M.Phil Marine Microbiology(Full Time / Part Time)

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Mode : Full Time & Part Time

Number of Seats : Depends on Guides availability, Revised every year

M.Phil., Marine Microbiology Similar to M.Phil, Marine Biotechnology a M.Phil scholar in Marine Microbiology needs to undergo course work for one semester and project work for the second semester. Marine Microbiology is an evergreen subject and now has been realized as the need of the hour. An estimate says that only 1% of the total microorganisms in the Marine Environment are cultured which implies the immense scope of Marine Microbiology. Nearly 60% of the microbially derived drugs are from marine microorganisms. Aquaculture has been now identified as the prime source of future protein needs in the food sector. With an annual fish production of approximately six million tons in 2003, India ranks fourth in global fish production and second in aquaculture. The seafood world market has doubled within the last decade reaching US$49.32 billion. India’s share in the world seafood market is 2.4 per cent. Hence, the sea food processing industry and sea food exporting industry is in need of huge manpower to produce and certify the sea foods in compliance with international regulations. A highly competitive course like M.Phil Marine Microbiology at AMET University would make you fit enough to join in the Blue Revolution.

Qualification : A pass in Masters Degree in any branch of Life Sciences & No objection certificate from work place

Gender : Boys and Girls are eligible to apply

Course Duration : 1 year Full Time & 2 years Part Time

Mode of Selection : Entrance Test and Personal Interview