Microbiology Programme

Course Scheme 

M.Sc Microbiology

Course Code & Course Title For  Semester I

MIB 1014 Foundation Course

MIB 1034 General Microbiology

MIB 1042 Virology, Mycology and Protozoa

MIB 1052 Microbial Techniques

MIB 1062 Biomolecules

Laboratory Courses

MIB 1712 Lab course based on General Microbiology, Virology, Mycology and Parasitology

MIB 1722 Lab course based on Biomolecules and Cell Biology

MIB 1732 Lab course based on Microbial Techniques

Course Code & Course Title For  Semester II

MIB 2014 Microbial Genetics and Molecular Biology

MIB 2024 Microbial Diversity

MIB 2034 Enzymology and Metabolism

MIB 2514 Open Elective (OE)*

MIB 2642 Seminar / Journal Club (JC)

Choice Based Open Elective Course (Opt any one of the following)

Math 201 Mathematical Tools for Real World Problems

IT 202 Soft Skills in Information Tech.

Comp 203 Computer Applications & Operations

Bio 204 Fundamentals of Biotechnology

Bot 205 Mysteries of Green Plants

Bot 206 Botany in Rural Development

Zol 207 Nutrition, Health & Hygiene

Arb 208 Fundamentals of Arabic Language

Eng 209 Applied English

Edu 210 Higher Education

Eco 211 Principles of Banking

HT 212 Basics of Tourism and Travel Agencies

HT 213 Tourism Resources of J&K

Mgt 214 Business Communication & Soft Skills

Edu 215 Instructional Technology

 Laboratory Courses

MIB 2712 Lab based on Microbial Genetics and Molecular Biology

MIB 2722 Lab based on Microbial Diversity

MIB 2732 Lab based on Enzymology and Metabolism

Course Code & Course Title For  Semester III

MIB 3014 Immunology

MIB 3024 Industrial Microbiology and Fermentation Technology

MIB 3032 Microbial Ecology

MIB 3042 Environmental Microbiology and Toxicology

MIB 3052 Food Microbiology

# Discipline Centric Elective (DCE) #

MIB 3512 Viral and Parasitic Infections

MIB 3522 Biofertilizers and Biopesticides

MIB 3532 Analytical Techniques

Laboratory Courses

MIB 3712 Lab based on Immunology

MIB 3722 Lab based on Industrial and Fermentation

MIB 3732 Lab based on Environmental Microbiology, Toxicology, and Food Microbiology

MIB 3742 Lab based on Discipline Centric Elective

Course Code & Course Title For  Semester IV

MIB 4014 Medical Microbiology,

MIB 4024 Agricultural Microbiology

MIB 4032 Bioinformatics

# Discipline Centric Elective (DCE) #


MIB 4512 Genetic Engineering

MIB 4522 Bacterial Diseases of Humans

MIB 4531 Signal Transduction and Cancer Biology Lab courses

MIB 4712 Lab based on Medical Microbiology and Discipline Centric Elective (DCE)

MIB 4722 Lab based on Agricultural Microbiology and Bioinformatics

MIB 4808 Dissertation