M.sc BioSciences


M.SC. Programmes Affiliated to M. G. University , Kottayam

SCMS, the premier professional academic group in Cochin, offers for the first time in India, M.Sc programmes in the frontier areas of biotechnology like Molecular Biology, Genetic Engineering, Genomics, Proteomics, Toxicology, Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering at the Biotechnology Division of SCMS School of Technology and Management, Cochin.


All these programmes are research oriented and are delivered at the SCMS Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology


Research & Development Division of the SCMS Group, which already has a well equipped research lab functioning since 2007. An efficient team of scientists under the Directorship of the nationally reputed Bioscientist Dr. C. Mohan Kumar has been conducting research on areas like Transgenic crops, Genetic Disorders, Molecular Diagnosis of Diseases, Gene Sequencing, Primer Synthesis and Designing, DNA Finger Printing, Genetic Polymorphism – RAPD, RFLP, AFLP & DDRT, Micro Array analysis and Quantification of gene expression by Real Time PCR


Under U.O. No: 3892/2622/01/08/Ac.A VII Dated 29th August 2009 Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, has given approval for 4 Post Graduate Programmes in advanced areas of Biotechnology and Bioscience. All the courses will be started from 2009 – 2010 academic year with an intake of 20 seats. The courses ar


I. M.Sc. Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering
II. M.Sc. Genomics and Proteomics
III. M.Sc. Toxicology
IV. M.Sc. Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

M.SC. MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND GENETIC ENGINEERING

Eligibility and Admission: - Graduates in Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Agriculture, Biophysics, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Microbiology and other Biological Sciences from a university recognized by UGC are eligible. Graduates of Biomedical Engineering and Biotech Engineering can also apply. Selection of the candidates will be done as per the rules and regulations of M. G University, Kottayam


Curriculum & Course plan:-Course of study will be extended over a period of two academic years under four semester system


Semester -I I Fundamental Genetics II Molecular organization of Chromosome; Theory of Heredity III Molecular structure of Nucleic Acid; Gene Regulation & Expression IV Practical-I


Semester -II V Biomolecules- Synthesis, Structure and Metabolism VI Molecular analysis of Biomolecules VII Oncogenes, Immunopathogenisis and Diagonostics. VIII Practical-II


Semester -III IX Transgenics- Microbes & Plants X Transgenics- Animals, Bioethics & IPR. XI Genbank Data & Proteomics. XII Practical-III


Semester -IV XIII Dissertation XIV Comprehensive Viva-voce & Presentation of Dissertation M.SC. GENOMICS AND PROTEOMICS


Eligibility and Admission: - Graduates in Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Agriculture, Biophysics, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Microbiology and other Biological Sciences from a university recognized by UGC are eligible. Graduates of Biomedical Engineering and Biotech Engineering can also apply. Selection of the candidates will be done as per the rules and regulations of M. G University, Kottayam


Curriculum & Course plan:-Course of study will be extended over a period of two academic years under four semester system


Semester-I I Fundamental Genetics II Molecular organisation of Chromosome; Theory of Heredity III Molecular structure of Nucleic Acid; Gene Regulation & expression IV Practical-I


Semester-II V Biomolecules- Synthesis, Structure and metabolism VI Molecular analysis of Biomolecules VII Immunogenetics & Diagnostics VIII Practical-II


Semester-III IX Genomes- Type, Function & Analysis X Proteomics XI Bioinformatics XII Practical-III


Semester-IV XIII Dissertation XIV Comprehensive Viva-voce & Presentation of Dissertation


M.SC. TOXICOLOGY

Eligibility and Admission:- Graduation in Pharmacology, Biological Sciences, Biotechnology, Medicine, Veterinary Science, Biophysics, Biochemistry, Chemistry ,Agriculture, Botany, Zoology, Microbiology and other biological sciences from a university recognized by the UGC. Biomedical, Biochemical & Biotech Engineering graduates can also apply. Selection of the candidates will be done as per the rules and regulations of M. G University, Kottayam


Curriculum & Course plan:-Course of study will be extended over a period of two academic years under four semester system. Semester-I I Toxicology- Principles of Toxic action & Mechanism II Genetic Toxicology and Carcinogenesis III Behavioral & NeuroToxicology IV Practical-I


Semester-II V Ecotoxicology & Nutritional toxicology VI Clinical & Nanotoxicology VII Radiation Toxicology VIII Practical-II


Semester-III X Molecular & Phytotoxicology X Principles of risk Assessment XI Regulatory Toxicology XII Practical-III


Semester-IV XIII Dissertation XIV Comprehensive Viva-Voce & Presentation of Dissertation work


M.SC. BIOMATERIALS AND TISSUE ENGINEERING

Eligibility and Admission: - Graduation in Chemistry, Biotechnology, Pharmacology, Medicine, Veterinary Science, Biophysics, Biochemistry, Physics and other Biological Sciences from a university recognized by UGC. Graduates of Biomedical Engineering and Biotech Engineering can also apply. . Selection of the candidates will be done as per the rules and regulations of M. G University, Kottayam.


Curriculum & Course plan:-Course of study will be extended over a period of two academic years under four semester system


Semester-I I Human Anatomy & Physiology II Human Diseases & Tissue Failure III Biomaterials- Fundamentals & Applications IV Practical-I


Semester-II V Implant materials – metallic & Ceramic VI Polymeric & Composite Implant Materials VII Biological Implant materials & Nanomaterials VIII Practical-II


Semester-III IX Tissue Engineering – Principles & Applications X Bioartificial Construct Technology & Approaches in Regenerative medicine XI Stem cells & Molecular Tissue Engineering XII Practical-III


Semester-IV XIII Dissertation XIV Comprehensive Viva-voce & Presentation of Dissertation work Information Common to all programmes


Information Common to all programmes

Curriculum: Course of study will be over a period of two academic years under four semester system

Scheme of examination: The examination for the award of degree will consist of theory and practical papers, dissertation and comprehensive viva-voce. There will be examinations at the end of each semester for theory and practical. Each semester consists of 3 theory papers and 1 practical. The 4th semester of the course will be exclusively focused on research work for the completion of the project study (dissertation). The dissertation shall be submitted at the end of 4th semester. There shall also be a comprehensive viva-voce along with the presentation of dissertation work at the end of the 4th semester

Dissertation: Each candidate shall submit a dissertation in four copies of the research project undertaken by him/her at the end of 4th semester to the University for valuation

Comprehensive Viva-voce: This shall be held at the end of the 4th semester and shall cover all the topics of course along with the presentation of the dissertation work

For a pass a candidate must obtain a minimum of 50% in each paper, internal assessment and external examination taken together. Those who fail in any paper need to appear for re-examination in that paper only. A candidate may be declared to have passed the degree course in second class if he/she obtains an aggregate of less than 60% of marks in all papers taken together, in first class if he/she obtains an aggregate of 60% or more marks in all papers taken


together provided one completes all papers in the first attempt and in first class with distinction if he/she gets 75% or more marks in aggregate of the total marks in the first attempt

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