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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
Mohamed Sathak College of Arts & SciencePeriyar UniversityTamil Nadu
Mohamed Shatak College of Arts & ScienceUniversity of MadrasTamil Nadu
National College of Arts & ScienceUniversity of KeralaKerala
Noorul Islam College of Arts& ScienceManonmaniam Sundaranar UniversityTamil Nadu
Oasis Institute of Health Sciences & Research Centre - PuneSavitribai Phule Pune UniversityMaharashtra
Orissa University OF Agriculture And TechnologyOrissa University of Agriculture and TechnologyOdisha
Patkar – Varde CollegeUniversity of MumbaiMaharashtra
Patkar – Varde CollegeUniversity of MumbaiMaharashtra
Pee Gee College of Arts and SciencePeriyar UniversityTamil Nadu
Ponnaiyah Ramayam Institute of ManagementBharathidasan UniversityTamil Nadu
Professor Dhanapalan College For WomenUniversity of MadrasTamil Nadu
Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Information Technology & Biotechnology Bharati VidyapeethBharati Vidyapeeth UniversityMaharashtra
Rajiv Gandhi Institute of IT & BiotechnologyBharati Vidyapeeth UniversityMaharashtra
Safi Institute of Advanced StudyUniversity of CalicutKerala
Sambalpur University Institute of Information TechnologySambalpur UniversityOdisha
School of Education - Vels UnivesityVels UniversityTamil Nadu
School of Life SciencesVels UniversityTamil Nadu
Shillong Engineering and Management CollegeNorth Eastern Hill UniversityMeghalaya
Shri Shivaji Science CollegeSant Gadge Baba Amravati UniversityMaharashtra
Shri Shivaji Science CollegeSant Gadge Baba Amravati UniversityMaharashtra
Softkey Education & Infotech LtdKarnataka State Open UniversityMaharashtra
Sree Amman Arts and Science CollegeBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Sri Akilandeswari Women''s CollegeThiruvalluvar UniversityTamil Nadu
Sri Krishna Arts and Science CollegeBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Sri Ramakrishna College of Arts and Science for WomenBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Srimad Andavan Arts and Science CollegeBharathidasan UniversityTamil Nadu
St. Thomas CollegeUniversity of KeralaKerala
Stella Maris College (Women)University of MadrasTamil Nadu
Suresh Gyan Vihar,School of Bio-SciencesSuresh Gyan Vihar UniversityRajasthan
Thanthai Hans Roever CollegeBharathidasan 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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