Microbiologists - Career Queries

A Microbiologist is someone who works in the field of Microbiology. A microbiologist is a scientist who studies about the microorganisms. Microbiologists conduct many experiments on microbes. A microbiologist should be certified to work in research laboratories or offices. Most of the microbiologists specialize in food, environment, medical aspects and agriculture. The microbiologists try to study and understand the behaviour of various microbes and their effect on human lives. Research in Virology, Bacteriology, Parasitology and Mycology are some of the specialist fields for microbiologists. The microbiologists develop many enzymes, vitamins and hormones. They also develop new methods to fight the diseases. Find frequently asked questions on career related to Microbiologists answered by renowned Career Counsellors of India, and to know more on what, why and how's of becoming Microbiologists

Hi ,Appreciate the fact that you have done a program which in itself is "Job Orientated". After such programs, one is usually recommended to join institutions like Hospital , Private Laboratory, Blood Banks, Diagnostics centers, Forensic/Research Labs or assist Doctors.As Technology is ever evolving, Medical Laboratory Technology is no exception. Medical Laboratory Technologist job is ever becoming  a more responsible one. With increasing patients awareness / know-how and access to internet and ever growing litigation even in country like India, it is time that the people working behind t

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Hello Chanda, Firtly you have to choose right subject for NET exam according to your masters' subject. As you say you are post graduated with Microbiology then the best option for you is CSIR NET Life Sciences. It is an national level exam which is conducted by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research on bi-yearly basis every year. According to CSIR guidelines, to appear for this you should have at least 55% (for general) or 50% (for SC/ST/PwD/OBC) marks in post graduation. There is no age limit for Assistant Professor but if you want to apply for CSIR NET JRF then your age must not e

You have not given the pass percentage or details of your transcript for your current education. Now a days all colleges have web address just explore and check the admission criteria. Knowing the fact sheet regarding availability of seats is quite difficult to know (in advance) at management level. Either you visit the college admission department and obtain the information  first. B.Sc Microbiology is being offered in other colleges also and having specialized course structure on Medical microbiology, Industrial Microbiology, Agriculture Microbiology, and General Microbiology etc.Now it

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Hi After B.Sc in microbiology you can work as: Biomedical scientist. Biotechnologist. Clinical research associate. Food technologist. Healthcare scientist, immunology. Microbiologist. Nanotechnologist. Pharmacologist. The most important thing is that from where you pursue your post graduation. It’s better to choose good institute or university which offers you good practical and industrial exposure, good placements like Lovely Professional University, Symbiosis Institute of business management, Christ university and few others. I hope it helps.

Hello I should definitely appreciate you for you have identified your interest and where it lies. You have chosen BSc [Microbiology][1] as your first graduation subject and it is definitely an excellent field. You have indicated few areas of interest as research, marine and medical. I shall explain to you on each one by one here.  [Medical][2]: Completing a BSc Microbiology degree you are eligible to work at hospitals as a lab technologist and private research labs as a microbiologist. For this you can do a MSc Micro biology after this BSc or instead study a MSc medical lab technol

Hello friend, You are a graduate in Microbiology, but being a simple graduate in Microbiology, is very difficult to make a bright future. You may get job, but it will not be good for you in long life. You may be inducted as technician, with not a decent salary.  If you really wish to make a bright future where life is good, then you have to go for higher education. You have chosen a good subject, now you need to do minimum post graduation in Microbiology. After MSc you will be eligible to get jobs in government sector and in private companies. In government sector you will be eligible

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Hi After B.Sc in microbiology you can work as: Biomedical scientist. Biotechnologist. Clinical research associate. Food technologist. Healthcare scientist, immunology. Microbiologist. Nanotechnologist. Pharmacologist. The most important thing is that from where you pursue your post graduation. It’s better to choose good institute or university which offers you good practical and industrial exposure, good placements like Lovely Professional University, Symbiosis Institute of business management, Christ university and few others. I hope it helps.

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Hi Vigneshwari good afternoon, as per our telecom I'm sharing here the link of few topics /   https://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project-ideas/microbiology?d=4,5,6 Go through both the link and do well. For further assistance you can call me anytime via careerguide. All the very best for your future. Thank you.

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Hello Jagrati, To be a lab technician, you must have post graduation degree. The candidates must fulfill the eligibility to be lab technician. The UGC NET is one of the option which will allow you to be a lab assistant. UGC NET is a national level exam, which is held for the lectureship in the universities, to pursue the PhD and for JRF awards. The candidates who qualify the NET Exams are eligible to opt one of following options: become assistant professor in colleges get scholarships and fellowships Be a scientist and research associates get a job in PSUs become an author or publish articles

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 Dear vishwas   I am glad to guide you in your future. You have a lot of options like if you have done your 12th then you can prepare for SSC. And if you have done your graduation, then you can prepare many other exam options like Bank, Railways, SSC CGL, IAS. You have to choose what you want to do. I am giving you a link, from this you can take the information on any exam. Examink - India’s Educational Portal for UPSC, SSC, Railway Exam

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Hi, You can make your career in Research Field & Lectureship, for this you will prepare for entrance exam which is related to the field and the exam is CSIR NET Exam. Thanks

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Hi, Why don’t you go for Lectureship/Research Field? You can make your career in the Research and Lecturer in any reputed college. Well CSIR NET Chemical Science is the perfect gateway to start your career in these two fields. Thanks  

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Do what you enjoy... Both are equally good... I am a Biotechnology students so slightly biased against Microbiology as I have seen a very limited scope...  Choose Microbiology if you have not only the passion but also the patience and perseverance...  Best wishes..

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Hi! Why don’t you make your career in the research field? As you have such a reputed degree so, you can go with the CSIR NET Exam. By appearing in this exam, you can make your career in Research and Lecturer field. You can apply for the Life Science Paper of CSIR NET Exam. Check the details here: CSIR NET Life Science CSIR NET Eligibility

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Hello Piksy.. Microbiology is one among the new generation courses and thus a having a better research opportunities in it. You can join for BSc Microbiology or MSc Microbiology as per your last qualification. Best institutes for Microbiology courses are Fergusson College, Lovely Professional University, St. Xavier's College, Punjab University etc. You will have a lot of fields like healthcare, Food sector, Industrial sector,education sector etc  to find jobs. 

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Complete your Masters in the same subject and then appear in the CSIR NET Exam. You can apply for the Life Science Paper of CSIR NET Exam. You can be Researcher or Lecturer after clearing this Exam. Check the details here: CSIR NET Exam CSIR NET Eligibility

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Hi Mandal.. The options available after B.Sc in Microbiology are Masters in Microbiology, Biotechnology, Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Food Technology, Agriculture, Nutrition and Dietetics etc. Some of the top institutes for pursuing these courses are SRM university, Pondicheri University, Lovely Professional University, Banaras Hindu University etc. You can get good exposure in the field if you are pursuing the course in such institutes as they are conducting workshops, conferences etc regularly. 

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