M.Sc. On Campus

Life Science

National Institute of Technology, Rourkela

24 months
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The Department of Life Science at National Institute of Technology, Rourkela is envisioned to be a state-of-the-art department which emphasizes on the understanding of mechanisms of life processes at molecular and cellular levels in all living systems, which will pave the way towards deciphering the molecular mechanisms of the diseases and translation to patients.


The current research focus of the Life Science department at National Institute of Technology, Rourkela includes cancer biology, epigenetics, apoptosis and autophagy in cancer, bioremediation, stem cell biology encompassing cancer and pluripotent stem cells and regulatory RNA biology for deciphering biomolecular regulation at systems level. 

Key Features 

  • Life Science is the scientific study associated with living organisms including microorganisms, plants, animals and human beings. 
  • It encompass both basic and advanced fields of science such as zoology, botany, cell biology, genetics, biochemistry, microbiology, molecular biology, immunology, environmental sciences, biophysics, bioinformatics, systems biology, biomedical technologies etc. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioanalytical Techniques
  • Cell Biology
  • Microbiology
  • Bioanalytical Techniques Laboratory
  • Cell Biology Laboratory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




98 alternative credits
  • 98 – 102


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

  • A certificate for proof of age (Birth certificate or Board certificate).
  • Pass certificates and grade cards (or mark sheets) from HSC onwards. 
  • College leaving certificate/Transfer Certificate. 
  • University Migration certificate. 
  • JAM/CAT rank card (if applicable).
  • Reservation category certificate (if applicable).
  • recent passport size coloured photographs. 
  • Application for enrolment in Form AC/201. 

Tuition Fee


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