M.Sc. Microbiology

Course Overview

M.Sc. Microbiology is Two Year postgraduate program segregated into four semesters where students are provided with comprehensive, in-depth and skill based knowledge of various core areas of microbiology, interdisciplinary subjects (Biochemistry, Biotechnology), research methodology, and instrumental techniques. An entire semester is dedicated for research project leading to dissertation in which students learn to plan, develop, execute, analyse and present their experimental findings. This study programis highly demanded, evergreen and blooming discipline providing a wide range of job opportunities in public and private sector establishments and opens avenues for higher studies in India and abroad.


M.Sc. Microbiology


2 Years




B.Sc./B.Sc. (Hons) in Biological Sciences (Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Microbiology or Biotechnology) with 50% marks

Career Opportunities

The employment opportunities and future study options available after M.Sc. Microbiology are:

  • Ph.D. Microbiology (Doctoral Research)
  • UGC-CSIR-NET for Doctoral Research and Teaching Career
  • Food Microbiologist
  • Industrial Microbiologist
  • Public Health Microbiologist
  • Scientific Writer
  • Clinical Data Associate& Clinical Research Executive
  • Quality Control Executive
  • Fermentation Microbiologist
  • Assistant Professor
  • Clinical Researcher
  • Epidemiologist
  • Patent Lawyer
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