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BioChemists  

 


INTRODUCTION

Biochemistry is branch concerned with chemistry of biological processes. Biochemists study the chemical combinations and reactions involved in growth, metabolic process, reproduction and heredity. Today the most important work in Biochemistry is the education of DNA structure.

NATURE OF WORK

Biochemists are mainly engaged in research work related to the field of medicine, agriculture and nutrition.
Biochemists in the field of medicine are engaged in the investigation of courses of diseases, diagnostics testing .They study the role of genetic transmission in determining the occurrence of disease in parents.
Biochemists working in agriculture field are responsible for developing improved techniques for crop cultivation, post management and control and crop storage preservation.
Biochemists in field of nutrition study the effect of certain minerals and vitamin deficiency on human body.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
Biochemist are involved in research work, hence the aspiring person should have an inquisitive mind, perseverance and keen observation. Person should have working habits for long hours at stretch.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES
Biochemists can find job in medical institutions, pharmaceuticals industries and in agriculture research institutes.

COURSES OFFERED
Biochemistry can be pursued at UG /PG level, Ph.D.

ELIGIBILITY
Students who have passed 12th with Science -Biology/ Maths of any recognised Board

INSTITUTES/COLLEGES

University/Colleges

Courses offered/Duration

Eligibility

ORISSA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY

B.Sc (Hons.)/

B.Sc (p)/3 Yrs.

 

10+2 with 40%

50% in chosen subjects.

ALIGARH MUSLIM UNIVERSITY

B.Sc/3Yrs.

10+2 with 55% in relevant sub.

DELHI UNIVERSITY

B.Sc(Hons)/3Yrs.

10+2 with40%

ALL INDIA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES

B.Sc(Hons.Human Biology)/3Yrs.

10+2 PCM/60%

entrance test

 

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

M.Tech.(5Yrs.Integrated)

10+2 PCM/

entrance test

KURUKSHETRA UNIVERSITY

B.Sc(H.Sc.and Bio chem.)3 Yrs

10+2

PUNJAB AGRICULTURE UNIVERSITY

B.Sc 3 Yrs.

10+2

PUNJAB UNIVERSITY , CHANDIGARH

B.Sc 3 Yrs.

10+2

SARDAR PATEL UNIVERSITY

B.Sc 3Yrs

10+2

UNIVERSITY OF MUMBAI

B.Sc 3Yrs.

10+2

 

Many Universities offer M.Sc/M .Tech in BioChem

 PREMIER INSTITUTES

UNIVERSITIES/

COLLEGES

COURSESOFFERED/

DURATION

ELIGIBILITY

ALIGARH MUSLIM

 UNIVERSITY

M.Sc 2 Yrs

B.Sc. with 55%

BANARAS HINDU

 UNIVERSITY

M.Sc.2 Yrs

M.Tech.(Bio .Chem)

B.Sc. with 55%

B.Tech.

DELHI UNIVERSITY

M.Sc

M.Sc.(Med. BioChem)

B.Sc.with60%

M.Sc.(Chem)or MBBS

M S UNIVERSITY

OF BARODA , VARODARA

MS

M.Sc.(Med. BioChem)

B.Sc.

ALL INDIAN

 INSTITUTE OF

 MEDICAL SCIENCES

M.Sc.

B.Sc.(Hons)/B.Sc.(Bio)/

BVSC/MBBS