Master of Science


Program code: 044
Course code : 4420
Course Commencement : Sept 2023

The minimum qualification required to apply is a pass in B.Sc. with Zoology, Botany, Genetics, Biochemistry, Biotechnology and Microbiology as core subjects.

Study Campus

School of Sciences
#34, 1st Cross
J C Road
Bangalore - 560027
P +91 80434 30100

Admissions Office

JAIN Knowledge Campus
# 44/4, District Fund Road
Jayanagar 9th Block Campus
Bangalore - 5600 69
P : +91 7337613222
P : +91 7676386870

M.Sc. in Genetics has a lot of scope in the field of Medical and Clinical research domains. Moreover, Genetics forms the basis for all the biological research programs.

Course Highlights
  • In this day and age of climatic change and its influence, Genetic studies are really essential to determine the impact of such factors on inheritance patterns.
  • There is also a need to understand human diseases and their pathophysiology and this is possible only through detailed genetic analysis.
  • Get trained on the fundamentals

    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 in the field of Science.

  • Delve into the Experiential Learning

    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.

  • Get trained on career centric concepts

    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.

I Semester
  • Hard core -Principles of genetics and cell and molecular biology
  • Soft core 1– Biostatistics/Swayam
  • Soft core -2 Microbial Genetics/Biomolecules
  • Open elective
II Semester
  • Hard core -Drosophila Genetics and Molecular Genetics
  • Soft core 1– Recombinant DNA Technology
  • Open Elective
III Semester
  • Hard core - Human Genetics, Immunogenetics & Evolution and Population Genetics
  • Soft core 1 - Bioinformatics
IV Semester
  • Specialisation – Medical Genetics, Research Methodology

The M.Sc. Applied Genetics students can find ample job opportunities in research domain especially in the fields of Biotechnology and Genetics across the globe.

Key job roles:

  • Medical Writing
  • Cytogeneticist
  • Sports physiology
  • Scientific journalism
  • Clinical Research
  • Industrial physiology
  • Genetic Counsellor
  • University Professors
  • Academia State departments (e.g. the Department of Health)
  • Medical and pharmaceutical companies
  • Private and government research laboratories (CSIR, MRC, NHLS, ARC, NRF, SANBI and NICD)
  • Veterinary and industrial institutions
  • Biomedical science communication companies
  • Corporate and sales businesses
  • Wellness companies
  • Human and medical genetics laboratories