B.Sc. Microbiology

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Microbiology is branch of science which deals with study of microbes including bacteria, virus and fungi. The science includes identifying the habitat, specific characteristic features, beneficial features and pathogenicity associated with different micro organisms.

In B.Sc. microbiology program beside studying basic and applied field of microbiology including bacteriology, virology, medical and environmental microbiology, microbes in food, dairy and agriculture students also acquire knowledge and skills related to interdisciplinary fields including chemistry, computers, biostats, biotechnology, bioinformatics, analytical instrumentation and others.

Courses included in different program offered are a blend of theoretical and experimental aspects. An effort is made to provide contemporary education and to develop overall personality of student along with academic brilliance. Different courses provide sound knowledge of the subject along with socio-ethical implications. Programs offered comprise core courses, skilled enhancement courses, generic electives, discipline specific electives, open electives and ability enhancement courses. In case of open electives a student can opt for any elective (other than mentioned in curriculum) offered in other programs as well. Courses offered by NPTEL / SWAYM can also be opted by a student as an alternate to open electives. Courses on English communication, seminar presentation, reasoning skill and PDP target personality development along with enhancement of communication skills. Industrial visits, participation in seminar/conference, training programs impart additional technical skills. Dissertation specifically inculcates research aptitude and scientific writing skills. Biotechnology and microbiology are interdisciplinary in approach including Cell biology, microbiology, biochemistry, RDT, environmental science, animal science, plant science, IPR, bioethics, Chemical sciences, mathematical science, health science, Virology, Genetic Engineering, Food Technology and others. Life science is highly research-oriented subject and all the programs offered have a specific focus to impart research skills.

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Career Prospects:

Microbiology graduates can avail several career options among which the most prominent is microbiologist in pharmaceutical, food, drug, fermentation, beverage, biofertilizer, biopesticide and cosmetic industries. Besides these quality assurance technologists, clinical research associate, marketing executives, health care institutes (government as well as private), NGO’s, environment monitoring agencies are among common career options after pursuing B.Sc. microbiology. Students also become eligible to pursue higher studies and to appear in various competitive examinations after successful completion of B.Sc. microbiology program.

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Eligibility & Fee Details

Uttarakhand Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

Semester Heads (12th Aggregate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
1st Semester Tuition Fee 35,520 35,520 35,520 35,520
Merit Scholarship 10,656 7,104 3,552 --
Net Tuition Fee 24,864 28,416 31,968 35,520
2nd Semester Tuition Fee 35,520 35,520 35,520 35,520
Merit Scholarship 10,656 7,104 3,552 --
Net Tuition Fee 24,864 28,416 31,968 35,520
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 77,028 (2nd Category) 84,132 (3rd Category) 91,236 (4th Category) 98,340

All India Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

Semester Heads (12th Aggregate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
1st Semester Tuition Fee 48,000 48,000 48,000 48,000
Students Diversity Scholarship 2,500 2,500 2,500 2,500
Merit Scholarship 13,650 9,100 4,550 -
Net Tuition Fee 31,850 36,400 40,950 45,500>
2nd Semester Tuition Fee 48,000 48,000 48,000 48,000
Students Diversity Scholarship 2,500 2,500 2,500 2,500
Merit Scholarship 13,650 9,100 4,550 -
Net Tuition Fee 31,850 36,400 40,950 45,500>
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 91,000 (2nd Category) 1,00,100 (3rd Category) 1,09,200 (4th Category) 1,18,300

Uttarakhand Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

Semester Heads (Diploma Aggregate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
3rd Semester Tuition Fee 68,080 68,080 68,080 68,080
Scholarship 20,424 13,616 6,808 --
Net Tuition Fee 47,656 54,464 61,272 68,080
4th Semester Tuition Fee 68,080 68,080 68,080 68,080
Scholarship 20,424 13,616 6,808 --
Net Tuition Fee 47,656 54,464 61,272 68,080
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 1,22,612 (2nd Category) 1,36,228 (3rd Category) 1,49,844 (4th Category) 1,63,460

All India Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

Semester Heads (Diploma Aggregate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
3rd Semester Tuition Fee 92,000 92,000 92,000 92,000
Scholarship 16,500 16,500 16,500 16,500
Merit Scholarship 22,650 15,100 7,500 -
Net Tuition Fee 52,850 60,400 67,950 100,000
4th Semester Tuition Fee 92,000 92,000 92,000 92,000
Scholarship 16,500 16,500 16,500 16,500
Merit Scholarship 22,650 15,100 7,500 -
Net Tuition Fee 52,850 60,400 67,950 100,000
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 1,33,000 (2nd Category) 1,48,100 (3rd Category) 1,63,200 (4th Category) 1,78,300

One Time Payable Charges in 1st Semester (INR)

Admission Fee Enrolment Fee Caution Money
(Refundable after completion of programme)
6,000 2,000 2,000

Other Charges Per Semester (INR)

Examination Fee Library Fee Student Welfare Fee Online Student Information Fee Lab Charges Total
4,600 800 750 1,500 1,000 8,650

Optional Fee (INR)

Hostel & Mess Fee Single Bed Double Bed Triple Bed Four Bed
Rent and other Fee per Academic Year 75,000 55,000 47,000 42,000
Mess Fee per Academic Year 40,500 40,500 40,500 40,500
Laundry Fee per Academic Year 2,500 2,500 2,500 2,500
Hostel Security Fee (Refundable after completion of the session) 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000
Total Amount 1,20,000 1,00,000 92,000 87,000

Optional Fee (INR)

Transportation Fee for Doiwala Route per Academic Year 22,000
Transportation Fee for Other Routes per Academic Year 20,000

Eligibility

  • Passed 10+2 examination with PCB from a recognized Board of School Education or equivalent.
  • Minimum 50% aggregate marks for general or 45% aggregate marks in case of SC/ST category.

Note:

  • Only one choice of scholarship will be allowed to the candidate from the following:
    • 5% scholarship on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship) to Girl Candidate for complete programme.
    • 5% scholarship on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship) to ward of Defence Personnel for complete programme.
    • 10% scholarship on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship) to Alumni of Uttaranchal University (only in 1st year).
    • 10% scholarship on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship) to Sibling of Uttaranchal University (only in 1st year).
  • If any student deposits his/her complete yearly Fee, in that case additional scholarship of 5% on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship)will be provided for 1st year only.
  • The Net Tuition Fee for the programme will increase by 5% per annum from 2nd year onwards. It will be applicable to both All India and State Quota students.

Admission Procedure:

Programme Structure

Under Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1. TBMC 101 Biochemistry & Metabolism 4
2. TBMC 102 Cell Biology 4
3. TBMC 103 Generic Elective-1 (GE-1) 3
4. TBMC 104 Introduction to Microbiology and Microbial Diversity 4
5. RBMC 105 RMMC 105 Remedial Biology Remedial Math   2
6. PBMC 101 Lab.I: Biochemistry & Metabolism 0
7. PBMC 102 Lab.II: Cell Biology 2
8. PBMC 103 Lab.III: Generic Elective-1 (GE-1) 1
9. PBMC 104 Academic Activity 1
Total credit Sem. I 21

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1. TBMC 201 Bacteriology 4
2. TBMC 202 Virology 3
3. TBMC 203 Generic Elective-2 (GE-2) 3
4. TBMC 204 English Communication (AE-2) 2
5. TBMC 205 Discipline Specific Elective – 1 (DSE-1) 2
6. TBMC 206 Environmental Sciences 2
7. PBMC 201 Lab. IV: Bacteriology 2
8. PBMC 202 Lab. V: Virology 1
9. PBMC 203 Lab. VI: Generic Elective-2 (GE-2) 1
10. PMBC 207 Industrial training 4
Total credit Sem. II 24

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 TBMC 301 Microbial Genetics 4
2 TBMC 302 Microbial Physiology and Metabolism 4
3 TBMC 303 Chemistry -1 4
4 TBMC 304 Generic Elective-3 (GE-3) 3
5 TBMC 305 Skill Enhancement Course (SEC-1) 3
6 PBMC 301 Lab. VII: Microbial Genetics 2
7 PBMC 302 Lab. VIII: Microbial Physiology and Metabolism 2
8 PBMC 303 Lab. IX: Chemistry -1 1
Total credit Sem. III 23

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1. TBMC 401 Molecular biology 4
2. TBMC 402 Immunology 4
3. TBMC 403 Chemistry-II 4
4. TBMC 404 Generic Elective-4 (GE-4) 3
5. TBMC 405 Skill Enhancement Course – 2 (SEC-2) 3
6. TBMC 406 Personality Development Programme 1
7. PBMC 401 Lab. X :Molecular biology 1
8. PBMC 402 Lab. XI : Immunology 1
9. PBMC 403 Lab. XII : Chemistry-II 1
10. PMBC 407 Minor Project 4
Total credit Sem. IV 26

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 TBMC 501 Environmental Microbiology 4
2 TBMC 502 Recombinant DNA technology 4
3 TBMC 503 Discipline Specific Elective – 2 (DSE-2) 4
4 TBMC 504 Medical Microbiology 4
5 TBMC 505 Reasoning Skills 2
6 PBMC 501 Lab. X: Environmental Microbiology 2
7 PBMC 502 Lab. XI: Recombinant DNA technology 1
8 PBMC 503 Lab. XII: Discipline Specific Elective – 2 (DSE-2) 1
9 PBMC 504 Lab. XIII: Medical Microbiology 1
Total credit Sem. V 23

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 TBMC 601 Food and Dairy Microbiology 4
2 TBMC 602 Industrial Microbiology 4
3 TBMC 603 Discipline Specific Elective – 3 4
4 PBMC 601 Lab. XIV: Food and Dairy Microbiology 2
5 PBMC 602 Lab. XV Industrial Microbiology 2
6 PBMC 603 Lab. XVI: Discipline Specific Elective – 3 1
7 PBMC 604 Dissertation 6
Total credit Sem. VI 23
Total credit Sem. I-VI 140

1. TBBT/PBBT-103 (I) General Biotechnology   GE -1
2. TBBT/PBBT-103 (II) Fundamental & Computer Programming
3. TBBT 204 (I) Artificial Intelligence GE -2
4. TBBT 204 (II) Bioethics and biosafety
5. TBBT/PBBT-304 Basic mathematics and Statistics GE -3
6. TBBT/PBBT-404 (I) Molecular Diagnostics GE -4
7. TBBT/PBBT-404 (II) Algal technology
1. TBMC-305 (I) Microbial Quality Control in Food and Pharmaceutical Industries   SEC-1
2. TBMC-305 (II) Biofertilizers and Biopesticides
3. TBMC-405 (I) Microbial Diagnosis in Health Clinics   SEC-2
4. TBMC-405 (II) Management of Human Microbial Diseases
1. TBBT-305 (III) Principle of management   OE -1
2. TBBT-305 (IV) Intellectual Property Rights
3. TBBT-405 (III) Human Ethics   OE -2
4. TBBT-405 (IV) Renewable energy Technology

1. TBMC 205 (1) / PBMC-205 (1) Enzymology DSE-1
2. TBMC 205 (2) / PBMC-205 (2) Vermicomposting and mushroom cultivation
3. TBMC-503 (1) / PBMC 503 (1) Bioinformatics DSE-2
4. TBMC-503 (2)/ PBMC 503 (2) Microbial Biotechnology
5. TBMC-503 (3) / PBMC 503 (3) Advances in Microbiology
6. TBMC-603 (1) / PBMC 603 (1) Instrumentation and Bio techniques DSE-3
7. TBMC-603 (2)/ PBMC 603 (2) Plant Pathology
8. TBMC-603 (3)/ PBMC 603 (3) Inheritance Biology Plant.
9. TBMC-603 /PBMC-603 (4) Microbes in Sustainable Agriculture and Development

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4-year UG Degree (Honours)

S. No.

Broad Category of Course

Minimum Credit  Requirement

 

 

3-year UG

4-Year UG

1

Major (Core)

60

80

2

Minor Stream

24

32

3

Multidisciplinary

09

09

4

Ability Enhancement Courses (AEC)

08

08

5

Skill Enhancement Courses (SEC)

09

09

6

Value Added Courses common for all UG

06-08

06–08

7

Summer Internship

02-04

02–04

8

Research Project / Dissertation

-

12

 

Total

120

160

Note:* Honours students not undertaking research will do 3 courses for 12 credits in lieu of a research project / Dissertation.

4-year UG Degree (Honours with Research): Students who secure 75% marks and above in the first six semesters and wish to undertake research at the undergraduate level can choose a research stream in the fourth year. They should do a research project or dissertation under the guidance of a faculty member of the University/College. The research project/dissertation will be in the major discipline. The students who secure 160 credits, including 12 credits from a research project/dissertation, are awarded UG Degree (Honours with Research).

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