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M.Sc Bio Informatics

Master of Science in Bioinformatics

Aspiring for a research based career in pharmaceuticals, health and life sciences? Looking for postgraduate options in the field of bioinformatics? Well, this course page gives you the details of M.Sc Bioinformatics, a field which is likely to be of great value in the near future. Here are the details.

Course Name: M.Sc Bio Informatics
Group: M.Sc
Stream: Science
Course Category: Biotechnology
Duration: 2 years


Bioinformatics is a multidisciplinary field, which has an excellent scope for research as well as industrial activity in the field of healthcare. The field of bioinformatics involves developing algorithms and software tools for analyzing and interpreting biological data. It applies computer science, math, statistics and engineering to understand these data. These software tools can be used by those who have a background in fields such as medical sciences, agriculture practices, biological and veterinarian sciences. The tools help in gaining knowledge about the bio-diversity of species, vaccine development, agro-biotechnology and environmental biotechnology.

Eligibility and course duration

Graduation in any of the field amongst basic sciences, life science, pharmaceutical science, computer science, electronics, biotechnology, biomedical engineering or other related fields. Qualifying marks vary from institute to institute. At least above 50%. Admissions are mostly through merit, but some institutes may prefer to admit through all India entrance exams.

Duration of this postgraduate course is 2 years.

M.Sc Bio Informatics 2019 - 2020 Admissions/Application Enquiry


M.Sc Bio Informatics - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering M.Sc Bio Informatics course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2019 - 2020 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College NameUniversityState
A.V.C College of EngineeringAnna University ChennaiTamil Nadu
Academy of Management & Information TechnologyBiju Patnaik University of TechnologyOdisha
Alpha Arts and Science CollegeUniversity of MadrasTamil Nadu
Amity Institute of BiotechnologyAmity University Uttar Pradesh
Amrita School of BiotechnologyAmrita Vishwa VidyapeethamKerala
Annai College of Arts and ScienceBharathidasan UniversityTamil Nadu
Annamalai University Study Centre, PortblairAnnamalai UniversityAndaman and Nicobar
Aquinas CollegeMahatma Gandhi UniversityKerala
Asian Institute of Health SciencesManipal UniversityMaharashtra
Auxilium CollegeThiruvalluvar UniversityTamil Nadu
Auxilium College of EducationBharathidasan UniversityTamil Nadu
Ayya Nadar Janaki Ammal College(Autonomous)Madurai Kamaraj UniversityTamil Nadu
B.n. Post Graduate CollegeMohan lala Sukadia UniversityRajasthan
Banasthali University CollegeBanasthali VidhyapithRajasthan
Banasthali VidyapithBanasthali VidhyapithRajasthan
Bharath College of Science and ManagementBharathidasan UniversityTamil Nadu
Bharathiar University CollegeBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Bharathidasan College of Arts and ScienceBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Birla Institute of TechnologyDr. B.R. Ambedkar Open UniversityWest Bengal
C.M.S. College of Science and CommerceBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Cms College of Science And CommerceBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
College of Basic Sciences & HumanitiesChoudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural UniversityHaryana
College of Basic Sciences & HumanitiesChoudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural UniversityHaryana
College of ScienceGandhi Institute of Technology and ManagementAndhra Pradesh
Danapackiyam Krishnasamy Mudaliar College for WomenThiruvalluvar UniversityTamil Nadu
DAV College Panjab UniversityChandigarh
Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan College of Arts and Science for WomenBharathidasan UniversityTamil Nadu
Dr G R Damodaran College Of ScienceBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Dr G Y Pathrikar College of Computer Science and ITDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, AurangabadMaharashtra
Dr. G. R. Damodaran College of ScienceBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu

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More about the course

The course curriculum of M.Sc Bioinformatics consists of both theory and practical classes. The first three semesters focuses on theory and practicals, whereas in the 4th semester, the focus shifts completely on the project work and industrial seminars. The project report is to be submitted at the end of the 4th semester. Biological studies are done in this field through computer programming. Bioinformatics has now become an important part of all biological studies. Bioinformatics tools are playing an important role in understanding evolutionary aspects of molecular biology by comparing genomic and genetic data. Some of the topics covered during the course are probability, statistics, molecular biology, computing fundamentals, programming in C++, molecular imaging, drug design, genomics and proteomics.

Job opportunities

Since more and more applications are coming up under bioinformatics, there is a wide ranges of jobs available after one finishes this course. It is a fast growing field and there is a great demand for professionals trained in bioinformatics by the pharmaceuticals industry for research and development of new drugs, vaccines, etc. Many after undergoing the course continue their education further by going for doctoral programs on the subject. There are also very good opportunities for doing advanced research in this field. Bioinformatics professionals are recruited by various organizations, such as those in healthcare, research, petroleum, software, IT, automotive, etc. A good many jobs and research opportunities are there in countries in Europe and in United States.

M.Sc Bio Informatics Admissions for 2019 - 2020 Academic Year

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