There are good institutes for Microbiology courses in Karnataka and Maharashtra. As the Pharma industry is growing in these states, microbiology specilisation is growing in these states. The subject is being offered in reputed colleges and universities. Following are some colleges which are offering Microbiology as subject at B.Sc. and M.Sc. levels.
Those opting for Microbiology as a subject should have aptitude for research. A Graduation or Post Graduation in the subject may not fetch you a good job. Hence the need for higher courses and research orientation in the subject is emphasized. CSIR – UGC NET really helps you a lot in finding good career in this field. You can also try for other fellowships such as ICMR, DBT etc. Here is the list of some colleges.
1. Department of Microbiology, MA College, Kothamangalam, Ernakulam, Kerala.
2. Ferguson College, Pune. Website: www.ferguson.edu
3. Department of Microbiology, MSU Baroda. Website: www.bcmsu.ac.in.
4. Garden city College, Bangalore. www.gardencitycollege.edu, email:firstname.lastname@example.org.
5. Department of Microbiology, University of Madras.
6. Institute of Microbial Technology. Website: www.imtech.res.in
7. SN College for Women, Trivandrum.
8. Department of Microbiology, Field marshall K M Cariappa College, Madikeri, Karnataka, email@example.com.
9. SN College for Women, Kollam.
10. VNS College of Arts and Science, Pathanamthitta
11. National College, Mannarkkad(PO), Trivandrum.
12. SN College, Alathur.
Among these, Institute of Microbial Technology is the highly reputed and dedicated organization for research in microbiology. MS University of Baroda and University of Madras are leaders in the regular institutions. Ferguson College is very reputed in its peers for microbiology. Details of admissions, seats and entrance exams available on websites of concerned colleges and also on the university sites of for which they are affiliated.