COURSE DESCRIPTION


M.D. Microbiology or Doctor of Medicine in Microbiology is a postgraduate Microbiology course. Candidates acquire the knowledge in the sub-specialties of Bacteriology including Mycobacteriology, Virology, Parasitology, Immunology, and Serology & Mycology so as to be able to deal with diagnosis and prevention of infectious diseases in the community. Subjects studied under this degree are general microbiology, human immunology, mycology and bacterial pathogenesis. Course includes general microbiology, human immunology, mycology and bacterial pathogenesis. The duration of the course is three years and it is an important and career orienting in nature that opens many scopes for the candidates after its successful completion.


M.D. Microbiology Eligibility                       

  • M.B.B.S. with minimum 55% marks.
  • Some reputed colleges and universities conduct entrance examination for admission.

M.D. Microbiology Course Suitability

  • Those who want to get knowledge of the nature of infecting organisms, the pathogenesis of infectious diseases, diagnostics and treatment and establish effective relationships with patients, physicians, laboratory technologists and other health care professionals are good suit for it.
  • They should have the spirit of scientific inquiry and mind, oriented to the principles of research methodology and epidemiology.
  • They should also have mind which is employing a range of investigative, recording and analysis techniques; preparing, interpreting and presenting data, using statistical programs, qualitative and quantitative techniques and spreadsheets.
  • Other necessary skills for the course are microscopy skills and microbial identification, and taking into account relevant health and safety regulations; applying scientific thought, rationales and approaches.

How is M.D. Microbiology Course Beneficial?

  • 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 science writer; here 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.

COURSE ELIGIBILITY


M.B.B.S. with minimum 55% marks.
  • M.D. Microbiology Syllabus

    Syllabus of Microbiology as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

    Sr. No.

    Subjects of Study

    (A)

    Theory

    1

    General Microbiology and Immunology

    2

    Bacteriology + Mycology

    3

    Virology and Parasitology

    4

    Applied Microbiology & Recent Advances

    (B)

    Practical

    1

    Bacteriology

    2

    Clinical exercise

    3

    Identification of pure culture

    4

    Mycology

    5

    Spots

    6

    Serology

    7

    Virology

    8

    Animal Inoculation

    9

    Parasitology

    10

    Oral

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