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B.Sc. Industrial Microbiology

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Microbiology

Microorganisms, such as bacteria, fungi, algae and virus have unique properties. They can process materials into useful products. Does industrial microbiology which studies the processing abilities of microorganisms, interest you? If yes, then B.Sc Industrial Microbiology could be the right course for you. Get the details through this course page.

Course Name: B.Sc. Industrial Microbiology
Group: B.Sc.
Stream: Science
Course Category: Biotechnology
Duration: 3 years


Industrial microbiology is a branch of applied microbiology. In this course you will be studying the role of microorganisms in a variety of industrial processes. Through these processes we can obtain a number of useful high value products, such as drugs, fuel, food items, chemicals, sweeteners, detergents, beverages and many more. An industrial microbiologist is one who utilizes the microorganisms in manufacturing of food and the industrial products mentioned above. As a student of industrial microbiology, you learn the engineering and scientific principles behind the processing of materials by microorganisms. Through this course one gets to understand the role of industrial microbiology in safety and quality assurance for food, pharmaceutical and chemicals.

Eligibility and course duration

Pass in 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Depending upon the college, admission is on the basis of marks in the higher secondary exam.

The duration of the course is 3 years and is covered in 6 semesters.

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B.Sc. Industrial Microbiology - Colleges & Admission Notifications

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College Name
Chaudhary Charan Singh Degree College, Uttar Pradesh
Christian Eminent College, Madhya Pradesh
Dayanand Brajendra Swaroop College, Uttar Pradesh
Doon Ghati College of Professional Education
Government Maharani Laxmi Bai Girls P.G. (Autonomous) College, Madhya Pradesh
Govt. college for women, Kerala
Govt. Motilal Vigyan Mahavidyalaya College, Madhya Pradesh
J. & J. College of Science, Gujarat
KS Saket Degree College, Uttar Pradesh
Mes Abasaheb Garware College, Maharashtra
SM College, Uttar Pradesh
St. Berchmans College, Kerala

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More about the course

Industrial microbiology and biotechnology are very much related and are often the same. It's a multidisciplinary science and for a successful career a student often needs additional expertise in subjects like molecular biology, biochemistry and bio-engineering. As an industrial microbiologist you will be instrumental in many discoveries and development of processes which may result into new products like vaccines, antibiotics, organic chemicals and other products useful in the food & beverage industry, healthcare, agriculture and waste water management.

Some of the subjects in industrial microbiology are fundamentals of microbiology, microbial physiology, biochemistry, microbial genetics, molecular biology, food & agricultural microbiology, industrial microbiology, immunology and bioinformatics.

Job opportunities

An industrial microbiologist can choose from a wide array of fields. They are as diverse as hospital laboratories, clinics, research organizations, food & beverage industries, oil recovery, drug manufacturing companies, chemical industries, agriculture and environment control. Thus an industrial microbiologist has a varied job profile. They can be immunologists, geneticists, cell-biologists, biochemist, biotechnologist or virologist depending upon their role. Industrial microbiologists have good opportunities to continue their education at the master's and doctoral levels. By gaining these qualifications, one can get employment in government departments or organizations which work for food quality, food safety, biological safety, pharmaceutical safety and other similar areas related to quality. Those desiring to share their knowledge and experiences through the teaching medium, for them, the doors of top rung colleges and universities are always open.

B.Sc. Industrial Microbiology Admissions for 2022 - 2023 Academic Year

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