M.Sc. On Campus


Jawaharlal Nehru University

24 months
3300 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Biotechnology programme at Jawaharlal Nehru University is supported by DBT and the total current intake of students at the SBT is 31.


In addition to the theory courses, the programme places particular emphasis on practical training. 

The M.Sc. students undertake a 2-semester research project work to orient them towards research in diverse areas of Biotechnology. Students also participate in seminars to enhance their communication and comprehension skills.

Key Features 

  • Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi was one of the first six Universities in India to initiate a Postgraduate teaching and research programme in the field of Biotechnology in 1985. 
  • Since 1985, it was running as the Special Centre for Biotechnology (CBT) under the joint sponsorship of the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Molecular Biology & Molecular Genetics
  • Bioprocess Technology
  • Engineering Principles
  • Laboratory Techniques
  • Immunology
  • Virology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




66 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The students are admitted to the M.Sc. program on the basis of an All-India entrance examination conducted by JNU on behalf of 34 universities (where M.Sc. in Biotechnology program is supported by DBT) of the country. 
  • It has been hailed as one of the most promising Master's programme offered in the country. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1650 USD per semester during 24 months.


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