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Microbiologist  

 


Introduction
Microbiology is the study of microbes which includes algae, bacteria, moulds, protozoa, viruses and yeasts. They affect health, food, agriculture and industrial development.

Nature of work
Microbiologists study the relationship between microbes and men, animals and plants.

Different fields in Microbiology
a) MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGIST: Medical microbiologists study the role of micro organisms in human and animal diseases and seek ways to prevent and cure these diseases.
b). AGRICULTURE MICROBIOLOGIST: Agriculture microbiologists study plant diseases, role of micro organisms in soil fertility and spoilage of farm product by micro organisms.
c). INDUSTRIAL MICROBIOLOGIST: Industrial microbiologists use micro organisms to produce products as alcoholic beverages, amino acids, antibiotic, citric acid and vitamin c.
d).GENERAL MICROBIOLOGIST: They study the basic features of micro organism including ecology, genetics, metabolism, psychology and structure.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:
Microbiology is a research oriented field; hence people willing to study microbiology must have scientific temper, research aptitude, keen observation, perseverance and hard work. Group working skills are required.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES
Microbiologists are employed in Hospitals, Pharmaceutical Companies, Food and Beverage Industries, Water Processing Plants, Bottling Industries, Hotels, Agri Research Institutes.

COURSESOFFERED
Microbiology can be pursued at UG/PG level. Specializations are offered at PG level. Selection is through Entrance Test conducted by Universities at All India Level/State Level.

Eligibility
For. U.G. courses: Students who have passed 12th with Biology/Mathematics.
For P.G. courses: Students who have passed B.Sc with Life Science/microbiology


INSTITUTES/COLLEGES

Institutes offering B.Sc. (Microbiology)

 

UNIVERSITIES/COLLEGES

COURSES/DURATION

ELIGIBILITY

UNIVERSITY OF CALCUTTA

B.Sc

10+2

CHOUDHARY CHARAN SINGH UNIVERSITY

B.Sc  

Medical microbiology

10+2

UNIVERSITY OF DELHI

B.Sc

10+2

PUNJAB UNIVERSITY

B.Sc

10+2

SARDAR PATEL UNIVERSITY

B.Sc

10+2 with science

UNIVERSITY OF MUMBAI

B.Sc

12th

UNIVERSITY OF PUNE

B.Sc

10+2 with Bio,Maths,Geo,phy,chem.

GOA UNIVERSITY

B.Sc

10+2

RAJASTHAN UNIVERSITY

B.Sc

10+2

OSMANIA UNIVERSITY

B.Sc

 
Institutes offering M.Sc.

UNIVERSITIES/COLLEGES

COURSES/DURATION

ELIGIBILITY

 DR. HARI GAUR VISHWAVIDYALAYA            

M.Sc.   Applied  Microbio

B.Sc

G.B. PANT UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY

M.Sc.

B.Sc.with 55%

B.Sc. with 50%

2 yrs exp.

DELHI UNIVERSITY

M.Sc.

B.Sc. 60%

HARAYANA AGRICULTURE UNIVERSITY

M.Sc.

B.Sc.53%

PANJABUNIVERSITY

M.Sc.(H)

B.Sc.(H)

UNIVERSITY OF POONA

B.Sc  (Biomedical)

M.Sc.

B.Sc.with 60%

GOA UNIVERSITY

M.Sc.

B.Sc.

MAHARSHI DAYANAND SARASWATI UNIVERSITY

M.Sc.(microbio)

B.Sc.with 55%

Pre PG test

MANIPAL ACADEMY OF HIGHER EDUCATION

M.Sc.

B.Sc.with 55%