Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore

M.Sc Applied Microbiology Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore

Also known as: VIT Vellore

Quick Facts

Total Fees
1.60 Lakhs

Fees Details

1.60 Lakhs
Disclaimer: Data for total fees has been calculated based on all years/semesters as provided by the college. The actual fees may vary.

Important Dates

For all Exams Accepted by this Course
Dates Events
28 Feb, 2019 Form Submission| Mode: online
28 Oct, 2018 Form Availablity| Mode: online

Course Details

  • Mode: Full time
  • Duration: 2 Years

This is a two year postgraduate programme in applied microbiology. The degree for this course will be provided by Vellore Institute of Technology.


Semester 1-

  • Microbial Diversity 
  • Microbial Physiology and Metabolism
  • Food Microbiology  
  • Systematic Bacteriology and Virology
  • Computer programming      
  • Basic Techniques in Microbiology Lab
  • Food Microbial Techniques Lab


Semester 3-

  • Molecular Microbial Genetics       
  • Fermentation Technology and Microbial Biotechnology          
  • Research Methodology and Biostatistics            
  • Bioethics and IPR     
  • Elective          
  • Molecular Microbial Genetics Lab 
  • Fermentation Technology Lab

Semester 2-

  • Immunology and Immunotechnology       
  • Environmental Microbiology         
  • Applied Mycology and Parapsychology   
  • Agricultural Microbiology  
  • Analytical Instrumentation 
  • Immunology, bacteriology, Mycology and Parasitology Lab       
  • Environmental Microbiology Lab

Semester 4-

  • Project
  • Comprehensive Viva
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Admission Process

  • Candidates will be called for an counseling in the order of merit of their aggregate marks secured in their undergraduate degree programmes calculated up to the fourth semester or second year, whichever is applicable -This is inclusive of Languages / EOP and all the subjects they have studied up to pre-final year.
  • Candidates for admission to other UG programmes will be selected based on the performance in the H.Sc., / Intermediate, and for PG programmes based on the performance in the UG degree.
  • Eligible candidates shall be called for counseling and the admission is decided based on the marks in the qualifying examination.

Eligibility Criteria

B.Sc. degree from a recognized university in any branch of Biological Science that includes Botany / Zoology, Microbiology / Biochemistry / Biotechnology / Nutrition (or) Home Science / Agricultural Science / Medicine.

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