The Department is actively contributing to research in the institute. The students are encouraged and motivated to take up various research projects and have bagged the ICMR STS Scholarships under the guidance of our faculty. The Department had organized a 2 days workshop on “Basic Molecular Biology Techniques” for PG students of various medical colleges from Delhi – NCR. We had also conducted a guest lecture on “Lifestyle Modification: Perception and belief”. Our department has also succeeded in standardizing conventional PCR, TLC and Electrophoresis. We have uploaded videos on different topics related to biochemistry practicals for the students. The faculty is also involved in research work.
Hours of Teaching
A total of 240 hours are allotted to teach Biochemistry to the Ist MBBS students. Weekly 4 theory lectures (1 hr each) are scheduled for the same (4 hrs x 32 wk=128 hrs). For practicals the students come in three batches. Duration of practical class is 1 hr 45 mins. Each batch performs practicals twice a week (1 hr 45 mins x 2=3.5).A total of 3.5 hrs x 32 wk=112. Tutorials are conducted fortnightly during practical hours. Periodic internal assessment test in theory, practicals and Vice-Voce are conducted. A total of 4 internal assessment tests are conducted in whole academic year.