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Master of Science (Hons.) in Microbiology
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Master of Science (Hons.) in Microbiology
Semester Fee
29,000 INR
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DAV University Campus
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Examination fee: RS. 3000/- for each semester and is applicable to all courses).

Refundable Caution Money: Rs 5000/- in 1st Semester and is applicable to all courses.

One-time Alumni Registration Charges Rs. 2000/- ( Non - Refundable to be charged from every student in 1st year only

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Join the M.Sc. (Hons.) Microbiology programme at DAV University and take advantage of our exceptional facilities, expert faculty, and comprehensive support services to launch your career in microbiology and research.

M.Sc. Microbiology

The Faculty of Science at DAV University offers a comprehensive Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Microbiology programme. This programme equips students with a strong foundation in microbiology theory, principles, and practices, as well as advanced knowledge in various specialized areas of microbial sciences. It covers essential topics, including microbial genetics, immunology, virology, environmental microbiology, and industrial microbiology.


A candidate should have a Bachelor's degree or its equivalent with Biological sciences in each semester from a recognized institution with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks (45% marks for SC/ ST candidates).

Why this programme?

The M.Sc. Microbiology programme offers a unique opportunity to explore and excel in the field of microbiology. Here's why you should consider this programme:

Cutting-Edge Education: The programme provides a comprehensive and up-to-date education in the field of microbiology, ensuring you stay current with the latest scientific discoveries and technological advancements.

Hands-on Experience: Gain practical experience through lab work, field studies, projects, and research, allowing you to apply your knowledge in real-world microbial settings.

Research Opportunities: Collaborate with renowned faculty on groundbreaking research projects, contributing to advancements in microbiology and engaging in research projects that align with your interests and career goals.

Career Prospects: M.Sc. Microbiology graduates are in high demand, with a wide range of career opportunities in academia, research institutions, environmental agencies, healthcare, and biotechnology companies.

Elective Options: Customize your education with a variety of elective courses in areas like medical microbiology, environmental microbiology, food microbiology, and microbial biotechnology.

Internships: Gain hands-on experience through internships with research institutions and industry partners, providing practical exposure and networking opportunities.

During Your Study

State-of-the-Art Facilities: DAV University is equipped with state-of-the-art microbiology labs and research facilities that provide students with the tools and environment necessary to excel in the field of microbial sciences. These facilities support advanced research and hands-on learning, ensuring that students gain practical experience alongside theoretical knowledge.

Experienced Faculty with Industry Connections: Our faculty members are not only experienced educators but also microbiology professionals with extensive industry connections. This blend of academic excellence and real-world expertise offers students a comprehensive education that bridges the gap between theory and practice. Faculty members are dedicated to mentoring students and guiding them through their academic journey and professional development.

Networking Opportunities Through Workshops and Events: DAV University organizes numerous workshops, seminars, and events that provide students with valuable networking opportunities. These events bring together experts from various fields of microbiology, allowing students to interact with professionals, build connections, and stay updated with the latest trends and developments in the industry.

Career Development Resources and Support: We are committed to the career development of our students. DAV University offers a range of resources and support services to help students prepare for their professional lives. This includes career counseling, resume building workshops, interview preparation sessions, and access to job placement services. Our aim is to ensure that every graduate is well-prepared to embark on a successful career in microbiology.

Career Opportunities and Recruiters

Diverse Career Paths: Graduates of the M.Sc. Microbiology programme at DAV University are equipped with the skills and knowledge to pursue a wide range of career opportunities. Potential career paths include:

Research Scientist: Conducting experimental and theoretical research in various fields of microbiology.

Academician: Teaching and mentoring students in educational institutions.

Medical Microbiologist: Working in healthcare settings to study pathogens and develop treatments.

Environmental Microbiologist: Studying microorganisms in the environment and their impact on ecosystems.

Industrial Microbiologist: Applying microbiology in industries such as pharmaceuticals, food production, and biotechnology.

Quality Control Analyst: Ensuring the quality and safety of products in manufacturing processes.

Career Support and Placement Services

DAV University offers robust career support and placement services to help students transition from academia to professional life. Our dedicated career services team assists with:

Job Placements: Connecting students with potential employers through campus recruitment drives and job fairs.

Internship Opportunities: Facilitating internships that provide practical experience and industry exposure.

Career Counseling: Offering personalized guidance to help students identify and pursue their career goals.

Skill Development Workshops: Conducting sessions on resume writing, interview skills, and professional networking.

By choosing the M.Sc. Microbiology programme at DAV University, you will gain access to a wide array of career opportunities and benefit from the strong network of recruiters that value the expertise and professionalism of our graduates.

Semester I
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Biology Laboratory
  • General Microbiology
  • General Microbiology Laboratory
  • Microbial Diversity
  • Microbial Diversity Laboratory
  • Cell Biology
  • Soil & Environmental Microbiology
  • Soil & Environmental Microbiology Laboratory
Semester II
  • Recombinant DNA Technology
  • Recombinant DNA Technology Laboratory
  • Research Methodology and Aptitude
  • Microbial Genetics
  • Microbial Genetics Laboratory
  • Clinical Microbiology
  • Clinical Microbiology Laboratory
  • Microbial Physiology and Metabolism
  • Environmental Biotechnology
  • Seminar and Report Submission
  • Immunology
  • Immunology Laboratory
  • Food Microbiology
  • Food Microbiology Laboratory
  • Industrial Microbiology
  • Industrial Microbiology Laboratory
  • Project Part-I
  • Advances in Microbiology
  • Advances in Microbiology Laboratory
  • Seminar II
  • Virology
  • Project Part II

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