School of Life Sciences

M.Sc. Microbiology

Programme Educational Objectives

  • To communicate the basic knowledge in general microbiology with detailed subdivision of microbiology
  • For the basic understanding this course includes microbial biochemistry, physiology and molecular Biology to give basic understanding of the microbiology
  • Further bacteriology, virology, mycology give individual sections of microbiology with detailed information on economic importance of microbiology
  • Finally this course explains the advanced sections of microbiology like Immunology, Microbial genetics, food microbiology, medical microbiology, Environmental microbiology, industrial microbiology and bioinformatics
  • This course provides necessary theoretical and practical experience in all divisions of microbiology to become an effective professional
  • This course provides broad exposure to various communities, ecological and commercial issues in the field microbiology

Programme Outcomes

After successfully completing this course, the student should be able to

  • On completion of the program the graduates will have applied knowledge in microbiology and the subdivision of microbiology
  • Microbial Biochemistry, Physiology and Molecular Biology will give basic understanding of the microbiology
  • Individual sections like bacteriology, virology, mycology give will give knowledge detailed information on economic importance of microbiology
  • Advanced sections of microbiology like Immunology, Microbial genetics, food microbiology, medical microbiology, Environmental microbiology, industrial microbiology and bioinformatics will give broad information on microbiological applications and opportunities in the field of microbiology
  • Identify research and solve microbiology related problems related to the different types of microbial derived diseases
  • Ability to communicate and function effectively in multi-disciplinary team related to the microbiology

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For NRI Candidates

Candidates should have completed 12 years of schooling (equivalent to 10+2 system of Indian education, CBSE, ISCE etc.) with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics / Biology as compulsory subjects. The candidates should have minimum average of 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics / Biology. B.Sc., Botany / Zoology/ Biochemistry/ Microbiology/ Molecular Biology /Biotechnology/ Genetics or equivalent with 60% minimum aggregate.

For Foreign Students

  • B.Sc., Botany / Zoology/ Biochemistry/ Microbiology/ Molecular Biology /Biotechnology/ Genetics or equivalent with 60% minimum aggregate.
  • English as one of the subjects of qualifying examination.
  • Mathematics, physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects (for all B.Tech.Programmes except Biotechnology and related programmes)
  • Physics, Chemistry and Biology / Biotechnology as compulsory subjects. (For B.Tech. Biotechnology and related programmes)
  • Candidates completed A Levels, IB, STPM, HSC, WASSCE, NCEA Level 3, American High School Diploma, etc. with minimum 60% aggregate or equivalent grade in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and a pass in English.
  • Candidates studied under American High School system are eligible, if the above courses have been studied in the 11th and 12th grades or ‘AP’ (Advanced Placement) courses.

FEE STRUCTURE FOR NRI & INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

S.No Programme Tuition Fee per Semester (USD) Admission Fee – one-time payment (USD) Total (USD)
1 M.Sc. Microbiology (2 years) 500 500 1000

Refund Rules

S.No. Percentage of Refund of Fee Point of time when notice of withdrawal of admission is received in the HEI
1 100%* 15 days or more before the formally-notified last date of admission
2 90% Less than 15 days before the formally-notified last date of admission
3 80% 15 days or less after the formally-notified last date of admission
4 50% 30 days or less, but more than 15 days, after formally-notified last date of admission
5 00% More than 30 days after formally-notified the last date of admission

*The processing fee of 5% of fee paid will be deducted

Hostel Fee Per Year

NRI & International Students
Boarding & Lodging USD 2,500
Caution Deposit (Refundable) USD 200
Total USD 2,700