Department Of BioChemistry - UG

The department was established in 1995 With a B.Sc in Bio-chemistry. The department was upgraded to a Post-Graduate Department in 1999. We have spacious, well equipped laboratories (UG,PG)to train the students as per the University of Madras Syllabus. Sufficient equipments and Chemicals are available to fulfill the students project scheme.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Applicants who have cleared higher secondary examination with or without mathematics and taken science are eligible.

SCOPE OF BIOCHEMISTRY

A person with a bachelor's level education in Biochemistry is prepared to assume a wide variety of positions in industry, MNC's, health sectors, and academia. The more obvious positions for which a background in biochemistry is important are those in pharmaceuticals, R&D, Quality control, clinical trials, Laboratories testing etc.

The list of important equipments available in the laboratory as follows.



COURSE CURRICULUM DETAILS

CHOICE BASED CREDIT SYSTEM(CBCS):



The University of Madras has introduced the choice based credit system for all the students. The purpose of this system is to encourage students to choose the specific field of study pertaining to their interest.



The main subject of Study for Bachelor Degree Courses shall consist of the following:

(a) Students who have not studied Tamil up to XII Standard and taken a Non Tamil Language under Part-I shall take Basic Tamil comprising two courses (level will be at 6th Standard).

(b) Students who have studied Tamil up to XII Std. and taken a Non Tamil Language under Part-I shall take Advanced Tamil comprising two courses.

(c) Students who do not come under (a) or (b) can choose non-major elective comprising two courses.



Skill Based Subjects (elective) - (Soft Skills).



1. Environmental Studies.

2. Value Education.

A Candidate shall be awarded a maximum of 2 credit cards for compulsory Extension Service.



EVALUATION:


During the course of study, the evaluation of a candidate will be based on both Continuous Assessment test for 25 marks and University examination for 75 marks.

The Continuous assessment marks will be based on:

1. Internal examinations conducted by the college,

2. Assignments

3. Seminar

4. Attendance.




SEMESTER CORE PAPER ALLIED PAPER ELECTIVE CORE PRACTICALS
I Cell Biology Chemistry - -
II Chemistry of Biomolecules - - Practical I
III Biochemical Techniques - I - - -
IV Biochemical Techniques- II - - Practical I
V Enzymes, Intermediary Metabolism, Molecular Biology - Biotechnology -
VI Nutritional Biochemistry & Human Rights, Clinical Biochemistry, - Immunology, Physiology Practical III,
Practical IV