Microbiology is the science that deals with the study of Microorganisms. Living organisms that usually can not be seen by naked eyes or without the help of microscope.

Any student can pursue his Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Microbiology. A person who has studied Microbiology is called a Microbiologist.

Following are some specialized fields in Microbiology.

  • Agricultural Microbiology
  • Industrial Microbiology
  • Evolutionary Microbiology
  • Nano Microbiology
  • Cellular Microbiology
  • Soil Microbiology
  • Veterinary Microbiology
  • Generation Microbiology
  • Microbial
  • Water Microbiology
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  • Microbial Genetics
  • Environmental Microbiology

Some of the careers in Microbiology are:

  • Research Assistant
  • Food, Industrial or Environmental Microbiologists
  • Quality Assurance Technologists
  • Sales or Technical Representative
  • Clinical and Veterinary Microbiologists
  • Medical Technologists
  • Biomedical Scientist
  • Clinical Research Associate
  • Microbiologist
  • Pharmacologist
  • Food Technologist
  • Scientific Laboratory Technician
  • Physician Associate
  • Research Scientist (life sciences)
  • Pharmaceutical Industries
  • Universities
  • Laboratories
  • Private Hospitals
  • Research Organizations
  • Environmental Agencies
  • Food Industry
  • Beverage Industry
  • Chemical Industries
  • Agriculture Department

Generally a starting salary for a microbiologists in industries of India ranges from 2 lacs – 4 lacs per annum.

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