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About the course
Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneswar offers Post Graduate programme in Agriculture Biotechnology and successful candidates are awarded M.Sc. (Ag) Biotechnology degree.
During the 2 years programme the students are exposed to both basic and applied aspects of biotechnology and taught in the multidisciplinary areas of Agricultural Biotechnology and allied fields of Biotechnology. The syllabus covers core courses in Molecular Biology, Techniques in Molecular Biology, Molecular Genetics, Principle of Genetic Engineering and Plant Tissue Culture. The optional courses like Enzyme Technology, Microbiology, Principle of Immunology and Immunodiagnostics, Industrial Biotechnology, Environmental Biotechnology, Gene regulation, Genomics and Bioinformatics, Tissue Culture of Forest and Horticulture crops, Biotechnology for crop Improvement and Biodiversity, IPR, Biosafety and Bioethics are provided. Minor courses in Plant Physiology, Plant Biochemistry, Cell Biology and Plant Breeding and Genetics are also included in the syllabus. Submission of these based on research findings of the student is essential for the degree programme. The areas of theses research include DNA fingerprinting, Marker-assisted selection, Transgenics, Gene cloning and Expression, Enzyme technology, In vitro techniques in crop improvement. Besides, the students have an opportunity to undertake training in National / International Institutions and reputed Biotechnology industries inside the country.
Candidates admitted to the programme are eligible to get student scholarship of Rs. 1200/- per month.
MSc Agriculture Biotechnology
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Mode of Admission
Admissions are through the Combined Entrance Examination MSc Agriculture Biotechnology & MVSc Biotechnology
Eligibility Criteria / Entry Requirements
Bachelor's degree under 10+2+4 pattern of education in Agriculture, Horticulture, and Forestry with at least 55 marks in traditional system OR grade point average of 6.5 in 10 point scale OR 3.0 in 4 point scale from any recognized University.
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