DEPARTMENT OF LIFE SCIENCE

MOUNT CARMEL COLLEGE

Year of Establishment: June 2007

HOD : Dr. Suba G A Manuel

Vision:

  • Quality education to reach maximum population of girls belonging to all strata of socio-economic status, enabling them to face challenges in life and career through scientific temperament and ethical practices.

Mission:

  • Approach to higher learning through integration of classical, applied and emerging fields of biological sciences to improve quality of life of the individual student and the society.
  • Enable the students to integrate the curriculum to life requirements and empower them to be efficient teachers, researchers and human beings.

About the Course:

  • Inter disciplinary curriculum in Life Science
  • On the lines of UGC- NET/ SLET requirements

Objectives:

  • To provide holistic knowledge of Biology – both classic and emerging
  • To provide equal importance to all branches of Biology
  • Prepare students for multiple job prospects:
    • For Teaching Career in biology–particularly Plus two/ PUC / CBSE/ ICSE classes
    • For Research Career – wet and dry lab
    • For Higher Studies (Ph.D) in India and Abroad

Highlights:

  • Choice Based Credit System enables students to choose papers of their interest.
  • Provides job oriented hands-on skill training.

Eligibility:

B.Sc degree in any discipline of Biological Sciences with minimum of 50% marks in aggregate

Papers offered for M.Sc. Life Science:

Semester I

Credits

CC – 01 Animal and plant diversity 5
CC – 02 Biomolecules 5
CC – 03 Cell biology 5
CC – 04 Genetics 5
AC – 01 Biostatistics 2
AC – 02 Instrumentation and Lab Techniques 2

Semester II

 
CC – 05 Basic Microbiology 5
CC – 06 Molecular Biology 5
CC – 07 Plant Physiology 5
CC – 08 Immunology 5
AC – 03 Research Methodology 2
AC – 04 Environmental Science 2
Community Development Programme

 

2

Semester III

 
EC – 01 r – DNA Technology 5
EC – 02 Human Physiology 5
EC – 03 Food and Fermentation Technology

or

Clinical Biochemistry and Diagnostics

5
EC – 04 Animal Tissue Culture

or

Plant Tissue Culture

5
AC – 05 Bioinformatics 2
IMC-01 Pet Behaviour and Care 2
OC– 01 Internship 2

Semester IV

 
EC – 05 Human Endocrinology and Reproductive Biology

or

Plant Developmental Biology and Plant Diseases

5
EC – 06 Economic Biology

or

Evolution and Ethology

4
EC – 07 Applied Microbiology

 

5
PR- 01 Project / Viva Voce 8

Infrastructure

  • No. of Labs: 02
  • Department Library – No. of books: 300

Student Achievers

Ms. Ananya Sen (2011 – 2013)
Ms. Surabhi Subhir (2012 – 2014)
Ms. Subhashini Joshi (2013 – 2015)
Ms. Chiti Arvind (2014 – 2016)
Ms. Christine Wilson (2016 – 2018)

Contact

Email-id: lifescpg@mccblr.edu.in

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Under 25 Summit

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