M.Sc. (Cancer Biology)






    2 Years

B.Sc Nursing College in Mangalore


This program provides an in-depth understanding of the processes involved in malignant transformation of cells, the factors that influence these processes, the current status on the various therapeutic options available and the opportunity to explore future treatment options through scientific reasoning.

The first year of the program comprise of courses that introduce the students to the fundamental processes in human health including human anatomy, physiology, immunology, biochemistry, cell & molecular biology and the basics of cancer biology. The first year curriculum also includes specialised courses that are crucial to developing research acumen including cancer bioinformatics, research methodology & statistics, ethics and biosafety.

The second year of the program includes discipline-specific core courses linked to genetics and pathology of cancer, besides the opportunity to carry out a full-fledged research project on contemporary topics in cancer. The curriculum is such designed that it allows the students to combine theoretical knowledge with the practical applications in the field of cancer biology, with an emphasis on the latest advances in this field including immunotherapy, precision medicine and personalised genomics.

This program therefore caters to a wide variety of careers including opportunities in cancer-speciality hospital laboratories, commercial biomedical laboratories, research institutes, pharmaceutical companies and academic institutions.

For any information regarding the admissions,mail us at: info@nitte.edu.in



Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Science/Applied Biological Sciences/Biotechnology/Biochemistry/Microbiology/Agricultural Sciences/Food & Nutrition/Environmental Science/Veterinary Science/Fisheries Science/Medical Imaging Technology/Operation Theatre Technology/Medical Lab Technology/BE or BTech in Biotechnology/Graduates in Medicine/Dentistry/Pharmacy/Nursing and any other equivalent life science degree, with minimum of 50% marks. The candidate should have completed 20 years of age as on 31st December of the year of admission.

Admission Procedure

Students seeking admission to MSc programs are required to submit the Admission Query form available on the homepage of www.nitte.edu.in

On receipt of the same, the Admission Section will guide the students with the process of registration and admission. Admission to MSc program is based on merit in the qualifying examination.

Documents required for admission to MSc programs

  • 10th standard pass certificate for proof of date of birth (Original + 3 copies)
  • Degree marks cards (Original + 3 copies)
  • Degree certificate issued by a recognized University (Original + 3 copies)
  • Transfer certificate from the institution last attended (Original + 3 copies)
  • Conduct certificate from the institution last attended
  • Migration certificate from the board of the institution last studied
  • Physical fitness certificate from a registered medical practitioner
  • Blood group certificate
  • Photographs: Recent colour photo with white background, of resolution 300-600 dpi & size 35 mm x 45 mm (P.P size 5 Nos.) & size 20 mm x 25 mm (Stamp size 5 Nos.)
  • Aadhaar card copy of the student

Commencement of course

The BSc/MSc courses commence on the date prescribed by the University, generally in August

For any information regarding the admissions, mail us at: info@nitte.edu.in