Department of Microbiology Programmes Offered

B Sc Microbiology

Duration: 3 Years (Semester System)                            
The program has well-designed curriculum that is based on choice based credit system (CBCS) as mandated by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and imparts training in both fundamental and applied aspects of Microbiology. After attaining B Sc degree in Microbiology, a student is eligible for jobs in variety of domains like agricultural microbiology, environmental microbiology, food microbiology, industrial microbiology, medical microbiology and microbial biotechnology.


Eligibility: Pass with 55% aggregate in 10+2 or equivalent with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology and Rank in DAVUET (If applicable).

Relaxation of 5% marks in minimum aggregate score for admission to a candidate belonging to SC/ST


M Sc (Hons) Microbiology

Duration: 2 Years (Semester System)                            

Microbiologists work in pathology/cytology laboratories in hospitals. Opportunities also exist in the R&D division in pharmaceutical and agriculture industries. Many organizations involved in biotechnological research offer job opportunities to Microbiologists as Microbiology provides major inputs to biotechnology. In M Sc Microbiology, students undertake dissertation / project in the relevant area of microbiology. The program has a well-designed curriculum to fulfill the requirement for higher academic pursuits. UGC Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) is followed.

Eligibility: Pass, 50% aggregate in Bachelor’s degree with Biology or equivalent.

Relaxation of 5% marks in minimum aggregate score for admission to a candidate belonging to SC/ST


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