• Code130306
  • DeliveryFull-time
  • Length2 Years
  • CredentialM.Sc. - Microbiology

Program Description

M.Sc. Microbiology provides you with comprehensive understanding of fundamentals of microbiology for sound and solid base in the basic and applied areas of life sciences. The programme equips the students with ability to apply research methodology to address the scientific challenges in agricultural, medicinal, environmental, industrial and food and dairy microbiology. Students develop a commitment to excel in their profession with social awareness and responsibility.

Skill Sets:

  • Laboratory equipment management skills,
  • Good Manufacturing Practices,
  • Quality Control and quality assurance,
  • Environmental monitoring

Programme Outcomes

PO1. Scientific Knowledge: To select, interpret, critically analyze and integrate information from a wide range of sources that include books, scientific reports, journals, case studies and other sources on the internet.

PO2. Problem analysis: To identify, formulate, and analyze complex scientific problems reaching substantiated conclusions using the principles of sciences

PO3. Design/Development of Solutions: To understand the impact of scientific approach based mainly on Mathematics in societal and environmental contexts and facilitate sustainable development considering health, safety, legal and cultural issues.

PO4. Conduct Investigations: To conduct investigations of scientific problems using research-based knowledge and research methods in analysis and interpretation of data.

PO5. Modern tool usage: To create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources and IT tools including prediction and modeling of scientific activities with an understanding of the limitations.

PO6. The Science Graduate & Society: To apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional scientific practices.

PO7. Environment and Sustainability: To understand the impact of the scientific approach in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.

PO8. Ethics: To apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics, responsibilities and norms of the scientific practice

PO9. Individual or team work: To function effectively in multidisciplinary teams by working cooperatively, creatively and responsibly as a member of a team or as an individual.

PO10. Communication: To communicate effectively with science community and society as well as comprehend and write effective reports, design documentation and make effective presentations

PO11. Research Aptitude: To undertake supervised research in a systematic, critical and evidence-based manner with a comprehensive and in-depth knowledge in Mathematics.

PO12. Life-long Learning: To apply and contribute skills and knowledge creatively and innovatively in a research environment and recognize the need to engage in lifelong learning through research and development.

Programme Specific Outcomes

PSO1: To demonstrate and apply their knowledge of microbiology, molecular biology and cell biology in terms of diagnostic and prognostic approach.

PSO2: To develop ability to apply research methodology to address the scientific challenges in agricultural, medicinal, environmental, industrial and food and dairy microbiology.

PSO3: To achieve competence for advance studies, research and be employment ready in the domain of microbiology and allied fields.

Tuition Fee



  • 1st Year ₹1,30,000
  • 2nd Year ₹1,00,000
  • 1st Sem ₹80,000
  • 2nd Sem ₹50,000
  • 3rd Sem ₹50,000
  • 4th Sem ₹50,000

M.Sc. - Microbiology
Admission Process

M.Sc. - Microbiology
Admission Requirement

The candidate should have obtained the Bachelors degree in (Biotechnology / Biochemistry / Microbiology / Botany / Zoology / Life Sciences / Biomedical Sciences / Chemistry, B.Pharm., B.Sc. Agriculture, B. Tech. (Biotechnology and related streams)

M.Sc. - Microbiology Syllabus

Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Semester 4

Career Opportunities

  • Lecturer/Professor
  • Medical Microbiologist
  • Biomedical Research Assistant
  • Environmental Microbiologist
  • Quality Assurance Technologist
  • Sales/Technical Representative
  • Clinical and Veterinary Microbiologist
  • Medical Technologist

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