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M. Sc. Microbiology
(Students admitted from 2018–19)
Scheme of Study
I Semester (23 Credits)

Course Code Course Name No. of Contact Hours / Week Credits
L T P
BIS431 Microbial Diversity 4 0 0 4
BIS432 Microbial Physiology & Metabolism 4 0 0 4
BIS417 Classical & Molecular Genetics 4 0 0 4
BIS401 Applied Biochemistry 4 0 0 4
CHY437 Analytical & Instrumentation Techniques 4 0 0 4
BIS433 Microbiology & Microbial physiology Laboratory 0 0 4 2
BIS406 Applied Biochemistry Laboratory 0 0 2 1
TOTAL 20 0 6 23

II Semester (28 Credits)

Course Code Course Name No. of Contact Hours / Week Credits
L T P
BIS434 Food & Dairy Microbiology 4 0 0 4
BIS518 Immunobiology 4 0 0 4
BIS501 Genetic Engineering & Genome Editing Technologies 3 1 0 4
BIS524 Microbial Ecology 4 0 0 4
MAT435 Biostatistics & its Applications 3 1 0 4
BISxxx Elective I 4 0 0 4
BIS435 Food & Environmental Microbiology Laboratory 0 0 4 2
BIS520 Molecular Genetics & Genetic Engineering Laboratory 0 0 4 2
TOTAL 22 2 8 28

III Semester (23 Credits)

Course Code Course Name No. of Contact Hours / Week Credits
L T P
BIS436 Advanced  Virology 4 0 0 4
BIS525 Principles of Fermentation Technology 4 0 0 4
BIS526 Medical Microbiology  4 0 0 4
BISxxx Elective – II 3 0 0 3
BIS527 Bioprocess & Downstream process Laboratory 0 0 4 2
BIS528R01 Medical Microbiology & Immunology Laboratory 0 0 2 1
BIS399R01 Seminar 0 0 2 1
BIS499 Project Phase I 0 0 4 2
MAN106 Research Methodology & IPR 2 0 0 2
TOTAL 17 0 12 23

IV Semester (16 Credits)

Course Code Course Name No. of Contact Hours / Week Credits
L T P
BIS500R01 Project Work & Viva-voce 0 0 32 16
TOTAL 0 0 32 16

LIST OF ELECTIVES

Elective - I
BIS421 Enzymes & Enzyme Technology 4 0 0 4
BIN518 Applied Bioinformatics
BIS437 Microbial Communication
BIS428 Computational Drug Discovery
Elective – II
BIS438 Biodegradation & Bioremediation 3 0 0 3
BIS429 Medical Laboratory Technology
BIS430 Tissue Culture Techniques
BIS439  Advanced Pharmaceutical Microbiology

Semester No. of Theory No. of Lab Credits Earned
I 5 3 23
II 6 3 28
III 5 3 + Project Phase - I 23
IV None Project work 16
Total Credits 90