Admission Requirements


Direct Admission

The criteria for admission into the Master Degree programme in Physiology will be as follows:

  • (i) The programme is open to candidates with Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Physiology and related subjects.  Candidates with professional qualification in Medicines (M.B B.S. etc.,), Dentistry (B.D.S.) or Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.) are also eligible.
  • (ii) Candidates may be required to satisfy the Department in a selection process and other conditions as approved by the Babcock University College of Postgraduate Studies (CPGS). 


Conditional Admission

Conditional admission to M.Sc. program could be granted to an applicant, with a Bachelor’s degree in a related area from Babcock University or other Universities approved by Babcock University Senate, with a minimum of second class lower.  Such candidate must pass some PGD Physiology courses within a semester (number of units and duration to be determined by the Department in consultation with the CPGS) prior to being granted provisional or regular admission to the M.Sc. program. The coursework must attain the required level of proficiency (50%) in order to qualify the applicant for admission to the M.Sc. program.  No coursework may be taken which will be counted as part of the M.Sc. program while the student is under conditional admission. 


Graduation requirements

a)To obtain a MSc. in Physiology, a candidate must take and pass with a minimum score of 45% in the GEDS courses and 50% in all the departmental courses culminating in 47 units made up as follows:

General Education course=2 credits

Core courses=36 credits

Electives=4 credits

Dissertation=6 credits


Duration of programme

The Master of Physiology program shall last for a minimum period of 3 semesters and maximum period of 5 semesters.