Ph.D. in Microbiology

Intake: 50

  • Programme CodePHD-006
  • Duration Min. 3 Years
  • Programme Doctoral Programme
  • Department Department of Biotechnology
A Ph.D. in Microbiology offers students the opportunity to explore the world of microscopic life, with the potential to make meaningful contributions to industries related to health, biotechnology, and environmental sciences.

With the increasing demand for medical-related products and services due to a rapidly aging population, an advanced degree in Microbiology is becoming increasingly desired.

The three-year Ph.D. in Microbiology programme offered by the Department of Biotechnology consists of a combination of advanced courses and research. Through coursework that includes the study of topics such as Microbial Diversity, Molecular & Structural Biology, Immunology & Vaccine Technology, and Industrial Microbiology, students gain a comprehensive understanding of the underlying principles of the field. Research is at the core of the programme, culminating in the completion of a dissertation.

There are numerous advantages to studying a Ph.D. in Microbiology. Not only do graduates gain the opportunity to dive deep into the world of microbiology, but they also have the opportunity to work with companies and institutions that are actively contributing to the advancement of society and the sciences. In addition, graduates gain a unique skillset that helps them to enter the job market with a wide range of job opportunities. These include positions in research and development, scientific writing, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, public health, and education.

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Eligibility Criteria

55% (50% for SC/ST) marks in Post-Graduation in the relevant field.

Admission Procedure

On the basis of Merit/IUCET/State-Level and National-Level Entrance Exams.

  • Senior Research Scientist
  • Senior Lecturer/Professor
  • Microbiology Laboratory Manager
  • Clinical Research Scientist
  • Bioinformatics Analyst
  • Quality Assurance Scientist

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