BSc (Hons) Microbiology (3/4 years)

Study of applied sciences such as BSc (Hons) Microbiology at Shoolini University includes cutting-edge methods to learn about pathogenic microbes, biological diversity, evolution, and biotechnology. Elaborate practical and experimental training makes our young scholars proficient in laboratory skills and techniques. 

This field concentrates on microscopic organisms. Bacteria, fungi, protists, and, in some cases, viruses are also part of the organisms studied. It also examines nucleic acid in the form of DNA or RNA sequences. Theoretical and practical aspects of the subject are studied in detail.

Shoolini has an illustrious team of faculty members. Our students learn from some of the best teachers in India, who have been trained and educated in the best universities of the world such as the National Cancer Institute, USA, NIH, USA, IISc and Oxford

Shoolini University has several international collaborations with foreign universities in Korea, Italy, USA and Europe so that students can avail opportunities to study at international campuses. 

The course is UGC certified.

Research Opportunities

Plant Biotechnology, Animal Biotechnology, Enzyme technology, Immunology, Parasitology, Cancer biology

BSc (Hons) Microbiology (3/4 years) Career Opportunities

  • Higher Studies
  • Clinical Research Manager
  • Research Interns
  • Scientific Assistant
  • Forensic Experts
  • QA/QC Jobs

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
Total 20  
Winter Internship-II  2  
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 Cluster Foundation
6 Sprint I 1 Life Skills
7 Social Project 1 Life Skills
Total  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 Volunteering/Community Services 1 Life Skills
7 Sprint II 1 Life Skills
Total  21  
Winter Internship-II  4  
Semester IV 1 Introductory Statistics 3 Foundation
2 Biology of Soil Microorganisms 4 Core 
3 Bacteriology 4 Core 
4 Minor-3 4 Minor
5 Minor-4 4 Minor
6 Sprint-III 1 Life Skills
Total  20  
Semester V 1 Basics of Mycology and Phycology  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
Total  20  
Winter Internship-III 4  
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
Toal  18  
Semester VII 1 Apprenticeship/Research Work 10 Research
2 Minor-9 4 Minor
3 Sprint 2 Life Skills
Total  16  
Semester VIII 1 Research Dissertation 10 Research
2 Research Paper1 3 Research
3 Patent/Design/Copyright 2 Research
4 Minor-10 4 Minor
5 Sprint 2 Life skills
Total  21  
Deparment Elective (3 Credits Each) (Choose equivalent to 9 credits (3 courses))      
Understanding the Regulations: GMP, GLP, and Bioethics 
Food Microbiology
Aquatic Microbiology: exploring the aquatic world 
Industrial Biotechnology and Microbiology
Gene Cloning to Gene Editing
Learning from Covid-19
Environmental and Agricultural Microbiology

Narendra Chirmule
Narendra ChirmuleDistinguished Faculty
Saurabh Kulshrestha
Saurabh KulshresthaProfessor
Anuradha Sourirajan
Anuradha SourirajanProfessor
Dinesh Kumar
Dinesh KumarProfessor
P K Chauhan
P K ChauhanAssociate Professor
Somesh Sharma
Somesh SharmaAssociate Professor
Azhar Khan
Azhar KhanProfessor
Rupak Nagraik
Rupak NagraikAssistant Professor
Chandresh Kumari
Chandresh KumariAssistant Professor
Nitika Thakur
Nitika ThakurAssistant Professor
Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep KumarAssistant Professor
Debajyoti Bose
Debajyoti BoseAssistant Professor
Jyoti Mehta
Jyoti MehtaAssistant Professor
Gaurav Saxena
Gaurav SaxenaAssistant Professor
Rohit Sharma
Rohit SharmaAssistant Professor
Swarup Roy
Swarup RoyAssistant Professor
Deblina Biswas
Deblina BiswasAssistant Professor
Lokender Kumar
Lokender KumarAssistant Professor
Kamal Dev
Kamal DevProfessor
New Faculty
New FacultyProfessor
Anuj Kumar Poonia
Anuj Kumar PooniaAssistant Professor
Richa Kaushal
Richa KaushalAssistant Professor
Rajan Rolta  (BTech/MTech BT)

Rajan Rolta (BTech/MTech BT)

I am grateful to Shoolini and my mentor for supporting me in filing nine patents during my B Tech and M Tech programs.

Amanpreet Kaur Virk (M.Sc.)

Amanpreet Kaur Virk (M.Sc.)

Shoolini’s research environment inspired me to pursue PhD in Biotech, which also opened new doors for me as a foreign intern at Lanzhou University, China.

Yogendra Verma (BSc Hons. BT)

Yogendra Verma (BSc Hons. BT)

I was able to secure a position at Stanford University as a Life-Science Research professional, a career I am enthusiastic about.

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

The BSc Microbiology faculty at Shoolini University is well-qualified and experienced. The faculty members have a strong research background and are passionate about teaching. They are committed to providing students with a high-quality education that will prepare them for a successful career in microbiology.

What are the future opportunities after completing BSc Microbiology from Shoolini University?

There are many future opportunities after completing a BSc in Microbiology from Shoolini University. You can pursue a variety of careers in healthcare, research, and environmental science. Some common career paths include Microbiologist, Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Environmental Scientist, Food Scientist, Pharmacologist. In addition, you can also pursue careers in: Education, Writing, Consulting. With a strong education and a passion for science, graduates can make a real difference in the world.

Shoolini University exposes BSc Microbiology students to industry experience through internships for hands-on experience; industry professionals visit campus for interactions and lectures giving students a first-hand look at what it's like to work in a specific industry; field trips to industry-related locations, such as research labs, hospitals, or food processing plants; and industry-sponsored projects that provide students with the opportunity to work on real-world projects.

The placement cell at Shoolini University works closely with students to help them find jobs that match their skills and interests. The placement cell organises campus placement drives and helps students prepare for interviews, providing students with career counselling and guidance. Students can pursue careers in research, working in laboratories to study microorganisms and their role in the environment, food safety, and human health. Some other options are, Clinical Laboratory Science, Environmental Science, Food Science, and Pharmacology.

Yes, Shoolini University has a strong alumni network. The active alumni association helps connect graduates, faculty members, and current students, providing a platform for networking, mentorship, and career guidance. This helps build long-term relationships between the university and its graduates.

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Course Details

  • Eligibility: 10+2 (PCB/PCM) with minimum 60% marks

  • Admission Criteria: CUET/NEET/JEE/ SAT or Shoolini University's multiple choice entrance test (SU-SAT)

  • Duration: 4 years

  • Semester Fee

    Himachal Pradesh Domicile : 75000
    Others : 80000