B.Sc. Microbiology

A Degree in B.Sc. Microbiology offers numerous career options.

Apply Now

Best B.Sc. Microbiology College in India

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.

Apply Now

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.

Globally

Comparable,

Flexible

and Choice

Based Academics

Globally

Comparable,

Flexible

and Conducive

Learning Environment

Eligibility & Fee Details

Download

B.Sc. Microbiology

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 Academic Fee 35,520 35,520 35,520 35,520
Merit Scholarship 10,656 7,104 3,552 --
Net Academic Fee 24,864 28,416 31,968 35,520
2nd Semester Academic Fee 35,520 35,520 35,520 35,520
Merit Scholarship 10,656 7,104 3,552 --
Net Academic 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 Academic 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 Academic Fee 31,850 36,400 40,950 45,500
2nd Semester Academic 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 Academic 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 Academic Fee 68,080 68,080 68,080 68,080
Scholarship 20,424 13,616 6,808 --
Net Academic Fee 47,656 54,464 61,272 68,080
4th Semester Academic Fee 68,080 68,080 68,080 68,080
Scholarship 20,424 13,616 6,808 --
Net Academic 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 Academic 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 Academic Fee 52,850 60,400 67,950 100,000
4th Semester Academic 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 Academic 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/Nepali Farm/Rishikesh/Poanta Sahib Routes per Academic Year 24,000
Transportation Fee for Other Routes per Academic Year 18,000

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 Academic Fee (after merit scholarship) to Girl Candidate for complete programme.
    • 5% scholarship on Net Academic Fee (after merit scholarship) to ward of Defence Personnel for complete programme.
    • 10% scholarship on Net Academic Fee (after merit scholarship) to Alumni of Uttaranchal University (only in 1st year).
    • 10% scholarship on Net Academic 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 Academic Fee (after merit scholarship)will be provided for 1st year only.
  • The Net Academic 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/PBMC-101 Introduction of Microbiology and Microbial Diversity (CC-1) 5
2. TBMC-102/PBMC-102 Minor Stream-1 4
3. TBMC-103 Multidisciplinary-1 3
4. TBMC-104 (AEC-1) 2
5. TBMC-105/PBMC-105 SEC-1   4
6. TBMC-106 VAC-1 3
7. TBMC 107 Essential Mathematics / Essential Biologyy 2
Total credit Sem. I 23

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1. TBMC-151/PBMC-151 Bacteriology (CC-2) 5
2. TBMC-152/PBMC-152 Minor Stream-2 4
3. TBMC-153 Multidisciplinary-2 3
4. TBMC-154 AEC-2 2
5. TBMC-155/PBMC-155 SEC-2 4
6. TBMC-156 VAC-2 3
Total credit Sem. II 21

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 TBMC-201/PBMC-201 Industrial Microbiology (CC-3) 5
2 TBMC-202/PBMC-202 Microbial genetics (CC-4) 5
3 TBMC-203/PBMC-203 Minor Stream-3 4
4 TBMC-204 Multidisciplinary-3 3
5 TBMC-205/PBMC-205 SEC-3 4
Total credit Sem. III 21

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1. TBMC-251/PBMC-251 Microbial physiology and metabolism (CC-5) 5
2. TBMC-252/PBMC252 Molecular Biology (CC-6) 5
3. TBMC-253/PBMC253 Immunology (CC-7) 5
4. TBMC-254 /PBMC254 Minor Stream-4 4
5. TBMC-255 AEC-3 2
Total credit Sem. IV 21

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 TBMC-301 /PBMC 301 Environmental Microbiology (CC-8) 5
2 TBMC-302 /PBMC 302 Medical Microbiology (CC-9) 5
3 TBMC-303 /PBMC 303 Minor Stream-5 4
4 TBMC-304 AEC-4 2
5 PBMC-305 Summer Internship 1
6 PBMC-306 Community Activity/ NSS/NCC 1
Total credit Sem. V 18

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 TBMC-351/PBMC 351 Food and Dairy Microbiology (CC-10) 5
2 TBMC-352 /PBMC-352 Virology (CC-11) 5
3 TBMC-353 /PBMC-353 Agriculture Microbiology(CC-12) 5
4 TBMC-354/PBMC-354 Minor Stream-6 1
5 PBMC-355 Seminar Presentation 1
Total credit Sem. VI 20
Total credit Sem. I-VI 124

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

Knowledge at Your Fingertips

Apply today at one of the best university in Uttaranchal, India

Know More

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).

Industry-Top Recruiters

Why Join School of Applied and Life Sciences?

School of Applied and Life Sciences, a constituent institute of Uttaranchal University with an aim to prepare highly knowledgeable and more competent fraternities in the field of Applied and Life Sciences. The institution is committed to creating and grooming the students to deal with the demanding challenges in the various fields of School of Applied and Life Sciences at the National and International levels.

  • The campus is well conceptualized and planned.
  • The institute is abundantly enabled with the provision of rich resource center in the form of :
    • Centrally operated library
    • Modern laboratories
    • Experienced and well qualified faculty
    • nnovative teaching methodology.
  • We cherish the ideals of providing value-based technical education that would enable our students to achieve empowerment, problem solving skills, innovation and research.
  • Our special focus is on skill development and personality development through hands-on training, workshops, internships, project (dissertations), so that our students achieve excellence in their career.
Apply Now

How to Apply?

Are you thinking of applying for study at UU or supporting someone who is? Please complete the steps to start your journey.

Development with International Outlook

Our students graduate with self-confidence and social skills. The diversity they encounter during their education prepares them to engage in various cultures and global industries.


ENQUIRE NOW Submit Your Enquiry