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Department of Genetics

The Department of Genetics was established in 1984, as a part of the Faculty of Inter-disciplinary & Applied Sciences at the University of Delhi South Campus. In its brief period of existence the department has developed into an advanced centre of study in Genetics recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under their Special Assistance Programme (SAP-phase III) and Department of Science & Technology under their FIST (Level 2) programme. Two of the faculties also have Centers of Excellence supported by Department of Biotechnology.

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Admission list for PhD in Genetics 2016 (Phase 2)


: Prof. Pradeep Kumar Burma



Department of Genetics
University of Delhi South Campus
Benito Juarez Road, Dhaula Kuan
New Delhi – 110 021


: 24115221


: 24112761




Prof. Manchikatla Venkat Rajam, Professor
Head of the Department
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Prof. Deepak Pental, Professor
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Prof. B K Thelma, Professor
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Prof. Akshyay Kumar Pradhan, Professor
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Dr. Pradeep Kumar Burma, Associate Professor
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Dr. Surajit Sarkar, Assistant Professor
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Dr. Jagreet Kaur, Assistant Professor
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Dr. Aruna Devi Naorem, Assistant Professor
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Dr. Tapasya Srivastava, Assistant Professor
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Dr. Kaustuv Datta, Assistant Professor
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Courses Offered

Master of Science (Genetics) -  Two-year degree programme


Eligibility Conditions For Admission

A student seeking admission to M.Sc. (Genetics) must have passed B.Sc. (General) or B.Sc (Hons.) or an equivalent undergraduate degree in any branch of life sciences / physical sciences / chemical sciences / mathematical sciences / medical sciences / pharmacology / any branch of biology / paramedical sciences with at least 60% marks in their main subject (for Hons. stream) or in aggregate (for B.Sc general) or other equivalent undergraduate degree. Those appearing for their final year exams can also appear for the entrance test, but they will have to produce the provisional certificate of results by the end of August of the concerned year as a proof of eligibility, failing which the admission will stand cancelled.

Number of Seats

The total numbers of seats (including reserved seats) for M.Sc. are 12*.



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* The seats for PH, CWW etc. shall be as per the Univ. norms

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