Scheme of Studies of MS Program in Natural Science

MS Program Duration
MS degree will be conferred after completion of minimum 2-years of studies that includes course work, comprehensive examination and an original Dissertation Research.
 
General MS Degree Requirements
The MS degree will require completing the following:

  1. Course work (24 Credit Hours) of core and elective courses during first 2-semesters. However, an additional course work will be required as deficiency seen depend on conditions on recommendation of the supervisor.
  2. Qualifying Comprehensive Examination
  3. Individual MS Dissertation Research under supervision
Complete Requirements for MS Degree
 
COURSE WORK    
  Course Work Credit Hours 24 (8 Courses)
  Core Courses: 12 (4 courses)
  Elective Courses: 12 (4 Courses)
  Comprehensive Exam  
Dissertation Research   6 Credit hours
Total Credit Hours   30

                 

Semester 1
 
Total Credit Hours: 30
List of MS Core Courses (12 credit hours)
 
Course code, Course title and Credit Hours
  1. NS 601 – Computational tools for Natural Sciences – 3(3-0)
  2. NS 602 – Biotechnology in Practice – 3(3-0)
  3. NS 603 – Mathematics & Statistics for Natural Scientists – 3(3-0)
  4. NS 604 – Research, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship – 3(3-0)

Total 12 Credit hours

 
Semester 2
List of Elective MS Courses – Minimum 12 credit hours
 
S. NO Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
1 NS 611 Recombinant DNA Technology 3
2 NS 612 Bioremediation 3
3 NS 613 Interdisciplinary Trends in Biotechnology 3
4 NS 614 Bioinformatics 3
5 NS 615 Bioethics 3
6 NS 616 Environmental Chemistry 3
7 NS 617 Nanomaterials Characterization Techniques 3
8 NS 618 Biochemistry & Biophysics 3
9 NS 619 Renewable Bioenergy 3
10 NS 621 Nucleic Acid Engineering 3
11 NS 622 Nanomedicines and Drug Delivery 3
12 NS 623 Biophysics 3
13 NS 624 Cell Metabolism 3
14 NS 625 Advanced Genetics 3
15 NS 626 Separation Methodology 3
16 NS 627 Applied Environmental Microbiology 3
17 NS 628 Epidemiology 3
18 NS 629 Biological Conservation 3
19 NS 631 Green Economy 3
20 NS 632 Translational Medicine 3
21 NS 700 Dissertation Research 6