Bachelor of Science(BIOCHEMISTRY)

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:
  • Passed H.S.C. Examination (Std XII) in Science conducted by the Maharashtra State Board of Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent in Science stream.
PASSING STANDARDS:
  • Internal Assessment :- min 10 out 25
  • Theory Paper :- min 30 out of 75
  • Total marks : min 40 out of 100
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SYLLABUS:
Semester Course Code Title of the Course Credits
I USBC101 Biomolecules and Nutrition 2
USBC102 Introduction to Cell biology, Physiology and Microbiology 2
USBCP1 Practicals based on above theory topics 2
Semester Course Code Title of the Course Credits
II USBC201 Biomolecules and Nutrition 2
USBC202 Introduction to Cell biology, Physiology and Microbiology 2
USBCP2 Practicals based on above theory topics 2
Semester Course Code Title of the Course Credits
III USBCH301 Biomolecules: Structure, Function and Basic Principles involved in their Investigation. 2
USBCH302 Fundamentals of Genetics and Physiology 2
USBCH303 Fundamentals of Microbiology, Virology, Biotechnology and Resource Management 2
USBCHP3 Practicals based on above theory topics 3
Semester Course Code Title of the Course Credits
IV USBCH401 Biomolecules: Structure, Function and Basic Principles involved in their Investigation. 2
USBCH402 Fundamentals of Genetics and Physiology 2
USBCH403 Fundamentals of Microbiology, Virology, Biotechnology and Resource Management 2
USBCHP4 Practicals based on above theory topics 3
Semester Course Code Title of the Course Credits
V USBCH501 Metabolism & Analytical Techniques-I 2.5
USBCH502 Environmental Science 2.5
USBCH503 Advanced Genetics & RDT 2.5
USBCH504 Immunology and Pathophysiology- I 2.5
USBCHP05 and USBCHP06 Practicals based on above theory topics 3+3
Applied component Horticulture and Gardening (theory + practicals) (2+2)
Semester Course Code Title of the Course Credits
VI USBCH601 Metabolism & Analytical Techniques-II 2.5
USBCH602 Nutrition & Pharmacology 2.5
USBCH603 Biostatistics &Bioinformatics 2.5
USBCH604 Immunology and Pathophysiology- II 2.5
USBCHP07 and USBCHP08 Practicals based on above theory topics 3+3
Applied component Horticulture and Gardening (theory + practicals) (2+2)

Eminent academicians and visitors to the Department:

Details of teachers having achievements in the academic year 2013-2014 are as follows:

Prof Deepa Verma has co-authored 6 review papers and 4 research papers in peer reviewed online open access journals. She participated in workshop on Aromatherapy held in VAZE- KELKAR College, Mulund and also attended two days workshop on modern instruments used in medicinal plants analysis held in RUIA College. She was actively involved in organization of workshop on ‘revised syllabus of M.Sc. Environmental Sciences semester III & IV ‘held at VIVA College under the aegis of University of Mumbai. She was invited as a judge for ‘National Children’s science congress 2013’ organized at St. Anne’s High school, Borivali (West). She has registered for Ph.D. studies in March 2013.

CO-CURRICULAR / EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES / SEMINARS / WORKSHOPS

a) Workshop on Virtual lab by IIT-B (2014)

Subject Information: B.Sc. (BIOCHEMISTRY)

O.5108 A Candidate for being eligible for admission to the Three year Integrated course leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) must have passed Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination (Std.XII) in Science conducted by the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent in Science stream.

The University of Mumbai has introduced CBSGS (Credit Based System Grading System from 2011-2012 where in the entire program is divided into Six semesters spread in the span of three years (two semesters per year). The student who enrolls for the degree program have to accumulate 20 credits per term and the degree will be conferred only when the student accumulates 120 credits during the period of Six semesters

The students who enroll for B.Sc Biochemistry has following combinations for the period of three years

1) First year- Semester I and Semester II: Foundation course

Chemistry –Botany - Biochemistry ( 2 papers + practical Each)

2) Second year- Semester III and Semester IV: Foundation course

Chemistry – Biochemistry ( 3 papers + practical Each)

3) Third year- Semester V and Semester VI: Biochemistry (Four papers + two Practicals)

Applied component – Horticulture and Gardening (1 paper and practical)

Semester Course Code Title of the Course Credits
I USBC101 Biomolecules and Nutrition 2
USBC102 Introduction to Cell biology, Physiology and Microbiology 2
USBCP1 Practicals based on above theory topics 2
Semester Course Code Title of the Course Credits
II USBC201 Biomolecules and Nutrition 2
USBC202 Introduction to Cell biology, Physiology and Microbiology 2
USBCP2 Practicals based on above theory topics 2
Semester Course Code Title of the Course Credits
III USBCH301 Biomolecules: Structure, Function and Basic Principles involved in their Investigation. 2
USBCH302 Fundamentals of Genetics and Physiology 2
USBCH303 Fundamentals of Microbiology, Virology, Biotechnology and Resource Management 2
USBCHP3 Practicals based on above theory topics 3
Semester Course Code Title of the Course Credits
IV USBCH401 Biomolecules: Structure, Function and Basic Principles involved in their Investigation. 2
USBCH402 Fundamentals of Genetics and Physiology 2
USBCH403 Fundamentals of Microbiology, Virology, Biotechnology and Resource Management 2
USBCHP4 Practicals based on above theory topics 3
Semester Course Code Title of the Course Credits
V USBCH501 Metabolism & Analytical Techniques-I 2.5
USBCH502 Environmental Science 2.5
USBCH503 Advanced Genetics & RDT 2.5
USBCH504 Immunology and Pathophysiology- I 2.5
USBCHP05 and USBCHP06 Practicals based on above theory topics 3+3
Applied component Horticulture and Gardening (theory + practicals) (2+2)
Semester Course Code Title of the Course Credits
VI USBCH601 Metabolism & Analytical Techniques-II 2.5
USBCH602 Nutrition & Pharmacology 2.5
USBCH603 Biostatistics &Bioinformatics 2.5
USBCH604 Immunology and Pathophysiology- II 2.5
USBCHP07 and USBCHP08 Practicals based on above theory topics 3+3
Applied component Horticulture and Gardening (theory + practicals) (2+2)
Batch 2010-2011
Sr.No. Name Company Designation
1 Kunal Bari Wallem Ship Management Pvt.Ltd. Marine Personnel Officer
2 Yogita Khambata Vijaya Bank Cashier
3 Ashish Iyer ING Vyasa Bank Customer Care Manager
4 Viraj Kini Bombay Rayon Fashion Ltd. Asst. Accountant
5 Satish Chavan Hyundai Operation Manager
Batch 2011-2012
Sr.No. Name Company Designation
1 Prashant Singh Yes Bank Ltd Customer Relation Officer
2 Jitendra Pal Infosys Ltd Customer Relation Officer
3 Kalpana Bagad Shine Ltd Marketing Manager
4 Chandrabahadur S. Thakur Vidya Mandir Lecturer & Supervisor
Batch 2011-2012
Sr.No. Name Company Designation
1 Nitesh Dhakre Angel Broking Pvt. Ltd Relationship Manager
2 Ghanshyam Gupta HDFC Ltd Relationship Manager
3 Appimani Anand HDFC Security Relationship Manager
4 Nikunj Gajera EXIM Ltd Export Import Executive
5 Sonali Debnath ICICI Bank Back Office Staff