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Department Of Microbiology

The department of Microbiology was established in the year 1995 with UG course and 1998 with PG course, where students and faculties are involved in exciting educational and core activities in the field of Microbiology. Currently the Department offers B.Sc., Microbiology and M.Sc., Applied Microbiology programs. The curricula for this course are set on the basis of CBSC (Choice Based Credit System) to encourage students to choose the specific field of study pertaining to their interest. The Department possesses a high efficient and well qualified teaching faculty.

The Department imparts knowledge of the basic principles of Immunology, Medical Bacteriology, Mycology and Parasitology, Virology and Molecular Biology. The department has well-furnished laboratories and equipment’s with all basic and advanced facilities for the need of the students. The course offers a great opportunity to study the microbial world and provides a lot of career scopes to the students after its successful completion.

    Eligibility Criteria

Applicants who have taken Science with or without Mathematics in higher secondary examination.

Microbiology Curriculum

Department of Microbiology

Strategic Framework


  • To upskill the learner in order to keep pace with the global scientific progress and creation of an atmosphere for greater understanding of the diversity and application of the microbial world.


  • To enhance scientific thinking through strategic planning and clear vision for science and technology that meets the different needs of the society.
  • To promote high-impact education by exploring fundamental questions in microbiology and to translate discoveries into therapies against infectious diseases and products which can be patented.
  • To train quality professionals to carry out creative, innovative and inventive research and provide reliable diagnostic services in the field of medical microbiology.


  • PO1: On successful completion of Bachelor of Science programme, students will acquire detailed knowledge and expertise in all the disciplines of the subject.
  • PO2: Provide an environment that fosters continuous research and innovation in their specific subject and a scientific approach in all their endeavours.
  • PO3: Familiarize the graduates to collect, analyze and interpret scientific data and help the students to have problem solving skills and draw a logical conclusion.
  • PO4: Graduate will demonstrate the impact of professional scientific solutions in environmental context and to be able to respond effectively to the needs of sustainable development.
  • PO5: Train the students in safe handling of laboratory instruments and reagents.
  • PO6: Create an awareness of the impact of science on the society, and apply their knowledge to address social issues.
  • PO7: To address the increasing need for skilled scientific manpower with an understanding of research ethics to contribute to application, advancement and impartment of knowledge in their field of study.
  • PO8: Inculcation of effective communication skills to exchange the scientific information, to comprehend and write effective reports, design documentation, and to make effective presentations.
  • PO9: Graduate will demonstrate an ability to work effectively as an individual and as a team member/ leader in multi-disciplinary areas.
  • PO10: Equip with necessary skills and competency to become successful in their career.
  • PO11: Impart knowledge on the entrepreneurship avenues in the field of Life sciences by generating useful goods and services in vital areas like food, environment, industry and medicine.
  • PO12: Graduate will recognize the need of self-education and ability to engage in life - long learning.


  • PSO1: To prepare students both theoretically and practically in basic and applied fields of microbiology and make them competent to takeup good career and entrepreneurship in the field.
  • PSO2: To develop confidence to take up challenging tasks of research to contribute to the development of society and produce microbiological products, by collaborating with stake holders, related to the betterment of environment and mankind at the national and global level.


  • PEO1: To make the students to have an intricate knowledge of fundamentals of Microbiology.
  • PEO2: They must be able to analyze the problems related to Microbiology and come up with suitable solutions.
  • PEO3: To make the students interact with industry experts so that they may be able to see the possibility of their transition in to entrepreneurs.

Course Outcomes (COs)