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Ph.D. Biochemistry

Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry

Are you planning for a doctoral programme in the field of biochemistry? Learn here the prospects and details of the course PhD Biochemistry, in case you are a post graduate in the relevant field of study.

Course Name: Ph.D. Biochemistry
Group: Ph.D.
Stream: Science
Course Category: Biochemistry
Duration: 3 - 5 Years


Biochemistry is an interdisciplinary field of biology and chemistry that studies chemical processes with respect to living tissues and organisms. The field is finding increasing relevance in solving problems in medical science. It is helping us understand diseases and finding cure for them. Biochemistry is also playing a useful role in sectors like nutrition and agriculture. Many disciplines are benefited with the advances in biochemistry. Some of them are forensics, genetics, plant science, cell biology and healthcare. Since it is mostly based on laboratory work and research, the field of biochemistry provides immense scope for further research and discoveries. A PhD in biochemistry, which provides you with a research based education, can lead you to a career in research, academics or a leadership role in the industries.

Eligibility and course duration

A master's degree in the field of biochemistry with at least 55% marks in aggregate. Selections are through entrance tests and interview.

Takes around 3-5 years to complete the course.

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Ph.D. Biochemistry - Colleges & Admission Notifications

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College Name
Adhiparasakthi College of Arts And Science, Tamil Nadu
Alluri Sitarama Raju Academy of Medical Sciences, Andhra Pradesh
Ashok & Rita Patel Institute of Integrated Study & Research in Biotechnology And Allied Sciences, Gujarat
Byl Nair Medical General & T N Medical College, Maharashtra
Central Institute of Fisheries Education, West Bengal
College of Basic Sciences & Humanities, Haryana
Dr. G. R. Damodaran College of Science, Tamil Nadu
Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College, Tamil Nadu
Dr.N.G.P.Arts And Science College, Tamil Nadu
Father Muller Homeopathic Medical College, Karnataka
GITAM Institute Of Science, Andhra Pradesh
Govt. Holkar Science College, Madhya Pradesh
Gulbarga University,Gulbarga, Karnataka
Indian Institute of Science (IIS), Karnataka
Jamia Hamdard University, Delhi
Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research, Puducherry
Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Tamil Nadu
Muthayammal College of Arts and Science, Tamil Nadu
Seth GS Medical College And Kem Hospital, Maharashtra
St. Thomas College, Kerala
Teerthanker Mahaveer Medical College & Research Centre, Uttar Pradesh
The Institute of Science, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Topiwala National Medical College, Maharashtra
Topiwala National Medical College & B.Y.L. Nair Charitable Hospital, Maharashtra

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More about the course

Like any other PhD program you need to submit a research proposal to the scrutinizing committee. The proposal has to be an original one. On its acceptance, you are allotted with a research guide who will supervise you through the entire research work. There are a number of areas, where your research interests may lie. Some among them are: cell biology, molecular biology, membrane biology, neurobiology, immunology, embryonic development, nutritional deficiencies, pest control measures in agriculture, forensic science and so on. The scope of study and research in biochemistry is a wide one. You get to study about what goes on inside our cells and tissues, how the chemical metabolism is kept going and the various biological processes that help in keeping us alive.

Other than the coursework on research methodology and the various academic topics on biochemistry, in the first year of your PhD program you get on with various assignments, projects, workshops and seminars. Based on the research work you need to write a dissertation too.

Job opportunities

The field of biochemistry provides you scope for research based work in research laboratories and industrial labs. The US and the others provide a good scope for research. A career in academics is also what many biochemists select after their PhD and seek job in some of the top universities in the world. The industrial and farm sector also provides enough scope. Some among them are: pharmaceuticals, healthcare, pest control, forensic, pollution control, etc.

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