How to prepare for M.Sc. Microbiology Entrance Exams?


Master of Science in Microbiology is a post graduate degree of science. It is mainly concerned with the study of microorganisms and their effect on human beings. It is a two year academic course and the course duration may vary depending on the university opted to study. But the minimum duration required is two years. Admission to this course is mainly done on the basis of entrance examination conducted by several universities and colleges.

Top colleges offering M.Sc. Microbiology in India

  • Jiwaji University, Faculty of Sciences & Faculty of Life Sciences, Vidya Vihar, Gwalior
  • Kakatiya University, Vidyaranyapuri, Warangal
  • Kurukshetra University, Faculty of Science, Kurukshetra
  • Maharshi Dayanand University, Faculty of Science, Rohtak
  • Mahatma Gandhi University, Faculty of Applied Science, Kottayam
  • Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, University Campus, Abishekapatti, Tirunelveli
  • North Maharashtra University, Faculty of Science, Jalgaon
  • Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology, Bhubaneswar
  • Osmania University, Faculty of Science, Administrative Building, Hyderabad
  • Panjab University, Chandigarh
  • Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Faculty of Life Science, Raipur

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who are having a master’s degree in any of the subjects like microbiology, Biochemistry, Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Human Genetics, Plant Protection, Environmental Sciences, Home Science, Dairy Sciences, Fisheries, App. Nutrition, Biotechnology, Medical Lab. Technology, Public Health, Nutrition and Dietetics, Nursing, Agriculture and Horticulture or Forestry, BSc Agriculture, BSc Home Science in Science stream with a combination of two subjects are eligible for the exam.

General guidelines for preparing for M.Sc. Microbiology Entrance Exam

Candidates should have a basic idea about the entire topic covered under the syllabus. While preparing for the exam he/she should refer as many possible textbooks and links related to the subject. The candidate should be thorough with the under graduate course. Referring previous year entrance exam question papers while preparing for the test will be a good practice.

M.Sc. Microbiology Entrance Exam Pattern

The exam pattern will be different for different universities. In general, the exam will be an objective type exam with multiple choice questions. The candidates can score four marks for every correct answers and one mark will be reduced for every incorrect answer.

Set up a full proof study Plan

Studying with the help of a well prepared study plan is always a good practice. The plan should be such that enough time is obtained to cover all the important topics in the syllabus and no time is wasted. While dividing time, it should be noted that hard topics or long topics are given more time than simple topics. Studying with the help of a well prepared study plan will improve the confidence level of candidates and they can avoid tension related to exams also.



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6 Responses to “How to prepare for M.Sc. Microbiology Entrance Exams?”

  1. 6
    apoorva yagic:

    sir after msc micro what type of job we can get and what will be the criteria for this &how much we caan earn plz
    tell me……

  2. 5

    which z d best option in msc after doing bsc biotech??

  3. 4

    i am student of in industrial microbiology, completing 2nd year and i want to prepare for entrance along with 3rd yr. so plz help me , how can i do this ?

  4. 3

    i want to do Msc microbiology with fellowship in India what preparation to do ?

  5. 2

    i want to know the entrance exam syllabus for msc microbiology in BHU

  6. 1
    neesha kumari:

    what is the last date for taking admission in microbiology by entrance?what is the last date for form submission of microbiology in jiwaji university