Department of Biosciences


The Chairman

Department of Biosciences

Mangalore University

Mangalagangotri - 574 199.

Phone: +91-824-2287261


Course Details:

Course Intake Duration Eligibility
M.Sc. Biosciences 24 (16+3+5) Two Years Candidates seeking admission to M.Sc. Biosciences shall have studied any two of the following subjects - Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Pharmacognosy and Environmental Science as optional/major/special subjects and also studied Chemistry/Biochemistry as optional/major/special subject at the under graduate level.
M.Sc. Biotechnoogy 29 (16+3+10) Two years Candidates shall have studied any branch of Life Sciences with Chemistry/Biochemistry as one of the major/optional/subsidiary subjects securing 45% marks (40% in case of SC/ST candidates) in the aggregate excluding languages at the undergraduate level. Selection of candidates shall be on merit cum reservation on the basis of 60:40 weightage for marks of entrance examination and qualifying examination respectively. The procedure for the entrance examination as prescribed by the University Syndicate.
Ph.D. As per University Regulation Minimum Three/Four Years and maximum five/six years for full-time and part-time research respectively. Second class Master's degree (or 55%) in the subject/ allied subject. Based on marks scored in entrance tests and qualifying examination.