Microbiology is the study of microscopic organisms , such as bacteria, viruses, arches, fungi and protozoa. This discipline includes fundamental research on the biochemistry, physiology, cell biology, ecology, evolution and clinical aspects of microorganisms, including the host response to these agents.




  • Analytical Skills.
  • Interest in research.
  • Observant attitude.
  • Ability to work in a team of professionals.
  • Good communication skills.




10+2 sciences preferably PCB




  • Laboratories
  • Private Hospitals
  • Research Organizations
  • Universities
  • Pharmaceutical Industries
  • Food Industry
  • Beverage Industry
  • Chemical Industries
  • Environmental Agencies
  • Agriculture Department




  • Bacteriology: the study of bacteria.
  • Mycology: the study of fungi.
  • Protozoology: the study of protozoa.
  • Phycology/ algology: the study of algae.
  • Parasitology: the study of parasites.
  • Immunology: the study of the immune system.
  • Virology: the study of viruses.




Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana.


  • Course: Integrated M.Sc. Microbiology (Hons.)
  • Eligibility: 10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology/ Agriculture with at least 50% marks in aggregate.
  • Selection  process: CET 


Panjab University,Chandigarh.


  • Course: B.Sc. (Hons.) in Microbiology.
  • Eligibility: At least 50% marks in 10+2 with Biology, Physics and Chemistry.
  • Selection  process: Marks Based


Some Colleges under Panjab University


  • MCM DAV College Sector-36
  • Goswami Ganesh Dutta S.D. College, Sector-32
  • Post Graduate Govt. College Sector- 11 (PGGC-11)
  • Post Graduate Govt. College for Girls Sector-42(PGGCG-42)


University of Delhi, Delhi.


  • Course: B.Sc. (Hons.) in Microbiology.
  • Eligibility: 10+2 with 55% or more in the aggregate of 3 subjects Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-tech.


Some Colleges under Delhi University


  • Gargi College (W)
  • Ram Lal Anand College
  • Swami Shardhanand College
  • Institute of Home Economics (W)
  • Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Sciences
  • Shaheed Rajguru College of Applied Sciences for Women (W)


Mumbai University, Mumbai


  • Course: B.Sc. in Microbiology (3 subject combination)
  • Eligibility: 10+2 with Biology or Botany/Zoology or Botany as subjects.
  • Selection  process: Marks Based


Madras Christian College, Chennai.


  • Course: B.Sc. Microbiology.
  • Eligibility: 10+2 with Biology/Botany and Zoology as subjects.
  • Selection  process: Marks basis.


Fergusson College, Pune.


  • Course: B.Sc. Microbiology.
  • Eligibility: 10+2 with Biology as subject.
  • Selection process: Marks basis.



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