Bachelors of Microbiology

BS Microbiology is a 4 years degree program that educates the students in detail about microbiology. Thus, it enables the degree holder to utilize his/her enhanced knowledge in the fields of academia, health sciences, environmental sciences, agricultural research, marine biology, and biotechnology industry. The prerequisite of admission is FSc (pre-medical)/ A levels/ equivalent with at least 60% marks. Aspirants have to clear NAT (general)/ MDCAT with a minimum of 50% of the cumulative score. However, it is recommended to check the admission prerequisites of the university to which you want to apply. The students may have to take the entry/admission test of the university they have applied for.

Core Courses

  • Genetics
  • Cell Biology
  • Research Methodology
  • Biosafety & Risk Management
  • Biotechnology
  • Cell Biology
  • Microbial Taxonomy
  • General Immunology
  • Introduction to Medical Microbiology
  • Fundamentals of Microbiology

Eligibility Criteria

  • Intermediate (FSc Pre-Medical) or equivalent with 60 % marks.
  • 60% marks in the entrance test.

Scope

The graduate degree holder in microbiology is a professional who can play a vital role in research in related fields. The cell (microbe) is the basic part of any organism and all research originates from this basic source. In the field of medical and life sciences, the degree holder can work professionally to make research fruitful. In medicinal, agricultural, and life sciences, microbiology discovers the basic element and gives a new horizon to the research programs. These professionals can direct research to get optimum benefits according to the needs of the region and population. The BS degree holder can also conveniently move towards higher education to enhance his/her knowledge and skills. Therefore, BS Microbiology is a beneficial degree to either work as a professional or carry on higher studies in the same field. There is a good ratio of absorption of it in both public and private sectors.

Universities Offering BS Microbiology in Pakistan

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