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Postgraduate Program

Overview of the Syllabus

The Department of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology offering two (2) years M.Phil. and three (3) years Ph.D. program. In MPhil/Ph.D. program, students will conduct advanced research focusing a need-based problem as well as provide a broad base of knowledge in diverse areas of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology. The knowledge and the research finding generated during M.Phil/Ph.D studies will contribute to the development of the society as a whole.

Besides their assigned research project, the M.Phil./Ph.D. students other than the graduates who obtained BS and MS degree from the Department of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Dhaka, will require to take two theory courses from the list below:

 

Course Number

Course Name

Credit

GEB 601

Computational and Systems Biology

4

GEB 602

Recombinant DNA Technology

4

GEB 603

Medical Biotechnology

4

GEB 604

Industrial Biotechnology

4

GEB 605

Agricultural Biotechnology

4

GEB 606

Molecular Genetics

4

GEB-607

Viva-voce

4

Each 4-credit theory course will be of 100 marks comprising 60 lecture-hours, and 2-credit theory course will be of 50 marks comprising 30 lecture-hours. For the departmental students, standard university rules will be applied.