M.Sc. Microbiology

The department of microbiology at Sharda University was established in the year of 2010 and the course is designed to impart in-depth knowledge to the students in various areas of microbiology so as to meet the demand of industry and academia. It is a multidisciplinary branch of biological sciences developed with the vision to prepare post-graduates for basic research and/or bio-Industry. Microbiology studies of microbes such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, algae and finds its use and applications in the various fields such as food and dairy industry, pharmaceuticals, fermentation, recombinant biopharmaceuticals, microbial based bioremediation of toxic pollutants, microbial waste management, water treatment plants, and agriculture.

The department has a strong interdisciplinary research and teaching base in biological sciences ranging from environmental to medical microbiology which prepares and enhances the skills of students for various industry as well as basic research programs. The department has good infrastructure facilities of the classroom and laboratories with modern technology based instrument.

Upon completion, there is a great possibility for placement of students in different companies  working in the area of  microbiology and diagnostics. 

  • B.Sc. with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or Biology with 50% marks as applicable
  • Proficiency in English communication


Application form can be obtained from: Admission Office, Sharda University, Greater Noida Campus, Regional Offices and International Offices.
Candidates can also apply online. Apply Online

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Visit University Campus or Regional Offices for completing Admission formalities

Step 3

If selected, candidates can deposit the fee through Cash/DD at Sharda University campus or through payment gateways like Credit Card, Axis Bank, Punjab National Bank DD, Cash, etc., within 15 days of the announcement of selection.

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The students after acquiring theoretical and practical knowledge are qualified as a microbiologist for any, research and clinical positions in different research institutes, industries and universities. The master degree in microbiology would also qualify the students for seeking the doctoral degree in any Indian as well as foreign Universities.

Career path

  • Fermentation industry
  • Food and dairy industry
  • Pharmaceuticals industry 
  • Biopharmaceutical companies 
  • Quality control
  • Environmental assessment 
  • Microbial waste management 
  • Water treatment plants       

It’s a two-year program (four semesters) with 72 total credits. It has 15 different theory subjects, 3 labs, one dissertation of two-semester duration. 

50% marks are allotted for end term exam and 20% for mid term exam. Rest of the 30% are allotted for continuous assessment which includes class test, assignments and presentation.

  • Course Name M.Sc. Microbiology
  • School Name School of Basic Sciences and Research (SBSR)
  • Course Code -
  • Course Duration 2 Years
  • Course Fee per Annum 1,00,000
  • Course Fee per Semester 52,000
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