BS-MS Major In Biology (2022 Batch Onwards)

Unique and positive points of the program are:

  1. This interdisciplinary science degree allows students to study a range of scientific disciplines, giving them a broad understanding of science and its applications.
  2. Allows students to tailor their education to their interests and career goals, making it easier to specialize in a particular area.
  3. This program trains with transferable skills that are in demand by employers, such as critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication.
  4. The curriculum is designed to provide opportunities for students to collaborate with individuals from different scientific backgrounds, fostering innovative thinking and creativity.
  5. This program has a strong focus on real-world applications, making the education relevant and useful for students who want to work in industry or tackle global challenges.


Semester-wise course credit structure of the program is as follows:

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Overall Credits Required (Minimum) : 317
Semester - I (Total Credits: 37 )
S. NoCourse CodeCourse NameLTPC
1CH 102Fundamental concepts and applications of chemistry3006
2MA 109Calculus I (1st Half)3104
3MA 121Calculus II (2nd Half)3104
4PH 101Quantum Physics and Applications2106
5BB 103Introduction to Modern Biology3006
6CS 103Introduction to Programming - 1 (Using C) (1st Half)3024
7EE 103Introduction to Programming - 2 (Using Python) (2nd Half)3024
8PH 113Hands on Science Laboratory - I0033
9HS 103Introduction to Fine Arts100PP/NP
10HS 106Design Thinking and Creativity100PP/NP
11NO 101/ NO 103National Sports Organization (NSO)/National Service Scheme (NSS)100PP/NP


Semester - II (Total Credits: 38)
S. NoCourse CodeCourse NameLTPC
1MA 102Linear Algebra (1st Half)3104
2MA 103Differential Equations - I (2nd Half)3104
3CS 106Data Structures and Algorithms3006
4CS 111Data Structures and Algorithms Laboratory0033
5PH 102Electricity and Magnetism2106
6BB 201Biomolecules2106
7CH 203States of Matter (2nd Half)3003
8CH 201Organic Chemistry (1st Half)3003
9 Hands On Science Laboratory - II0033
10NO 102/ NO 104National Sports Organization (NSO)/National Service Scheme (NSS)000PP/NP


Semester - III (Total Credits: 35)
S. NoCourse CodeCourse NameLTPC
1HS 201Economics3006
2BB 301Basics of Cell Biology and Genetics3006
3CH 204Physical Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry (1st Half)3003
4CH 202Inorganic Chemistry (2nd Half)3003
5MA 209Introduction to Probability Theory3108
6PH 103Waves, Oscillations & Optics2106
7 Mathematics Laboratory0033


Semester - IV (Total Credits: 33)
S. NoCourse CodeCourse NameLTPC
1BB 403Metabolism and Bioenergetics2106
2BB 404Biophysics (1st Half)3003
3BB 411Biology Lab I0066
4 Institute Elective – I3006
5 Program Elective-I3006
6 HSS Elective-I3006


Semester - V (Total Credits: 33)
S. NoCourse CodeCourse NameLTPC
1BB 407Molecular Biology2106
2BB 608Genomics and proteomics (1st Half)3003
3BB 405Biostatistics (2nd Half)3003
4BB 412Biology Lab II0066
5 Institute Elective – II3006
6 Program Electives   9


Semester - VI (Total Credits: 27)
S. NoCourse CodeCourse NameLTPC
1CE 301Environmental Studies3006
2 Bioinformatics Lab0033
3 Program Elective2106
4 Institute Elective – III   6
5BB 413Biology Lab III0066


Semester - VII (Total Credits: 30)
S. NoCourse CodeCourse NameLTPC
1BB 607Immunology2106
2BB 414Biology Lab IV0066
3 Program Elective3006
4 Institute Elective -IV3006
5 HSS Elective-II3006


Semester - VIII (Total Credits: 24)
S. NoCourse CodeCourse NameLTPC
1 Program Elective3006
2 Institute Elective -V3006
3 Minor Project   12


Semester - IX & X (Total Credits: 60)
S. NoCourse CodeCourse NameLTPC
1 Independent Project   60