By- Akanksha Yadav
About the course:
MD microbiology is a 3-year long post-graduate medical program which is designed for students who want to study microbiology field. MD microbiology course is certified by the Medical Council of India (MCI). This course is perfect for students who want to build their careers as microbiologists.
Microbiology is a field where individuals study all the living organisms that are too small to be seen with the naked eye. This course is focused on medical microbiology. This field is important as it aids in detecting, isolating, diagnosing and treating pathogenic bacteria and producing beneficial organisms such as yeasts and antibiotics.
Under this course, students study subjects like general microbiology, immunology, virology, bacteriology, parasitology etc. Currently, in India, there are various private/government colleges/institutes where MD microbiology course is available. The fees in private colleges are usually higher than the government ones. The tuition fees for MD microbiology can go from INR 40,000 to INR 12, 00,000 per annum.
The duration of MD microbiology:
MD microbiology course is a 3-year postgraduate course. During this course, students study various living organisms that can’t be seen through the naked eye, diseases caused by these organisms and their treatment.