1B01 MCB GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY
1. To gain a preliminary understanding about the history and developments in
2B02 MCB MICROBIAL TAXONOMY
2. To familiarize with Microbiological techniques
3. Understand the principle of work,energy and power
4. To develop interest in control measures of pathogens and other microbes
1. To gain a preliminary understanding about the classification methods in
3A11 MCB BIOCHEMISTRY FOR MICROBIOLOGY
2. To familiarize with different groups of micro organisms
3. To develop interest in systematics
1. To gain an understanding about essential Biochemistry required for Microbiology students
3A12 MCB BIOPHYSICS AND BIOINFORMATICS
2. To develop interest in the chemistry of life.
1. To gain an understanding about essential Biophysics required for Microbiology
3B03 MCB MICROBIAL PHYSIOLOGY
2. To develop interest in the biophysical chemistry of life.
3. To gain an understanding about introductory and applied Bioinformatics
1. To gain a preliminary understanding about the microbial nutrition.
4A13 MCB MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
2. To familiarize with energy production in micro organisms
1.To gain an understanding about essential Molecular Biology required for
4A14 MCB MICROBIAL GENETICS & GENETIC ENGINEERING
2. To develop interest in the chemistry of life.
1.To gain a preliminary understanding about the genetic changes in micro
4B05 MCB IMMUNOLOGY
2. To familiarize with applied aspects of genetic engineering
3. To create interest in various aspects of development of GMO
1. To gain a preliminary understanding about various immune mechanisms.
5B07 MCB MICROBIAL BIOTECHNOLOGY
2. To familiarize with Immunological techniques
3.To develop interest in serodiagnosis of infectious diseases
1. To gain preliminary understanding about fermentation technology.
5B08 MCB BACTERIAL DISEASES
2. To familiarize with microbial products by fermentation process.
3. To develop interest in bioinsecticides
1. To gain understanding about various pathogenic micro organisms.
5B09 MCB ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY(ELECTIVE)
2. To familiarize with symptoms of common infectious diseases and their
diagnostic procedures and to develop interest in prophylactic measures of
1. To gain a preliminary understanding about Environmental Microbiology
5B 12 MCB VIROLOGY, MYCOLOGY AND PARASITOLOGY
2.To enhance awareness about xenobiotic pollution
3.To develop interest in bioremediation
1. To gain a preliminary understanding about viral, fungal, protozoan and helminth
6B15 MCB FOOD MICROBIOLOGY
2. To develop interest in noting infectious diseases other than bacterial infection
1. To gain a preliminary understanding about Food Microbiology
6B16 MCB SANITATION MICROBIOLOGY
2. To enhance awareness about food borne diseases, microbial pathogens
responsible and food safety
3. To develop interest in advanced food preservation techniques
4. To gain an understanding about food quality standards
1. To gain a preliminary understanding about Sanitation Microbiology.
6B17 MCB AGRICULTURAL MICROBIOLOGY AND PLANT PATHOLOGY
2. To enhance awareness about waste management.
3.To develop interest in Biogas production and its use.
1.To gain a preliminary understanding of Agricultural Microbiology
5 D03 MCB MICROBES AND ENVIRONMENT (OPEN)
2. To enhance awareness about plant diseases and microbial pathogens
3. To develop interest in biofertilizers and organic farming
1. To gain an understanding about Environmental Microbiology
2. To enhance awareness about xenobiotic and other pollutions.
COs (2019 admission onwards)
CORE COURSE I: FUNDAMENTALS OF MICROBIOLOGY
CO 1: Understand the history, development & scope of microbiology
CORE COURSE II: MICROBIAL DIVERSITY
CO 2: Understand the principle and procedure of microscopy
CO 3: Understand the detailed structure of bacteria
CO 4: Explain the techniques for visualization of microorganisms
CO 5: Explain various media and components for cultivation of different
CO 6: Understand various techniques used for isolation and preservation of
CO 7: Understand the principle and methods for controlling microorganisms and
attain knowledge in controlling microbes in day today life.
CO 1: Understand the basics and tools in Microbial taxonomy
CORE COURSE III:MICROBIAL PHYSIOLOGY AND METABOLISM
CO 2: Explain classification and diversity of bacteria
CO 3: Understand general characteristics and taxonomy of viruses.
CO 4: Understand general characteristics and taxonomy of fungi
CO 5: Understand general characteristics and taxonomy of microscopic algae &
CO 1: Understand the nutritional diversity among microorganisms, the different
macro and micronutrients required for microbial growth and understand the
physical factors affecting microbial growth.
CORE COURSE IV: MICROBIOLOGY PRACTICAL I
CO 2: Describe the pattern of growth, reproduction, death and growth kinetics of
microbes and measure population growth by different methods.
CO 3: Understand the phototrophic nutrition in microorganisms, different
mechanisms seen in different microbial groups and their ecological
CO 4: Understand the unique nutritional type among microorganisms- the
chemolithotrophs-, their types, use of different inorganic sources for energy
production, ecological importance and role in biogeochemical cycles.
CO 5: Understand how carbohydrates, proteins and fats are metabolized in the
microbial cells and the diverse metabolic pathways leading to energy
CO 1: Understand the basic rules and regulations in Microbiology lab and the
procedure of cleaning & preparation of materials for lab experiments
CORE COURSE V: BASIC IMMUNOLOGY
CO 2: Understand the working and understand how to operate major microbiology
CO 3: Understand and carry out the preparation of various media for cultivation of
CO 4: Carry out the techniques for isolation and cultivation of bacteria
CO 5: Understand the procedure of comparing the efficiency of disinfectants
CO 1: Understand various immune mechanisms
CORE COURSE VI:MICROBIOLOGY PRACTICAL II
CO 2: Describe various immune cells and organs involved in immunity
CO 3: Understand different immunological techniques used and serological
diagnosis of infectious diseases
CO 4: Understand the basis of allergy reactions, auto immune mechanisms,
transplantation and cancer immunity.
CO 1: Understand the principle, parts of Compound light microscope and carry out
the procedure of using Microscope
CORE COURSE VII:MICROBIAL BIOTECHNOLOGY
CO 2: Carry out the techniques of visualizing bacteria
CO 3: Understand and carry out the procedure of differentiating bacterial
CO 4: Carry out the techniques for visualizing different parts of bacteria
CO 5: Understand the procedure of separating compounds by using
CO 1: Describe about fermenter and fermentation technology.
CORE COURSE VIII: BACTERIAL DISEASES
CO 2: Understand microbial products by fermentation process.
CO 3: Understand enzyme technology and its application
CO 1: Describe about infection, its types, transmission of infection & virulence
CORE COURSE IX : ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY
CO 2: Understand the details of causative agent of major human bacterial infection
CO 3: Understand the diagnostic & treatment methods of various bacterial
CO 4: Understand prophylactic measures of different bacterial diseases
CO 5: Understand epidemiological aspects of bacterial diseases
CO 1: Understand the concept of ecosystem and its components and concept of
biogeochemical cycles and N, S and P cycles.
CORE COURSE X: VIRAL, FUNGAL AND PARASITIC DISEASES
CO 2: Explain the principles of microbial interactions and its importance with
CO 3: Describe microorganisms in air, methods by which they reach and remain in
air and its medical importance. Air sampling methods and its use in
CO 4: Describe microorganisms in aquatic environment, various factors that can
influence their survival and distribution in different aquatic systems. Their
role in aquatic eco system as biotic factor- producer, consumer and
CO 5: Understand the concept of xenobiotics, xenobiotics as pollutants of
environment, concept of biomagnification, concept of persistence and
recalcitrance of various xenobiotics. Concept of bioremediation of
environment and microbial degradation of various xenobiotics.
CO 6: Understand the concepts of leaching, corrosion and microbial biofilms.
Involvement of microorganisms in metal leaching and corrosion.
CO 1: Understand the architecture of animal viruses, its classification, methods for
studying viruses and the multiplication strategies of animal viruses
CORE COURSE XI: MICROBIOLOGY PRACTICAL III
CO 2: Understand the most prevalent viral diseases of human beings including the
emerging viral diseases and to understand the preventive measures to be taken
by studying the pathogenesis and mechanism of survival of pathogens.
CO 3: Describe overview of fungal infections affecting human beings and the
treatment strategies against fungal infections
CO 4: Understand important protozoan and helminthic infections of human beings
CO 1: Perform basic laboratory techniques in Microbiology to detect bacterial
motility and use of special media in order to differentiate pathogenic
CORE COURSE XII : MICROBIOLOGY PRACTICAL IV
CO 2: Understand the isolation and identification of normal flora
CO 3: Determine the effect of environmental factors influencing the growth of
CO 4: Perform basic laboratory experiments in Biochemistry, Genetics and
CO 1: Determine the microbial load and diversity in soil
CORE COURSE XIII : FOOD MICROBIOLOGY
CO 2: Determine the microbiological quality of drinking water and air
CO 3: Understand the laboratory procedure for the growth of fungi and identify
thefungi by macroscopic and microscopic examination
CO 4: Isolate microorganisms with special metabolic capacities from the
CO 1: Understand the role of microorganisms in food fermentation, food
food spoilage and foodborne diseases
CORE COURSE XIV : SANITATION MICROBIOLOGY
CO 2: Understand the significance of microbes in spoilage of different varieties of
food and the role of intrinsic and extrinsic factors affecting the growth and
survival of microbes in food.
CO 3:Describe ways to control the growth of microbes in foods and know the
principles involved in methods of food preservation.
CO 4: Understand the beneficial role of microbes in fermented foods and the
microbiology of fermented dairy products and other indigenous fermented
foods and understand the basis of food safety regulations.
CO 5: Understand the role of microbes in foodborne illnesses and their
characteristics and their preventive measures
CO 1:Understand the concept of Sanitation and its importance in public health and
CORE COURSE XV : AGRICULTURAL MICROBIOLOGY AND PLANT
CO 2:Describe the importance of water quality, methods of water quality analysis,
water quality standards & the basic principles of water purification and
CO 3:Understand the concept of sewage and its microbiology, methods and steps
involved in waste water treatment.
CO 4: Explain the principles of solid waste management and methods.
CO 5: Explain sanitary land filling, Composting and biogas plants.
CO 6: Describe principles of air sanitation, methods of air sanitation and air quality
CO 1:Understand the role of microbes in agriculture
CORE COURSE XVI: MICROBIOLOGY PRACTICAL V
CO 2:Explain the production and application of biofertilizers
CO 3:Understand plant disease mechanism and how to control plant diseases and
also to get awareness on the impact of chemical fertilizer
CO 4: Understand various plant diseases commonly found.
CO 1:Perform Antigen – Antibody reactions for the Serodiagnosis of infectious
CORE COURSE XVII: MICROBIOLOGY PRACTICAL VI
CO 2:Identify bacterial species from clinical samples by microscopy, Cultural
characteristics and biochemical reactions
CO 3:Determine the antimicrobial spectrum of the given bacterial species
CO 1:Determine the microbial count of fish, milk and fermented milk samples
GENERIC ELECTIVE COURSE I: FOODBORNE DISEASES
CO 2:Understand the production of wine using yeast
CO 3:Analyze the microbiological quality of milk sample
CO 4:Perform experiments for the isolation of nitrogen fixing bacteria
CO 1:Understand etiological agents of important foodborne infections and
GENERIC ELECTIVE COURSE II: MICROBES AND ENVIRONMENT
CO 2:Explain the sources, symptoms and preventive measures of foodborne
CO 3:Understand the preventive and prophylactic measures of foodborne diseases.
CO 1:Understand the basic concept of Ecology and factors influencing the
growth of microorganisms in the environment
GENERIC ELECTIVE COURSE III: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
CO 2:Understand biogeochemical cycling in the environment and microbial
interactions in the soil
CO 3:Explain the role of microorganisms causing diseases transmitted through
water and the importance of indicator organisms in determining the
microbiological quality of drinking water
CO 4:Understand steps involved in waste water treatment
CO 5:Explain the methods to resolve important global environmental problems
CO 1:Understand the magnitude of health risk and other socio economic problems
of solid waste.
GENERIC ELECTIVE COURSE IV: MUSHROOM CULTIVATION AND
CO 2:Explain methods of disposal of solid waste , hazardous solid waste and e
CO 3:Understand the methods for reduction of solid waste
CO 1:Understand and identify the edible and poisonous mushrooms and their
GENERIC ELECTIVE COURSE V: FERMENTED FOODS AND BEVERAGES
CO 2:Create skills in mushroom cultivation methods
CO 3:Understand the marketing trends of mushroom
CO 4:Train and help students to learn a means of self employment and income
CO 1:Understand the role of microorganisms in the production of fermented foods
GENERAL AWARENESS COURSE I: BIOCHEMISTRY FOR
CO 2:Understand the production of important fermented foods, beverages and
single cell proteins
CO 1:Understand the aspects of different types of bonding in biomolecules and the
concept and importance of pH and redox reactions in living systems.
GENERAL AWARENESS COURSE II: BIOINFORMATICS AND
CO 2:Describe the detailed structure of carbohydrate with different bonding
patterns, their properties, classification and functions in cells.
CO 3:Explain the structure, classification, properties of amino acids and the
structure , levels of organization, types, conjugate forms and functions of
protein in cells.
CO 4:Understand in detail the properties, classification, mechanism and kinetics
of enzyme action and the principles of enzyme regulation.
CO 5:Describe the components, structure and organization of nucleic acids (DNA
and RNA) and their functional importance in living systems.
CO 6:Understand the structure, types and properties of fats, fatty acids, lipids,
their conjugate forms and their functional importance.
CO 1:Understand the basic concepts in Bioinformatics and its applications in
GENERAL AWARENESS COURSE III: MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
CO 2:Describe biological databases available online and sequence alignment using
CO 3:Understand bioinformatics tools for phylogenetic analysis, structure
prediction and drug designing.
CO 4:Explain the principle, working and applications of biological techniques
as chromatography, electrophoresis, spectrophotometry and centrifuge.
CO 5:Understand basic molecular techniques.
CO 1:Understand the history of molecular biology, the experiments that proved
role of DNA as genetic material, physical and chemical properties of DNA, and
organisation of genetic material in cells.
GENERAL AWARENESS COURSE IV: MICROBIAL GENETICS AND rDNA
CO 2:Explain mechanisms and molecules involved in replication of DNA and
different models of replication.
CO 3:Describe molecular mechanisms of recombination.
CO 4:Understand chemical nature and types of RNA , transcription mechanisms
and different types of molecules involved and processing of RNA
CO 5:Understand concept of genetic code and concept of translation, steps
involved and post translational modification.
CO 6:Understand concept of gene regulation in prokaryotes using lac and trp
operon as examples.
CO 1:Understand genomic organization of prokaryotes including bacterial
chromosome, plasmids and transposable genetic material
CO 2:Understand gene transfer mechanism in prokaryotes, its applications and
genetic make-up of bacteriophage and yeast briefly
CO 3:Explain molecular mechanism underlying mutations and useful phenotypes
of bacterial mutants.
CO 4:Explain the basics and molecular techniques involved in recombinant DNA
technology and the role of microbes in rDNA technology
CO 5:Describe the applications of transgenic plants and animals.