Program Overview

This programme is offered by the department of Microbiology as an effective program targeting the students who wish to pursue research and development in the field of Bacteriology, Virology, Immunology, Parasitology, Fermentation, Mycology, Phycology, Industrial microbiology, Agriculture and Food Microbiology or higher studies in the field of Microbiology. It offers in depth knowledge of teaching and research programs in diverse areas of microbiology viz Bacterial Microbiology, Enzymology, Applied Microbiology. The programs of MSc in Microbiology is a fulltime postgraduate degree program of a period of 2 years distributed in 4 semesters containing 20 credites per semester and 80 total credites in 4 semesters as per the norms and guidelines prescribed by UGC.

  • 2 Years

    Duration of Program

  • PG

    Level of Study

Key Highlights

Apply the knowledge of Microbes.
The laboratory training, Pathogenicity analysis.
Careers in the Medical and industrial area.
Production of Antibiotics and Vaccines.
Microbes use for agriculture production.

How will you benefit

The structure/function of bimolecular, metabolic pathways and the regulation of biological/biochemical processes
The molecular biology of viruses
Proteins, carbohydrates, lipid
Free radical scavenger.

What will you study

General Microbiology, Virology, Research Methodology & Techniques, Biochemistry.

Microbial Physiology and Metabolism, Food Microbiology & Toxicology, Immunology, Pharmaceutical Microbiology.

Molecular Biology and Microbial Genetics, Industrial Microbiology, Environmental and Agricultural Microbiology, Parasitology ,Bioenergetics and Molecular, Bioinstrumentation, Microbial Physiology

Medical Microbiology, Applied Microbiology, Bioinformatics, Microbial, Genomics and Proteomics, Bacteriology, Advances in 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.

PO9 Technical Skills : Develop an ability to use various instruments and equipment with an indepth knowledge on standard operating procedures for the same.

PO10 Research & Development : To Demonstrate knowledge of identifying a problem, critical thinking, analysis and provide rational solutions in different disciplines of Microbiology & microbiological Sciences.

PO11 Modern Tool Usage : Develop appropriate technique, resources and IT tools for prediction and modelling to complex issues of microbiology.

PO12 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.

PO13 : Problem analysis

PO14 : Conduct investigations of complex problems

PO15 : Design/Development of Solutions

PO16 : Individual and Teamwork

PSO1 : Industry applications of better understanding of the key principles of biochemical functioning at an advanced level

PSO2 : To get better awareness of the major issues at the forefront of the discipline of Biotechnology.

PSO3 : Possess an in-depth understanding of the area of Biotechnology &biochemistry chosen for research emphasis

PSO4 : ability to design and carry out experiments (safely) and to interpret experimental data

PSO5 : production of substantial original research of significance and quality sufficient for publication of ability to present their work through written, oral, and visual presentations,including an original research proposal awareness of ethical issues in biochemical & Biotechnological research and careers options.

PEO1 : The objective of the Master’s programme in Microbiology is to equip the students to apply the knowledge of Microbes and their uses in different field.

PEO2 : The laboratory training and Pathogenicity analysis of microbes in Microbiology. Prepare the students for their careers in the Medical and industrial area.

PEO3 : The student have a knowledge of different culture Skill viz Blood culture, Urin –Culture , Pus culture . Identification of microbes and their causing diseases and control to develop own Business, marketing and self employment.

PEO4 : The goal is to impart student the knowledge and skills which are contemporary and useful to them as well as for society. The student will write the standard operating protocols (SOPs) and identify requirement for experimental Microbes, ethics and welfare.

PEO5 : Large scale production of microbes through fermentation process and uses of their secondary metabolites (Byproducts) in different field.


Curriculum Courses

  • General Microbiology
  • Virology
  • Research Methodology& Techniques
  • Biochemistry

Careers And Employbility

Clinical Microbiologist
Research Associate
Scientific officer/Biotechnologist


B.Sc. In Relevant Discipline

GEN.-50% ST,SC,OBC-45%

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