Human Genetics

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M.Sc. (FYIC) (USHS)
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Course Name Duration (Years) System Total Seats Reserved Categories
M.Sc. (FYIC) (USHS) 5 Semester   SC/ST BC Physically Handicapped Others
60 15 6 3 5
  • Senior Secondary Examination (12th grade) in Medical Stream with at least 50% marks (45% for SC/ST) in aggregate.
  • Any other examination recognized equivalent there to.

Admission will be based on merit of the candidate in Entrance examination to be conducted by the University.

M.Sc. (USHS)
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Course Name Duration (Years) System Total Seats Reserved Categories
M.Sc. (USHS) 2 Semester   SC/ST BC Physically Handicapped Others
30 8 3 2 2

B.Sc. (Hons. School) Human Genetics, GNDU with at least 5.62 CGPA or 50% marks in aggregate (5.06 CGPA or 45% marks for SC/ST candidates).

Admission will be based on merit of the candidate in B.Sc. (Hons. School).

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M.Sc.
  • Detail
  • Eligibility
  • Mode of Admission
  • Fee Structure
  • Important Dates & Other Information
Course Name Duration (Years) System Total Seats Reserved Categories
M.Sc. 2 Semester 30 SC/ST BC Physically Handicapped Others
8 3 2 2
  • B.Sc. Medical/Bachelor in any combination of Life Sciences subjectwith at least 50% marks (45% for SC/ST) in aggregate.
  • Any other examination recognized equivalent thereto as at (a).
  • MBBS or BDS only, with at least 50% marks in aggregate (45% for SC/ST).

Admission will be based on merit of the candidate in the Entrance Test to be conducted by the Department.

Research Activities

The Department of Human Genetics has the biphasic vision to nurture and mentor Student-Learning outcomes and to carry out research on genetic diseases and disorders in order to benefit society in terms of diagnostics, counseling, management, prognostics and therapeutics . With the mission to facilitate, develop and foster excellence in Human Genetics Research and Education and promote Human Genetics and understanding of Human Diseases, the faculty has published five books and 570 research papers in highly reputed, peer reviewed journals. Moreover, the department has also produced 60 Ph.D.’ s. The students of the department have been absorbed in premier research Institute in different diagnostic centres, laboratories, hospitals and in teaching and research institutions both in India and abroad. Research activities relate to in-depth genetic characterization of cardiovascular, autoimmune, inflammatory diseases, hypertension, obesity, diabetes, eye disorders, cancer, polycystic ovarian disease, Down and rare syndromes and role of genetic-environmental determinants in lifestyle disorders. Functional studies on miRNAs, profiling of notch ligands and receptors in some diseases and positional cloning and exome sequencing ocular disorder are underway. There is a repository of patient data and samples from various population sub-groups. Research findings have been included Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man, National Centre for Bioinformatics and World Health Organization. Novel SNPs and sequences of genes in Type-2 diabetes, Rheumatoid arthritis, Breast cancer, cardiovascular diseases and Psoriasis have been submitted to NCBI.

Placement Activities

Updated on 10/07/2020