Sengunthar Arts And Science College

Affliated to Periyar University, Salem & Approved by AICTE, New Delhi.
An ISO 9001:2015 Certified Institution
Recognised U/s 2(f) and 12(B) of the UGC Act, 1956 & Accredited by NAAC A+



              Candidate who has passed the B.Sc. degree in any Life Sciences [ Microbiology / Applied Microbiology / Industrial Microbiology / Botany / Plant Sciences and Plant Biotechnology / Zoology / Animal Science / Applied Animal Science and Animal Biotechnology / Biochemistry / Bioinformatics / Biology / Food Science & Nutrition / BSMS/BAMS/BUMS/BHMS / Chemistry with Botany / Zoology] as Allied Subjects of this University or an Examination of any other University accepted by the Syndicate as equivalent there to shall be eligible for admission to M.Sc. Applied Microbiology.

                A candidate shall be eligible for the award of the degree only if she has undergone the prescribed course of study in a college affiliated to the University for a period of not less than two academic years, passed the examination of all the four semesters prescribed, earning 90 credits and fulfilled such conditions as have been prescribed therefore.


 Microbiology department has separate, well furnished, spacious laboratories to train undergraduate and post graduate microbiology students. The labs are equipped with air conditioned inoculation chambers, Laminar flow stations, Mycological hoods, Bright field research microscope, Bright field binocular microscopes, Bright field monocular microscopes, ELISA microplate reader , Table top high speed cooling centrifuge, Bacteriological incubators, BOD incubator, Hot air ovens, Autoclaves, Deep freezers, Digital pH meters, Electronic balance,  Digital colony counters, Water bath with shaker, Hot plate with magnetic stirrer, VDRL shakers, Electrophoresis apparatus, UV Transilluminator, Membrane filter apparatus, colorimeter, Water distillations sets, Heating mantles, Rotary shaker, Microwave oven, Western blotting apparatus etc.

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Job Opportunities

Microbiology graduates are endorsed with a broad spectrum of opportunities at various levels: Pharmaceuticals & Vaccines, Food and Dairy Industry, Research Scientist, Health Inspectors, Diagnostic Laboratories, Leather Industries, Quality controllers, Oil industry and mining, Veterinary depts, Agricultural & Poultry depts. Etc

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