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Department of Microbiology

Department / Institute Contact Information

Dean

Prof. Asha Agarwal

 

Address

School of Life Sciences, Khandari, Agra

 

Phone

9897223877

Email

asha.agarwal01@gmail.com
smahajanmb@gmail.com

 

About Department

The department of Microbiology started in 1998. The ordinance and syllabi for MSc classes was formed with the help of some well known microbiologist of the country and finally the Department has adopted UGC syllabus w.e.f. July 2001. Microbiology is an applied course and various programs have been developed to meet the growing demand for trained manpower to carry out meaningful Research activities in the country. The programme is designed to expose the students to recent exciting developments in the area of Microbiology and their application in industry, agriculture and medicine.

Faculties

S .No

01.
02.
03.

 

Name

Dr. Surabhi Mahajan
Dr. Ankur Gupta
Dr. Jagriti Sharma

Designation

Lecturer
Lecturer
Lecturer

 

Qualifications

M.Sc., Ph.D.
M.Sc., Ph.D., NET
M.Sc., Ph.D., NET

Courses

Courses Name


M.Sc.
(Microbiology)

 

Syllabus


Approved

 

Duration


04 semester
(02 Years)

 

Minimum – Eligibility


Bachelors degree with botany/zoology as one of the subjects with minimum 50% marks. (b) B.E./B' Tech. (chemistry, Biochemical Engineering, B.V.Sc./M.B.B.S. Biotechnology) with minimum 50% marks. (c) B.Sc. (Honors) degree in any of the following subjects with a minimum 50% marks. Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Microbiology, Zoology, Botany, Geology, Physics and Chemistry

 

Admission Procedure

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No. of Seats

20

 

 Training Program(if applicable)

6 months project training programme in IVth semester is compulsory for students,

Research Area

Molecular biology, Biochemistry, Immunology, Environmental Microbiology, Industrial microbiology, medical microbiology, microbial genetics.

Achievements regarding department

  • Many students are scientists in reputed council (ICMR & DRDO). More than 70 students have qualified CSIR-NET, ICMR-JRF, ASRB-NET.
  • More than 30 Research papers, chapters in books and Review papers have been published in national and international Journals of repute.