Biochemistry is the branch of the life sciences devoted to understanding the mechanisms by which living organisms carry out their many functions in complete, molecular detail. It is inherently interdisciplinary in nature and fundamental to every other branch of the life sciences and biomedical sciences.
It is the most fascinating subject as it deals with the chemical language of Life, be it human, animal, plant or microorganism. Biochemistry is one of the most upcoming and highly demanding subjects in the Indian as well as the foreign universities. The basic foundation in Biochemistry is a necessary prerequisite for any kind of biotechnological, medical, paramedical and biological research activity. K. J. Somaiya College of Science and Commerce offers a Master's degree in Biochemistry. It is a two years/four semesters post graduate course for which lectures and practicals are conducted in the college. Fourth semester completely dedicated to the Research project/internship.