M.Sc (Microbiology)

About the Course

The M.Sc. Microbiology course of the University of Mysore is approved by the University Grants Commission. The syllabus is designed to provide a holistic insight into the subject by experts of the University and was adopted for teaching in the Centre. The Department is well furnished and provided with state-of-the-art laboratory facilities. The Department has highly qualified and experienced faculty for the students to learn and experiment, hands on, with techniques of great relevance to current day bio industries. Besides, the Centre also invites eminent Scholars, Scientists and Professors from UOM, CFTRI, DFRL and other institutions for special lectures to enlighten students on most recent developments in the subject. The students are also encouraged to take part in scientific seminars, group discussions and quiz competitions apart from the other extra curricular activities. Our students have won prizes in intercollegiate essay, debate and music competitions.

The Mission of the Department

The Department makes it their mission to provide socially and industrially relevant post-graduate education and training. The Department also undertakes basic and applied research in the area of Microbiology as related to the sustainability of the Earth Ecosystem.

The Vission of the Department

The Department endeavors to build and enhance the capabilities of the future generation by providing quality education that provides a deep insight into the subject that can be exploited to build sustainable bio-enterprises.
The Department also strives to produce technically highly qualified and skilled scientists to help the bio-industries.

Eligibility for Admission

Candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree in Science including pure sciences like Botany and Zoology, Veterinary sciences, Agriculture, Dairy, Pharmacy, Fisheries, Horticulture or Forestry from any University recognized by UGC/ICAR/AICTE/Medical Council with an aggregate minimum of 50% marks. This is relaxed by 5% in the case of SC/ST and Cat.1 candidates.

Semester-I

No

Paper Code

Title of the Cource Paper

 

L,T,P

Credit

1

MB- 1, 1

Virology and Becteriology – Theory & Practical

HC

2,1,1

4

2

MB- 1, 2

Mycology – Theory & Practical

HC

2,1,1

4

3

MB- 1, 4

Microbial Genetics- Theory & practical

HC

2,1,1

4

 

 

Choose Two among the three Soft Core

HC

2,1,1

4

5

MB- 1, 1

Microbial Diversity - Theory & Practical

HC

2,1,1

4

6

MB- 1, 2

Techniques in Microbiology- Theory & Pactical

HC

2,1,1

4

7

MB- 1, 3

Applied Microbiology Theory & Practical

 

 

 

Semester-II

 

MB- 2, 1

Microbial Physilogy- Theory & Practical

HC

2,1,1

4

1

MB- 1, 2

Mycology – Theory & Practical

HC

2,1,1

4

 

 

Choose Two among the three Soft Core

 

 

 

3

MB- 2, 1

Food Microbiology- Theory & Practcal

HC

2,1,1

4

4

MB- 1, 1

Clinical Microbiology – Theory & Practial

HC

2,1,1

4

5

MB- 1, 2

Firmantation Technology - Theory

HC

2,1,1

4

 Semester-III

1

MB- 3, 1

Microbial Physilogy- Theory & Practical

HC

2,1,1

4

2

MB- 3, 2

Mycology – Theory & Practical

HC

2,1,1

4

3

MB- 3, 3

Agriculture Microbiology-Theory & Practical

HC

 

 

 

 

Choose One among the three Soft Core

 

 

 

4

SMB- 3, 2

Environmental Microbiology Theory & Practical

SC

2,1,1

4

 

MB- 2, 2

Soil Microbiology – Theory & Practial

HC

2,1,1

4

 

SMB- 3, 3

Aerobiology - Theory & Practial

SC

2,1,1

4

 

Semester-IV

1

MB- 4, 1

Malecular biology - Theory & Practical

HC

2,1,1

4

2

SMB- 4, 1

Genetic Engineering – Theory & Practical

SC

2,1,1

4

 

 

Choose One among the three Soft Core

 

 

 

3

SMB- 4, 2

Dairy Microbiology-Theory

SC

1,1

4

4

SMB- 4, 3

Infectious Diseases and Awareness-Theory & Practical

SC

2,1,1

4

5

PWMB-4.3

Project Work

 

0,2,6

4

Open Elective

No

Paper Code

Title of the Course paper

Semester

L,T,P

Cradits

 

OMB-2.1

Microbial Techniques – Theory & Practical

II

2,1,1

4

 

OMB-3.1

General Microbiology

III

2,1,1

4

 

OMB4.1

Applied Microbiology Theory & practical

IV

2,1,1

4