MBBS Biochemistry Syllabus

MBBS Biochemistry Syllabus

S.NO                       TOPICS TO BE COVERED TEACHING HOURS DOMAIN
1. Introduction to Biochemistry and its relevance to  Medical practice 1 Must know
2 Cell and sub cellular organelles 1 Must know
3 Cell membrane and transport 2 Must know
4 pH, water, buffers and acid base balance and its disorders 2 Must know
5 Physical biochemistry 3 Must know
6 Chemistry of carbohydrates 3 Must know
7 Chemistry of lipids 5 Must know
8 Chemistry of amino acids 5 Must know
9 Structure and function of proteins 5 Must know
10 Hemoglobin and myoglobin 2 Must know
11 enzymes 5 Must know
12 Thermodynamics and biological oxidation 3 Must know
13 Introduction to metabolism 1 Must know
14 Carbohydrate metabolism 8 Must know
15 Lipid metabolism 8 Must know
16 Amino acid metabolism 8 Must know
17 Nucleotide chemistry 2 Must know
18 Nucleotide metabolism 2 Must know
19 Heme metabolism 2 Must know
20 Introduction to molecular biology 1 Must know
21 Structure and function of nucleic acids 2 Must know
22 DNA replication 3 Must know
23 transcription 3 Must know
24 Translation 2 Must know
25 Genetic code & Mutations 1 Must know
26 Regulation of gene expression 2 Must know
27 Recombinant DNA technology 3 Must know
28 Cell cycle and cancer 1 Must know
29 immunology 6 Desirable to know
30 Nutrition 3 Must know
31 hormones 4 Must know
32 xenobiotic 1 Must know
33 vitamins 6 Must know
34 minerals 3 Must know
35 Free radicals and antioxidants 1 Must know
36 Glycoproteins, Proteoglycans, Extra cellular matrix 2 Must know
37 Maintenance of homeostasis 5 Must know
38 Clinical Chemistry 4 Must know

SYLLABUS FOR PRACTICALS

1. Introduction to Biochemistry Laboratory 2 Must know
2 Demonstration of pH meter 2 Must know
3 General tests of carbohydrates 2 Must know
4 General tests of proteins 2 Must know
5 Identification of carbohydrates 2 Must know
6 Reactions of  R group of proteins 2 Must know
7 Normal urine 2 Must know
8 Pathological urine 2 Must know
9 Principles of colorimetry 2 Must know
10 Standard  curve in colorimetry by using protein standard 2 Must know
11. Blood sugar estimation 2 Must know
12. Quantitative estimation of serum total proteins 2 Must know
13 Glucose tolerance test 2 Must know
14 Test for blood urea 2 Must know
15 Urea clearance test 2 Desirable to know
16 Serum creatinine test 2 Must know
17 electrophoresis 2 Desirable to know
18 chromatography 2 Desirable to know
19 Liver function tests 2 Must know
20 Kidney function tests 2 Must know
21 Thyroid function tests 2 Must know
22 Gastric function tests 2 Must know

EVALUATION PATTERN (MBBS) FIRST PROFESSIONAL EXAMINATION IN BIOCHEMISTRY

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATION THEORY

PAPER-1

THEORY

PAPER-2

GRAND VIVA PRACTICALS
MARKS 50 50 20 40
INTERNAL ASSESSMENT MARKS THEORY (20) PRACTICALS(20)
TOTAL MARKS(200) 120 MARKS 20 MARKS 60 MARKS

The candidate has to get 50% minimum marks in the Theory and Grand viva (60 marks) and 50% in Practicals (30 marks) to pass the university examination. The candidate has to pass separately in theory and practicals

Topics evaluated Paper wise and their marks distribution:

Paper –A SECTION -1 (25 MARKS)

  1. Physical Chemistry
  2. Cell and organelle
  3. Chemistry of biomolecules
  4. Enzymes
  5. Electron transport chain
  6. Hemoglobin and myoglobin

PAPER-A   SECTION -2 (25 MARKS)

  1. Metabolism of Biomolecules (carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and nucleotides
  2. Integration of metabolism
  3. Diabetes mellitus
  4. Heme metabolism

PAPER –B SECTION -1 (25 MARKS)

  1. MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
  2. NUTRITION
  3. VITAMINS AND MINERALS
  4. GENETICS & RECOMBINANT DNA TECHNOLOGY
  5. BIOCHEMISTRY OF CANCER

PAPER-B     PART-2 (25 MARKS)

  1. CLINICAL CHEMISTRY
  2. HORMONES
  3. ORGAN FUNCTION TESTS
  4. XENOBIOTICS
  5. IMMUNOLOGY
  6. WATER AND ELECTROLYTE BALANCE

MD COURSES: M.D. (BIOCHEMISTRY)

Annual intake of PG Students (3) since year 2014 as per the regulations of MCI and the curriculum and syllabus are in accordance with the MCI guidelines

Admission 2017