This is another opportunity for BiPC students. With Intermediate qualification, they can study degree and PG in a single campus by joining the five-year Integrated PG programmes. These programmes are considered far superior than the regular degrees that are on offer. Here are the details of the universities that are offering the five-year Integrated PG programmes in Andhra Pradesh:
1. Adikavi Nannaya University, Rajahmundry. – MS in Biotechnology – 30 seats – MS in Microbiology – 30 seats Eligibility: Pass of Intermediate with related subjects. Website: www.nannayauniversity.info
2. Osmania University, Hyderabad. – M.Sc. in Chemistry – 30 seats – M.Sc. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry – 30 seats Eligibility: Pass of Intermediate with 50% marks. Website: www.osmania.ac.in
3. Andhra University, Vizag. – MS in Applied Chemistry – MS in Geology Website: www.andhrauniversity.info
4. Central University, Hyderabad. – M.Sc. in Biological Systems – M.Sc. in Chemical Sciences Website: www.uohyd.ac.in
Integrated Ph.D. Programmes
With degree qualification, students can join in joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. programmes, which are also known as Integrated Ph.D. programmes. Prestigious institutes such as Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, and a few other institutes are offering integrated Ph.D. programmes in biological and chemical sciences. These institutes conduct all-India entrance exams for the admission into these programmes and the notifications would generally be issued in January and February months. The entrance exam would be followed by personal interview.
For more details, log on to the institute’s website: www.iisc.ernet.inJawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) JNCASR, Bangalore, another premier scientific research establishment in the country, is offering integrated Ph.D. programmes in biological and chemical sciences.
(The programmes are on offer in, physical and mathematical sciences too). Students would be selected based on their performance in the all-India entrance conducted by the Centre. The entrance notification would generally be issued in January and February months. For more details, log on to the centre’s website: www.jncasr.ac.in