Department of Biochemistry

Department / Institute Contact Information


Prof. P.K. Singh


Dean, Head




About Department

The department was established in 1997 to give professional degree in Biochemistry aiming to give the education to able students in the range of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Agra. Biochemistry is a multi-disciplinary course and various programmes have been developed to meet the growing demand for trained manpower to carry out meaningful biochemistry activity in the country. The programme is designed to expose the students to recent exciting developments in the area of Biochemistry/Biomedical Enginerring/Biotechnology/Pharmacological Science /Forensic Science/ Nutrition/ Microbiology/ Bioinformatics/Nanotechnology/Nutraceuticals and their application in industry, agriculture and medicine.


S .No



Dr. Udita Tiwari




M.Sc., Ph.D.

Mobile No.


Courses (Based on CBCS pattern)

Courses Name

M.Sc. (Biochemistry) CBCS



Semester 1

BC 101 Plant Biochemistry
BC 102 Cell Biology
BC 103 Biomolecules and Bioinstrumentation
BC 104 Biostatistics and Computer Applications
BC 105 Practical
BC 106 Assignments/Tutorials/Seminars
BC 107 (Open Elective) Elementary Biochemistry
Semester 2
BC 201 Fundamentals of Molecular Biology
BC 202 Immunology
BC 203 Advanced Enzymology
BC 204 Intermediary Metabolism
BC 205 Practical
BC 206 Assignments/Tutorials/Seminars
Semester 3
BC 301 Microbial Physiology and Biochemistry
BC 302 Human Physiology
BC 303 Nutritional and Clinical Biochemistry
BC 304 Advanced Biotechnology
BC 305 Practical
BC 306 Assignments/Tutorials/Seminars
Semester 4
BC 401 Project Work/ Dissertation
BC 402 Viva Voce
BC 403 Assignments/Seminars
BC 404 (Soft Core) Environmental Biochemistry and Toxicology
BC 405 (Open Elective) Medical Biochemistry



2 Years (4


Minimum – Eligibility

Bachelors degree with botany/zoology as one of the subjects with minimum 50% marks. (b) B.E./B' Tech. (chemistry, Biochemical Engineering, B.V.Sc./M.B.B.S. Biotechnology) with minimum 50% marks. (c) B.Sc. (Honors) degree in any of the following subjects with a minimum 50% marks. Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Microbiology, Zoology, Botany, Geology, Physics and Chemistry

Admission Procedure

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No of Seats


Training Program (if applicable)

5 months project training programme in IVth semester is compulsory for students

Research Area

Phytochemistry, Clinical Biochemistry, Enzymes, Molecular Biology, Nanotechnology, Proteomics, Immunology, Environmental Biochemistry, Microbiology, Agricultural Biochemistry, Nutrition, Plant tissue culture.

Achievements Regarding department

  • More than 40 Research Publications and Book Chapters in International Journals & Publications with Scopus Citations 190.
  • Papers presented in 50 National & International Conferences.
  • Many students are scientists in reputed CSIR, ICMR and ICAR councils and institutes (JALMA, BARC, IARI, IIT-Roorkee, IIT-Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, DIPAS, INMAS, IISc. Banglore, AIIMS New Delhi).
  • Approximately 100 students have qualified CSIR-NET, ICMR-JRF, IARI-NET, GATE, INSPIRE Fellowship, Rajeev Gandhi National Fellowship, European Fellowship.
  • Many students are working in Multinational Companies.