About the Department.

Established in 2005, the Department of Biosciences offers M.Sc. Microbiology and M.Sc. Biotechnology courses affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University. The curriculum aims to provide the students with advanced level theoretical knowledge, practical experiences and training in life sciences with particular focus on modern molecular and systems biology approaches. Apart from theoretical education, the department is committed to equip its students with research and analytical skills, making them resourceful and self sustainable. It has well equipped laboratories, with state of the art precision defined instruments, which are made available to the students to foster their plans for research. The students are also given the opportunity to acquire relevant experience through industrial or clinical attachments and through industry-based projects. As a testimony to its academic excellence, the department has recorded consistently good results in University Examinations and students have secured quality placements in Industry and academia.

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A candidate seeking admission to M.Sc. Microbiology/Biotechnology must have a basic degree in Biological Sciences viz, Zoology, Botany, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Biotechnology, Biological Techniques & Specimen Preparation, Microbiology, Chemistry, MLT or any other equivalent degree recognized by MG University, with not less than CGPA of 2.00 (50%) in the Core Group (Core + Open + Complementary).


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Alumni Representation

Alumni Representation

For Admissions Contact:
The Course Coordinator,
Department of Biosciences,
Mar Thoma College, Kuttapuzha PO, Tiruvalla, Kerala-689103.
Ph: 04692600017

Applications downloaded from the following link may be sent to the college along with a demand draft for Rs. 300/- in favour of Principal, Mar Thoma College, Tiruvalla, payable at Tiruvalla.

Admission Brochure (~5MB)

Application Form (~50kb)