Educational qualification required to pursue biochemistry
Q2. What is the educational qualification required to pursue biochemistry?
One can choose between various courses in biochemistry. The minimum requirement to take up a course in this particular filed is 10+2 with science, preferably with physics, chemistry, biology and mathematics. Students having a background in science at 10+2 level can take up B.Sc. Biochemistry. Further, an aspirant can opt for M.Sc. and MD in Biochemistry whose eligibility is a B.Sc. degree and an M.B.B.S degree respectively. Candidates with a master’s degree in the respective field can go for Ph.D. and M.Phil. in Biochemistry.
The course covers bio-organic chemistry, biophysical chemistry, human physiology, microbiology and virology, basic immunology, enzymology, intermediary metabolism of carbohydrates, structural biology, bioenergetics and bio-membranes, computer applications in biology, nutritional and clinical biochemistry and molecular biology.