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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
Dr. M.G.R. Janaki College of Arts and Science for WomenUniversity of MadrasTamil Nadu
Gitam Institute Of ScienceGandhi Institute of Technology and ManagementAndhra Pradesh
Global Business SchoolUttar Pradesh
Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatan Dharma CollegePanjab UniversityChandigarh
Govt. T.R.S.Autonomous College, RewaAwadhesh Pratap Singh UniversityMadhya Pradesh
Grd College of Arts And ScienceBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Guru Nanak Khalsa College of Arts ScienceUniversity of MumbaiMaharashtra
Hindustan CollegeGauhati UniversityAssam
Hindustan College of Arts And Science ChennaiUniversity of MadrasTamil Nadu
Hindusthan College of Arts and ScienceBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
ICFAI Institute of Science and Technology DehradunInstitute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India (ICFAI) University
Indo-American CollegeThiruvalluvar UniversityTamil Nadu
Integral University CollegeIntegral UniversityUttar Pradesh
Jaya College of Arts and ScienceUniversity of MadrasTamil Nadu
K.G. College of Arts and ScienceBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
K.S.R College of Arts and SciencePeriyar UniversityTamil Nadu
K.S.R College of Arts and SciencePeriyar UniversityTamil Nadu
Karpagam Arts and Science CollegeBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Karpagam University, CoimbatoreAnna University ChennaiTamil Nadu
Kongunadu Arts and Science CollegeBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Kristu Jyoti College of Management and TechnologyMahatma Gandhi UniversityKerala
M.S.University of BarodaMaharaja Sayajirao UniversityGujarat
Majhighariani Institute of Technology & ScienceBerhampur UniversityOdisha
Mar Athanasios College for Advanced Studies (MACFAST)Mahatma Gandhi UniversityKerala
Mar Augusthinose CollegeMahatma Gandhi UniversityKerala
Mata Gujri CollegePunjabi UniversityPunjab
Mehsana Urban Institute of SciencesGanpat UniversityGujarat
Mes College For Advanced StudiesMahatma Gandhi UniversityKerala
Metas Adventist CollegeNorth Eastern Hill UniversityGujarat
MGM's Institute of Biosciences And TechnologyUniversity of MysoreMaharashtra

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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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