Akanksha Rawat

M.Sc Microbiology | Batch of 2016

University of Delhi [DU], New Delhi Review by Akanksha

Overall Rating : 9 / 10

Written on 17 Jan 2017

Academics & Faculty
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9 /10

  • In Department of Microbiology, the students have a lot of practical experience.
  • The examination is conducted on a semester basis.
  • There are 4-5 assignments, presentations and internal exams are held in Department of Microbiology.
  • Quality of teaching is great. Teachers are Highly supportive and very knowledgeable.
  • Class timings are from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm.
  • Overall College experience is amazing. 

Fees & Scholarship
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9 /10

  • Course fee atDepartment of Microbiology is Rs. 5,000 per year.
  • Scholarship opportunities like Monsanto, south campus students scholarships are available. 4 -5 students get scholarship on an average.
  • No loans are needed.

Placements & Alumni Network
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8 /10

  • I have worked in a du innovation project and received a stipend of Rs. 8,000.
  • Alumni of Department of Microbiology are working with some great labs outside India. Some are pursuing Ph.D. from the university of Delhi and some are doing from abroad.

Infrastructure & Transportation
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9 /10

  • Only one girl's hostel is available for the students at Department of Microbiology.
  • Hostel fees are Rs. 11,000 for 3 months.
  • Hostels are good. Provided with many facilities like gym and all.
  • PGs are not so good. Very congested rooms and cost Rs. 12,000 per month.
  • College cafeteria is good. Food cost per meal is Rs. 50 on an average.
  • Labs are highly equipped. Classrooms are clean and well organized.
  • The library is also very nice.

Clubs & Associations
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8 /10

  • Student society is not so active in Department of Microbiology.
  • College life is more focused on academics.
  • Events like national science day, sports day are organised annually.
  • Cultural fests are not so common.
  • Campus is very green and peaceful.

Eligibility Criteria & Admission Process
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  • For Msc Microbiology there are 12 seats in Department of Microbiology, University of Delhi. 6 seats are based on merit basis and the remaining 6 through an entrance examination conducted by the university.
  • Eligibility for entrance examination is Bsc general or Hons in any branch of life sciences or medical sciences from any UGC recognized university with a minimum of 60% in the qualifying exam.
  • For merit basis, the eligibility is Bsc Hons Microbiology from the university of Delhi with a minimum of 60% in the qualifying exam.
  • Cut-offs vary. For the year 2016 entrance examination 72 was the highest score.


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