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Admission for M.Sc.

Department conducts the written M.Sc. entrance examination in the month of June every year and gives the admission to twenty from the number of applicants as large as 600 to 900. On an average three international students take admission to the M.Sc. Course at the department every year. Online application for the entrance examination begins in the month of April / May.


B.Sc. Microbiology for Pune University students and B.Sc. with† Microbiology Prinicipal or at subsidiary level for students from Other Universities.

Nature of M.Sc. Entrance Examination :  

Nature of Questions

Objective only

Numberof Questions


Marks per question


Total Marks


Passing criteria

Not Applicable

Negative Marking

-1 for each wrong answeredquestion.

Merit List / Admission Rules :

In case of B.Sc. from Pune University, the final merit list is based on a total merit comprising 50% marks from the entrance test and the rest 50% from the B.Sc. Principal Subject marks.

For candidates other than Pune University, admission would be based only on the result of entrance examination.

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