Madurai Kamaraj University - Master of Science (M.Sc) Biotechnology

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About the course

Students admitted to the programme are eligible for the award of M.Sc. degree in Biotechnology on successful completion of the course.

The M.Sc., teaching programme is a two-year (4 semesters) course and follows Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) of the University. The CBCS offers both Core and Elective courses in each School. The students have the option to take also the elective courses offered by other Schools in the University. Projects are the integral part of the CBCS and each student works on a research project for one full semester.

The students have the option to work for a summer project in biotech companies, National Laboratories and other Premier institutions in India for about 6 weeks at the end of first year.

The School of Biotechnology, which runs the M.Sc. Biotechnology programme, has excellent facilities for research in the areas of modern biotechnology. Moreover, the School has regular ongoing research and developmental projects in thrust areas.

The School has the following National Facilities

Major research programmes of the School of Biotechnology are

Course title

MSc Biotechnology


Bachelor of Science (BSc) Chemisty / Botany / Biology / Agriculture / Vet. Science / Zoology / Engineering. / MBBS

Course Duration

2 Years


25 seats

Admission / Hostel Fee

Rs.7,200/- for all the four semesters, which includes Tuition fee, Laboratory fee, Library fee etc.
Hostel fee: Approx. Rs.4000/-

Fee details presented here are indicative and are subject to change. Students are advised to check with the authorities concerned for the latest information.

Mode of Admission

Admissions are through the Combined Entrance Examination


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