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B.Sc Industrial Microbiology Overview

Program Details

The B.Sc Industrial Microbiology Program at Guru Nanak University prepares students for a career in industry, private consulting, and government. The course deals with different aspects of Biology with relation to Chemistry like Molecular Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Bio- Engineering. The course is a multidisciplinary course of science that involves different aspects of sciences and becomes a valuable course for professional jobs in Manufacturing Industries, Pharmaceuticals, and so on. It involves different aspects of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Technology, and other subjects as well. The course helps to understand the importance of Microorganisms in industrial processes and also about the valuable products of the different processes which are part of Industrial Microbiology. Some of the products involve Drugs, Food Items, Fuels, Chemicals, Beverages, Detergents, and so on. The course also deals with the involvement of engineering and scientific principles that helps to process the materials related to Microbiology.  It helps the student to understand the role of industrial microbiology in the safety and quality assurance of Chemicals, Foods, and Pharmaceuticals.

Career Prospects

After completing B.Sc Industrial Microbiology graduation, one can work towards becoming a professional work person as an Immunologist, Cell-Biologists, Biotechnologist, Genetics, Virologist etc. Some of the job profiles are Mycologists, Food Microbiologists, Environmental Microbiologists, Biochemist, Cell Biologists, Parasitologists, Geneticists, Biotechnologist, Protozoologists, Industrial Microbiologists etc.


Passed 10+2 examination in Science stream with Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics/ Biology as compulsory subjects with atleast 50% marks from a recognized board of the country