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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-I
  • Hindi-I
  • Additional English-I

02Communicative English – I

03Microbiological Methods


05Classical Genetics

06Food Microbiology


08Constitution of India and Professional Ethics

09Microbiological Methods Lab – Skill Development

10Chemistry-I Lab – Skill Development

11Classical Genetics Lab – Skill Development

01Language – II:

  • Kannada-II
  • Hindi-II
  • Additional English-II

02Communicative English – II

03Bacteriology and Virology



06Analytical techniques in Genetics (Skill Development)

07Forensic Biology

08Environmental Science

09Tree Plantation in Tropical Region: Benefits and Strategic Planning

10Bacteriology and Virology Lab – Skill Development

11Chemistry-II Lab – Skill Development

12Cytogenetics Lab – Skill Development

01Language – III:

  • Kannada-III
  • Hindi-III
  • Additional English-III


03Eukaryotic Microbiology

04Molecular Genetics

05Hetero Cyclic Chemistry & Chemistry of Natural Products

06Polymer Chemistry

07Open Elective – Health and Hygiene

08Skill Enhancement Program (Mandatory course) – Skill Development

09Chemistry-III Lab – Skill Development

10Eukaryotic Microbiology Lab – Skill Development

11Microbial Genetics Lab – Skill Development

01Language – II:

  • Kannada-IV
  • Hindi-IV
  • Additional English-IV

02Environmental Microbiology


04Developmental Genetics

05Aeromicrobiology & Aquatic Microbiology

06Immunity and Medical Microbiology

07Soft Skill Training (Mandatory course) – Skill Development

08Skill Enhancement Program (Mandatory course) – Skill Development

09Environmental Microbiology Lab – Skill Development

10Chemistry-IV Lab – Skill Development

11Developmental Genetics Lab – Skill Development

01Microbial Physiology(Innovation)


03Human Genetics

04Medical Genetics

05Applicative Genetics(Innovation)


07Skill Enhancement Program (Mandatory course) – Skill Development

08Microbial Physiology Lab – Skill Development

09Chemistry-V Lab – Skill Development

10Human Genetics Lab – Skill Development

01Agricultural Microbiology (Entrepreneurship)


03Evolutionary & Biometrical Genetics

04Chemistry of Bio Molecules

05Electro Analytical Chemistry (Skill Development)

06Project (Innovation)

07Agricultural Microbiology Lab – Skill Development

08Chemistry-V Lab – Skill Development

09Evolutionary & Biometrical Genetics Lab – Skill Development

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 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.