MSc Microbiology

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Sanctioned Strength: 60


To produce intellectual mind and professionals through innovative research and inventions for the enhancement of society.

To establish overall competence among the students by inculcating energetic thinking and positive spirit.
To cultivate knowledge, skills, values and confidence for the students excellence through research in their area of expertise or interest.

PEO 1: To provide the students with subject proficiency, environmental awareness, ethical codes and guidelines, along with life education for a successful professional career.
PEO2: To inculcate the student’s professional competencies and ethical attitude, effective communication skills, teamwork skills, multidisciplinary approach, and related to life science.
PEO3: To train students with good technical skills in research to comprehend, analyze, design, novel products and to give solutions for the real life problems.

After completion of the programme, the graduates will be able to
PO1: Acquire and apply specialized skills and knowledge relevant to the needs of the society. PO2: Develop the skills in handling instruments, planning and performing experiments to meet desired needs within realistic constraints through domain knowledge. PO3: Expand a modern and scientific outlook with respect to science subjects and apply in all aspects of life. PO4: Apply modern tools and technologies for sustainable development and welfare of the society.
PO5: Create and develop eco-friendly environment and microbial products through innovative research ideas.

After completion of the programme, the graduates will be able to

PSO1: Recall the fundamentals of microbiology which would enable them to comprehend the emerging and advanced scientific concepts in life sciences.

PSO2: Apply the acquired conceptual knowledge by connecting interdisciplinary aspects of microbiology.
PSO3: Evaluate the need and impact of scientific solutions on the environment for the betterment of society.
PSO4: Analyze the technical knowledge in microbiology for research and lifelong learning. PSO5: Create and develop the employable, entrepreneur and socially responsible citizens.

Eligibility(M.Sc., Applied Microbiology)

Candidate who has passed the B.Sc., degree in any Life sciences (Microbiology/ Applied Microbiology / Industrial Microbiology/ Botany / Plant Sciences and Plant Biotechnology/ Zoology /Animal Science/Applied Animal Science and Animal Biotechnology/Biochemistry /Bioinformatics /Biology /Life Sciences/ Home Science/ Food Science & Nutrition/ BSMS/ BAMS/ BUMS/ Chemistry with Botany/ Zoology as Allied Subjects of this University or any Examination of any other University accepted by the Syndicate as equivalent thereto shall be eligible for admission to M.Sc. Degree Course in Microbiology.

Candidate shall be admitted to the examination only if he / she has taken the qualifying degree in Science / Medical subjects as mentioned after having completed the prescribed courses consisting of twelve years of study and has passed the qualifying examination.