M.Sc. IN BIOTECHNOLOGY
Genetic engineering has revolutionized biotechnology in the past three decades. India has witnessed a rapid growth in the biotechnology sector with a prominent presence in Recombinant Vaccines, Biosimilars and Transgenic Cotton. With numerous comparative advantages in terms of research development (R & D) facilities, knowledge, skills and cost effectiveness, the biotechnology industry in India has immense potential to emerge as a global key player. To cater to this increasing need for trained professionals, The College began the MSc - Biotechnology programme affiliated to the University of Mumbai from the academic year 2007-08.
Number of Seats: 30 students per year.
Eligibility Criteria: Bachelor’s degree under 10+2+3 pattern of education in Biological Sciences (Biochemistry/ Applied Biology / Biotechnology/ Botany/Life Science/ Microbiology/ Zoology) with at least four core papers in either of the following topics Genetics and Molecular Biology, Immunology, Microbiology/ Algae/Fungi, Biochemistry, Cytogenetics, Plant and Animal Biotechnology with Chemistry up to SY BSc level.
Selection Process: The admission for MSc Biotechnology programme in St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Mumbai will be based on the merit list derived using the following weightage:
Please note that admission given to the candidate based on SEMESTER V marks alone is PROVISIONAL and contingent on the candidate passing Sem VI and handing in the requisite proof once the University/ College declares the result.
The total fees, including deposit and laboratory fees, as sanctioned by the Board of Management, St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous):
M.Sc. Part I : Rs. 69,330/-
M.Sc. Part II : Rs. 66,773/-
(The fee structure is likely to be revised.)
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