Career after M.Sc in Microbiology


Two year post graduation in Microbiology enables the candidates to fetch wide variety of career opportunities available in the field of Microbiology. Applications of Microbiology are extensively seen in the food processing, agricultural and pharmaceutical field. Thus varieties of career opportunities are available in these fields for the graduates in M.Sc Microbiology.

Career in Private sector after M.Sc in Microbiology

M.Sc degree in Microbiology enables the candidates to pursue their career in food processing companies, agricultural companies and pharmaceutical companies. They can work as food technologists in different food processing companies. Agricultural companies employ these graduates as agricultural microbiologists for various research purposes. Some of the pharmaceutical companies which recruit the graduates in M.Sc Microbiology for the job of Microbiologists are Emcure Pharmaceticals, Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Wockhardt Limited, Dr.Reddy’s, Shantha Biotech, Ranbaxy, Cipla and Cadila Pharmaceuticals Limited. These graduates can also work in private hospitals and research institutes.

Government Career after M.Sc in Microbiology

Candidates who have completed their M.Sc degree in Microbiology can apply for several vacancies available in the research institutes of the government. They can apply for Microbiologist job available in the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences New Delhi. Several other jobs available in different research institutes are Scientist, Research Assistant, Technical Assistant, Field Assistant and Project Assistant. Notification for these vacancies will be published on the newspaper or the concerned website. Candidates can apply for any of these jobs in the manner specified on the notification. Those who write Combined Graduate Level exam conducted by Staff Selection Commission can get into different government departments with lucrative salaries. Graduates in M.Sc Microbiology can also apply for the vacancies available in various laboratories under Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). They can also work in government hospitals. Those who aspire to work in the teaching field can apply for the posts like lecturer or associate professor in several colleges or universities. For that they need to qualify the NET exam.

Career Abroad after M.Sc in Microbiology

Candidates who have completed M.Sc Microbiology can work in foreign countries as Medical Microbiologists, Agricultural Microbiologists, Industrial Microbiologists, Marine Microbiologists or General Microbiologists depending on their experience in the related field.  Several foreign companies are offering these jobs for the graduates in M.Sc Microbiology. They can also pursue their career in various foreign research institutes.

Long term Career roadmap for M.Sc in Microbiology

Those who have completed M.Sc degree in Microbiology can find a long term career in the research field. After gaining much experience in this field as assistant, they can get into the post of Scientist. They can get into higher posts after gaining enough work experience as scientist.



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14 Responses to “Career after M.Sc in Microbiology”

  1. 14

    am doing my msc in microbiology…am interested in industrial you can please help me and tell how and where to apply?

  2. 13

    what are the various company where i can get a job of 15 to 20,000 rupees after completing msc in applied microbiology nd biotecnology, specially in west bengal,jharkhand,delhi and bihar.
    jobs in govt and private company after msc in microbio.
    which colleges can i apply for lecturer without net score card

    plz tell me d detail job prospects in field of biotech after msc in applied microbiology.

  3. 12
    hemant singh:

    what is scope of microbiology in private and government sector after msc . please send me

  4. 11
    Subhasish majhi:

    How many salary in job after in microbiology?

  5. 10
    koshlendra singh kaurav:

    I have completed in microbiology….am interested in industrial job so you can help me and how can prepare to the job and where to apply??

  6. 9

    am doing my msc in microbiology…am interested in industrial you can please help me and tell how and where to apply??

  7. 8

    Can get job soon after completing b.scmedical micro biology or bsc medical micro biology

  8. 7

    Hi, i have completed M.phil in applied microbiology and having passion to do teaching in government sector. kindly guide me what to do further.

  9. 6
    dimple nalkande:

    How to I get job in hospital after b.Sc microbiology

  10. 5

    pleas is it possible for me to further my education in medical lab tech or science after having a degree in microbiology nd pls what are the neccessary steps to take.pls rili need ur help.God bless you all

  11. 4
    tamanna talukder:

    am doing my msc in microbiology…am interested in industrial you can please help me and tell how and where to apply??

  12. 3

    I have completed msc microbiology this year with first division. i am interested in research. So can you please help me n tell how n where to apply??

  13. 2

    I am completed msc microbiology now i want job in i should apply

  14. 1

    compleated msc medical microbiology.i have lot of intrested on researchside