Additional Professor - Microbiology
Manager - Microbiology
Technician - Microbiology
Trainee - Quality Control (Microbiology)
The Course is also beneficial for further research studies such as Ph.D etc.
It is beneficial as it produces a competent specialist and medical teacher who shall recognize the health needs of the community and carry out professional obligations ethically in keeping with the objectives of the national health policy and the contemporary advances and developments in the field of medical and diagnostic Microbiology.
They can become research scientist (life sciences), who designs, conducts and analyses experiments, either with a definite end use or to broaden scientific understanding in general.
They have also the option of becoming a science writer, where they research, write and edit scientific news articles and features for business, trade and professional publications, specialist scientific and technical journals, and the general media.
The average minimum salary for an MD Microbiology graduate is Rs 128,265 - Rs 830,640.
In India, microbiology is offered by several universities without any specialization.
This equips students to choose from a variety of specializations.
With a number of micro specializations and an increase in the demand for qualified microbiologists, freshers have a good scope in India.
To make a career in microbiology, candidates must be very strong in both basic and applied aspects of microbiology including special skills in laboratory techniques.
For example, if their focus is in the fermentation industry, a strong background in industrial microbiology or fermentation technology is a must. For students pursuing pathology, add-on training in various lab investigations is a must.
Students who want to upgrade their skills can opt for various certificates, diploma and short-term courses in different disciplines of microbiology offered by various universities and R&D centers.