M.Sc Virology is a post-graduate level degree course offered under the Science stream. The course covers detailed description of viruses, human viral disease, the evolution of the virus, its detailed structure and mechanism.
The M.Sc Virology degree programme is specifically designed to fulfil the need of the health sector for highly trained professionals in the field of virology and immunology. Students who complete the course are involved in the study of viruses for research and disease associated with it.
The two years M.Sc Virology course trains students with theoretical knowledge and practical training of virology, virus spread diseases, diagnosis of disease and treatment and prevention of viral infections. Candidates who seek admission in M.Sc Virology course must have good observation skills, communication skills, analytical skills, critical thinking, reasoning and perseverance to pursue the course.
Following are the major highlights of M.Sc Virology course:
Master of Science (M.Sc) in Virology
Rs. 2.00 - 2.50 Lakhs
Rs. 4.80 Lakhs per Annum
Virologist, Virology Researcher, Laboratory Assistant, Assistant Professor, Scientist
Following are the minimum eligibility criteria for admission in M.Sc Virology course:
The candidate must hold a bachelor's degree in Life Sciences/ Virology /Biotechnology/ Microbiology/ Biochemistry/ Zoology/ Medical Lab Technology/ MBBS/ B.VSc.
He/ She must have scored at least 55% marks in the qualifying examination.
Admission in M.Sc Virology course offered in most of the institutes is considered on the basis of the entrance examination. Pune university conducts university-level online examination for M.Sc Virology admission and Suresh Gyan Vihar University conducts SVUEE entrance exam.
The candidate must apply at the respective institute to appear in the entrance exam. The merit list is prepared for qualifying candidates after the entrance exam. Further admission process like documents verification and payment of fee is done on the basis of merit list.
M.Sc Virology is a two years course, The syllabus of the course is covered in four semesters. The semester wise topics covered in most of the institutes in India is given below:
After the M.Sc Virology course, a candidate gets an opportunity to work in various sectors like healthcare, research centres, agriculture sectors, educational institutes etc. Various job roles available for them are as follows:
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