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M.Sc. in Bioinformatics

Objective : The two years Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Bioinformatics conducted by The Global Open University, Nagaland has been designed for meeting the demand of the growing needs of experts in the fields of bioinformatics, genetics, molecular biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, micro-biology, structural bioinformatics, biocomputing languages, bioinformatics software, algorithmic bioinformatics etc.

Eligibility : Graduates of Science / IT Duration : Two years

Award : Master of Science with specialisation in Bioinformatics shall be awarded to all the successful candidates by the University.

Subjects : First Year
Bio Programming Languages
Statistical Methods and DBMS
Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
Biotech. and Industrial Microbiology

Subjects : Second Year
Structural Bioinformatics
Biocomputing Languages
Bioinformatics Software
Algorithmic Bioinformatics
Master's Thesis

Careers in Bioinformatics

Bioinformatics is the application of computer science and information technology to the field of biology. The primary goal of bioinformatics is to increase the understanding of biological processes. What sets it apart from other approaches, however, is its focus on developing and applying computationally the techniques like pattern recognition, data mining, machine based learning algorithms and visualisation to achieve this goal. Major research efforts in this field are sequence alignment, gene finding, genome, assembly, drug design, drug discovery, protein structure alignment, prediction etc.

Total Fee : Rs. 28,150

Accordingly, the Application Form duly filled-in along with four stamp size photographs, copies of certificates and mark sheets and a Bank Draft for the full fee i.e. Rs. 28,150 in the name of “The Global Open University, Nagaland” payable at Dimapur must reach the Admissions Officer,  The Global Open University, Sodzulhou Village, P.O. - ARTC, NH-39, Dimapur - 797115 Nagaland by registered / speed post only.

Examination Fee : A fee of Rs. 250 per paper is to be paid before appearing in the Annual Examinations to be held at different Examination Centers within the State of Nagaland (Dimapur, Kohima, Wokha).

Master's Thesis : All students are required to submit a Master's Thesis at the end of second year.

Assignments : All admitted participants must submit subjectwise assignments based on the Mini Project Reports to be prepared by them on a topic related to each of the subjects.