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Master of Science (M.Sc.) – Microbiology

APU > Medicine, Health & Life Science > Master of Science (M.Sc.) – Microbiology
2 Years
Full Time
Part Time

Master of Science in Microbiology is approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC). This program is for students who wish to pursue a career in Microbiology and other related fields.

M.Sc. in Microbiology prepares students in all fundamental aspects of Microbiology. Students learn about the combined discipline of Biology and Chemistry, their relationship and impact on the environment, as well as microorganisms and their impact on human life. The course provides students with theoretical and practical knowledge that will help them understand the life of microorganisms in the larger context.

We look for applicants who are curious, determined and creative. We take into account special talents or successes that might not appear on a transcript. If this sounds like you, choose APU.

Course Highlights:
1. Understand the principles that underlie various reactions and processes in plants, animals, and humans
2. Gain knowledge in advancing areas like bioenergetics and enzymology
3. In-depth understanding of biochemical, molecular biological, and genetic processes
4. Develop an aptitude to carry out research, and analytical and interpretation skills
5. Develop a scientific aptitude

Eligibility Criteria

For National Students

Bachelor Degree in relevant subject from UGC enlisted University or equivalent by AIU.

For International Students
The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the prerequisite subjects for admission into the desired program



Scholarships can help you reach your goal
Apex Professional University nurtures and encourages the curious, determined, and creative minds and strongly believes that money should not be a constraint for such students.  So, the University extends Scholarship and Financial Aid Scheme for the students taking admission at APU. 

Academic Scholarship
APU extends scholarships and financial assistance to meritorious and talented students based on the basis of qualification previous to eligibility qualification. Continuation of the APU Academic Scholarships are designed to encourage and reward consistently meritorious performance through the duration of the program. The Academic Scholarships will be awarded based on CGPA at the end of each year.

Early Decision Scholarship
The amount of Scholarship also depends on the Phase in which the candidate takes Admission in the University. Admissions in APU is done in four Phases. All the Scholarships awarded will be for a specific year only and for subsequent years, it may continue / discontinue based on performance of the student in qualifying year and Scholarship policy applicable from time to time.

External Scholarship
In order to fund your studies, you will need to undertake careful research – the options available to you will differ, depending on your domicile. There are several government scholarships and stipends on offer from UGC, Central and State Governments extending to the APU Students. 

Admission Process

  • Applicants will have to go through the following process:

    • Submission of completed application form with all relevant enclosures and application fee
    • Review of applications and short-listing of candidates
    • Admission decision taken by the Admission Committee
  • The decision to short-list applicants for a personal interview and make a formal offer of admission thereafter will be taken by the Admission Committee. The committee’s decision in this regard is final and binding.

How to Apply

You have done your research and explored your options, and you know that APU is the perfect place for you. Now it is time to take the next step towards a career.