Program Overview

This programme is offered by the department of Life Science as an effective program targeting the students who wish to pursue research on plants and microorganisms or higher studies in the field of Botany , Microbiology and Chemistry. The current research and teaching in the department include diverse aspects of Botany, Microbiology and Chemistry with a balance of organismal and reductionist. It offers in-depth knowledge of teaching and research programs in diverse areas of Botany, Microbiology and Chemistry. The programs of B.Sc. in Microbiology is a full-time Undergraduate degree program of a period of 3 years distributed in 6 semesters containing total 138 credits as per the norms and guidelines prescribed by UGC.

  • 3 Years

    Duration of Program

  • UG

    Level of Study

Key Highlights

Study of Bacteria, Virus , Fungi.
Microbiologists utilize industrial production.
Diagnosis of various diseases.
Pharmaceutical industry produce antibiotics, vaccines.
Crop production and food processing.

How will you benefit

The program of B.Sc. Microbiology is designed with an objective to encourage and support the growing demands and challenging trends in the educational scenario.
Taxonomy and Identification of plants, microorganisms, viz., Bacteria, virus, fungi, protozoa.
By teaching about the techniques involved in plant tissue culture and plant breeding.
By performing a detailed study about the different types of microbes viz. bacteria, Cyanobacteria, algae and fungi.

What will you study

Hindi language, Botany diversity, Chemistry, and microbiology

English, Culture, Entrepreneurship, Botany, Chemistry, and microbiology

Hindi, Computer Tech, Botany, Chemistry, and Microbiology

English, Ethics, Botany, Chemistry, and microbiology

PO1 Critical Thinking : Take informed actions after identifying the assumptions that frame our thinking & actions.

PO2 Effective communication : Speak, read, write & listen clearly in person and through electronic media in English and in one Indian Language, and make meaning of the world by connecting people, ideas, books, media and technology.

PO3 Social interaction : Elicit views of others, mediate disagreements and help reach conclusions in group settings.

PO4 Effective citizenship : Demonstrate empathetic social concern and the ability to act with an informed awareness of issues and participate in civic life through volunteering.

PO5 Ethics : recognize different value systems including your own, understand the moral dimensions of decisions and accept the responsibility for them.

PO6 Environment and sustainability : Understand the issues of environmental contents and sustainable development.

PO7 Self-directed and long-life learning : Acquire the ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of socio-economic and socio technological changes & develop an aptitude for continuous learning and professional development with ability to engage in microbiological practices and education program.

PO8 Knowledge : Provide basic knowledge for understanding the principles and their  applications in the area of Microbiology, Instrumentation & Technology.

PO8 Technical Skills : Develop an ability to use various instruments and equipment with an indepth knowledge on standard operating procedures for the same.

PO9 Research & Development : To Demonstrate knowledge of identifying a problem, critical thinking, analysis and provide rational solutions in different disciplines of Microbiology & microbiological Sciences.

PO10 Modern Tool Usage : Develop appropriate technique, resources and IT tools for prediction and modelling to complex issues of microbiology.

PO11 The Society : Apply regional microbiological reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to comprehend and receive instructions on safety and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the society as well as social well being.

PO12 : Problem analysis

PO13 : Conduct investigations of complex problems

PO14 : Design/Development of Solutions

PO15 : Individual and Teamwork

PSO1 : Identification and taxonomy of plants, microorganisms through different taxonomic description of plants and microorganisms.

PSO2 : To get a better understanding of different families of plants in the angiosperms and gymnosperms and also identification of microorganisms.

PSO3 : To get the techniques involved in plant tissue culture and plant breeding.

PSO4 : To perform a detailed study about the different types of microbes viz. Bacteria, Cyanobacteria, algae and fungi.

PEO1 : The program of B.Sc. Microbiology is designed with an objective to encourage and support the growing demands and challenging trends in the educational scenario. The program focuses on the all-round development of the students to face the competitive world. The objectives of the program are as follows:

PEO2 : To understand the scope and significance of the discipline.

PEO3 : To imbibe love and curiosity towards nature through the living plants and Microorganisms.

PEO4 : To make students open-minded and curious, we try our best to enhance and develop a scientific attitude.

PEO5 : To make the students exposed to the diverse life forms.

PEO6 : To make them skilled in practical work, experiments, laboratory equipment and to interpret correctly on biological materials and data.

PEO7 : To encourage the students to do research in related disciplines.

PEO8 : To develop the ability of the students to transform the society through their education.


Curriculum Courses

  • Basic Information Computer Technology – I
  • Hindi Language and Structure
  • Botany – I(Diversity of Microbes and Cryptogams)
  • Chemistry –I (Physical
  • Inorganic & Organic Chemistry)
  • Microbiology- I (General Microbiology and Biotechnology)

Careers And Employbility

Public Health Officer
Quality Analyst/Health Officer
Research Associate


10+2 (Science)

GEN-45% ST/SC/OBC-40%

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