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what should I do enter into Microbiology research
Microbiology is a very good field for a career.
You need to be atleast MSc Microbiology from a recognied University in India or abroad.
For Research, you need to be NET qualified and then you can get research assistant job opportunities in chemical, biological laboratories.
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Microbiology itself is research oriented field.
After MSc, you can pursue career either in academics or research organization/ research laboratories.
Academics: As mentioned by Dr. Anand, you need to clarify National Eligibility Test for Assistant Professorship and get into academics as research fellow or assistant professor. PhD is desirable for better scope in academics.
Research laboratories: There is ample opportunities to work in research lab or research organizations as microbiologist. Minimum requirement to get job in research organization is masters, however, PhD is highly desirable.
You can find job opportunities in following institutes:
Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research
Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Jodhpur, New Delhi, Patna and Raipur
Alexander Humboldt Foundation
Agharkar Research Institute
Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology
CSIR-Institute of Genomics & Integrative Biology
Indian Institute of Chemical Biology
CSIR- National Institue of Science Communication And Information Resources
Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science
Indian Council of Agricultural Research
The Institute of Cancer Research
International Centre for Theoretical Sciences Indian Institute of Science
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhopal
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata ,Pune and Thiruvananthapuram
Indian Institute of Technology, Jodhpur, Kharagpur, Bombay, Delhi, Kanpur, Madras,
Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine in Stem
Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology
National Institute of Virology
National Brain Research Centre
National Centre for Biological Sciences
National Centre for Cell Sciences
National Institute of Animal Biotechnology
National Institute of Biomedical Genomics
National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi
National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Ahmedabad and Mohali
National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health
Regional Centre for Biotechnology
Translational Health Science and Technology Institute
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
There is great scope to engage into research with microbiology degree.
I assume you have masters in microbiology and would recommend you to do PhD from reputed institutes which will broaden the career scope.
Hope this answer is helpful. If you still have queries, feel free to write back.
Best Wishes for your bright career,Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD
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