Two new programmes namely M.Sc in Bioinformatics and M.Sc in Plant Biotechnology initiated from BOS Department of Biotechnology DDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur has been passed through faculty of Sciences, Academic council and Executive council of the University. Out of this two courses M.Sc in Bioinformatics will be launched in this academic session 2021-22 on self-financing mode while M.Sc Plant Biotechnology will be considered in the next academic session.


M.Sc Bioinformatics is a Masters course which specializes in the science of collecting and analysing complex biological data such as genetic infomations. Bioinformatics is a discipline at the interface between biology, computing, and statistics and is used in organismal biology, molecular biology and biomedicine. The program provides hands-on expertise in the essential multi-disciplinary fields of DNA sequencing, comparative genomics, genome annotation, analysis of mutations in cancer, analysis of the cellular organization, the discovery of new drugs and vaccines, molecular interaction networks, Agro-biotechnology that comprise the core of Bioinformatics.

Eligibility/Admission Criteria:

B.Sc/B.Sc (Hons.) /B.Tech /B.E/ B. Pharm/ B.VSc (Graduate in Science/Engineering/ Technology/Agriculture/ Medical/ Veterinary Science / Pharmaceutics) with a minimum of 50% marks (for unreserved/OBC category) and 45% marks (for SC/ST category).

Number of Seats/ Duration

20 (2 year comprising of 4 semesters)

Reservation Policy

It will be as per Uttar Pradesh Government rules as notified by the University.

Fee Structure

Tuition Fee = Rs. 13,000/ per semester + Laboratory Fee = Rs. 2000/-per year + University Fee (as per University rule per year)