B.Sc. (Hons.) MICROBIOLOGY

B.Sc. Hons Degree College in Microbiology


“Always trust a microbiologist because they have the best chance of predicting when the world will end” ― Teddie O. Rahube

B.Sc Microbiology (Honors) is an undergraduate honors degree in microbiology that is awarded to a candidate after the completion of the course. The duration of the course is 3 years which is affiliated to CCS University, Meerut with an intake of 60 seats. This course is not just limited to career but has huge expertise in the field of microbiology. Students who have completed 10+2 in the relevant field of science are eligible to apply for this course. Students of this subject as a major can start a career in government based enterprise and research institutes or biotech-related companies such as food processing and pharmaceutical industry. Microbiology is a broad discipline that involves a study of the classification of microorganisms, ecology, cell biology, applications in agriculture food and medicine.

SCIENCE BEYOND BORDERS

Academic Excellence

Research Orientation

Industry Interaction

Placements

Food and Dairy Microbiology
IInd Year IIIrd Year
Food preservation Food adulteration
Analysis of food & Dairy products Study of food borne pathogens
Analysis of Probiotics Analysis of Microbial contents in Dairy Products
Professional scientific communication
IInd Year IIIrd Year
Aero Microbiology Microbiology of waste water and effluent treatments
Soil Microbiology Water Purification
Aquatic Microbiology Degradation of plastics by microbes

The B.Sc. Hons in Microbiology is annual and has a perfect mix of subjects enlisted by the University curriculum

Ist Year IIIrd Year IInd Year
Paper Code Title of Course Paper Code Title of Course Paper Code Title of Course
101 Fundamentals of Microbiology 201 Cell Biology 301 Immunology
102 Bacteriology 202 Reproduction and Differentiation 302 Medical Microbiology
103 Virology 203 Microbial Physiology 303 Food & Dairy Microbiology
104 Mycology, Phycology and Protozoology 204 Microbial Metabolism 304 Agricultural Microbiology
105 Biochemistry 205 Molecular Biology 305 Recombinant DNA Technology
106 Biophysics 206 Microbial Genetics 306 Industrial Microbiology
107 Instrumentation and cultural techniques 207 Biomathematics 307 Microbial Ecology
108 Analytical Techniques 208 Computers 308 Microbes in Environmental Biotechnology
109 Biology- I (zoology)- S-1 208 Biostatistics 309 Fundamentals of Information Technology
110 Biology- II (botany)- S- 2 209 Biology- III (Zoology)S-3 310 Genomics Proteomics & Bio-informatics
120 Practicals based on Courses I & II 210 Biology- IV (Botany) S-4 311 * Diagnostic Microbiology
101 Fundamentals of Microbiology 201 Cell Biology 301 Immunology
121 Practicals based on Courses III & IV 220 Practicals based on Courses V & VI 312 * Biosafety and Bioethics
122 Practicals based on paper S-1 (Zoology) 221 Practicals based on Courses VII & VIII 320 Practicals based on Courses IX & X
  Practicals based on paper S-2 (Botany) 222 Practicals based on Courses S-3 & S-4 321 Practicals based on Courses XI & XII
        322 Practicals based on Courses XIII

Microbiology has generated a lot of buzz from the past few years and at present, the scientific, analytical and problem-solving skills developed by Microbiology graduates are high in demand by employers.

With a Microbiology degree, you can get opportunities in various fields like forensic science laboratories, healthcare organizations, environmental organizations, higher education institutions, food and drink, publicly funded research organizations, pharmaceutical industries and many others.

Many of positions you can apply to include: Nutrition Assistant Researchers, Industrial or Environmental Microbiologists, Technologists for Quality Control, Medical Technologists, Biomedical Scientist, Clinical Research Associate

IMS is always committed to the holistic development of the student. Corporate Resource Centre (CRC) works as an interconnecting link between academia & Industry. The placement activities are further supplemented through summer internships, dissertation, expert’s lectures, and industrial visits. As a team, we thrive on the philosophy of innovation and evolution in quality and contemporary education; constantly adding value to the professional life of the students.

Our deep know-how and industry connections ensure our students get a breakthrough in their work. Our biggest asset is our Memoranda of Agreement with various organizations. Our curriculum is certified by professional associations to ensure that our instruction meets existing practice-relevant requirements of the highest quality. Our courses provide our students with advanced, specialized knowledge and skills, which are necessary for graduate work. The close ties between IMS Corporate Development Center (CDC) with business leaders and seasoned professionals offer specialized and professional knowledge and skills to students necessary for graduate jobs.

CAREER OPPORTUTIES IN VARIOUS SECTORS:

Quality Assurance

SCIENTIFIC

Clinical Research

Academics

Guest Lectures are a way of augmenting the students with the latest updates of the Industries and Technical know-how.

Engaging the learners in ensuing discussions is an invaluable part of modern education system.

The students become aware about Industry needs, latest technical appraisals, and channels for higher studies.

Name of the Guest Name of the Guest
Dr. Manoj Pandey Dr. Showket Hussian
Dr. Anamika Tripathi Dr. Ajay Kumar Bhati
Dr. Anu Harshal Dr. O.P.Lal
Dr. Anuj Sharma Dr. Vivek Dixitts
Dr. V.N. Sharma Dr. N.R. Kalla
Dr. Ajay Kumar Bhati Arjun Gaur
Dr.Manoj Kumat Pandey
Senior Scientific Officer (IPC, Govt of India Ghaziabad)

Beyond the academics, industrial visits provide a practical perspective to the students which help to combine the theoretical knowledge with the industrial exposure.

Main objective of such visits is to know the real working environment of the industry.

List of Industries and Lab visited
  • Yakult Danone India Private Limited, Food Park, Rai Industrial Area, HSIIDC, Sonipat, Haryana
  • National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) Karnal
  • Parle Biscuits Private Limited, Bahadur Garh, Haryana
  • Mother dairy Patpar Ganj New Delhi
  • Moon Beverages Limited, Coca Cola, Greater Noida
  • GB Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment & Sustainable Develepment, Almora, Uttrakhand
  • Jubilant Life Sciences, Gajraula
  • Department of Microbiology, Maulana Azad Medical College, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi
  • Yakult Danone India Private Limited, Sonipat, Haryana
  • Ananda Dairy, Pilakhuwa (Uttar Pradesh)
  • Central Sophisticated Instrument Cell (CSIC) PGIMER, Chandigarh/li>
  • Verka Dairy, Mohali, Punjab
  • Indian Council of Agricultural Research- National Bureau of Plant Genetic Research (ICAR-NBPGR), Pusa, New Delhi.
  • National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (NISCAIR) Pusa, New Delhi.
  • Ambedkar Centre for Biomedical Research Delhi University, New Delhi
  • National Science Museum, New Delhi

School of Biosciences, Microbiology, Food and Dairy Microbiology itself funds several research projects. In addition, several academic and research partnerships with universities, institutions and other organizations have been formed in various parts of the country. The objective of dissertation or internship projects is to test the independent research skills of student. It organizes the student learning and helps to generate the employability in the student as well.

The students with meritorious academic records have been selected for higher education in various Universities.

Students are severing as biotechnical professionals in different industries of India

Corporate Resource Centre (CRC) at IMS is having a pivotal role in career and placement of the students.

For the holistic development of the students, beyond class room teaching at IMS various learning strategies have been opted.

In this aspect student driven clubs are formed with sole objective to engage the students to organize and manage the activities for various events.

The club constitution has President, Vice President, Secretary, Joint Secretary and members.

These clubs are related to various domains such as recreational as well as subject specific.

With the objective to learn research-based strategic learning and teaching practices we conduct workshops on various subjects as a part of our B.Sc Hons in Microbiology program. It helps the learner to understand the various research aspects of modern concepts.

Workshop in Bioinformatics"Molecular Visualization Tool- Pymol"

Workshop in Bioinformatics "Modern Method of Drug Discovery: "In-silicoDrug Designing"

Workshop on “Science Journalism”

Workshop on “Advanced Molecular Techniques” in collaboration with Hi-Media

Eligibility for Admission:

Admission to the B.Sc. (H) Microbiology course is open to students of recognized board on satisfying the following conditions

  • The candidate must have passed intermediate /10+2 with biology/math with at least 45% marks for General and OBC and passing marks for SC & ST candidates.

Or

  • Candidates appearing for 10+2 examination or awaiting their results are also eligible to apply. Their candidature however, shall be considered subject to the clearance of the qualifying examination.
Selection Procedure:

The admission to the B.Sc. (H) Microbiology program will be done on the merit (based on the aggregate marks at 10+2 level) declared by the CCS University.

Admission Procedure:
  • Interested candidates can obtain application forms from admission office at IMS, Ghaziabad. Candidates can also fill the online inquiry form by clicking on the following link:- https://admissions.imsuc.ac.in/
  • Registration Process starts from January 2023
  • Candidates seeking admission in B.Sc. (H) Biotechnology are required to meet the admission counselor in the institute premises.
  • Admission is confirmed on the basis of merit & interaction
  • Candidate having 1 or 2 Years gap after XII need to submit a Gap Year Certificate.
Documents required for Admission:

Following are to be shown/submitted along with the form - original and photocopy:

  • Mark sheet of X and XII
  • Passing certificate of X and XII
  • XII Board examination admit card
  • Migration Certificate (in case of CBSE, ICSE board, other then UP Board)
  • Transfer Certificate (TC) for UP Board student.
  • 4 recent passport size photographs.
  • Gap year certificate (in case gap after class XII).
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)
  • Domicile certificate (if belongs to other then U.P.)
  • Character certificate
  • Aadhar card

The B.Sc. Microbiology course is of 3 years. Each year has a perfect combination of subjects enlisted by the University curriculum

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B.Sc. Microbiology- I YEAR
Paper Title of Course
Paper Title of Course
101 Fundamentals of Microbiology
102 Bacteriology
103 Virology
104 Mycology, Phycology and Protozoology
105 Biochemistry
106 Biophysics
107 Instrumentation and cultural techniques
108 Analytical Techniques
109 Biology- I (zoology)-S-1
110 Biology- II (botany)-S- 2
120 Practicals based on Courses I & II
121 Practicals based on Courses III & IV
122 Practicals based on paper S-1 (Zoology)
123 Practicals based on paper S-2 (Botany)
B.Sc. Microbiology- II Year Curriculum
Paper Title of Course
201 Cell Biology
202 Reproduction and Differentiation
203 Microbial Physiology
204 Microbial Metabolism
205 Molecular Biology
206 Microbial Genetics
207 Biomathematics
208 Computers
Biostatistics
209 Biology- III (Zoology)S-3
210 Biology- IV (Botany) S-4
220 Practicals based on Courses V & VI
221 Practicals based on Courses VII & VIII
222 Practicals based on Courses S-3 & S-4
B.Sc. Microbiology- III Year Curriculum
Paper Title of Course
301 Immunology
302 Medical Microbiology
303 Food & Dairy Microbiology
304 Agricultural Microbiology
305 Recombinant DNA Technology
306 Industrial Microbiology
307 Microbial Ecology
308 Microbes in Environmental Biotechnology
309 Fundamentals of Information Technology
310 Genomics Proteomics & Bio-informatics
311 * Diagnostic Microbiology
312 * Biosafety and Bioethics
320 Practicals based on Courses IX & X
321 Practicals based on Courses XI & XII
322 Practicals based on Courses XIII

The B.Sc. Hons in Microbiology is annual and has a perfect mix of subjects enlisted by the University curriculum

Our intellectual community consists of eminent, dedicated and highly experienced faculty mentors renowned for having rich academic & corporate experience and possessing high standards of moral and ethical values.This makes the program academically more effective and vibrant

Rich Academic Experience

Research Oriented

Strong work ethics

Good Community Builder

Self enrichment

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Learning by doing is the philosophy that IMS believes in. There are more than 20 student-driven clubs, divided into two categories- Life skill based clubs and Employability skill or Domain Clubs. The clubs are owned and managed by a student council and have monthly agenda, meetings and an event calendar that prudently followed for maximum opportunity and skill based learning outside classrooms.

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Educational tour is an essential part of students’ academics, it helps to motivate the student and to learn more.

Students gain knowledge and upgrade their skills by using the concepts they learn from such activities.

In this context each year we plan an education cum excursion tour for the different locations

  • Education Tour to Almora, Ranikhet & Nainital
  • Education Tour to Chandigarh, Mohali, Shimla & Kufri
  • Education Tour to Jaipur

IMS is always committed for the holistic development of the student.

Corporate Resource Centre (CRC) works as interconnecting link between the academia & Industry.

The placement activities are further supplemented through summer internships, dissertation, expert’s lectures and industrial visits.

As a team, we thrive on the philosophy of innovation and evolution in quality and contemporary education; constantly adding value to the professional life of the students. If you are looking for B.Sc Microbiology in Delhi NCR, then you should definitely explore our B.Sc Hons in Microbiology program.

Duration: 3 years Eligibility: 10+2 or equivalent Admission Process:

The candidate must have passed intermediate /10+2 with Biology or Maths with at least 45% marks for general & OBC and 40% marks for SC & ST candidates.

Or

Candidates appearing for 10+2 examination or awaiting their results are also eligible to apply. Their candidature however, shall be considered subject to the clearance of the qualifying examination.