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Microbiology

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Educational
Objectives

  • The students should have understanding about the basic concepts and scope of microbiology.
  • The course should enable the students to understand the general tools and techniques commonly used in the academic or industrial microbiological enterprises.
  • Graduates will be gaining the critical concepts and understanding of the subject that would help them solve industry’s technological problems.
  • The course desires to make the students thorough professional or entrepreneurs engaged in technology advancement or implementation in industry.
  • The course would enable students come up with creative or innovative ideas with the hope to create future leaders in the field.
  • Students should be able to work with a sense of responsibility towards social awareness and follow the ethical standards in the industry.
  • The course would empower students to pursue higher studies, to interact effectively with their peers and society as well as to contribute to the economic growth of the country.

Scope of
Employment

  • The students would find opportunities in many public or private science laboratories and pathology labs at various levels.
  • The students would also get the chance to work in microbiology based industries like pharmaceutical, dairy, breweries, distilleries, enzyme, etc at different positions.
  • Microbiologists also work in hospitals, universities, medical schools and a wide variety of other industries ranging from agriculture to the space industry.
  • The students would be perfectly oriented to take up higher level research positions in several national or international institutes.
  • Opportunities are also available in several industries catering to environmental sectors like in water & wastewater treatment plants.

Student
Outcomes

  • Develop the ability to apply the knowledge of microbiology and other allied sciences.
  • Gain the aptitude to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret results.
  • Able to function as part of multidisciplinary team for various academic or industrial interests.
  • Develop a flair for creative thinking to design a system or process to meet the required needs for a related industry.
  • Gain an understanding of professional responsibility and ethical values.
  • Develop the ability to communicate effectively with peers, professionals & society.
  • Develop the ability to undertake higher level academic/industrial research.
  • Develop a sense for contemporary and relevant issues in microbiology.

Subject
Skills

CORE COURSES
Introduction to microbiology/Basic Techniques in Microbiology/Communication skills/ Microbial biochemistry/Microbial Physiology/Bacterial Systematics/Microbial Genetics/Molecular Biology/Recombinant DNA technology/Bioinformatics/ Basics in immunology/Analytical techniques in microbiology/Fundamentals of Biostatistics/Fermentation Technology/Medical Microbiology/Immunological techniques/Bioprocess Engineering /Environmental Microbiology.

ELECTIVE COURSES
Elective I: Environmental Science, Chemistry, Food & Dairy Technology.
Elective II: Virology, Biosafety and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), Entrepreneurship.

Eligibility
Criteria

12th Std with minimum 45%

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Teaching Scheme

Semester I
Subject CodeSubject NameTypeTeaching Scheme (Hours)CreditsTheory MarksTutorial/ Practical MarksTotal Marks
TheoryTutorialPracticalESE(E)Mid Sem (M)Internal(I) (CSE)Viva (V)TW/Practicals (P)
02MB0101Introduction to MicrobiologyBS40255030202525150
02MB0102Basic Techniques in MicrobiologyBS40255030202525150
02CY0101Chemistry-IBS40255030202525150
02PY0101Physics-IBS40255030202525150
02SL010XEnglish (Elective)BS2002030202525100
Total180822200 150100125125700
Subject CodeSubject NameTeaching Scheme

(Hours per week)

Evaluation SchemeTotal Marks
PracticalAssignmentsTerm-PaperTerm-end PresentationVivaTerm Work
02SL0102

 

Reading and Writing for Science2 Hours0030202525100
02SL0103Speaking and Presentation Skills2 Hours0030202525100
Semester II
Subject CodeSubject NameTypeTeaching Scheme (Hours)CreditsTheory MarksTutorial/ Practical MarksTotal Marks
TheoryTutorialPracticalESE(E)Mid Sem (M)Internal(I)Viva (V)Practicals (P)
 02MB1151Cell BiologyBS40255030202525150
02MB0152BiomoleculesBS40255030202525150
02CY0151Chemistry-IIBS40255030202525150
02PY0151Physics-IIBS40255030202525150
 02SL015XEnglish (Elective)BS2002030202525100
Total180822200150100125125700
Subject Name (English)Teaching Scheme

(Hours per week)

Evaluation SchemeTotal Marks
PracticalAssignmentsTerm-PaperTerm-end PresentationVivaIn-Class
Participation
E (ETFn)2 Hours2020202020100
Elec-II (ETFs)2 Hours2020202020100
Elec-II (DCW)2 Hours2020202020100
Semester III
Subject CodeSubject NameTypeTeaching Scheme (Hours)CreditsTheory MarksTutorial/ Practical MarksTotal Marks
TheoryTutorialPracticalESE(E)Mid Sem (M)Internal(I)(CSE)Viva (V)TW/Practicals (P)
02MB1202Microbial

Biochemistry

BS50265030202525150
02MB1203Microbial PhysiologyBS50265030202525150
02CY0201Chemistry-IIIBS40265030202525150
01CR0301CRPBS2002000252550
02SL0201EnglishBS2002030202525100
02ES0201Environmental StudiesBS200250302000100
Total210624200150150125125700
Subject CodeSubject Name (English)Teaching Scheme

(Hours per week)

Evaluation SchemeTotal Marks
PracticalAssignmentsTerm-PaperTerm-end Presentation*Viva**In-Class Participation
02SL0201English
Through non-fiction (ETNF)
2 Hours2020202020100
Semester IV
Subject CodeSubject NameTypeTeaching Scheme (Hours)CreditsTheory MarksTutorial/ Practical MarksTotal Marks
TheoryTutorialPracticalESE(E)Mid Sem (M)Internal(I)(CSE)Viva (V)TW/Practicals (P)
02MB1251Bacterial SystematicsBS50265030202525150
02MB0252Environmental MicrobiologyBS50265030202525150
02CY0251Chemistry-IVBS50265030202525150
02CR0401CRP2002000252550
02SL0251EnglishBS2002030202525100
Total19062215012080125125600
Subject Name (English)Teaching Scheme

(Hours per week)

Evaluation SchemeTotal Marks
PracticalAssignmentsTermPaperTerm-end Presentation*Viva**In-Class Participation
English for Workplace2 Hours2020202020100

Term-end Presentation will be based on the Term-Paper **Viva will be based on Presentation and Assignments

Semester V
Subject CodeSubject NameTypeTeaching Scheme (Hours)CreditsTheory MarksTutorial/ Practical MarksTotal Marks
TheoryTutorialPracticalESE(E)Mid Sem (M)Internal(I)(CSE)Viva (V)TW/Practicals (P)
02MB0301Bioinformatics & BiostatisticsBS50265030202525150
02MB0302Molecular Biology & GeneticsBS50265030202525150
02MB0303Biochemical Techniques & InstrumentationBS50265030202525150
02MB0304Microbial BiotechnologyBS50265030202525150
Total20082420012080100100600
Semester VI
Subject CodeSubject NameTypeTeaching Scheme (Hours)CreditsTheory MarksTutorial/ Practical MarksTotal Marks
TheoryTutorialPracticalESE(E)Mid Sem (M)Internal(I)(CSE)Viva (V)TW/Practicals (P)
02MB0351Fermentation TechnologyBS50265030202525150
02MB0352Basics of ImmunologyBS50265030202525150
02MB0353Applied MicrobiologyBS50265030202525150
02MB0354Dissertation ProjectBS000600050100150
Total1506241509060125175600