M.Sc. Bioinformatics – Best Deemed University in Chennai
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M.Sc. Bioinformatics

Programme Outcomes

PO-1: Life Sciences knowledge: Successful candidates will acquire current/recent specific knowledge in the respective discipline with proficiency in practical skills and leadership skillsfor a successful career.

PO-2: Problem analysis: Successful candidates will be able to analyse, design standards, resolve and troubleshoot problems in implementation or standardization of Life sciences protocols.

PO-3: Design/development of solutions: Successful candidates will develop creative and cognitive thinking and cooperate with each other to solve problems in the field of Life sciences.

PO-4: Conduct investigations of Practical problems: Successful candidates will acquire capabilities to plan and design protocols and utilize practical skills.

PO-5: Conduct investigations of experimental problems: To validate hypothesis by executing experimental techniques independently coupled with the ability to assimilate, analyse, interpret and accurately evaluate subsequent data.

PO-6: Modern tool usage: Successful candidates will effectively be able to manage resources and time using ICT and other computer enabled devices.

PO-7: Ethics: Successful candidates will be aware of their role and responsibility in handling and use of microbes including genetically modified microorganisms.

PO-8: Communication: Successful candidates will have the ability to understand and communicate all ideas and concepts effectively.

PO-7: Environment sustainability: Successful candidates will get adequate knowledge to use information and implement solutions for environmental protection, safeguards and remediation.

Curriculum & Syllabus



   SEMESTER I     
Hours/WeekMaximum Marks
Code No.CourseLectureTutorialPracticalCreditsCASEETotal
CORE 1Enzymes And Metabolisms40044060100
CORE 2Computer Programming in C and
CORE 3Introduction To Bioinformatics30244060100
COREPractical 2 – Bio programming in
C and C++
DSE 1Genomics and Transcriptomics40044060100
DSE 2Proteomics: Principles
and Techniques
SECSoft skill 1/Sector skill course20024060100


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Eligibility Criteria

ProgramEligibilityCriteria for Merit
M.Sc. BioInformaticsCandidates for admission to the first year of the degree of Bachelor of Biocomputing shall be
required to pass in +2, HSC or equivalent with Biological Science or computing Science as one
of the subjects along with Maths/Pure Science/Computer Applications/Life Sciences/Medical
Science/Basic Science and Agriculture can be accepted as equivalent thereof by the syndicate of
Merit - Based on percentage of marks secured in the qualifying examination.

Career Prospects



  • Bioinformatics Research Scientist
  • Bioinformatics Engineer
  • Bioinformatics Analyst
  • Clinical pharmacologist
  • Program Specialist
  • Pharmacogenomics
  • Computational Biologist
  • Bioinformatics Data Scientist
  • Health care Associates
  • Clinical Data Developer

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Fee Structure

Tuition Fee per yearAdministration FeeRegistration feeMisc.
(per sem)
Skill Enhancement Fee
(per year)
Exam Fee
(Per Sem)
At the time of admissionEven SemOdd Sem

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