Students pursuing B. Sc. Honours and general courses in microbiology are in great demand to work at pathology labs, science laboratories, teaching and research jobs. Microbiology graduates can undertake Post graduate studies in microbiology for which ample opportunities are available in colleges and Universities of West Bengal and other states of India. Once they complete their course, they can work as microbiologists in industries like pharmaceutical, dairy, breweries, distilleries, enzyme, etc
Microbiologists are people who have specialization in the field of Microbiolgy. They are scientists who study organisms and infectious agents that cannot be seen with the naked eye. They study the interactions of microorganisms with humans and other organisms that exist and affect our lives.
There is vast scope in the field of microbiology due to the advancement in the field of science and technology. The scope in this field is immense due to the involvement of microbiology in many fields like
- Dairy Industry
- Clinical research
- Water industry
- Chemical technology
The study of microbiology contributes greatly to the understanding of life through enhancements and intervention of microorganisms. There is an increase in demand for microbiologists in India and globally. A microbiologist can innovate new diagnostic kits, discover new drugs and also carry out teaching and research.
Qualifications specific to job:
- A undergraduate degree in microbiology gives you the opportunity to work at science laboratories and pathology labs.
- If you have a Post Graduate degree in microbiology, you can work in microbiology based industries like pharmacy, dairy, breweries, distilleries, enzyme, etc. and you also can pursue PhD.
- Students who complete PhD can take up teaching at universities and PG colleges. They can also take up a post-doctoral research.
INTAKE-30 for B. Sc. (Hons.)
Passed 10+2 standard or its equivalent examination from any recognised board with at least 45% marks in aggregate.