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M.Sc. (Microbiology)

M.Sc. (Microbiology)

Our Master of Science programme  is a versatile degree that provides students with the optimal balance between a defined sequence of study and flexible course options.

Our unique programme will give you an understanding of the basis of immune recognition and vaccine design – infectious diseases and methods of control – microbial biotechnology, and – parasitology. You will also develop an understanding of the importance of microbiology in environmental, agricultural and industrial settings.Microbiology is a discipline of enormous importance and research in this discipline has been revolutionized by new and exciting technologies such as proteomics, genomics, bioinformatics and genetic engineering.

Program CodeMSCMB
Duration Min. Duration2 Years
Max. Duration4 Years
Eligibility CriteriaGraduate in related fields

 

 

 

Tuition Fees per annum 24,000/-

YEAR I

Course Code

Course Title

Theory/Practical

Continuous Assessment (Internals)

Credits

MBL16101

General Microbiology

70

30

3

BCH16101

General Biochemistry

70

30

2

MBL16107

Microbial Growth and Physiology

70

30

4

MBL16102

Molecular Biology and Microbial Genetics

70

30

3

EZY16101

Enzymology

70

30

3

MBL16103

Mycology and Virology

70

30

2

MBL16104

Microbial Diversity and Ecosystem

70

30

3

GNT16101

Genetic Engineering

70

30

3

MBL16105

Instrumentation and Techniques

70

30

3

MBL16106

Immunology

70

30

2

MBL16101P

General Microbiology

35

15

1

BCH16101P

General Biochemistry

35

15

1

MBL16103P

Mycology and Virology

35

15

1

MBL16106P

Immunology

35

15

1

Total

32

YEAR II

Course Code

Course Title

Theory/Practical

Continuous Assessment (Internals)

Credits

MBL16201

Medical Microbiology and Public Health

70

30

4

MBL16202

Food and Dairy Microbiology

70

30

4

MBL16203

Agricultural Microbiology

70

30

4

BOT16204

Bioinformatics  and  Intellectual Property Right

70

30

4

BOX16201

Biostatistics and Computer Application

70

30

4

MBL16204

Environmental Microbiology

70

30

4

MBL16205

Industrial Microbiology

70

30

3

MBL16201P

Medical Microbiology and Public Health

35

15

1

MBL16202P

Food and Dairy Microbiology

35

15

1

MBL16205P

Industrial Microbiology

35

15

1

 DSR16201Dissertation

200

2

Total

32

Please click here to download a copy of the syllabus.

Our M.Sc. in Microbiology degree is one of the most versatile degrees you can obtain because of the fundamental nature of the discipline, and also because it can be combined with so many other sciences, leading to powerful and sought-after skills.

After the completion of our programme, you will find a challenging career in medical, public health and environmental microbiology. Exciting career possibilities exist as research work is strongly gaining importance in laboratories in universities, biotechnology companies and agricultural, medical and veterinary institutes.

Common job profiles of students after completing M.Sc. in Microbiology include:

Research Microbiologists , Industrial Microbiologists, Clinical Microbiologists, Environment Microbiologists, Academic Faculty Positions.

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