BSc Hons Degree College in Microbiology

IMS Ghaziabad established in 1990, is one of the pioneers to deliver microbiology education in Delhi NCR. The Institute offers a high-quality education atmosphere and outstanding facilities. The School of Biosciences, Microbiology, Food and Dairy Microbiology began its journey in 2002, under the auspices of this organization provides several biological science courses, affiliated to CCS University, Meerut.

BSc (Hons) Microbiology is an undergraduate degree course, with an intake of 60 seats. The duration of the course is 3 years. It encompasses a number of specific fields which includes: Immunology, Pathogenic Microbiology, Microbial Genetics, Medical Microbiology, Agricultural Microbiology, Food, and Dairy. With a Hons degree in Microbiology, graduates can start a career in government-based enterprises, research institutes, or biotech-related companies such as food processing and pharmaceutical industry.

School of Biosciences, Microbiology, Food and Dairy Microbiology also provides specialization programs such as Food and Dairy, Microbiology, and Environmental Microbiology to make the student specialist in the given field. To make learning effective the department is enriched with highly qualified faculty members with expertise in their respective domains. Wi-Fi enabled campus, multi-media facilitated classrooms, well-stocked library are the key features which help to impart advanced scientific and technical knowledge in the field of Microbiology.

The aim of the School of Biosciences, Microbiology, Food and Dairy Microbiology is to develop the ability of young aspirants to handle the task with precision, and get skilled in a range of analytical techniques as well as identify problems to develop and implement innovative solutions.

Specializations Offered

School of Biosciences, Microbiology, Food and Dairy Microbiology  is offering specialization at undergraduate level. Three different technically and professionally oriented, specialization courses are offered to expand your the knowledge in your the area of study and to make you more focused, proficient and competent with the professional’s world. The module is extended for second and third year of Microbiology courses at graduation level. The subjects for specialization program are mentioned below

Environmental Microbiology

Environmental Microbiology is a dynamic branch of Microbiology that deals with the development of the environment and microbes that remediate the problems of the environment. This branch of Microbiology harnesses the power of microbes to arrest toxic chemicals. Students will be able to understand the crucial elements such as bioremediation, wastewater treatment, biosensors, biodegradation, green synthesis etc.

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Food and Dairy Microbiology

Food and Dairy Microbiology, one of the foremost important branches of Microbiology. This specialization
course involves the study of microbes associated with spoilage of food and dairy products and pathogens
causing foodborne diseases. This course also deals with the economic and practical use of microbes in various
industrial process like fermentation, pasteurization etc.

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Professional scientific communication

Scientific Communication is a broad field that prepares students for the expanding field of effective science writing and communication. This course is mandatory for all graduate students, the course is to train the students in report writing, content editing and presentation skills for a variety of audiences and a range of publication forms.

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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.

The modern education system has made guest lectures an important part of their learning strategies. A guest speaker offers a new perspective to specific topics and exposes students to teachings drawn from real-life experiences, which in turn helps them better retain what is taught

List of guest lectures organized from 2018-2020
Name of the Guest Topic of Lecture
Dr. Shruti Shankar Gaur
Founder, RIEDU New Delhi
How to be your own boss
Dr. Rajneesh Kumar
Analyst & Training Co-ordinator, Pharmacopoeial Laboratory for Indian Medicines, Ghaziabad
Quality control analysis using modern techniques
Dr. Rajkumar S. Karla
Research Scientist, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Ibaraki, Japan
Research aspects and scope of Biotechnology and Microbiology
Dr. Manoj Kumar Pandey
Scientific Officer, Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission, Ghaziabad
Salient features of Indian Pharmacopoeia and Microbiological Quality Control of Pharmaceutical Products
Mr. Arjun Gaur
Founder, LIFEz HONOUR, Gurugram
Life transformation by overcoming fears
Mr. Rakesh Kumar Shahi
Director, Abha Biotechnology, Noida
Biotechnology and its job aspects
Dr. V. N. Sharma
adjunct Prof MIET, Meerut adjunct Prof MIET, Meerut
Current Research Studies in the field of Biology
Dr. Vivek Dixit
Research Scientist, Department of Orthopedics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) New Delhi
�Metabolic Bone Diseases and the Role of Vitamin D: An Overview�.
Dr. Ajay Kumar Bhati
Professor & Director (ICT), School of Environmental Affairs, Universidad Metropolitana, UMET
Guest Lecture on "Water Pollution: A Major Issue

The Key objective of such visits is to make student aware of actual industrial working environment with the knowledge of manufacturing, packaging, quality analysis etc. Industrial visits provide a practical experience to the students which help to combine the theoretical knowledge with the industrial exposure

Mentioning the list of Industries/Research Laboratory 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
  • Ananda Dairy, Pilakhuwa (Uttar Pradesh)
  • Central Sophisticated Instrument Cell (CSIC) PGIMER, Chandigarh
  • 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.
  • National science center, Pragati Maidan, 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 close ties of the IMS Corporate Development Center (CDC) with business leaders and seasoned professionals offer specialized professional knowledge and skills to students necessary for graduate jobs. After completion of the course, students opt for different choices like higher studies and some choose to be professional.

BSc(Hons)Microbiology Placements

When a student opts for higher education he/ she can get optimal exposure to academic knowledge and non-scholastic activities, which helps them to discover what their passion actually is. We appreciate their choice of gathering immense knowledge in their field of interest. Here are some students who pursued BSc Hons degree in Microbiology and were placed for Higher Education in renowned institutes/universities.

Astha Pandey M.Sc. Dr. HarisinghGour University, Sagar University, M.P.
Farman Khan M.Sc. CCS University, Meerut
Priya Rai M.Sc. Department Of Biotechnology, Kumaun University, ,Bhimtal Campus, U.K, India
Riddhi Nayan M.Sc. Amity University, Noida
Sanjana Bhati M.Sc. Dr. Harisingh Gour University, Sagar University, M.P.
Shailly Sharma M.Sc. Dr. Harisingh Gour University, Sagar University, M.P.
Shikha Pandey M.Sc. Parul University, Vadodara
Sumit Kumar Sharma M.Sc. Department Of Biotechnology, Kumaun University, ,Bhimtal Campus, U.K, India

Early placement can give students a platform for engaging with professionals in their chosen career-field, it can provide a foundation of contacts on which to build and draw upon in a future career. We are mentioning few of our students to congratulate and wish bright future ahead.

Workshop aims to equip participants with skills required to handle and operate sophisticated instruments, which are imperative in the present industrial environment. The workshop provides a sound knowledge of the basic principles of analysis, an understanding of the instrumentation involved and the opportunity to become familiar with practical techniques. With the objective to learn research-based strategic learning and teaching practices we conduct workshops on various subjects, few names are mentioned below.

Workshop on Hands on Training on "Instrumentation and Microbiological Techniques"

Workshop on "Basic and Advanced Immunological Techniques"

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.


  • 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 2022
  • 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
Course-I Fundamentals of Microbiology
Course-II Virology
Mycology, phycology and protozoology
Course-III Biochemistry
Course-IV Instrumentation and cultural techniques
Analytical Techniques
Subsidiary Course Biology- I (zoology)- S-1
Biology- II (botany)- S- 2
P-1 Practicals based on Courses I & II
P-2 Practicals based on Courses III & IV
S-1 Practicals based on paper S-1 (Zoology)
S-2 Practicals based on paper S-2 (Botany)
B.Sc. Microbiology- II Year Curriculum
Paper Title of Course
Course-V Cell Biology
Reproduction and Differentiation
Course-VI Microbial Physiology
Microbial Metabolism
Course-VII Molecular Biology
Microbial Genetics
Course-VIII Biomathematics
Analytical Techniques
Subsidiary Course Biology- III (Zoology) S-3
Biology- IV (Botany) S-4
PR-1 Practicals based on Courses V & VI
PR-2 Practicals based on Courses VII & VIII
PR-3 Practicals based on Courses S-3 & S-4
B.Sc. Microbiology- III Year Curriculum
Paper Title of Course
Course-IX Immunology
Medical Microbiology
Course-X Food & Dairy Microbiology
Agricultural Microbiology
Course-XI Recombinant DNA Technology
Industrial Microbiology
Course-XII Microbial Ecology
Microbes in Environmental Biotechnology
Course-XIII Fundamentals of Information Technology
Genomics Proteomics & Bio-informatics
Hons Course * Diagnostic Microbiology
Hons Course * Biosafety and Bioethics
PR-1 Practicals based on Courses IX & X
PR-2 Practicals based on Courses XI & XII
PR-3 Practicals based on Courses XIII

Highly qualified, Well Experienced & Competent Research-Oriented Faculties, motivating and creating an environment for students to develop their skills and strengthen their knowledge. The strength of IMS Group lies in its choice of faculty members, all of whom have vast experience in addition to enviable academic qualifications. Faculty members are into research which helps them in creating knowledge and delivering the same to the students. This makes the institution academically vibrant.

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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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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.


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.