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Master of Science in Microbiology

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Programme Overview

M.Sc. in Microbiology is a 2-year postgraduate programme which deals with more detailed and advanced study of the microorganisms, including microbial cellular processes, their harmful and beneficial aspects, microbes for human welfare, molecular details of microbial cells and develops knowledge and understanding for applying it for societal benefits which may include sectors such as healthcare, agriculture, soil and environment, food processing, pharmaceutical etc. The objective of this programme is to produce intellectual and proficient microbiologists by enhancing the abilities and skills of students for application of microbiology theories and expertise in the live problems faced by the industry.

Programme Educational Outcomes
  • To understand and illustrate the basic and applied knowledge leading to the demand of academic, research and industrial fields.
  • To develop proficient problem solving skills in students thereby inculcating innovative research ideas
  • To develop skilled professionals in the field of microbiology aiding in the holistic development of knowledge creation contributing to sustainability and progress of science and society at large
  • To inculcate the sense of social responsibility as well as impact for microbial applications.
Programme Outcomes
  • Scientific Knowledge: Apply scientific knowledge for innovation solving microbiological, biotechnological, nutritional, botanical, zoological, chemical or mathematical issues
  • Laboratory skills: Develop skills with scientific, systematic experimental learning in respective field of study and discipline
  • Analytical skill: Ability to understand and analyse problems related to socioeconomics, environmental, health etc.
  • Problem solving skills: Ability to find solutions to the problems and threats faced with the help of scientific research.
  • Proficiency: Develop proficiency in respective branch of science and scientific tools and equipment.
  • Communication skill: Develop communication skill to communicate among the peer and society to promote scientific thinking and research outcomes.
  • Professional ethics: Knowledge of professional ethics and their strict application in respective profession.
  • Research: Temperament to take up research as a career to develop new knowledge in thrust areas.
  • Social Responsibility: Sense of responsibility to do utmost possible for development of society by educating mass, solving problems, enhancing natural resources, removing superstitions and there by contributing to nation building as a whole.
  • Environmental responsibility: Sense of responsibility to maintain ecological balance. To be able to develop sustainable eco friendly approaches favouring livelihood of all the components of nature.
  • Life-long learning: The knowledge gathered enhances the overall applications of microbes in day to day activities as well as its societal impacts.
Programme Specific Outcomes
  • Understand the nature, classification of microorganisms, adaptations and environmental stability.
  • Understand the biochemical, physiological, molecular biological aspects of microbes.
  • Understand about various pathogenic microorganisms, infection process, human microbial interactions and immune response against the pathogens.
  • Understand the harmful impacts of microbes as well as their potential applications in Industries, Agriculture and Environment and development of entrepreneurship.

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CST- Common scholarship test is a national and international level online MCQ based examination funded for intellectual empowerment by Assam down town University.

CST- Maximum enrolment each year is 120 seats and any 10+2 students can apply.
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