BSc (Hons) Industrial Microbiology

BSc (Hons) Industrial Microbiology at Shoolini University focuses on the different types of fermentation processes, equipment used, and microbiological processes involved. Students will gain knowledge about microbiology of fermented products, the microbial quality control and quality schemes used in food and beverage industries, as well as the industrial production of important microbial metabolites and products. Apart from this, our graduates learn all about the isolation, maintenance, and handling of industrially important microbial cultures in laboratory settings. 

We have collaborations with renowned universities across the world for student exchange programs, faculty exchange and more. Prominent among these are, University of Arkansas, USA; Lanzhou University, China; University of Naples, Italy; Taipei Medical University, Taiwan; Gachon University, South Korea; South Dakota Mines University, USA.

Illustrious faculty members from India and abroad teach at the university.  

BSc (Hons) Industrial Microbiology is a UGC-approved degree at Shoolini University.

Key Areas of Research

  • Industrially important enzymes
  • Role of microbes in food industry
  • Food microbiota
  • Fermentation 
  • Production of enzymes & secondary metabolites from microorganisms

BSc (Hons) Industrial Microbiology Career Opportunities

  • Food Microbiologist
  • Protozoologists
  • Mycologists
  • Food Microbiologists
  • Biotechnologist
  • Biochemist 

 

  • Cell Biologists
  • Parasitologists
  • Geneticists

 

Sr. No.

COURSE NAME

CREDITS

COURSE TYPE

SEMESTER I

1

Introductory Biotechnology

4

Core

2

Fundamentals of Central Dogma

4

Core

3

Functional English-1

3

Foundation

4

Basic Mathematics

3

Foundation

5

Microbial World

3

Cluster Foundation

6

Living in the Digital Age

3

Foundation

7

Induction

0

Life Skills

 

 

 

20

 

 

 

WINTER INTERNSHIP 1

02

 

SEMESTER II

1.

Our Environment

3

Foundation

2.

Functional English-2

3

Foundation

3.

Genetics and Genomics

4

Core

4.

Chemistry of Life

4

Core

5.

Cell Biology

3

Core

6.

Sprint I

1

Life Skills

7.

Social Project

1

Life Skills

 

 

 

19

 

SEMESTER III

1

Scientific Reasoning/ Design thinking

3

Foundation

2

Modern Techniques and Instrumentation

4

Core

3

Immunity, Vaccines and Immuno-technology

4

Core

4

Minor-1

4

Minor

5

Minor-2

4

Minor

6

Community Engagement and Service

1

Life Skills

7

Sprint II

1

Life Skills

 

 

Winter Internship II

4

 

SEMESTER IV

1

Introductory Statistics

3

Foundation

2

Introduction to Industrial Microbiology

4

Core

3

Fermentation Technology and Downstream Processing

4

Core

4

Minor-3

4

Minor

5

Minor-4

4

Minor

6

Sprint III

1

Life Skills

 

 

 

20

 

SEMESTER V

1

Food Microbiology

4

Core

2

Epidemiology of Infectious diseases

4

Core

3

Departmental Elective-I

3

Core Elective

4

Minor-5

4

Minor

5

Minor-6

4

Minor

6

Sprint IV

1

Life Skills

 

 

Winter Internship III

 

 

SEMESTER VI

1

Departmental Elective-II

3

Core Elective

2

Departmental Elective-III

3

Core Elective

3

Minor-7

4

Minor

4

Minor-8

4

Minor

5

Research Methodology

3

Research

6

Sprint V

1

Life Skills

 

 

18

 

SEMESTER VII

1

Apprenticeship/Research Work

10

Research

2

Minor-9

4

Minor

3

Sprint

2

Life Skills

 

 

16

 

SEMESTER VIII

1

Research Dissertation

10

Research

2

Research Paper 1

3

Research

3

Patent/Design/Copyright

2

Research

4

Minor-10

4

Minor

5

Sprint

2

Life skills

 

 

21

 

 

 

Credits

165

 

DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE

1

Understanding the Regulations: GMP, GLP, and Bioethics

3

Core Elective

2

Food Safety Laws and Regulations

 

3

Core Elective

3

Biopharmaceutical Technology

3

Core Elective

4

Bioinformatics

3

Core Elective

5

Marine Microbiology: exploring the marine world

3

Core Elective

6

Biology of Soil microorganisms

3

Core Elective

7

Gene Cloning to Gene Editing

3

Core Elective

8

Environmental and Agricultural Microbiology

3

Core Elective

 

 

Learning from Covid-19

3

Core Elective

 

 

Online SWAYAM/MOOCS

3

Core Elective

 

 

Choose equivalent to 9 credits (3 courses)

9

 

 

 

Total Credits

165

 

 

 

 

Jasmine Kaur (Biotech)

Jasmine Kaur (Biotech)

I am extremely grateful to Shoolini for providing me an international exchange program opportunity. It paved way to pursue Masters at Gachon University, South Korea.

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