The M.Sc. in Biochemistry Course was started in the year 2014 at Mangalagangothri Campus of Mangalore University to cater the needs of students of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi district in particular and other parts of the country in general. This is a traditional well established course. The course, comprises of course content with fundamentals and modern aspects of Biochemistry.           


     Department Mission is to train civilized human resource having in-depth knowledge in fundamentals and applications of Biochemistry for global competence.

About the Department: 

    Department started in the year, June 2014  Presently the department consists of Prof. B.K. Sarojini, Chairperson of Industrial Chemistry as Coordinator for the course, Visiting faculty 1No. Guest Faculty 03No.

    Prof. Cletus D’ Souza, Emeritus Professor of Biochemistry, University of Mysore, Manasagangothri, has delivered special lectures. Even though, course started in the academic year 2014-15, it has procured all necessary Laboratory equipments and other facilities. The performance of the student in the Ist Semester is highly encouraging with 100% pass which includes 5 distinctions and 11 Ist Class and 4 IInd Class.

Course Intake:

Mention the courses offered and intake

M. Sc. Biochemistry intake: 31

 General Category: 16+3=19

Partially Self- Financing Scheme: 12 

No. of student admitted 2014-15: 20

Four Semester M.Sc. Programme (Choice Based Credit System)

Subjects: M.Sc. (Biochemistry):

 I Semester

 III Semester

BC 401- Biochemical Techniques

BC 402- Bioorganic and Biophysical Chemistry

BC 403- Biomolecules

BC 404- Physiology

BC 405- Practicals I

BC 406- Practicals II

             Seminar/ Assignment

BC 501- Basics of Biochemistry

BC 502- Immunology

BC 503- Molecular Biology I

BC 504- Metabolism- II

BC 505-Practicals V

BC 506- Practicals VI


II Semester

IV Semester

BC 451- Enzymology

BC 452- Metabolism I

BC 453- Nutrition

BC 454- Cell Biology

BC 455- Practicals III

BC 456 Practicals IV

               Seminar/ Assignment

BC 551- Molecular Biology II

BC 552- Biotechnology

BC 553- Clinical Biochemistry

BC 554- Computers Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

BC 555- Practicals VII

BC 556- Project Work