Basic Eligibility

 

For admission into master’s degree program a student must have a bachelor’s degree in the relevant subject. The duration of the program is of 2 years.

Job Prospects

There are several job opportunities for those who want to pursue a career in microbiology. Microbiologists can find job opportunities in sectors such as government and private hospitals, food industries, research and development organizations, chemical industries and pharmaceutical industries They can also choose a career as science writer, who writes articles for professional microbiologists The salary for microbiologists differs on the factors such as qualification, experience and job profile.

Few job profiles: -

 

  • Biomedical scientists
  • Mycologists
  • Protozoologists
  • Biochemist
  • Biotechnologist
  • Analysts
  • Microbiologists
  • Cell Biologists
  • Geneticists
  • Immunologists
  • Parasitologists
  • Science Writer
  • Teachers
  • Virologists


Some Employment Areas: -

 

  • Laboratories
  • Private Hospitals
  • Research Organizations
  • Universities
  • Pharmaceutical Industries
  • Food Industry
  • Beverage Industry
  • Chemical Industries
  • Environmental Agencies
  • Agriculture Department


Pay Package: -

Those who are working in a government or private sector get handsome remuneration along with perks and other benefits which are revised time to time. Initially the salary for a fresher in this field starts from Rs12,000 to Rs20,000 per month.  For professionals who are working in pharmaceutical industry or biotech labs can draw a salary in between Rs15,000 to Rs25,000 per month.

Those who have MSc or Phd degree in microbiology can get a salary ranging from Rs30,000 to Rs60,000 per month in a reputed Industries. Those who are working in teaching profession can earn a salary of Rs15,000 to Rs20,000 per month The salary gets doubled with a experience of 2-3 years. The pay scale depends on the factors such as sector/industry, profile, eligibility and experience of the candidate.

Institutes Offering M.Sc. - Applied Microbiology

Asan Memorial College of Arts & Science - Master of Science in Applied Microbiology
Asan Memorial College of Arts & Science - Master of Science in Applied Microbiology
AVS College of Arts & Science, Salem - Master of Science in Applied Microbiology
Dr. MGR Janaki College of Arts and Science for Women - Master Of Science in Applied Microbiology
Justice Basheer Ahmed Sayeed College for Women, Chennai - Master of Science in Applied Microbiology
K.S. Rangasamy College of Arts & Science - Master of Science in Applied Microbiology
Kanchi Shri Krishna College of Arts and Science - Master Of Science in Applied Microbiology
Kandaswami Kandar's College - Master Of Science in Applied Microbiology
Madras Christian College - Master of Science in Applied Microbiology
Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli - Master Of Science In Applied Micro-Biology
MITS Group of Institutions - M.Sc in Applied Microbiology
Mohamed Sathak College of Arts and Science - Master of Science in Applied Microbiology
Muthayammal College of Arts & Science - Master of Science in Applied Microbiology
Noorul Islam College of Arts & Science (NICAS), Kanyakumari - Master Of Science in Applied Microbiology
Ojaswani Utkrishta Shiksha Sansthan (College) - Master of Science in Applied Microbiology
Pee Gee College of Arts and Science - Master Of Science in Applied MicroBiology
Pee Gee College of Arts and Science - Master of Science in Applied microbiology
Presidency College, Chennai - Master of Science in Applied Microbiology
PSG College of Arts & Science - Master of Science in Applied Microbiology
Sengunthar Arts and Science College, Namakkal - Master of Science in Applied Microbiology
Shri Sakthikailassh Women’s College, Salem - Master Of Science in Applied Microbiolgy
Sri Sankara Arts and Science College - Master Of Science in Applied Microbiology
VIT School of Bio Sciences and Technology, Vellore - Master of Science in Applied Microbiology
VIT School of Bio Sciences and Technology, Vellore - Master of Science Applied Microbiology (M.SC.)

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