Department of Microbiology

Department Profile

The Department of Microbiology is newly established and was started in the academic year 2019. Microbiology is a broad discipline of biology which works with the function, structure, uses, and the existence of the microscopic organisms. The department imparts the best of education through experienced and highly qualified faculties. This programme includes core microbiology and interdisciplinary subjects with dissertation. The course is designed to ensure a sound theoretical and practical knowledge about tools and scientific approach and their application in solving commercial and societal issues. The Department has well equipped laboratories having instruments like Thermal cycler, Electrophoresis systems, UV-visible spectrophotometer, Fermenter, Microscope, Cooling centrifuge, Deep freezer and Laminar air flow etc. Technical skills are the most important part of learning .Students are required to carry out dissertation in the fourth semester in different research laboratories / industries/ university department. Industrial/research lab visits, as a part of curricula, are arranged to have a glimpse at the role of microbiologists in various production and research.

Career Opportunities

The demand for talent in the bio-sciences industries is on the rise. There are many career opportunities in areas like pharmaceutical  and nutraceutical , hospitals , analytical laboratories, fermentation industries , Biomedical, diagnostic and pathology lab, clinical research, food beverages industries, distilleries, dairy industry, water industry, nanotechnology, catering industries, confectioneries, bio-energy sector, biomedical scientist, health care products, scientists, agricultural field, pollution control, waste water treatment plant, air monitoring. microbiology lecturer. Students can find engaging careers in the areas of research and development and therefore ample research opportunities are available in many national and international research laboratories like CSIR, ICMR, BARC, DBT, TIFR, CFTRI, IMTECH, NIV, CDRI, CCMB, CDFD, NCCS, IVRI, FRI, NCL etc.

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Last Updated on : 19/06/24