UM-DAE Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences

Outline and Credits of the course for the M. Sc. (Integrated)download

 

 

Biology stream

 

(P: Physics, M: Mathematics, C: Chemistry, B: Biology, G: General, H: Humanities 

CB: ChemistryBiology, PCB: PhysicsChemistryBiology)

 

    FIRST YEAR 

 

Semester - I

 

Subject Code Subject
Contact Hours per Week
(Theory+Tutorials)
Credits
 B101  Biology I [2+1] 3
 C101  Chemistry I [2+1] 3
 M101/100  Mathematics I [2+1] 3
 P101  Physics I [2+1] 3
 G101  Computer Basics [2+1] 3
 H101  Communication Skills [2+0] 2
     Contact Hours per Week Laboratory  Credits
 BL101  Biology Laboratory [4] 2
 CL101  Chemistry Laboratory [4] 2
 BL101  Biology Laboratory [4] 2
 GL101  Computer Laboratory [4] 2
   Semester Credits   26
   Subtotal   26 of 242

 

Semester - II

Subject Code Subject
Contact Hours Per Week
(Theory+Tutorials)
Credits
 B201  Biology II [2+1] 3
 C201  Chemistry II [2+1] 3
 P201  Physics II (Electricity, Magnetism & Optics)  [2+1] 3
 M 201/M200  Mathematics II (Linear Algebra, Calculus of several variables)  [2+1] 3
 G201
 Electronics and Instrumentation
[2+1] 3
 G202
 Glimpses of Contemporary Sciences
[2+1] 3
     Contact Hours per Week Laboratory  Credits
 BL201  Biology Laboratory [4] 2
 CL201  Chemistry Laboratory [4] 2
 PL201  Physics Laboratory [4] 2
 GL201  Electronics Laboratory [4] 2
   Semester Credits    26
   Subtotal   52 of 242

 

SECOND YEAR

Semester - III

Subject code Subject
Contact Hours per Week
(Theory+Tutorials)
Credits
 CB301
 Mathematics III
[3+1] 4
 CB302  Biochemistry I [3+1] 4
 CB303  Organic Chemistry I 
[3+1] 4
  B301  Cell Biology I  [3+1]  4
 H301
 World Literature
[2+0] 2
 H302
 History & Philosophy of Science
[2+0] 2
     Contact Hours per Week Laboratory  
 BL301  Biology Laboratory [6] 3
 GL301  Applied Electronics Laboratory [4] 2
   Semester Credits   25
   Subtotal   77 of 242

 

Semester - IV

Subject Code Subject
Contact Hours per Week
(Theory+Tutorials)
Credits
 PCB401  Physical and Chemical Kinetics [3+1] 4
 CB401
 Introductory Spectroscopy
 (UV-vis, fluorescence, IR,
 Raman, NMR)
[3+1] 4
 B401  Molecular Biology
[3+1] 4
 CB402  Biochemistry II
[3+1] 4
 G401
 Statistical Techniques and
 Applications
[3+1] 4
    Contact Hours per Week Laboratory  Credits
 BL401  Biology Laboratory [6] 3
 GL401
 Computational Laboratory and
 Numerical Methods
[4] 2
   Semester Credits   25
   Subtotal   102 of 242

 

THIRD YEAR

Semester - V

Subject Code Subject
Contact Hours per Week
(Theory+Tutorials)
Credits
 CB501  Analytical Chemistry
[3+1] 4
 B501  Genetics [3+1] 4
 B502  Molecular Biology
[3+1] 4
 B503  Biodiversity
[3+1] 4
 G501
 Earth Science and Energy &
 Environmental Sciences
[3+1] 4
    Contact Hours per Week Laboratory  Credits
 BL501  Biology Laboratory [8] 4
   Semester Credits   24
   Subtotal   126 of 242

 

 Semester - VI

Subject Code Subject
Contact Hours per Week
(Theory+Tutorials)
Credits
 CB601  Biophysical Chemistry
[3+1] 4
 B601  Immunology [3+1] 4
 B602  Animal Physiology
[3+1] 4
 B603  Plant Physiology
[3+1] 4
 B604  Microbiology
[3+1] 4
 H601  Erhics of Science and IPR [2+0] 2
    Contact Hours per Week Laboratory  Credits
 BL601  Biology Laboratory [8] 4
   Semester Credits   26
   Subtotal   152 of 242

 

Semester - VII

Subject Code Subject
Contact Hours per Week
(Theory+Tutorials)
Credits
 B701  Neurobiology [3+1] 4
 B702  Immunology II  [3+1] 4
 B703
 Development Biology
[3+1] 4
 B704
 Imaging Technology in Biological
 Research
[3+1] 4
 BPr701
 Reading Project
- 4
    Contact Hours per Week Laboratory  Credits
 BL701  Advanced Chemistry Laboratory
[5+5] 5
   Semester Credits   25
   Subtotal   176 of 241

 

Semester - VIII

Subject Code   Subject
Contact Hours per Week
(Theory+Tutorials)
 
Credits  
 B801  Virology
[3+1] 4
 B802
 Biotechnology I
[3+1] 4
 B803
 Bioinformatics
[3+1] 4
 B804  Biotechnology II
[3+1] 4
    Contact Hours per Week Laboratory  Credits
 BL801  Advanced Biology Laboratory [5+5] 5
 BPr800  Project - 4
   Semester Credits    25
   Subtotal   202 of 242

 

FIFTH YEAR

Semester - IX

Subject Code Subject
Contact Hours per Week
(Theory+Tutorials)
Credits
 BPr901  Project                         
 - 24
   Semester Credits   24
   Subtotal   226 of 242

 

Semester - X

Subject Code Subject
Contact Hours per Week
(Theory+Tutorials)
Credits
 BE1001  Elective I [3+1] 4
 BE1002
 Elective II
[3+1] 4
 BE1003  Elective III [3+1] 4
 BE1004  Elective IV [3+1] 4
   Semester Credits   16
   Subtotal   242 of 242

 

 

TOTAL CREDITS: 242

 

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About Us

CBS was set up by the Department of Atomic Energy and the University of Mumbai in 2007. CBS offers a 5 year integrated MSc program in Basic Sciences, with undergraduate teaching embedded in a postgraduate and research environment, for students who have completed 10+2 schooling or its equivalent.