This course helps the learners to specialize in any of the applied research areas, through one of the chosen electives / specialized paper and work in field of Medical Microbiology, Food Microbiology, Industrial Microbiology and Environmental Microbiology. This discipline emphasizes the recent trends from the industry which focuses on production of compounds like insulin, interferon, recombinant products including vaccines. Hence, at the Post completion of the course, the students  can have various  career options to make a successful career in top companies and also in private and public sectors such as food industries, pharmaceutical industries, hospitals, chemical industries,including research and development organizations.Students also learn to attain Research positions through various examinations such as CSIR-NET, ARS-NET GATE, ICMR, DBT.

Duration: 2 Years

Eligibility:

Graduation in any stream of life science with min. 50%

Selection Procedure:

Merit + Interview

Specializations Offered

The specializations offered are:

  • Industrial Microbiology 
  • Environmental Microbiology 
  • Agricultural Microbiology
  • Food Microbiology
  • Medical Microbiology

Syllabus

  • I Sem.

    Bacteriology
    Mycology, Phycology & Lichenology
    Immunology
    Basic Biomolecules and Enzymology
    Bioanalytical Techniques
  • Practicals & Sessionals

    Bacteriology
    Mycology, Phycology & Lichenology
    Immunology
    Basic Biomolecules and Enzymology
    Bioanalytical Techniques
  • II Sem.

    Virology
    Molecular Biology and Genetics
    Microbial Physiology
    Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
    Metabolism of Biomolecules
  • Practicals & Sessionals

    Virology
    Molecular Biology and Genetics
    Microbial Physiology
    Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
    Metabolism of Biomolecules
  • III Sem.

    Genetic Engineering
    Industrial Microbiology
    Food Microbiology
    Medical Microbiology
    Environmental Microbiology
  • Practicals & Sessionals

    Genetic Engineering
    Industrial Microbiology
    Food Microbiology
    Medical Microbiology
    Environmental Microbiology
  • IV Sem.

    Dissertation (6 months) – Project Report