About the programme:
Microbiology is one of the core subjects which focus on the study of the microscopic organisms and incorporates sub-disciplines like virology, mycology, parasitology and bacteriology. Master of Science in Microbiology is a postgraduate programme which focuses on basic level aspects in the field of Microbiology. It is a two-year programme, divided into four semesters which deals with the combined study of the chemistry and biology to investigate living systems and their basic relationship with the environment.
M. Sc. Microbiology programme gives adequate exposure in the areas such as microbial diversity, terrestrial and aquatic microbiology, Food and industrial microbiology, agricultural microbiology, microbial genetics, nano microbiology etc. through both the theoretical and practical knowledge so in future they can help in developing and designing innovative techniques and methods for microbiology industry.
The curriculum covers the study of microorganisms and the effect that they have on biosphere including human society. During the duration of this programme, students get extensive insight into the various characteristics application and management of Microbes and their roles in the field of agriculture, industry and environment. This programme includes core microbiology and interdisciplinary subjects together along with laboratory programs and a research project leading to a dissertation.
Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility: B.Sc with Biology as honours Subject with 45% marks in aggregate ( 5% relaxation for Reserved Categories).
Admission Fee : Rs. 38,000.00
Tuition Fee per Semester : Rs. 40,000.00