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B.Sc. in Microbiology, Chemistry, Genetics(B.Sc. (MCG))

Course Duration

6 Semesters
(3 Years)

Eligibility Criteria

Those who have qualified 10+2 examination in the stream of Science or any equivalent examination with minimum aggregate of 45% marks and above can avail for admission.


B.Sc. Microbiology, Chemistry & Genetics at REVA University is a 3-year bachelor level course through six semesters. It is an arm of microbiology and chemistry that scientifically studies related to heredity, genes, and variations in living organisms. This combination familiarizes with the usage of living organisms in the field of medicine, genetics, and chemical sciences. It is designed to aid the students to understand the importance of chemicals, microbiology, and genetics to improve the quality of human life.

Program Highlights:

  • B.Sc. Microbiology, Genetics & Chemistry is a 3-year bachelor’s degree programme through six semesters.
  • Emphasis studies related to field of medicine, technology, engineering, and chemical sciences.
  • The programme has a wide scope in various life science domains like microbiology, chemical sciences, and biomedical genetics.
  • The curriculum is designed to aid students for employability and higher studies.
  • Industry oriented curriculum approved by experts from reputed industries and research organizations
  • The programme offers online courses by MOOC, Swayam, and Coursera Online Courses, along with short-term certification courses and workshops to enhance skill sets necessary for employability and research

Course Curriculum

01Language – II: Kannada

02Language – II: Hindi

03Language – II: Additional English

04Communicative English – I

05Microbiological Methods

06Classical Genetics


08Food Microbiology


10Constitution of India and Professional Ethics

11Microbiological Methods lab

12Classical Genetics lab

13Chemistry-I lab

01Language – II: Kannada

02Language – II: Hindi

03Language – II: Additional English

04Communicative English – II

05Bacteriology and Virology


07Chemistry -II

08Analytical techniques in Genetics

09Forensic Biology

10Environmental Science

11Bacteriology and Virology lab

12Cytogenetics lab

13Laboratory course II

01Language – II: Kannada

02Language – II: Hindi

03Language – II: Additional English

04Eukaryotic Microbiology

05Molecular Genetics


07Nutritional Biochemistry

08Biochemistry of plant sciences

09Open Elective – Health and Hygiene

10Skill Development Program

11Eukaryotic Microbiology lab

12Molecular Genetics lab

13Laboratory course III

01Language – II: Kannada

02Language – II: Hindi

03Language – II: Additional English

04Environmental Microbiology

05Evolutionary & Biometrical Genetics

06Human Physiology

07Aero microbiology & Aquatic Microbiology

08Immunity and Medical Microbiology

09Soft Skill Training

10Skill Development Program

11Environmental Microbiology Lab

12 Evolutionary & Biometrical Genetics Lab

13Laboratory Course - IV (Biochemistry)

01Microbial Physiology

02Human Genetics

03Metabolism I

04Medical Genetics

05Applicative Genetics


07Skill Development Program

08Microbial Physiology Lab

09Human Genetics Lab

10Laboratory Course – V (Biochemistry)

01Agricultural Microbiology

02Developmental Genetics

03Metabolism – II

04Hormonal Biochemistry

05Biochemistry of animal sciences


07Agricultural Microbiology Lab

08Developmental Genetics Lab

09Laboratory Course – VI

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)


Adopt a strong foundation with skills, ethics, relevant training and education towards understanding life sciences.


Apply appropriate tools and techniques to conduct scientific investigations to solve the problems in life sciences domains


Acquire higher degree of work in academics and research.


Adapt lifelong learning with continuous improvement

Programme Outcomes (POs)

PO 1

Science knowledge: Apply the knowledge of life science for the solution of complex problems in various domains including healthcare considering public health & safety and the cultural societal & environmental concerns.

PO 2

Problem analysis: Identify, formulate & analyses problems related to various domains of life sciences relevant to biotechnology, genetics, and biochemistry.

PO 3

Conduct investigations of relevant problems: Use basic knowledge including analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions and to carry out the research procedures.

PO 4

Modern tool usage: To Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources and modern technology which in turn benefit the society.

PO 5

Environment and sustainability: Understand and implement environmentally friendly approaches in life sciences to support sustainable development.

PO 6

Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics, responsibilities and norms in Life Sciences.

PO 7

Individual and teamwork: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.

PO 8

Communication: Communicate effectively with the scientific community and with society at large. Be able to comprehend and document. Make effective presentations and deduce clear instructions.

PO 9

Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of life sciences and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team.

PO 10

Life-long learning Recognize the need for and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

Programme Handbooks

Programme Specific Outcomes

After successful completion of the program, the graduates shall be able to

  • PSO 1: Develop knowledge and understanding of various subjects in Chemistry, Microbiology and Genetics.
  • PSO 2: Explain, design, and analyses field related problems in the domains of Chemistry, Microbiology and Genetics.
  • PSO 3: Plan manufacturing process, handle instruments and test products in the field of Life Sciences.

Career Opportunities

  • B.Sc. graduates will get opportunities to work with Biotechnology industries, chemical industries, pharmaceutical industries, diagnostic labs, microbiology firms, food, and agricultural industries.
  • Graduates can pursue master’s programme in any Life Science domain or Chemical Sciences.