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The Ph.D in Microbiology is a regular research degree of minimum three years. After successful completion of doctoral degree in Microbiology, students may opt for teaching at universities and UG/PG colleges. They can also go for a post doctoral fellowship research or contingency grants offered by funding agencies like UGC, CSIR, ICMR, DST, DBT, etc. Pharmaceutical industry, fermentation industry, Bio manure industry, food and dairy industry, agro-chemistry, bio-refinery, pest control, soil fertility etc. are always open for R&D and innovation. Flair for research provides plenty of opportunity in Medical and scientific research, commercial research and government aided researches with good remuneration package. A candidate has to submit a thesis about the research work followed by a presentation and panel Interview. Candidates work closely with their supervisors assigned to them after their admission. Publication of research papers during research time in the refereed journals will add an escort to their thesis according to the impact factor of the journal.


PG in relevant subject with 55% marks and JRF-NET

Selection Procedure:

IIMTU Pre-Ph.D Test and PI

Exemption from pre-Ph.D test- M.Phil. or JRF-NET qualified


  • Eligibility

    PG in the relevant Subject with 55% marks/ NET/GATE/IIMTU-Entrance Test

  • Duration

    Minimum 3 Years

Admission Process

  • Ph.D Entrance Test
  • Personal Interview