Academics

Courses

The Degree of Master of Science in Microbiology shall be completed over a period of one academic year. The Degree of Master of Sciences will be called MS in Biological Science and it will be a specialized degree. The results of the degree will be published in grading system. The qualification for admission to the M. S. in Microbiology programme is four year B. Sc. Honours degree in Microbiology from this university. The total marks of the courses shall be 600, equivalent to 24 credits. There shall be two groups, viz. The General Group (Group-A) and the thesis Group (Group-B). The students who able to secure CGPA 3.0 in 4 years Honours courses are only allowed for thesis works/as per decision of the academic committee. There shall be 300 marks for theoretical courses consisting six paper each having 50 marks (2 credits), 3 hrs examination duration for both Group A & B. Among the courses offered the course no. MBIO-501, 502, 503 & 504 will be compulsory for all students and the rest two courses will be selected by the student with the consultation/suggestion of the teachers/academic committee of the Department, respectively from the rest of the courses offered by the department. For Group-A, there shall be a practical courses of 200 marks, sessional-50 marks, General Viva-Voce-50 marks, For Group-B there shall be thesis work of 150 marks, general Viva-Voce-50 marks & thesis viva-voce-50 marks and sessional-50 marks.

Duration & schedule of Examination:

Examination shall be held at the end of each academic year on date to be scheduled by the academic committee of the Department.

The duration of Examinations shall be:-

Theoretical courses of 50 marks, 2 credits- 3 hours.

Practical courses of 50 marks, 2 credits-12 hours

Courses for the Degree of Master of Science (M.S.)
Session: 2011-2012 & 2012-2013.

 

Course No.

Course Name

Marks

Total marks

Credits

Total Credits

Theoretical courses (Both for Group A & B)

 

 

 

 

Compulsory

MBIO-501

Advanced Microbiology

50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

300

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

MBIO-502

Environmental Biotechnology                  

50

2

MBIO-503

Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

50

2

MBIO-504

Pathogenesis and Diagnostic Microbiology

50

2

Optional (Any two)

 

MBIO-505

Molecular Virology and Oncology

50

2

MBIO-506

Microbiology of Food, Fisheries, Water & Beverage

50

2

MBIO-507

Microbial Enzyme biotechnology

50

2

MBIO-508

Dairy & Veterinary Microbiology

50

2

MBIO-509

Immunology & Toxicology

50

2

MBIO-510

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

50

2

MBIO-511

Biomass and Biofuel

50

2

MBIO-512

Extremophiles and Novel Biological Products

50

2

Group-A: Non Thesis

Practical Courses

MBIO-513

 

40

 

 

200

 

 

8

 

 

8

MBIO-514

 

40

MBIO-515

 

40

MBIO-516

 

40

Practical Class Performance

40

OR

Group-B: Thesis

Dissertation (Thesis)

 

150

 

200

6

 

8

Thesis

Viva-voce

 

50

2

Both for Group A & Group B:

Sessional:

(Tutorial-20+Class attendance-10+Field work -10 +Lab. Performance-10)

50

 

 

100

2

 

 

4

General Viva-voce

 

50

2

Total

600

 

24