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Distance Education Council Letter Issued by
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The Nagaland Government Gazette Extraordinary The Nagaland
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M.Sc. in Biotechnology

Objective : The two years Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Biotechnology conducted by The Global Open University, Nagaland has been designed for meeting the demand of the growing needs of experts in the fields of genetics, gene therapy, immuno-technologies, tissue culture, stem cell techniques, enzyme engineering, photosynthetic efficiency, new DNA technologies, plant based drugs, peptide synthesis, rational drug design, nutraceuticals, organ transplantation, reproductive technologies, new drug delivery systems, DNA vaccines etc.

Eligibility : Graduates in Science / Technology Duration : Two years

Award : Master of Science with specialisation in Biotechnology shall be awarded to all the successful candidates by The Global Open University, Nagaland.

Subjects : First Year
Introduction to Biotechnology
Applications of Biotechnology
Biotechnology Industries
Biotechnology Engineering
Biotechnology Risks, Safety & Ethics

Subjects : Second Year
Biotech. Informatics
Modern Advances in Biotechnology
Future of Biotechnology
Master's Thesis

Careers in Biotechnology

Biotechnology is a field of applied biology that involves the use of living organisms and bio-processes in engineering, technology, medicine and other fields requiring bioproducts. Biotech. also utilises these products for manufacturing purposes with special reference to genetic engineering as well as cell and tissue culture technologies. The concepts encompasses a wide range of procedures for modifying living organisms according to human purposes. There is a huge demand for experts for developing commercial products in the areas of biotechnology and related fields.

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.