DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY
UNDER FACULTY OF MODERN MEDICINE, AFFILIATED TO KERALA UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCE,GOVERNMENT OF KERALA.
“The pure culture is the foundation for all research on infectious disease.”
The aim of this institution is to develop highly skilled professionals who are specially trained in the field of Medical Microbiology so as to overcome the existing imbalances in the health caring system. The B.Sc. course in Medical Microbiology was started in SME in the year 1994, while on the other hand the M.Sc. course in medical microbiology was started in the year 2000. Academic training and practice to students are imparted in collaboration with a number of established hospitals in the public and private sector. B.Sc. Medical Microbiology Degree holders are qualified to work in microbiology laboratories dealing with diagnosis of infectious diseases, In addition to it their qualification also allows them to be appointed as research assistants in pharmaceutical and microbiology laboratories. Almost all the M.Sc. holders are well placed; few in foreign countries like Australia, Canada , UK and USA. Some are also working in Gulf countries. Few of our graduates secured PhD degree also.
*B.Sc. Medical Microbiology: Duration – 4 years [8 Semesters ], No.of seats- 45
Eligibility- Plus two with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology put together and 50% marks for Biology alone.
*M.Sc. Medical Microbiology: Duration- 2 years [4 Semesters ], No.of seats- 20
Eligibility- 4 years B.Sc. Medical Microbiology with 50% marks.