Sample Course Plan for PhD Biochemistry

Year - 1, Semester 1
S. No. Course Cr. Hrs Type
1 Molecular Genetics 3 Elective
2 Environmental Biochemistry 3 Core
3 Frontiers in Biochemistry 3 Core
Total Credit Hours 9
Year - 1, Semester 2
S. No. Course Cr. Hrs Type
1 Enzymology 3 Core
2 Nutritional Biochemistry 3 Core
3 Metabolic Pathways 3 Elective
Total Credit Hours 9
Remaining Semesters
S. No. Course Cr. Hrs Type
1 Research & Thesis 30 Core
Total Credit Hours 48

Potential Courses and Research Work for PhD Biochemistry

Note: The Panel of PhD Supervisors will propose six courses from the above list according to the Research Field of the Concerned Supervisor and subject to the condition that such course(s) is/are not already studied during M.Phil./MS.

S. No. Course Cr. Hrs
1 Molecular Genetics 3 (3+0)
2 Advanced Environmental Biochemistry 3 (3+0)
3 Frontiers in Biochemistry 3 (3+0)
4 Enzymology 3 (3+0)
5 Nutritional Biochemistry 3 (3+0)
6 Metabolic Pathways 3 (3+0)
7 Advanced Biochemistry 3 (3+0)
8 Advanced Clinical Biochemistry 3 (3+0)
9 Advanced Heterocyclic Compounds 3 (3+0)
10 Recent Trends in Immunology 3 (3+0)
11 Analytical Techniques in Biochemistry 3(1-2)
12 Biochemical Toxicology 3 (3+0)
13 Biochemistry of Signal transduction 3 (3+0)
14 Natural Products: Extraction & Analysis 3 (3+0)
15 Advances in Endocrinology 3 (3+0)
16 Problem Based Learning in Biochemistry 3 (3+0)
17 Microbial Biochemistry and Physiology 3 (3+0)
18 Forensic DNA Typing 3 (3+0)
19 Cell Biology 3 (3+0)
20 Recombinant DNA Technology 3 (3+0)
21 Genomics and Proteomics 3 (3+0)
22 Advances in Endocrinology 3 (3+0)
23 Bioinformatics 3 (3+0)
24 Term Papers & Scientific Writing 3 (3+0)
25 Research and Thesis 30(0-30)