursue their tertiary education.
- The mode of teaching is delivered by renowned scientists, academicians and experts in the research areas of the curriculum, who in turn are adapting modern teaching aids to conduct theory & practical sessions at our University premises.
- Tracking down the legacy, Garden City Group of Institutions is ranked by many ranking agencies as one of the best institution in India for post graduate employment according to statistics.
- At Garden City University we provide proficient recruitment consultancy and promote international collaborations for student development programmes.
- Contemporary cutting-edge approach based on our history of pioneering research & development activities.
- The student gets an opportunity to customize their credits through Practical Exposure Quotient (PEQ TM ) which will depend on flexible credits curriculum system.
- We have tie up with several organizations to enrich the curriculum to meet the demands of the industry.
GCU employs the “ARM” pedagogy method which fuels ambition in the student, provides ample resources to excel and continuous mentoring for the students to achieve their goal.
This Course Is Offered By The Regulating Authority Of Garden City Group Of Institutions And Follows The Guidelines As Opined By UGC.
The MSc Biotechnology programme provides an in depth knowledge to the mechanisms that underlie the function of the biological components, its relationship with other life science subjects such as Molecular Biology & Molecular Genetics, Immunology & Immunotechnology, Plant Biotechnology & Agricultural Biotechnology, Biostatastics and Bioinformatics & Research Methodology, Genetic Engineering, Proteomics & Genomics, Animal Biotechnology, etc.
This programme is tailored made to make it a part of the entourage of ‘Common Fresher’s Programme’ which is designed keeping in mind the holistic growth of the students within the School of Sciences.
The two years full time programme comprises of a vivid range of subjects which includes Cell Biology & Enzymology, General Microbiology, Principles of Biochemistry, Environmental Biotechnology, Bioanalytical Techniques, Molecular Biology & Molecular Genetics, Immunology & Immunotechnology, Plant Biotechnology & Agricultural Biotechnology, Biostatastics and Bioinformatics & Research Methodology, Genetic Engineering, Proteomics & Genomics, Animal Biotechnology, Nanobiotechnology, Minor Project, Food Biotechnology, Medical Biotechnology, Major Project
After the successful completion of first academic year a student is eligible to transfer to the next academic year pertaining to the specificity of the programme. The student will experience more flexibility in terms of achieving the credits from the second semester as the academic session will retain a core paper of study from the given basket of modules that covers fundamental subjects in Microbiology. During third semester the student will also get accustomed with minor project based on the student interest & in the fourth semester with major project in industry collaborative programmes.
In the final semester the student will get an insight on the modules based on the experience of the faculty members in conducting research. The student will get the benefit from the wide range of expertise at GCU in Biotechnology and life sciences.
The teaching process followed in this programme takes place through different modes, viz, lecture sessions, seminars, tutorials, practical laboratory sessions, projects, visit to renowned research laboratories. The rest of the time in class hour will be utilised on self-study, which will include research and writing assignments. The students will be assessed through a system which will be based on coursework, examinations and practical observation.
This course is accredited by the regulating body of Garden City University and is approved by the regulatory authority of University Grants Commission.
- Cell Biology & Enzymology
- General Microbiology
- Principles of Biochemistry
- Environmental Biotechnology
- Bioanalytical Techniques
- Molecular Biology & Molecular Genetics
- Immunology &Immunotechnology
- Plant Biotechnology & Agricultural Biotechnology
- Biostatastics and Bioinformatics & Research Methodolog
- Genetic Engineering, Proteomics & Genomics
- Animal Biotechnology
- Minor Project
- Food Biotechnology
- Medical Biotechnology
- Major Project
MSc Biotechnology is a course where a lot of research is carried out. Government, multinational and private research organizations are offering good lucrative job opportunities in this field of study. Central government sector offers vacancies for post graduates in the research institutes run by central government. These graduates can apply for Scientist, Research Assistant, Technical Assistant, Field Assistant or Project Assistant posts in these institutes. Several institutes pan India offers Microbiologist job for these graduates. Staff Selection Commission conducts Combined Graduate Level Exam for recruiting graduates to various departments in the government. There are many laboratories working under the supervision of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). MSc Biotechnology graduates can apply for various posts available for them in these laboratories. There are also vacancies available for these graduates in quality control and quality assurance departments of various industries require Biotechnologists for their day to day affair. Candidates who want to work in the teaching field after MSc Biotechnology can apply to various colleges or universities.
Regular recruiters on our campus include:
Biocon, Syngene, LifeCell, Cryoviva, HCG, Indigene, Anand Diagnostics.
Academics: Bachelor’s Degree in Life sciences
Required grades: 50% aggregate marks at the Under-Graduate level.
Required subjects: The candidate should have studied Chemistry or Biochemistry in addition to any two Life Science subjects
Desirable Aptitude And Areas Of Interest
Candidates who wish to delve into the field of research and higher studies, inclination towards novel technology, etc can opt for this programme.
The students should have the enthusiasm for scholastic activities such as research & development, quality control, IPR, entrepreneurship and they should show interest in a comprehensive discourse.
The students are expected to participate in various academic and also in community based programs, making the most of the opportunities available to you.
You are encouraged to be active in varied extra-curricular activities and enjoy participation in areas such as sport, traveling, outdoor activities and community work.
Although we do not require applicants to have been in paid or voluntary employment, we welcome applications from those who can manifest assiduity and propensity to prioritise by being employed in assignments alongside their studies.