Microbiology is study of microorganisms and their effects on other living beings. This stream can only be opted in graduation. There is no provision of taking microbiology as additional subject in higher secondary. Nonetheless if you have Biology in higher secondary and that too with a good percentage, you get a chance to take admission forms for B.Sc. in microbiology. Let me discuss the eligibility in further details.
Eligibility Criteria of this course
- You must have passed higher secondary (10+2) with Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Other than Biology you can have Zoology or Botany along with Physics and Chemistry
- Almost all colleges who offer microbiology hons look for people with 60% or more in their higher secondary course. Seldom is a college that accepts candidates with marks lesser than this cut-off score.
- You are required to sit for an entrance examination. This entrance examination is taken to shortlist candidates for the microbiology course from the umpteen number of applications received.
Further Discussion on the course
B.Sc. in microbiology is a 3 year course. To be more efficient in this subject you need a huge penchant for micro-organisms like fungi, bacteria, virus etc. You must have a sharp memory to remember the features, scientific names and other properties of each microorganisms. The fee of this course varies from Rs.60,000-1 lac per year.
Future job aspects
You must complete M.Sc. in microbiology, and only then can you opt for better jobs. There are research and in abroad research organizations and scientific labs. In fact the hospitals and health industries, food industries nursing homes of India and abroad look for microbiology honors people to become their respective trainees and carry research of various aspects.
B.Sc Microbiology Admissions for 2017 - 2018 Academic Year
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