Master of Science in Microbiology

Program Code



Post Graduate


2 Year

Department name

Department of Microbiology & Biotechnology
Semester Sr no CourseCode Course CourseCredit
Sem-1 1 MIC-401 Diversity of prokaryotic and eukaryotic microorganisms 4
Sem-1 2 MIC-402 Advances in Microbial Biochemistry 4
Sem-1 3 MIC-403 Microbial genetics and biostatistics 4
Sem-1 4 MIC-404 E Microbial Physiology and Immunology 4
Sem-1 5 MIC-405 PR Lab-1 4
Sem-1 6 MIC-406 PR Lab-2 4
Sem-2 1 MIC 407 Fermentation technology 4
Sem-2 2 MIC 408 Gene regulation and Recombinant DNA technology 4
Sem-2 3 MIC 409 Tools and techniques in synthetic microbiology 4
Sem-2 4 MIC 410 E Advances in Microbial technology 4
Sem-2 5 MIC 411 PR Lab-3 4
Sem-2 6 MIC 412 PR Lab-4 4
Sem-3 1 MIC 501 Microbiology of food and agriculture 4
Sem-3 2 MIC 502 Environmental Microbiology 4
Sem-3 3 MIC 503 Biogeohydrotechnology and Biofuels 4
Sem-3 4 MIC 504 E1 Animal Tissue culture and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology 4
Sem-3 5 MIC 504 E2 Recombination DNA Technology 4
Sem-3 6 MIC 504 E3 Biopharmaceuticals and Drug Development 4
Sem-3 7 MIC 505 PR Lab-5 4
Sem-3 8 MIC 506 PR Lab-6 4
Sem-4 1 MIC 507 PT Project 16
Sem-4 2 MIC 508 S Seminar / Field Work / Study Tour 4
Sem-4 3 MIC 509 M Assignments, Group Discussion / Industrial Training 4
Eligibility Criteria
  • PO1: Enabling young minds to grasp effective communicational skills in the domain of microbiology with scientific writing and communication.
  • PO2: Imparting theoretical and experimental skills in microbiology.
  • PO3: Sensitizes students to pursue scientific advancements in microbiology while embracing ethics and environmental safety.
  • PO4: This programme, with dissertation projects, imparts competent skills to thrive in research institutions and industries.
  • PSO1: In depth knowledge and skillsets are addressed with respect to bioethics, environmental safety, biosafety and intellectual property rights in the domain of microbial technology.
  • PSO2: Significant portion of this programme is dedicated to food, agriculture and environmental microbiology along with focus on monitoring control of various products and process in synchrony with the guidelines of government, international norms and of control agencies.
  • PSO3: The knowledge of microbes including prokaryotes, eukaryotes and archaea is provided in depth with their diversity, health benefits and hazards with their industrial and environmental use.
  • PSO4: The programme also involves activities for all round development of students and to develop an urge of research dissertation work with interactive seminars, assignments, group discussions along with ethical and biosafety training
  • PSO5: The programme emphasizes for development of potential recombinant microorganisms under ethical guidelines to produce industrial products at commercial level.
Academy Year Title Download
2022-2023 Master of Science in Microbiology (SEMESTER 1 & 2)
2023-2024 Master of Science in Microbiology Sem-1 & 2 (AS PER NEP)
2021-2022 M.Sc Microbiology Sem 1-4 w.e.f 2022

Gujarat University

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