Microbiology is one of the oldest and the most important discipline of Life Sciences as it deals with the study of microorganisms which have profound role in human health. Since studies on microbiology have both fundamental as well as applied aspect, BGSBU has introduced a 2-years course of Master of Science in Microbiology. The course curriculum is as per the Choice Based Credit System prescribed by UGC and covers the entire spectrum of microbial studies including bacteriology, virology, mycology and protozoology. It also covers applied microbiology as part of biotechnology along with specialized papers for Agricultural Microbiology and Medical Microbiology. Highly trained and qualified faculty members, with several years of teaching and research experience from reputed National and International Universities and Institutes, are teaching the course. Microbiology offers
great potential of employment in production of pharmaceuticals, medicine and diagnostics and Food and Beverages besides providing opportunities to continue in research pursuits or employment in teaching sector.