DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY

SYLLABUS & SCHEME

The department adheres to the syllabus prescribed by the University of Madras on Choice Based Credit System (CBCS).

Year / Semester Category Title of the paper Credits
I year – I Semester Part  I      Paper - I Language - I 3
  Part  II     Paper - I English - I 3
  Part  III   Paper - I Cell Biology 4
  AS  1       Paper - I Chemistry 5
  Elective - Soft Skill   3
Iyear – II Semester Part  I       Paper - II Language - II 3
  Part  II     Paper - II English - II 3
  Part  III    Paper - II Chemistry of Biomolecules 4
  Part III     Paper – III  Practical I 5
  AS   1       Paper - II Chemistry 5
  AS   1     Practicals 5
  Elective - Soft Skill   3
IIyear - III Semester Part  I        Paper - III Language - III 3
  Part  II      Paper - III English - III 3
  Part  III     Paper - IV Biochemical Techniques - I 5
  AS 2 Paper - I Microbiology - I 4
  Elective - Soft Skill   3
IIyear - IV Semester Part I Paper - IV Language - IV 3
  Part II   Paper - IV English - IV 3
  Part III   Paper - V Biochemical Techniques - II 5
  Part III   Paper -VI Practical - II 4
  AS 2   Paper - II Microbiology - II 4
  AS&n 2   Practicals 2
  Part IV - Soft skills   3
  Environmental studies   2
III year – V Semester Part III   Paper - VII Enzymes 5
  Part III   Paper - VIII Intermediary Metabolism 5
  Part III   Paper - IX Molecular Biology 5
  Part III   Elective - I Biotechnology 5
  Part IV Value Education 2
IIIYear -VI Semester Part III   Paper - X Nutritional Biochemistry & Human Rights 5
  Part  III  Paper - XI Clinical Biochemistry 5
  Part III   Paper - XII Practical III 4
  Part III   Paper - XIII Practical IV 4
  Elective - II Immunology 5
  Elective - III Physiology 5
  Extension Activities   1