What to do after B.Sc in Microbiology?


Bachelor of Science in Microbiology is a three year under graduate program in science. The course provides most reachable research tools for the nature of life process. The course deals with many practical problems in medical and agricultural industry. This course is very much similar to biotechnology. After completing graduation in B.Sc. Microbiology a candidate can either opt for higher studies or can go for various jobs.

Higher Studies Options after B.Sc in Microbiology

After completing graduation in B.Sc Microbiology graduates can apply for higher courses. Various specializations offered in Microbiology are

  • Aero microbiology
  • Agricultural Microbiology
  • Cellular Microbiology
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Evolutionary Microbiology
  • Food microbiology
  • Generation Microbiology
  • Inam ur Rehman Microbiology
  • Industrial Microbiology
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Microbial Genetics
  • Microbial Physiology
  • Nano Microbiology
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  • Soil Microbiology
  • Veterinary Microbiology
  • Water Microbiology

Various higher study options after completing B.Sc in Microbiology are listed below.

  • Master of Science in Applied Microbiology (M.Sc. Applied Microbiology)
  • Master of Science in Microbiology (M.Sc. Microbiology)
  • Master of Science in Microbial Genetics and Bioinformatics (M.Sc. Microbial Genetics and Bioinformatics)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology (PhD Microbiology)
  • Diploma Courses in Microbiology
  • Advance Post Graduate Diploma in Marine Microbiology

The subjects included in the masters program for microbiology are

  • Advanced Immunology
  • Agricultural Microbiology
  • Bacteriology & Virology
  • Bioinformatics & Computational Methods
  • Biological Chemistry
  • Biophysical Techniques & Instrumentation
  • Bioprocess Technology
  • Bioprocess Technology & Agricultural Microbiology
  • Cell biology & Enzymology
  • Engineering &Bioinformatics &Computational Methods
  • Environmental Microbiology Medical Microbiology
  • Microbial Genetics & Genetic Engineering
  • Microbial Physiology & Molecular Biology
  • Microbial Technology
  • Principles   of Microbiology

Job Opportunities for B.Sc in Microbiology Graduates

Plenty of job opportunities are there for graduates in B.Sc Microbiology both in India and abroad. Graduates can find jobs in areas like research organizations, research labs of hospitals of private and public sectors, pharmaceutical firms and chemical industries etc.  Microbiology is very much similar to biotechnology which makes it easier to find a job in this field.

Awareness programs about care of the environment, curing diseases like Cancer, heart diseases and AIDS etc are increasing day by day; this in turn increases the requirement of professionals in the field of Microbiology. Many firms and organizations working in this field recruit professionals in B.Sc Microbiology. Candidates can also apply for the post of science writers.

They will be paid with higher salaries in these organizations. The remuneration will differ based on the organization and type of job. Initially they will be posted as trainees. They can earn up to Rs.20, 000/- per month in the training period itself.  The chances of getting a better job will be more for post graduates.



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14 Responses to “What to do after B.Sc in Microbiology?”

  1. 14
    Andreas anand:

    ‘Nogaama nongu thinganum’ Can u gve any idea pls…

  2. 13

    Can apply pcl level certificate in B.sc in microbiology ?

  3. 12
    Abhishek sinha roy:

    can i study mbbs after bsc .i have scored 60% in science can i do mbbs?

  4. 11
    Bhavna Pandya:

    ,Hi, am done with b.sc. Microbiology this year only, can u plz tel me which wil be the better career option?? Am very much confus,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

  5. 10

    Can i do Msc biotechnology after Bsc microbiology?

  6. 9

    hi, im doing my final year b.sc.microbiology course.i wanna know whether doing applied microbiology is the best or doing any specialisation in microbiology is the best option? if so which area of specialisation wil b best preferable & which college wil b the best for doing my pg in microbiology? kindly plz suggest me.thank u.

  7. 8
    annapurna kamat:

    Where r the best college in mumbai for pathology

  8. 7

    I would like to join M.Sc genetics after my B.Sc microbiology. Please give me a clear idea and jobs?

  9. 6

    hi, i wanna to know which course is most preferable general micro or medical micro.. i hav interest in both d fields.. but i need to kw which is more useful for ma future..

  10. 5
    priya rajpal:

    hi m priya, n i have complited bsc microbiology with 68%, now i want to carry forward my studies .
    please refer me future study courses.

  11. 4

    Sir,i have completed my B.Sc (Microbiology) with less than 50%.Please suggest me what can I do?
    I want to complete M.Sc(Microbiology) in Mumbai Univesity.Give me the collge list in which i will get admission for it.?

  12. 3

    can i study mbbs after bsc .i have scored 60% in science can i do mbbs?

  13. 2

    After complete my bsc micro biology i join mbbs do or not

  14. 1

    Hi i’m Sarah
    i live in Yemen and have a B.Sc in microbiology 2011 and i am interested in Environmental Microbiology .
    So, i’d like to know where to find higher education opportunity abroad like in India and and if are they globally recognized institutes?
    is there any place that give fresh graduates with no job experience a job?