Master of Science

Admission Details

Masters in Biochemistry 25 seats
Masters in Biotechnology 40 seats
Masters in Microbiology 25 seats


The international students can apply under one of the following two categories:

Category 1 : Foreign Nationals having non-Indian passports (FN), OR foreign students having a non-Indian passport and also having the OCI or PIO card (OCI/PIO) can apply under OCI/PIO/FN Supernumerary category that has 10% seats reserved. The students from SAARC countries can apply under the FN category, however, they will be charged the fees as per the Indian National regular fees.

Category 2 : Students whose parents are currently working in Gulf countries or South-East Asia can apply under the CIWGC-SEA Supernumerary category that has 5% seats reserved. The students must hold Indian passports and should have passed qualifying exams either from India or outside India.

More details on the number of seats, eligibility, fees, online application link etc. can be found from the following website:

A student seeking admission to any of the above mentioned Programme must fulfil the following criteria: The candidate should have Bachelor’s degree under 10+2+3/4/5 pattern of education in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Life Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Biotechnology, Agricultural, Veterinary, Fishery & Dairy Sciences, Pharmacy, Medicine (MBBS), BDS, Bioinformatics, Genetics, Medical Laboratory Technology Sciences, BHMS, BAMS, B Tech/BE Biotechnology, Physiotherapy or Bio-medical Engineering with at least 50% marks as aggregate of all the semester / years.

Candidates who have appeared for the final semester of qualifying examination can also apply. In such case, the candidates are required to submit the results as soon as they are available either by fax or by email (scanned image).

If the applicant has passed the qualifying examination from a university other than Nirma University, he/she will be required to obtain an Eligibility Certificate from Nirma University. The arrangement for obtaining the same will be made on the spot on payment of Rs 1000/- at the time of admission.

The online Application Form for M.Sc. Admissions 2022 can be filled from the website The online payment of Rs 1250/- (non-refundable) need to be made along with submitting the details of the applicant.

A national level common entrance exam is conducted for all the candidates seeking admission in MSc programme. It is conducted at Institute and the merit list is displayed the same day followed by counseling for admission on the basis of merit number.

The Tuition Fees for
MSc Biotechnology Rs 1,82,000/- per annum
MSc Biochemistry Rs 1,82,000/- per annum
MSc Microbiology Rs 1,82,000/- per annum
Other Charges/Deposits Applicable to all programmes
Registration PG Rs 1000/- (One time)
Refundable Security Rs 10,000/-
University Examination Fees Rs 11,000/- per annum
(Semester End Exam, Mid Semester Exam, Semester Grade Report)
Hostel (Optional) *Subject to revision
Hostel Fees Rs 65,000/- per academic year
Hostel Electricity Advance Rs 7000/- per academic year
Laundry service Advance Rs 4000/- per annum
Mess charges Advance Rs 45,000/- for 10 months
Alumni Association (ISNUAA)
Life Membership Fees (one time)
Rs 1,000/-
Transport Charges – Extra
Depending on Various Routes Rs 8,425/- to 10,125/-

Fee Refund Policy

Admission Coordinator

Institute of Science, Nirma University
Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway
Ahmedabad – 382 481, Gujarat – INDIA

Tel: 02717-241900/01/02/03/04; 079-71652000 /71652756 / 71652757

Fax: 02717-241916

Admission Helpline Number:- +918447905955