Microbiology > B.Sc Microbiology
Undergraduate Programs
B.Sc Microbiology
Duration:3 years full time, Six semesters
Intake:One intake per year, every year in the month of May/June
Entry Requirements:Pass in H. Sc with Biology (Zoology / Botany) as one of the subjects
Fees:Rs. 20000
  • Course Overview
    UG programme focuses on the following key areas in the field of Microbiology
    Microbial Diversity
    Food & Dairy Microbiology
    Human, Animal and Plant diseases
    Diagnosis & Treatment
    Medical Bacteriology, Mycology, Parasitology & Virology
  • Course Breakup
    I Year:
    Students acquire the Fundamentals of Microbiology and its Diversity along with allied Biochemistry papers. Laboratory skills are encouraged with relevant practical topics to follow safety measures, prepare of growth media, isolation & identification of microbial population. The theoretical knowledge along with practical skills will make the learners technically sound in the core area.
    II Year:
    The third and fourth semesters transact with Environmental Microbiology, Microbial Biochemistry & Physiology and Bioinstrumentation. A common complementary paper “Cell Biology” has been incorporated to understand the mechanism of living cells and their vulnerability in microbial infections.
    III Year:
    Comprehensive core papers comprising Immunology, Molecular Biology & Microbial Genetics, Genetic Engineering, Medical Microbiology, Food & Dairy Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology have been included in the final year to facilitate over all exposure of learners in Microbiology to acquire a spectacular knowledge in the core area.
  • Career Opportunities
    Microbiology graduates have a board spectrum of opportunities in various levels:
    Academicians & Research Assistance,
    Waste and wastewater management,
    National Institute of Health & Tuberculosis,
    Biosafety control boards
    Vector Institutes
    Health Inspectors
    Diagnostic Laboratories
    Leather Industries
    Food and Dairy Industry
    Quality controllers
    Pharmaceuticals & Vaccines
    Cosmetics and Toiletries,
    Oil and mining industry
    Veterinary depts,
    Pollution control boards,
    Agricultural & Poultry depts.
    Academic Pathways
    Apart from placements, a high ratio of students can pursue Master's degree leading to research programmes.

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