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Ph.D Microbiology

Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology

Are you Post Graduate degree holder in any stream of Biotechnology or Microbiology? Are you interested in pursuing higher studies that too in the field of research? If yes, then the ideal option is Ph.D. in Microbiology for you. It is available in all the research Biotechnology institutes and related details are mentioned below.

Course Name: PhD. Microbiology
Stream: Science
Course Category: Biotechnology
Duration: 3-5 years


Ph.D. is a research-based course with full name as Doctor of Philosophy. It is available in all the streams and subjects including different theoretical subjects also. Ph.D. in Microbiology is completely a research course where candidates get opportunities to conduct their own research related to their selected topic. Microbiology is a subject dedicated to the studies of microorganisms. These include study about fungi, prokaryotes, protests and many other unicellular, microscopic organisms. Candidates also learn about prions and viruses, their life cycle, etc in this course. During Ph.D., candidates learn about the subject, select their topic for research, get it approved by their supervisor and then start their research work.


To pursue this course, a candidate must have completed his or her Master's degree in the field related to microbiology or biotechnology. It must be done from a reputed and recognized institute and should have secured at least 65% marks as an aggregate. In most of the institutes, this course does not have any age restriction and candidates can pursue the same as per their suitability and interest.

PhD. Microbiology 2019 - 2020 Admissions/Application Enquiry


PhD. Microbiology - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering PhD. Microbiology course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2019 - 2020 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College NameUniversityState
A.R.C. Viswanathan CollegeBharathidasan UniversityTamil Nadu
A.V.V.M. Sri Pushpam CollegeBharathidasan UniversityTamil Nadu
A.V.V.M. Sri Pushpam CollegeBharathidasan UniversityTamil Nadu
Adhiparasakthi College of Arts And ScienceThiruvalluvar UniversityTamil Nadu
Aditi MahavidyalayaUniversity of DelhiDelhi
Alluri Sitarama Raju Academy of Medical SciencesDr. N.T.R. University of Health Sciences, Andhra PradeshAndhra Pradesh
Byl Nair Medical General & T N Medical CollegeUniversity of MumbaiMaharashtra
C. G. Bhakta Institute of BiotechnologyVeer Narmad South Gujarat University.Gujarat
College of Basic Sciences & HumanitiesChoudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural UniversityHaryana
Department of Life Science Patan CollegeHemchandracharya North Gujarat UniversityGujarat
Dnyanopasak College of Arts, Commerce and ScienceSwami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada UniversityMaharashtra
Dr. G. R. Damodaran College of ScienceBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science CollegeBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Dr.N.G.P.Arts And Science CollegeBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Faculty of Law University of DelhiUniversity of DelhiDelhi
Father Muller Homeopathic Medical CollegeRajiv Gandhi University of Health SciencesKarnataka
Gitam Institute Of ScienceGandhi Institute of Technology and ManagementAndhra Pradesh
Grd College of Arts And ScienceBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Guru Nanak Khalsa College of Arts ScienceUniversity of MumbaiMaharashtra
Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University Alias Garhwal UniversityDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University
Hindusthan College of Arts and ScienceBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Indian Institute of Science (IIS)Indian Institute of ScienceKarnataka
J.J College of Arts and ScienceBharathidasan UniversityTamil Nadu
K.S.R College of Arts and SciencePeriyar UniversityTamil Nadu
Kurinji Arts and Science CollegeBharathidasan UniversityTamil Nadu
Muthayammal College of Arts and SciencePeriyar UniversityTamil Nadu
Orissa University OF Agriculture And TechnologyOrissa University of Agriculture and TechnologyOdisha
Seth GS Medical College And Kem HospitalMaharashtra University of Health SciencesMaharashtra
Shri Shivaji Science CollegeSant Gadge Baba Amravati UniversityMaharashtra
Sir P P Institute of ScienceMaharaja Krishnakumarsinji Bhavnagar UniversityGujarat

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Admission Procedure

Admissions for Ph.D. are offered through screening based on entrance test and interview in most of the reputed institutes. Candidates interested in this course need to submit the filled form before the last date of application.
In India, national level entrance tests are also getting conducted twice a year for Ph.D. and candidates qualifying the same with good scores get an opportunity to pursue government funded Ph.D.


The duration of this course is 3 years but it does not have any strict rule. Candidates may get extension subject to approval from the supervisor with valid reason.

Further Study options

After Ph.D. completion, candidates can continue their research work in the form of Post Doctoral Degree which is again a Research-based degree.

Course Highlights

During this course, candidates need to study the available literature and research published papers to understand the subject. The second phase of the course includes conducting research and then the last phase is writing the thesis.
Candidates study about the diversity of prokaryotic and eukaryotic microbes, virology, molecular biology, immunology, microbial genetics, etc through this course.
The detailed study of Recombinant DNA Technology, Industrial and Food Microbiology, Gene Transfer, Gene Regulation, etc are also included in the course.
Once the thesis is submitted, the final Viva gets conducted.

Job aspects

These candidates can work in research institutes, academic institutes, industries, etc very easily.

PhD. Microbiology Admissions for 2019 - 2020 Academic Year

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