Biochemistry Department

About Department

Department of Studies in Biochemistry, KSOU, Mysore was established during the year 2012. The Department proposes to conduct M.Sc., biochemistry programme in ODL mode as per the motto - Education to everyone everywhere on a mission to provide quality higher education with emphasis on educating the public by offering respected, relevant, accessible, affordable and student-focused programmes under UGC guidelines. The proposed M.Sc., in Biochemistry course is highly relevant to the mission and goals of KSOU, as distance learning is rapidly becoming an alternative to traditional classrooms. This will afford students the degree they are looking for with a synchronous delivery, in which a student is provided with self-learning materials along with personal contact classes for practical‘s and counselling sessions. We engage and embrace a community of graduate students and post-graduates from various natural and chemical science streams. This department provides an amazing opportunity to explore the biological sciences. As the study of life itself, biology is a subject that draws the interest of almost everyone. Our understanding of the chemical foundations of life is constantly growing, becoming more sophisticated every year. As a broad-based biochemistry department, we form a community dedicated to understanding the natural world down to molecular interactions. The Department of Biochemistry is one of the dynamic and interactive departments under the School of Sciences


To impart knowledge, skill and attitude in Biochemistry and thereby motivate the learners to develop research attitude in understanding the chemistry of life.


To train the learners to realize the individual, corporate and social responsibilities as a biological science post-graduate.

To adopt innovative systematic learning to meet the requirement of the learner through varied learning methods.

To develop skill based training in clinical Biochemistry in order to manage various diseases.

To provide exposure to learners in handling laboratory equipment’s and clinical samples and to introduce them to the basic skills of research and teaching.

To impart knowledge and develop capacities of the learners in the areas of human physiology, nutrition, microbiology, enzymology, immunology, clinical and general Biochemistry.

To develop learners to become health care professionals for services in various fields of clinical Biochemistry, laboratory management, academics, research, industry, and community service.

Chairperson : ​Dr. Nataraju Angaswamy

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Courses of KSOU are recognised by University Grants Commision (UGC) New-Delhi vide order No: F.No 4-1/2023 (DEB-III) Dated : 16th June 2023 for the period from 2023-24 to 2027-28

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