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B.Sc. in Microbiology, Chemistry, Genetics(B.Sc. (MCG))

Course Duration

6 Semesters
(3 Years)

Eligibility Criteria

Those who have qualified 10+2 examination in the stream of Science or any equivalent examination with minimum aggregate of 45% marks and above can avail for admission.


B.Sc. Microbiology, Chemistry & Genetics at REVA University is a 3-year bachelor level course through six semesters. It is an arm of microbiology and chemistry that scientifically studies related to heredity, genes, and variations in living organisms. This combination familiarizes with the usage of living organisms in the field of medicine, genetics, and chemical sciences. It is designed to aid the students to understand the importance of chemicals, microbiology, and genetics to improve the quality of human life.

Program Highlights:

  • Industry oriented curriculum approved by experts from reputed industries and research organizations
  • Well-equipped academic and research lab
  • The programme offers online courses by MOOC, Swayam, and Coursera Online Courses, along with short-term certification courses and workshops to enhance skill sets necessary for employability and research
  • The programme offers Internships at REVA University as well as at reputed external research organizations and industries
  • Real time industry exposure at every semester
  • Certificate based programs related to the domain of Clinical Research and Bioinformatics

Admission Requirements

  • Candidate must have passed a 10+2 examination conducted by the respective state or central government authorities, with English as one of the courses, and Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology as optional courses individually.
  • Students must have secured at least 60% marks in Std. XII board exam.

Course Curriculum

01Language – II: Kannada
Language – II: Hindi
Language – II: Additional English

02Communicative English – I


04Microbiological Methods

05Classical Genetics

06Food Microbiology


08Constitution of India and Professional Ethics

09Chemistry-I Lab

10Microbiological Methods Lab

11Classical Genetics Lab

01Language – II: Kannada
Language – II: Hindi
Language – II: Additional English

02Communicative English – II


04Bacteriology and Virology


06Analytical techniques in Genetics

07Forensic Biology

08Environmental Science

09Chemistry-II Lab

10Bacteriology and Virology Lab

11Cytogenetics Lab

01Language – II: Kannada
Language – II: Hindi
Language – II: Additional English


03Eukaryotic Microbiology

04Microbial Genetics

05Polymer Chemistry

06Hetero Cyclic Chemistry & Chemistry of Natural Products

07Open Elective – Health and Hygiene

08Skill Development Programme (Mandatory course)

09Chemistry-III Lab

10Eukaryotic Microbiology Lab

11Microbial Genetics Lab

01Language – II: Kannada
Language – II: Hindi
Language – II: Additional English


03Environmental Microbiology

04Developmental Genetics

05Aeromicrobiology & Aquatic Microbiology

06Immunity and Medical Microbiology

07Soft Skill Training (Mandatory course)

08Skill Development Programme (Mandatory course)

09Chemistry-IV Lab

10Environmental Microbiology Lab

11Developmental Genetics Lab


02Microbial Physiology

03Human Genetics

04Medical Genetics

05Applicative Genetics


07Skill Development Programme

08(Mandatory course)

09Chemistry-V Lab

10Microbial Physiology Lab

11Human Genetics Lab


02Agricultural Microbiology

03Evolutionary & Biometrical Genetics

04Chemistry of Bio Molecules

05Electro Analytical Chemistry


07Chemistry-V Lab

08Agricultural Microbiology Lab

09Evolutionary & Biometrical Genetics Lab

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

After graduation, candidates will:


Adopt a strong foundation with skills, ethics, relevant training and education towards understanding life sciences.


Apply appropriate tools and techniques to conduct scientific investigations to solve the problems in life sciences domains


Acquire higher degree of work in academics and research.


Adapt lifelong learning with continuous improvement

Career Opportunities

  • B.Sc. graduates will get opportunities to work with Biotechnology industries, chemical industries, pharmaceutical industries, diagnostic labs, microbiology firms, food, and agricultural industries.
  • Graduates can pursue master’s programme in any Life Science domain or Chemical Sciences.