Department of Microbiology

The Department of Microbiology at Chinmaya Degree College was established in 1999 at B.Sc level, now it imparts education at M.Sc & Ph.D level. 25 seats are available for M.Sc and the palacement percentage of pass students is about 80. The department offers excellent research opportunities to obtain Ph.D degree.

Post graduate degree in Microbiology comprises of four semesters. During first three semesters a total of 12 theory papers are taught and there are six lab course also conducted during these semesters for the better understanding of analytical procedures.The fourth semester is of dissertation / projectwork including 2 theory papers and one lab course.



Facilities

The departmental labs are fully air conditioned and well equipped with modern and sophesticated instruments like UV-VIS spectrophotometer, anaerobic culture apparatus, laminar air flow hood, centrifuge, incubators, autoclave, colony counter, hot air oven, vortex shaker, hot plate with magnetic stirrer, cooling centrifuge, fermenter, water bath, Ph meter, distillation assembly etc.

The central library is full of all the relevent books of indian and foreign authors related to the syllabus.The department has highly qualified and experienced faculty members to guide the students with cooperative lab staff. Leading scientists and eminent professors are invited from time to time to intract with the students and the pattern of study includes tutorials, seminar presentations, practical demo, guest lectures and classroom lectures by the faculty.The department also organizes different events like exhibitions, workshops and training sessions for the betterment of the students. Students were also taken to pharmaceutical companies for educational trips. After complition of M. Sc microbiology, students have opportunities to get jobs in MNCS , pharma companies, pathology ,clinic & biomedical institutions.