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February 9th, 2019 06:43 PM
jhansi lakshmi
Re: Syllabus for Msc biotechnology entrance exam central university

sir/madam,may i know the syllabus for integrated phd in biotechnology?
January 27th, 2015 05:32 PM
syllabus for msc plant biology and biotechnology entrance examination 2015

i request you to kindly suggest the detailed syllabus for msc plant biology and biotechnology entrance examination 2015 at hyderabad university.
June 20th, 2013 01:40 PM
Syllabus for Msc biotechnology entrance exam central university

Hello I want to know Syllabus of Entrance Exam for admission to M.Sc in Biotechnology Course. So can you provide me that ?

Here I am giving you details of syllabus of M.Sc in Biotechnology course:
Admission to M.Sc in Biotechnology course is made through an entrance exam in most of the Universities like Andhra University and Alagappa University.

Some main topics included in this entrance test will be General science, Cell biology and Immunology.
Apart from these topics, questions can be from other areas like Bio-Energetic & Biological Interaction, Metabolism and Cancer biology too.
The syllabus of this exam is detailed in the article below.

General science
Computer science

Bio-Energetic & Biological Interaction
Hydrophobic and hydrophilic Interactions
Acid-base equilibrium
Soaps and detergents
Laws of Thermodynamics
Concepts of heat of reaction
Concept of chemical bonding
Electron displacements
Dipole-dipole interactions
Hydrogen bond

You need Central University of Hyderabad MSC Biotechnology Entrance Exam syllabus, here I am giving:

Physical Chemistry
Behaviour of Gases
• Kinetic theory of gases
• Absolute temperature scale
• Ideal and real gas laws
• Graham’s law of diffusion and its application to biological problems
• Solution of Electrolytes
• Pressure and volume concept
• Equation of state
• Dalton’s law of partial pressure

Non volatile and volatile electrolytes
• Definition and type of solution
• Colligative properties
• Activity and activity coefficient
• Elevation of boiling point
• Laws of osmotic pressure
• Determination of molecular weight
• Osmotic behaviour of living cells
• Expressing the concentration of solution
• Roults’ law and molecular weight of the solute
• Depression of freezing point
• Vant Hoff theory of dilution
• Theoretical explanation of osmosis
• Tonicity
• Turgor pressure
Acid, Bases and Buffers
• Definition of pH
• Effect of pH on protoplasmic components
• Biological relevance of pH
• pH indicators
• Ionization of water
• Exact treatment of the ionization of monoprotic acid in water
• Arrhenius concept
• Relation between initial acid concentration
• Henderson-Hasselbalch equation
• Titration of strong and weak acids with strong base
• Salt hydrolysis
• Exact treatment of the ionization of diprotic acid
• Exact treatment of Bronsted lowery type monobase
• Buffering range
• Buffering capacity
Ist Law of Thermodynamics and Thermo chemistry
• First law of thermodynamics
• Relation between Cp and Cv in gaseous system
• Energy changes in relation to changes in properties of the system
• Enthalpy of a system
• Change of internal energy and enthalpy in a chemical reaction
• Determination of heats of reactions
• Heat of formation, neutralisation, dilution and precipitations
• Kirchoff’s law
• Bomb Calorimeter and Dewar vacuum flask
Laws of Thermodynamics
• Need and statement of the 2nd law
• Concept of entropy
• Helmholtz and Gibbs free energy functions
• Maxwell’s relationships
• Gibbs Helmoholtz equation
• Gibbs-Duhem equation
• Conditions for equilibrium and spontaneity
• Law of mass action
• Van’t Hoff-isotherm and law of chemical equilibrium
• Dependence of equilibrium constant with temperature and pressure
• Calapeyron-Clausius equation
• Determination of fugacity and activity coefficient
• Third law of thermodynamics
• Variation of entropy with temperature
• Determination of absolute entropies of liquids and gases
• Applications of the III law of thermodynamics
Chemical Kinetics and Photochemistry
• Reaction rate, order and molecularity
• Collision and absolute theory of reaction rates
• Factors influencing rates of reactions
• Zero, I and II order reaction with examples
• Mathematical treatments of rate constants of I and II order reactions
• Calculation of activation energy
Organic Chemistry
Structure and Properties
• Electronic configuration
• Atomic and Molecular orbitals
• Hybrid orbitals: sp, sp2 and sp3
• Intermolecular forces
• Covalent bond
• Melting point
• Boiling point
• Solubility
• Acid and Base in organic chemistry
Alkanes and Radical reactions
• Structure of methane, ethane, propane and butane
• Production and reaction of radicals
• Homolytic bond dissociation energies
• Reactions of alkanes
• Halogenation of methane
• Halogenation of higher alkanes
• Selectivity of bromine
• Radical chain reactions
Alkyl halides and Ionic reactions
• Structure, classification, nomenclature and physical properties of Alkyl halides
• Reactions of Alkyl halides
• Elimination reactions of Alkyl halides
• SNI and SN2 reactions
• Factors affecting rates of SNI and SN2 reactions
• Carbonations
• Reactions of Alkenes
• Carbon-Carbon double bond
• Structure of ethylene, propylene and butylenes
• Substitution reactions and cleavage of Alkenes
• Preparation of alcohols
• Geometric isometric isomerism
• Oxymercuration-demercuration and hydroboration oxidation processes
• Structure and Nomenclature, Physical properties of Alcohols
• Chemistry of OH group
• Conversions of alcohols into mesylates, tosylates, alkyl halide and alkyl phosphates
• Dehydration of alcohols
• Intermolecular dehydration
• Reactions of Alcohols
• Synthesis of ethers from alcohols
• Williamson synthesis
• Methods of protecting –OH group
• Oxidation of alcohols
Aldyehydes and Ketones
• Structure, Nomenclature and Physical properties of Aldyehydes and Ketones
• Nucleophilic addition to carbon-oxygen double bond
• Reaction of Aldehydes and Ketones
• Reduction to alcohols and hydrocarbons
• Reductive emanation
• Addition of water and alcohols
• Additions of derivatives of ammonia
• Addition of hydrogen cyanide and sodium bisulphite
• Addition of Halides
Carboxylic acids and their Derivatives
• Structure, Nomenclature, Physical properties and Acidity of carboxylic acids
• Reactions of carboxylic acids
• Substitution in alkyl or aryl group
• Decarboxylation of carboxylic acids
• Reactions of acyl chloride and acid anhydride
• Reaction of Esters
• Reduction to alcohols
• Reactions with carbanion
Amines and Amides
• Structure, Nomenclature, Physical properties and Basicity of Amines
• Oxidation
• Reactions of Amines with nitrous acid
• Replacement and coupling reactions of Arenediazonium salts
• Conversion to amides and sulfonamides
• Hofmann and Cope eliminations
• Reactions of Amides
Cell Biology
Basic Structure of Cell
• Cell as a basic unit of living system
• Biochemical composition of cell
• Cell theory
• Ultra structure of cell
• Membrane composition
• Early studies on Plasma Membrane
• Membrane functions
Internal structure of cell and its functions
• Structure and Function of the Endoplasmic reticulum
• Golgi complex
• Evolution of mitochondria and chloroplast
• Lysosome
• Ribosome
• Photosynthetic process
Cell Nucleus
• Structure and Function of Nucleus
• Nucleosome and chromosome
• Structure of Chromatin
• Mitosis and Meiosis
• Cell cycle
• Nuclear envelope
Different processes in Cell
• Cell-cell interaction
• Cell locomotion
• Cell senescence and death
• Cell differentiation
• Nucleic acids
• Structure of DNA
• DNA replication
• Transcription and Post transcriptional modifications
• Discovery of transformation and experiment of Hershey & Chase
• Structure and types of RNA
• Capping and splicing
• Polyadenylation
• Methylation
Genetic Code
• Evidence and Essentiality of Condon
• Start and stop condones
• Overlapping genes and reading frames
• Universality of genetic code
• Triplet code
• Protein synthesis
• Mechanism in prokaryotes and eukaryotes
• Post translational modification and cell secretion
Mendelian Analysis, Chromosome Theory of Inheritance
• Genotype and phenotype
• Experiments of Mendel
• Chromosome theory of inheritances
• Work of TH Morgan
• Work of Calvin Bridges
• X-linked inheritance genetics and sexual cycle in haploids
• Alternating haploids diploids
• Linkage, mapping genes, interference, coincidence in pro- and eukaryotes
Extension of Mendelian Analysis
• Variation of dominance relations
• Lethal genes
• Balance lethal system
• Penetrance and expressivity
• Segregation distortion
• Gene interaction
• Epistasis
• Additivity
• Interaction between more than two gene pairs
• Modifiers Linkage and Recombination
Chormosomes Structure and Mutations
• Structural organisation of chromatin
• Structure of Chromosome
• Structural and numerical aberrations involving chromosomes
• Translocation
• Spontaneous and induced mutations
• Chemical and physical mutagens
Extrachromosomal Inheritance
• Mitochondrial and chloroplast genetic system
• Cytoplasmic Inheritance
• Male sterility and maternal effects
• Extra nuclear genomes
• Population genetics
Microbial Geneticcs
• Conjugation
• Transduction
• Transformation
Nature of Gene and Basic Genetic Engineering
• One gene one enzyme hypothesis
• Gene-protein relation
• Manipulation of DNA
• Restriction enzymes
• Recombinant DNA
• Vectors and cloning strategies
• PCR technology
Concept of Biochemistry
• Definition and scope of biochemistry
• Units of length used in biochemistry
• ATP-ADP cycle
Biomolecular Structure
• Proteins and Amino Acids
• Nucleic Acids
• Carbohydrates
• Lipids
• Nature of enzyme catalysis
• Naming of enzymes
• Michaelis-Menten concept of enzyme action
• Active binding and catalytic sites
• Factors affecting enzymes catalyzed reactions
• Control of enzyme activity
• Multi enzyme systems
• Metabolic Generation of Energy
• Energy relationship between catabolic and anabolic pathways
• Stages in the extraction of energy from food stuff
• Generalized concept of glycolysis
• Kreb’s cycle
• Glycogen synthesis
• Oxidative phosphorylation and electron transport chain
Utilization of Energy
• Energy utilization in anabolic processes
• Dark reaction of photosynthesis
• Biosynthesis for storage

here i am giving link of Central Univ of Hyderabad M.Sc Biochemistry paper

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