MSc Microbial Technology

The Masters’ program in Microbial Technology is majorly focused on the applied aspects of microbiology in various specialized areas of science such as industry, agriculture and medicine. Microbial Technology emphasizes hands-on learning through laboratories sessions, internships, skill development programs conducted every semester.

Students will have an opportunity to take up projects either at Department or at reputed industries as well at state and central governments research organizations in the final semester. Well qualified faculty members with rich industry and research experience guide the students to excel in academics and research. Three different specializations have been offered for the program like Industrial and Food Microbiology, Plant and Agricultural Microbiology and Medical and Diagnostic Microbiology in collaboration with reputed industry experts to ensure right skill sets for students as per their interested domains.

Curriculum designed for the program is industry oriented with well-designed Hardcore and Soft core courses. MOOC / Swayam / Coursera Online Courses, short term certification courses and workshops are offered to equip the students with skill sets required for employability and research.

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

There are wide range of career options for MSc Microbial Technology program in various domains of life sciences. The career opportunities include teaching, Scientist, Industries, Research Organizations, State and Central Universities, Agriculture Universities, Hospitals, Diagnostic laboratories, Nutritionist, Project Assistant, Research Assistant, Research Analyst, Clinical Research Associates, Teaching Assistant, Lecturer and Business startups.

Collaborations with Research Institutes / Industries for projects/Internships.

  1. National Diary Research Institute (NDRI), Bengaluru
  2. University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bengaluru 
  3. Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc), Bengaluru 
  4. Central Food and Technology Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysuru
  5. Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI), Lucknow
  6. Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad
  7. Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI), Bengaluru
  8. National Institute of Nutrition (NIN), Hyderabad.
  9. National Science Academies, Bengaluru
  10. Young Science Academy, Punjab

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria

B.Sc. graduates with any Life Science subject B.Sc. Agricultural Sciences., securing at least 55% (40% in the case of candidates belonging to SC/ST) marks in aggregate of all optional subjects from any recognized University/Institute or any other qualification recognized as equivalent there to are eligible.

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Application Fee

MSc Microbial Technology

Indian / SAARC Nationals 1000
NRI Fee 2000
Foreign Nationals 50