Department of Microbiology


Department of P.G. Studies and Research in Microbiology which is introduced by Vijayanagara Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Jnana Sagara Campus, Vinayakanagara, Cantonment, Balllari, in the year 2019-20. The M.Sc. program & Ph.D Programme in Microbiology is to educate the recent advancements in Microbiology. The scope of Microbiology as a job oriented course. To train the students with skills in Microbiology at molecular level and also guide the students to develop communication skills, entrepreneur skills and make them realise the social responsibilities. To develop scientific temper and leadership qualities with knowledge in Microbiology.
The duration of the study for M.Sc. Microbiology will be of four semesters spread over two years

Eligible for the admission in the M.Sc. program, students must have a Bachelor Degree in Science or Bachelor Degree in allied disciplines of the biological sciences. The Board of Studies has framed and approved the Syllabus/Scheme of examination of Choice Based Credit Based System (CBCS) and recommended on 09/01/2019 for implementation from 2019-20.


To recognise the Standards of Vijayanagara sri Krishnadevaraya University at global level in the scientific community by meeting the increasing demands in the field of Microbiology by 2024.

To create excellence, Quality, Innovative thinking and Intellectual Ideas in nurturing young minds.

To conserve the biodiversity and environment.


To create advanced infrastructure for Department of post graduate studies and research in Microbio logy to promote knowledge and scientific relevance.

To provide entreprunship, placements for students who pursue Msc, PG Diploma and PhD studies.

To promote Training and skills in Microbiology.

To identify the 99 percent unidentified novel microbial species by creating patentable innovative technologies. To develop eco friendly production of biomolecules and microbial metabolites at low cost technologies, go green concepts.

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Dr.Krishnaveni R

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Dr.Thipperudrappa J

Department of Microbiology
Janana Sagara Campus
Vijayanagara Sri Krishnadevaraya University
Bellary- 583105