NMIMS Sunandan Divatia School of Science Invites Applications for its Specialised M.Sc. and Ph.D. and Integrated Programs in Biological Sciences and Chemistry

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India:

 SVKM’s NMIMS, one of India’s leading education institutions with a 40-year legacy of academic excellence, invites applications for its specialized masters, doctoral and integrated programs at Sunandan Divatia School of Science (SDSOS), Mumbai. Admissions are open for M.Sc. (Biological Sciences), Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. (Biological Sciences), Ph.D. (Biological Sciences), M.Sc. (Chemistry), Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. (Chemistry), Ph.D. (Chemistry).
 
Established in 2007, SDSOS blends an industry-oriented curriculum and a unique learning methodology to develop expert professionals who possess the skills necessary to succeed in the modern and highly-dynamic world of science. The young and accomplished faculty at SDSOS all possess Ph.D.s, and have extensive post-doctoral research experience at reputed foreign universities.
 
Dr. Neetin Desai, Dean, Sunandan Divatia School of Science, noted, “In recent years, information technology has proliferated and instrumentation techniques have evolved to a high degree of sophistication. When juxtaposed against the advances and new discoveries in science, what we see is a blurring of boundaries between its traditionally separate sub-domains. This has given rise to a need for technically-adept professionals capable of multidimensional scientific thought. At NMIMS, we recognize the changing demands of the industry and focus on providing education that equips students to step into the gap and lead the scientific brigade of the future. We train students to be self-motivated, and help hone their curiosity, creativity and analytical skills, empowering them to acquire learning in the Socratic way – through rational inquiry, painstaking research and in-depth analysis.”

Elaborating further, Dr. Neetin Desai, Dean, Sunandan Divatia School of Science, added, “At SDSOS, our mission is to develop the capabilities of our students so that they can contribute to improving socio-economic conditions, and can add value through innovative ideas. We offer a collegial and diverse academic environment to students, and the quality of our academic offerings is recognized across academia as well as the industry. Our state-of-the-art infrastructure facilitates access to a vast compendium of resources, and empowers students to engage in cutting-edge research and innovation, mentored by our eminent and experienced faculty, and prepares them for successful careers in the global science arena.”
 
PROGRAM DETAILS

Course: M.Sc. (Biological Sciences)
Eligibility: Aspirants should possess a bachelor’s degree in Microbiology, Biochemistry, Applied Biology, Life Science, Biotechnology, Botany or Zoology; or Chemistry, Physics with 2 years of Biology at graduate level; or B. Pharm., B.E./B.Tech in Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering, from a recognized university, with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks or equivalent grade.
Application Process: Aspirants can submit their applications at https://science.nmims.edu/academics/programs/msc/biological-sciences/.
Admission process: Eligible candidates will be required to appear for an online test followed by a personal interview.
 
Course: Integrated MSc – PhD (Biological Sciences)
Eligibility: Aspirants should possess a bachelor’s degree in Microbiology, Biochemistry, Applied Biology, Life Science, Biotechnology, Botany or Zoology; or Chemistry, Physics with 2 years of Biology at graduate level; or B. Pharm., B.E./B.Tech in Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering, from a recognized university, with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks or equivalent grade.
Application Process: Aspirants can submit their applications at https://science.nmims.edu/academics/programs/msc-phd/biological-sciences/.
Admission process: Eligible candidates will be required to appear for an online test followed by a personal interview.
 
Course: Ph.D. (Biological Sciences)
Eligibility: Aspirants should possess a 2-year master’s degree in Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Life Science, Biotechnology, Botany, Zoology, Applied Biology, Bioinformatics, Biodiversity or Environmental Science, or a degree in allied fields such as MBBS, M. Pharm., M.E./M.Tech. (Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering), with a minimum 55% aggregate marks or equivalent grade. Candidates who have a professional degree related to Biological Science, which is deemed equivalent to a master’s, or those who possess an equivalent degree from an accredited foreign educational Institution, are also eligible.
Application process: Aspirants can submit their applications at https://science.nmims.edu/academics/programs/phd/biological-sciences/
Admission process: Eligible candidates will be required to appear for an online test followed by a personal interview. Candidates who are qualified in UGC-NET (including JRF), UGC-CSIR NET (including JRF), SLET or GATE, or teacher fellowship or M.Phil. holders are exempt from the entrance test.
 
Course: M.Sc. (Chemistry)
Eligibility: Aspirants should possess a bachelor’s degree in any branch of Chemical Science, or Biochemistry or Pharmacy, from any recognized university, with a minimum of 50 % aggregate marks or an equivalent grade. Candidates who have appeared for the final examinations, or those who have completed their graduation through part-time or distance courses, or open school from a recognized university, or those who have completed their graduation from foreign boards or universities may also apply.
Application process: Aspirants can submit their applications at https://science.nmims.edu/academics/programs/msc/chemistry/
Admission process: Eligible candidates will be required to appear for an online test followed by a personal interview.
 
Course: Integrated M.Sc. – Ph.D. (Chemistry)
Eligibility: Aspirants should possess a bachelor’s degree in any branch of Chemical Science, or Biochemistry or Pharmacy, from any recognized university, with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks or an equivalent grade. Candidates who have appeared for the final examinations, or those who have completed their graduation through part-time or distance courses, or open school from a recognized university, or those who have completed their graduation from foreign boards or universities may also apply.
Application process: Aspirants can submit their applications at https://science.nmims.edu/academics/programs/msc-phd/chemical-sciences/
Admission process: Eligible candidates will be required to appear for an online test followed by a personal interview.

Course: Ph.D (Chemistry)
Eligibility: Aspirants should possess a 2-year master’s degree in Chemistry, or any branch of chemical science with Chemistry as a major, or Materials Science, Technology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biotechnology, Physics, Biochemistry or Pharmacy, with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks or an equivalent grade. Candidates who have a professional degree which is deemed equivalent to a master’s, related to Chemical Science, or those who possess an equivalent degree from an accredited foreign educational Institution, are also eligible.
Application process: Aspirants can submit their applications at https://science.nmims.edu/academics/programs/phd/chemical-sciences/.
Admission process: Eligible candidates will be required to appear for an online test followed by a personal interview. Candidates who are qualified in UGC-NET (including JRF), UGC-CSIR NET (including JRF), SLET or GATE, or teacher fellowship or M.Phil. holders are exempt from the entrance test.
 
NMIMS Sunandan Divatia School of Science offers students access to an extensive library and IT infrastructure. Laboratories at SDSOS are outfitted with the latest equipment for them to undertake research in leading-edge areas such as nanosciences, stem cell and cancer research. The quality of research and course curriculum is overseen by a specially-established Research and Recognition Committee. SDSOS also publishes Biomedical Research Journal, a peer-reviewed semiannual journal available in both print and online versions.

SDSOS is a Center of Excellence in the domain of Pure and Applied Science and was initiated with a focus on research in Biological Sciences. SDSOS offers programs at undergraduate, post graduate and doctoral levels that are highly innovative and interdisciplinary. The focus is to generate a pool of highly qualified scientific talent to fulfil the needs of Academic and Research Institutions as well as demands in an industry setting. The school has received 1st Prize at National Seminar on Shaping the future with Nanoscience & Technology at KBP College in January 2020 as well as at BADM Championship in 2019. 

Established in 1981, NMIMS is today recognized as a globally reputed university with strong industry linkages. It offers multiple disciplines across 8 campuses that consist of 17 specialized schools, more than 17000 students, and about 750 full-time faculty members, 10 faculty members with Fulbright Scholarship and Humboldt International Scholarship for post-doctoral researchers. It is known for its consistent academic quality and research-focused approach towards holistic education. SVKM’s NMIMS has been granted Category-I Deemed University status by Graded Autonomy Regulation 2018 by MHRD/UGC and NMIMS Mumbai Campus is NAAC accredited with a CGPA of 3.59. 
 
Website: www.nmims.edu

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