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M.Sc. Microbiology


Microbiology is a broad science encompassing the study of bacteria, algae, protozoa, fungi, and viruses in terms of their ecology, biochemistry, physiology, genetics, and role in disease processes. Of particular interest is the use of microbes in industrial applications for the production of foods and natural products, such as vitamins, as well as their rapidly expanding role in biotechnology and genetic engineering studies.

Completion of the Bachelor of Science in Microbiology may allow the student to continue into more specialized and in-depth advanced study leading to the Master in Microbiology. The breadth of interests and expertise includes environmental microbiology, microbial genetics, genetic engineering, immunology and immunochemistry, medical microbiology, mycology, protozoology, virology, microbial physiology, and biochemistry. Therefore, a wide variety of research areas is available for investigation by students.


This course is for individuals who…

Interested in exploring the anatomy of all living organisms. It is for those aspirants who are willing to find n number of solutions to pathogenic potential of the organisms using modern technology. This programme is for students who believe in developing green technologies for the betterment of the society.


Students who are looking for…

Acquiring career-shaping intellectual knowledge with a focus on study research and experimentation.

Microbiology overlaps with many other degree areas of biology, such as genetics, molecular biology, and immunology. Microbiology-related careers are, therefore, found in a diverse range of employment sectors and typical employers.


Career path you can choose after the course

  • Healthcare organizations
  • Environmental organizations
  • Industry – food and drink, pharmaceuticals, toiletries, water and biotechnology companies
  • Forensic science laboratories
  • Publicly funded research organizations
  • Higher education institution

Admission Rules

Admissions in all courses which are offered by the University will be done As per Merit basis based on marks of qualifying examination, who are eligible (fulfill the eligibility as per criterion) and shall be done strictly according to it. The admission procedure will be completed before the commencement of the academic session or the last date of the admission decided by the Academic Council.


The candidates who are appearing in the respective qualifying examination prescribed for eligibility for admission to a particular program of study are considered eligible for appearing in the entrance examination. However, in the event of their selection they are granted admission subject to their securing the prescribed percentage of marks in the qualifying examination and submission of all documents including final mark sheet of the qualifying examination. The SC/ST. and Physically Challenged (Handicapped) candidates who have passed the qualifying examination irrespective of their percentage of marks are eligible to appear in the Entrance Examination.

Top Companies

  • Biocon,
  • Serum Institute of India.
  • Panacea Biotec Limited.
  • Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Limited.
  • Wockhardt.
  • GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Limited.
  • Bharat Serums and Vaccines Limited.
  • Novozymes.


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  •   B.Sc. in Botany/Microbiology/Biochemistry/Biotechnology/Lifesciences/Industrial Waste Management with 50%marks in aggregate.


 2 Yrs    4 Sem     60

Career Opportunities :

  •   Healthcare organizations
  •  Environmental organizations
  •  Industry – food and drink, pharmaceuticals, toiletries, water and biotechnology companies
  •  Forensic science laboratories
  •  Publicly funded research organizations
  •  Higher education institution