M.Sc. Microbiology

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Introduction:

Microbiology is a research oriented field, deals with several disciplines like Virology, Bacteriology, Mycology Immunology, RDT, Microbial Genetics, Biochemistry, Physiology, Extremophiles, Fermentation Technology etc . Recent trends from the industry focus on production of totally new eukaryotic compounds like insulin, interferon and other recombinant products, using microorganisms in large quantities. There are a number of probiotic microbes being used in the manufacturing of various foods and pharmaceutical products.

The career profile and scope of microbiology is immense due to its ability to control all critical points of many fields like Medical & Health care, Dairy, Pharmaceutical, Water Industry, Agriculture, Nanotechnology etc. Apart from this, a microbiologist can apply for patents for their innovations and may sell it to the respective industries in millions of dollars which may develop many more microbial industries such as clinical, dairy etc.

Eligibility:

B.Sc Microbiology, Medical Microbiology/ Medical Lab Technology/ Bio-chemistry/ Genetics/ CBZ/ Biotech or equivalent with minimum 50% marks. Admission on the basis of merit of qualifying examination and as per H.N.B. Garhwal University norms.

Affiliation:

HNB Garhwal University (A Central University), Srinagar

Seats Available:

30

Course Duration:

2 years