ACADEMIC COURSES - M.Sc Biotechnology
Course
Subject
Intake
Duration
Semesters
Selection process
M. Sc
Biotechnology
60
2 years
4
KIITEE
KIITEE: KIIT Entrance Examination
KIITEE: KIIT University’s very own admission test for entrance into different academic courses. It is the country’s first university to conduct an entrance test free of cost. School of biotechnology also admits students based on KIITEE. Once the results of entrance test is declared on KIIT website, students are called for counseling and are required to report to admission department with their relevant certificates. Admission is based on their ranking in KIITEE and on first come first serve basis.
The admission procedure is exclusively conducted by the admissions department. All queries related to admission procedure must be referred to Director, Admissions, Koel Campus, KIIT University, Patia, Bhubaneshwar-751024.
SEMESTER CURRICULUM SCHEME
Semester-I

Subject code

Subject

L

T

P

Credits

Exam Duration (h)

MBT-101
MBT-102
MBT-103
MBT-104
MBT-105
MBT-106
MBT-107
MBT-108

Biochemistry
Molecular Genetics
Microbiology
Biostatistics and Computer Application
Biophysics and Structural biology
Microbiology Lab
Biochemistry and molecular genetics Lab
Computing Lab            

2
2
2
2
2
0
0
0

1
1
1
1
1
0
0
0

0
0
0
0
0
6
6
3

3
3
3
3
3
4
4
2

3
3
3
3
3
6
6
3

TOTAL

 

10

5

12

25

 

Semester-II

Subject code

Subject

L

T

P

Credits

Exam Duration (h)

MBT-201
MBT-202
MBT-203
MBT-204
MBT-205
MBT-206
MBT-207

Cell Biology
Immunology
Macromolecules and Enzymology
Plant Biotechnology and IPR
Genetic Engineering
Recombinant Technology Lab
Cell Biology and Immunology Lab

2
2
2
2
2
0
0

1
1
1
1
1
0
0

0
0
0
0
0
6
6

3
3
3
3
3
4
4

3
3
3
3
3
6
6

TOTAL

 

10

5

12

23

 

* Note: Students can under go summer training (optional) at the end of Sem-II

Semester-III

Subject code

Subject

L

T

P

Credits

Exam Duration (h)

MBT-301
MBT-302
MBT-303
MBT-304
MBT-305
MBT-306

MBT-307
MBT-308

Bioprocess Engineering
Bioinformatics
Animal and Medical Biotechnology
Environmental Biotechnology
Applied & Advanced Biotechnology
Environmental Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering Lab
Animal and Plant Biotech Lab
Seminars and Term Paper

2
2
2
2
2
  0

0
-

1
1
1
1
1
0

0
-

0
0
0
0
0
6

6
-

3
3
3
3
3
4

4
2

3
3
3
3
3
3

3
-

TOTAL

 

10

5

12

25

 

* Note: Industrial/educational tour will be organized during semester-III

Semester-IV

Subject code

Subject

L

T

P

Credits

Exam Duration (h)

MBT-401

Dissertation*

0

0

36

24

 

TOTAL

 

 

 

36

24

 

Dissertation duration of 5-6 months in any National or International laboratory

Credit points: 

  • Theory paper: 1 credit is equivalent to 1 contact h/week
  • Practical paper: 1 credit is equivalent to 1.5 contact h/week
Download M.Sc Biotechnology Syllabus