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Microbiologists study microorganisms (microbes) in order to understand how they affect our lives and how we can exploit them. They focus on the biology of microorganisms at both the molecular and cellular level, as well as their ecology, including viruses, bacteria, archaea, fungi, algae and protozoa.

Career Option

  • - Biomedical scientist - Clinical research associate - Food technologist - Healthcare scientist
  • immunology - Microbiologist - Pharmacologist - Research scientist (life sciences) - Technical brewer

Top Colleges In India

  • Bharath University, Chennai 173, Agharam Road, Selaiyur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600073 Ph- 044 2229 0742 Website-
  • Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya Nalanda Campus, R. N. T., Rabindranath Tagore Marg, Chhoti Gwaltoli, Indore, Madhya Pradesh 452001 Ph- 0731 252 7532 Website-
  • Jiwaji University Gwalior (M.P.), India Enquiry No.: +91 751 2442712 Degree Section: +91 751 2442757 Fax No.: +91 751 2341768 Website-

Courses to be pursued

  • 1. Bachelor - Bachelor of Science in Microbiology - Bachelor of Science in Applied Microbiology - Bachelor of Science in Industrial Microbiology - Bachelor of Science in Food Technology - Bachelor of Science in Clinical Microbiology 2. Master - Master of Science in Microbiology - Master of Science in Applied Microbiology - Master of Science in Medical Microbiology - Master of Science in Microbial Genetics and Bioinformatics 3. Specializations in Microbiology - Agricultural Microbiology - Industrial Microbiology - Evolutionary Microbiology - Nano Microbiology - Cellular Microbiology - Soil Microbiology - Veterinary Microbiology - Generation Microbiology - Microbial - Water Microbiology - Pharmaceutical Microbiology - Microbial Genetics - Environmental Microbiology

Working Condition

Most microbiologists work on research teams with other scientists and technicians. Microbiologists study microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, algae, fungi, and some types of parasites. They try to understand how these organisms live, grow, and interact with their environments.

Personal Skill

  • - Research oriented - Interest in research
  • - Observant attitude and determination - Diligence - Ability to work in a team of professionals - Good communication skills - Must be hard working - Good mathematical and computational skills

Educational Qualification

  • Minimum Qualification- 10+ 2 with Biology or Mathematics
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