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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 Code Subject Name Type Teaching Scheme (Hours) Credits Theory Marks Tutorial/ Practical Marks Total Marks
Theory Tutorial Practical ESE(E) Mid Sem (M) Internal(I) (CSE) Viva (V) TW/Practicals (P)
02MB0101 Introduction to Microbiology BS 4 0 2 5 50 30 20 25 25 150
02MB0102 Basic Techniques in Microbiology BS 4 0 2 5 50 30 20 25 25 150
02CY0101 Chemistry-I BS 4 0 2 5 50 30 20 25 25 150
02PY0101 Physics-I BS 4 0 2 5 50 30 20 25 25 150
02SL010X English (Elective) BS 2 0 0 2 0 30 20 25 25 100
Total 18 0 8 22 200  150 100 125 125 700
Subject Code Subject Name Teaching Scheme

(Hours per week)

Evaluation Scheme Total Marks
Practical Assignments Term-Paper Term-end Presentation Viva Term Work
02SL0102

 

Reading and Writing for Science 2 Hours 00 30 20 25 25 100
02SL0103 Speaking and Presentation Skills 2 Hours 00 30 20 25 25 100
Semester II
Subject Code Subject Name Type Teaching Scheme (Hours) Credits Theory Marks Tutorial/ Practical Marks Total Marks
Theory Tutorial Practical ESE(E) Mid Sem (M) Internal(I) Viva (V) Practicals (P)
 02MB1151 Cell Biology BS 4 0 2 5 50 30 20 25 25 150
02MB0152 Biomolecules BS 4 0 2 5 50 30 20 25 25 150
02CY0151 Chemistry-II BS 4 0 2 5 50 30 20 25 25 150
02PY0151 Physics-II BS 4 0 2 5 50 30 20 25 25 150
 02SL015X English (Elective) BS 2 0 0 2 0 30 20 25 25 100
Total 18 0 8 22 200 150 100 125 125 700
Subject Name (English) Teaching Scheme

(Hours per week)

Evaluation Scheme Total Marks
Practical Assignments Term-Paper Term-end Presentation Viva In-Class
Participation
E (ETFn) 2 Hours 20 20 20 20 20 100
Elec-II (ETFs) 2 Hours 20 20 20 20 20 100
Elec-II (DCW) 2 Hours 20 20 20 20 20 100
Semester III
Subject Code Subject Name Type Teaching Scheme (Hours) Credits Theory Marks Tutorial/ Practical Marks Total Marks
Theory Tutorial Practical ESE(E) Mid Sem (M) Internal(I)(CSE) Viva (V) TW/Practicals (P)
02MB1202 Microbial

Biochemistry

BS 5 0 2 6 50 30 20 25 25 150
02MB1203 Microbial Physiology BS 5 0 2 6 50 30 20 25 25 150
02CY0201 Chemistry-III BS 4 0 2 6 50 30 20 25 25 150
01CR0301 CRP BS 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 25 25 50
02SL0201 English BS 2 0 0 2 0 30 20 25 25 100
02ES0201 Environmental Studies BS 2 0 0 2 50 30 20 0 0 100
Total 21 0 6 24 200 150 150 125 125 700
Subject Code Subject Name (English) Teaching Scheme

(Hours per week)

Evaluation Scheme Total Marks
Practical Assignments Term-Paper Term-end Presentation* Viva** In-Class Participation
02SL0201 English
Through non-fiction (ETNF)
2 Hours 20 20 20 20 20 100
Semester IV
Subject Code Subject Name Type Teaching Scheme (Hours) Credits Theory Marks Tutorial/ Practical Marks Total Marks
Theory Tutorial Practical ESE(E) Mid Sem (M) Internal(I)(CSE) Viva (V) TW/Practicals (P)
02MB1251 Bacterial Systematics BS 5 0 2 6 50 30 20 25 25 150
02MB0252 Environmental Microbiology BS 5 0 2 6 50 30 20 25 25 150
02CY0251 Chemistry-IV BS 5 0 2 6 50 30 20 25 25 150
02CR0401 CRP 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 25 25 50
02SL0251 English BS 2 0 0 2 0 30 20 25 25 100
Total 19 0 6 22 150 120 80 125 125 600
Subject Name (English) Teaching Scheme

(Hours per week)

Evaluation Scheme Total Marks
Practical Assignments TermPaper Term-end Presentation* Viva** In-Class Participation
English for Workplace 2 Hours 20 20 20 20 20 100

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

Semester V
Subject Code Subject Name Type Teaching Scheme (Hours) Credits Theory Marks Tutorial/ Practical Marks Total Marks
Theory Tutorial Practical ESE(E) Mid Sem (M) Internal(I)(CSE) Viva (V) TW/Practicals (P)
02MB0301 Bioinformatics & Biostatistics BS 5 0 2 6 50 30 20 25 25 150
02MB0302 Molecular Biology & Genetics BS 5 0 2 6 50 30 20 25 25 150
02MB0303 Biochemical Techniques & Instrumentation BS 5 0 2 6 50 30 20 25 25 150
02MB0304 Microbial Biotechnology BS 5 0 2 6 50 30 20 25 25 150
Total 20 0 8 24 200 120 80 100 100 600
Semester VI
Subject Code Subject Name Type Teaching Scheme (Hours) Credits Theory Marks Tutorial/ Practical Marks Total Marks
Theory Tutorial Practical ESE(E) Mid Sem (M) Internal(I)(CSE) Viva (V) TW/Practicals (P)
02MB0351 Fermentation Technology BS 5 0 2 6 50 30 20 25 25 150
02MB0352 Basics of Immunology BS 5 0 2 6 50 30 20 25 25 150
02MB0353 Applied Microbiology BS 5 0 2 6 50 30 20 25 25 150
02MB0354 Dissertation Project BS 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 50 100 150
Total 15 0 6 24 150 90 60 125 175 600