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Masters of Sciences in Microbiology

Program Duration 2 years - 4 semesters

Eligibility Criteria

Candidate with 14 years of education like BSc Microbiology, BSc with two of the following subjects: Botany / Chemistry / Zoology / Microbiology /Biochemistry / Biotechnology. BSc (Hons. 3 years) Microbiology/ Botany/ Zoology/ Genetics/Biochemistry with atleast 45% Marks from a recognized institution are eligible to apply.

Program Objectives

This two-year program is especially designed for those with 14 years of education enabling them to learn the basic aspects of life processes of microorganisms, emphasizing on genetics, biostatistics, structure and reproduction.

Scheme of Studies for MSc Microbiology

Semester 1

Course No. Course Title Credit Hrs.
BT 336 Immunobiology 2 - 1
MB342 Soil Microbiology 2 - 1
MB330 Pathogenic Microbiology 2 - 1
MB230 General Virology 2 - 1
MB 222 Mycology 2 - 1
MA 219 Biostatistics 2 - 1

Semester 2

Course No. Course Title Credit Hrs.
MB334 Food Microbiology 2 - 1
MB336 Microbial Metabolism 2 - 1
MB333 Microbial Genetics 2 - 1
MB338 Microbial Anatomy and Physiology 2 - 1
MB423 Microbial Diversity 2 - 1
MB421 Clinical Microbiology 2 - 1

Semester 3

Course No. Course Title Credit Hrs.
MB431 Industrial Microbiology 2 - 1
MB434 Molecular Immunology 2 - 1
MB438 Molecular Mechanisms of Antimicrobial Drugs 2 - 1
MB433 Marine Microbiology 2 - 1
MB442 Envir. Microbiology & Public Health 2 - 1

Semester 4

Course No. Course Title Credit Hrs.
RES480 Research Project 0 - 6
MB437 Principles of Gene Manipulation 2 - 1
MB436 Microbial Technology 2 - 1
MB435 Parasitology 2 - 1

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