School of Life Sciences

M.Sc. Microbiology

For International Candidates

B.Sc., Botany / Zoology/ Biochemistry/ Microbiology/ Molecular Biology /Biotechnology/ Genetics or equivalent.

  • Candidate should secure minimum of 50% in graduation
  • English as one of the subjects of qualifying examination

Documents Required for International Admissions


All the International students will require a student visa endorsed by this Institution for joining full-time courses. No other endorsement is acceptable. The visa should be valid for the prescribed duration of the course.

A visa is required for International students. Persons of Indian Origin (PIO), Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) who possess either OCI (Overseas Indian Citizenship) or PIO card do not require Indian Visa. OCI and PIO card gives them the freedom to visit India without a visa. OCI and PIO cards are a multi-purpose lifelong visa for visiting India. However, those PIOs who do not have PIO or OCI card have to apply for the student visa.

2. International Candidates should produce the following:

(i) Proof of age
(ii) Proof of nationality
(iii) 12th Grade mark sheet
(iv) Photograph

3. Application form with all details furnished.

4. Photocopies of the following

(I) International bank account passbook (front page photocopy)
(II) Passport copy of student.

5. Equivalence Certificate issued by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

6. Certificates of Educational Qualifications

10th Std/12th Std/Degree/Transfer Certificate / Migration Certificate (as applicable to specific programme).

7. Medical Fitness Certificate

8. Undertaking Duly Countersigned By Parent/Guardian.

Admission, Transfer and Change of Course

Admission to various programs will be subject to verification of facts as in the original certificates /documents of the candidates. Management reserves the right to cancel admission if any discrepancy is noted, even at a later point any time after the admission. Such a decision will be final and binding on the candidate.

Admission offered to a candidate who has been provisionally admitted to a programme will stand cancelled if he/she does not submit the relevant documents in original pertaining to admission (such as Mark Sheet, Transfer Certificate, Migration Certificate and Conduct Certificate, etc.) to the concerned Admissions Officer before the stipulated date. An International student who has been granted admission to a particular Programme shall not be allowed to change the Programme subsequently.

It is the responsibility of the candidates to ascertain whether they possess the requisite qualification for admission. If the candidates furnish mark sheets of the qualifying examination only in grades, the minimum marks pertaining to the grade obtained in the course will be taken into consideration while determining the marks in the subjects.

Centre for International Relations (CIR)


Takhellambam Rocky Devi
Director in Charge
Centre for International Relations

Mobile: +91 98844 99088


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


Hostel Fee Per Year
Non A/C – Four Sharing USD 1400
A/C – Four Sharing USD 2000
A/C – Three Sharing USD 2100
A/C – Twin Sharing USD 2200
International Hostel A/C – Twin Sharing USD 2700
Caution Deposit (Refundable) USD 100

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Programme Educational Objectives

The course aims to provide an advanced understanding of the core principles and topics of Microbiology and their experimental basis to enable students in acquiring a specialized knowledge by means of dedicated lecture series and subject-oriented research project.

Hence, the main objectives of the program are:

  • 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
  • Assess and predict the technological, ethical and social effects of their own work /disciplines and of microbiology

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Placement and pursuing higher studies by post-graduate students (M.Sc)

Placement of M.Sc students Name of the student Name of the Company placed Name of the Institution pursuing higher studies No. of students admitted No. students graduated No. students placed No. students doing higher studies
M.Sc 2013-2015 Anil. B BSACIST 3 3 2 1
Karabi.G Molecular connections, Bangalore N/A
Menaka. G PreludeSys India Ltd Chennai N/A
M.Sc 2014-2016 M.Farhana Fathima Indian International school, Dhamam N/A 5 5 4 1
R. Malini IAS coaching center, Chennai N/A        
S.Zakia Fathima Ocius Life Sciences N/A        
B. Famidha Episource, Chennai N/A        
R. Logesh BSACIST        
M.Sc 2015-2017 Afsana Parveen M Velammal new generation school, Chennai N/A 9 9 7 N/A
Nivashini A SRM Institute of science and technology, Chennai. N/A
Ramya R Amaris Clinical (Division of Caplin Point Laboratories Limited) N/A
Reshmarani. V.G Omega healthcare management, Chennai N/A
V A Suvitha Global hospital, Chennai N/A
Sakaram Cultivator Natural production private Limited Jodhpur N/A
Lazer E Dr.Rela institute international Medical centre,Chennai N/A
M.Sc 2016-2018 Rubeena Banu Fetomed (Life Cell), Chennai 8 8 6 2
Shariq Ahmed .M BSACIST, Chennai
Sangeetha.S Omics International, Hyderabad
Aswini .M SASTRA, Thanjavur
A. Ahmed CSIR NET coaching
H. Ahmed CSIR NET coaching
M.Sc 2017-2019 12 9 5 1
Balaji G CCMB, INSPIRE fellow        
Mahalakshmi Omics International, Hyderabad
Md. Adnan Biozeen, Bangalore
Thajulvaslin Seagrass Tech Pvt Ltd, Karaikal  
Arivazhagan.R DSS Imagetech, New Delhi  
Santhosini J. Dr.JRK’s Research and Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd.Chennai  
Outcomes summary for M.Sc 37 34 29 5
Outcomes summary for M.Sc in %   91.89 85.29% 14.7%