BSC - Microbiology - Institute of Genetic Engineering

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B.Sc in Microbiology
Duration : 6 Semesters (Three Years)
Total Marks = 3600

Eligibility : For admission in B.Sc, students from science stream with 10+2 (HS exam) or equivalent (ISC, CBSE etc.) examination having Physics / Chemistry / Biology / Mathematics (any two Science subject is compulsory) and pass mark in each subject will be eligible.

B.Sc Degree Course (Hons) in Microbiology

DURATION : Six Semesters (Three Years)
Total Marks = 3600

Theoretical Papers : 24 Papers (Marks = 2400)
Total Credit = 16 Credits per semester = 6 x 16 = 96

Practical / Project Papers : 12 papers (Marks = 1200)
Total Credit = 4 Credits per semester = 6 x 4 = 24

Total Credit in 6 Semesters = 96 + 24 = 120
4 credit (Theory) means 3 lecture hours & 1 Tutorial per week
or 42 lectures per semester per paper
2 credit (Lab.) means at least 40 hours of lab work per semester per paper
  1. In view of the increasing demand for training manpower in the area of Microbiology, Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, it was consensus of the committee (Faculties & experts) that this course should be broad based and should be able to give a good insight into modern biology and important component of hands-on training to the students. Thus by nature it will be an interdisciplinary course.
  2. a) For admission, students from Science stream with 10+2 (HS exam) or equivalent, ISC, CBSE exam will be eligible.
    b) Admission will be through selection test CET (Common Entrance Examination) and also on the basis of the merit.
    c) The number of students for this course to be admitted this year will be 30.
  3. The fee structure should be on no grant basis as applicable to technical courses.

BSc : Microbiology (Hons) Syllabus







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