Department of Microbiology

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Department Overview

Head of Department: Prof. Y. Vimala

The department was established only in 1998. During 1999, the department has successfully organized short-term courses on Medical Microbiology (by Dr. MEd. D. Rimek of the University of Heidelberg) and Medical Mycology (by PD Dr. med. Reinhard Kappe, of the University of Heidelberg, Germany). The department has been recognized by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Bonn (Germany) for the exchange of students under “The International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE)” program. The department is receiving the active support for strengthening of teaching and research from various national and foreign organizations. The department has also organized seminars, lectures, workshops and science exhibitions. The department has established the Microbial Culture Collection Centre with the help of the University and the U.P. State Government.

Fields of Specialization

Medical Microbiology, Industrial Microbiology, Agricultural Microbiology and Environmental Microbiology.

Programme/ Courses

The department is currently offering the follwing programmes of study :

Duration

2 years (4 semesters) programme


Nature/Type

Regular


Eligiblity Conditions
B.Sc. degree with Chemistry, Botany and Zoology/ B.Sc. (M.L.T.) /B.Sc. Microbiology/Biotechnology), / B.Pharma/ B.V.Sc./ M.B.B.S.

Duration

one year (two semesters) programme + Project work with regular fee structure.


Nature/Type

Regular


Eligibilty Criteria

Master’s Degree in Microbiology/Applied Microbiology/Medical Microbiology.

Duration

The Department runs full time Ph.D. Program in the aforesaid specialized fields with regular fee structure


Nature/Type

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Eligibilty Criteria

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Faculty

Head

Y. Vimala

Professor & Head

M.Sc. M.Phil, Ph.D., FBS, FLS, FSPRB

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Syllabus

Course NameDownload Syllabus
M.Sc.(Microbiology)
M.Phil (Microbiology) Program

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Job/ Placement

Job Opportunities

In industries (Pharmaceutical, Sugar, Textile, Leather, Paper, Food, and Chemical, etc.), Government and Private universities / colleges, and R&D institutions related to agriculture, medical and environmental studies, in central and state govt. departments, as Research Scientists/Post Doctoral Fellows in India and abroad.

Placements

Our students have obtained jobs in Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, Sugar, Textile, Leather, Paper, Food, Brewing and Chemical, industries (Ranbaxy, Himalaya Biotech, Charak Pharmaceuticals, Baxal Pharmaceutical, Panacea Biotech, Adarsh Bewerages, etc); in Government and Private R&D institutions related to agriculture, medical and environmental studies (DRDO, INMAS, CIMAP, AIIMS, NII, New Delhi, IGIB, New Delhi, IARI, New Delhi, IITs, CDFD, Hyderabad, IMTECH, Chandigarh, etc.); in central and state govt. departments; in Government and Private universities and colleges; and as Research Scientists/Post Doctoral Fellows/Research students in abroad such as Germany, USA, UK, Canada, Taiwan, etc.

Research & Publication

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Achievements

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M.Phil Microbiology
No. of Seats

5


M.Sc. Microbiology (CBCS)
No. of Seats

20


M.Sc. Applied Microbiology
No. of Seats

20


M.Sc. Medical Microbiology (3-year course)
No. of Seats

20


M.Sc. Bioinformatics
No. of Seats

20


B.Sc. Food Microbiology, Safety and Quality Control
No. of Seats

30