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Master of Science in Microbiology

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Entry Requirements

The candidate must hold a B.Sc., degree in Microbiology / Biotechnology/ B.Pharma / BVSc/ BPT/ B.Sc. Food Science Tech./B.Sc. Nursing. The candidate must have scored a minimum of 55% marks in the qualifying examination.

Course Duration

2 Years




Department had signed MOU with reputed Agricultural, Food and Diagnostic laboratories for sharing of subject expertise and research

About Department

The Department Microbiology was established in the year 2004. Now, it has grown as a full-fledged Research centre with expertise in numerous aspects of biology. Research within the department is focused on Environmental Microbiology, Biodegradation, Medical Microbiology, Bioactive Phytochemicals and Biofuels. The department has excellent infrastructure with the basic and advanced equipment for research. Curriculum is designed to meet the need of the student's community. In addition to various teaching programmes, the faculty of the department contribute extensively to research in modern areas of Microbiology. The department has completed a major project, sponsored by the DST for 13.5 lakhs. The department also is supported by the Tamilnadu State council for Science and Technology under popularization of science activities scheme. Our department is one among the four departments in the college, recognized and supported under DBT Star college scheme. The department offers Industry oriented Value added programmes, periodical skill oriented workshops and training programmes. Tie up with diagnostic laboratories for placements. A Diploma programme in Clinical Laboratory Techniques Linkages with Research laboratories for career enhancements Certifications in fostoc.

Courses Description

Our M.Sc., Course combines the core concepts of Medical Bacteriology, Infectious Virology, Genetic Engineering, Nanotechnology, Bioinformatics etc., To provide the job opportunities for a Post graduate in public and private sectors, the final year students will undergo a industrial/institutional project to emphasis knowledge.

Future Proposals for MOU for CA classes:

  • To establish separate labs as per faculty specialization with sophisticated and latest equipments and to contribute for research in collaboration with reputed Institutions across the Globe

Goals & Objectives

  • To become a centre of academic excellence with highly qualified, knowledgeable and competent Microbiologists who can be as responsible citizens and who can also work for the progress of the society as entrepreneurs, scientists or professionals in various industries To incorporate outcome based curriculum to cater the needs of students by practicing innovative teaching methodologies both in theory and practical through which can recognize the creative young minds, their strength and ability to work together to reach their fullest potential.