Post graduate Courses M.Sc. Biotechnology : (Course Code: 659)
The duration of the course is four semesters (2 years),
Number of seats -10

M.SC Biotechnology

50% seats are allotted by the University on the basis of online applications registered in the University website : www.admissions.keralauniversity.ac.in

The remaining 50% seats are filled by the Management. Applicants seeking Management seat should also register on-line at the University Website.

This career-related first degree programme in M.Sc. Biotechnology aims to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in the field of biotechnology. The curriculum focuses on developing expertise in areas such as molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry, and bioprocessing. Through hands-on laboratory work and theoretical learning, students deepen their understanding of biotechnological principles and applications. Graduates of this program are prepared for various career paths, including roles such as research scientist, biotechnologist, laboratory technician, bioinformatics specialist, and pharmaceutical researcher, among others.

  • Language Courses
  • Foundation Courses
  • Core Courses
  • Complementary Courses
  • Open Course


Bachelor Degree with 2.2 CGPA (s) out of 4 in Botany, Zoology, Life Sciences, Microbiology, Biochemistry, B.Sc. Agriculture, BE/ B.Tech in Chemical Environmental, MBBS, BVSC, B.Sc, MLT, B.Sc. Biotechnology (Voc), B.Sc. Botany & Biotechnology (Career -Related / Restructured)
In the case of marks and gradesystem (indirect grading system) minimum marks /SCPA will be as per the University rules.
Bachelor Degree with 55% marks in Part III excluding language in Botany, Zoology, Life Science, Microbiology, Biochemistry, B.Sc., Agriculture, BE/ B. Tech in Chemical Environmental, MBBS, BVSC, B.Sc. MLT, Sc.Bio technology (Voc), B.Sc. Botany & Biotechnology (Career-Related / Restructured)

    Career Opportunity

    Some of the roles that one can bag after completing a M.SC programme is that of a
  • Research firms
  • Pharmaceutical firms
  • Hospitals
  • Laboratories
  • Food production firms
  • Clinical research firms
  • Consultation agencies
  • Chemical manufacturers
  • Fertilizer manufacturers
  • Educational institutes