Master of Science (M.Sc)

Biochemistry
Program code: 044
Course code : 4410
Course Commencement : June 2020
Eligibility

The qualification required to apply for the program is a minimum of 50% marks in the respective bachelor’s degree from a recognized university. Students who are pursuing final year bachelor’s program are also eligible to apply.

Study Campus

Center for Post Graduate Studies
#18/3, 9th Cross, 3rd Block, Jayanagar
Bangalore – 560011
P: +91 80 43226500

Admissions Office

JGI Knowledge Campus
# 44/4, District Fund Road
Jayanagar 9th Block Campus
Bangalore - 5600 69
P+ 91 80 46650127

Biochemistry is a study of molecular science that deals with living processes by considering an organism’s biological molecules like their functions and interactions with themselves as well as the molecules in the environment.

The Biochemistry course at Jain (Deemed-to-be University) is designed to provide students with the understanding of fundamental biological processes at a molecular level, contribute to solving of medical problems, and the discovery of safe and effective drugs. The highlight of the course is that, in addition to formal classroom teaching, well-planned lab sessions, and interactive tutorials, exposure to experimental tools used in the industry and research is provided through a carefully designed curriculum.

  • Innovative and Learning Practice

    Jain (Deemed-to-be University) places importance on quality and value when it comes to academics and is committed to providing students with knowledge and skills that are in demand, besides offering opportunities to learn a variety of new concepts and skills.

  • Supportive Environment (Infrastructure)

    Well–equipped digital classrooms, e-library, and state-of the-art-infrastructure are offered to create a unique academic ambience. Jain (Deemed-to-be University) has a multi-disciplinary approach to provide cutting edge quality education to students and enhance discipline, integrity, and the ability to think innovatively. The University aims to create future leaders, who can be the driving force in society.

  • Career Development Opportunities

    At Jain (Deemed-to-be University), students can build academic networks through seminars, conferences, University-Industry interface, study-tours, student-exchange programs, and internships that bring endless opportunities to create great career paths.

  • Further Study Guidelines

    Postgraduate programs at Jain (Deemed-to-be University) offer a strong basic foundation for further studies. We also help you develop career-specific skills and traits that are desired in the industry.

Course Highlights
  • Understand the principles that underlie various reactions and processes in plants, animals, and humans
  • Acquire knowledge in advancing areas like bioenergetics and enzymology
  • In-depth understanding of biochemical, molecular biological, and genetic processes
  • Develop an aptitude to carry out research, and analytical and interpretation skills
I Semester
  • Bioenergetics and Bioorganic Chemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Biomolecules
  • Clinical and Physiological Biochemistry
  • Learning Labs:
    1. Biochemical Assays
    2. Techniques in Microbiology
II Semester
  • Enzymology
  • Metabolism - I
  • Biophysical and Analytical Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics and Biostatistics
  • Learning Labs:
    1. Techniques in Biochemistry
    2. Enzyme Kinetics
III Semester
  • Metabolism - I
  • Molecular Biology - I
  • Immunology
  • Biotechnology
  • Biochemical Genetics
  • Plant Biochemistry
  • Developmental Biology and Endocrinology
  • Molecular Biology and Immunology
  • Biotechnology
  • Biochemical Genetics
  • Plant Biochemistry
  • Developmental Biology and Endocrinology
IV Semester
  • Molecular Biology-I
  • Neurochemistry and Signal Transduction
  • Medical Biotechnology
  • Phytochemistry and Pharmacognosy
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  • Microbial Biopolymers
  • Learning Labs:
    1. Nutritional Biochemistry
    2. Protein Chemistry
    3. Project
    4. Presentation and Defense
    5. Comprehensive ­ Viva­Voce

Career enhancement programs are formulated as per current industry standards and reflect on our commitment to build a unique workforce that will meet the challenges of the industry. Evaluation is based on internal assessment, seminars, and reports prepared by the students.

To keep them at the forefront of employability, the career enhancement program prepares students with the necessary soft skills such as communication, presentation, and public speaking skills, personality development, and interview techniques.

Holding a Master’s degree in Biochemistry prepares students for lucrative career opportunities in government based enterprises such as universities, research institutes or private centers as research scientists/project assistants. They may find employment in core companies or biotech-related companies such as pharmaceutical firms, food manufacturers, aquaculture, agricultural companies, herbal preparation industries, chemical and bioprocessing units that are engaged in business related to life sciences ranging from equipment to chemicals to pharmaceuticals and diagnostics.