Department of Microbiology

Introduction


OVERVIEW


Microbiology is one of the fast-growing fields and is a potent source of attaining a successful career. We at department of Microbiology take pride in assuring that our students inculcate the cutting-edge knowledge to face the competition and challenges of the field. We firmly believe that a young trained mind channelized in guidance of our expertise toward a result-oriented approach shall make a difference and can contend in competitive world. The Department has always strived to maintain quality in teaching and has carved out a place for itself as a leading centre of education.

THE DEPARTMENT


The department of Microbiology was established in 1999 with undergraduate level teaching. Postgraduate course in Microbiology was started in 2002. The aim of the Department since its inception has been to provide up to date learning resources to our students to meet the requirement of quality manpower for teaching, research, and other fields. The Department presently offers a 2-year M.Sc. program and 3-year undergraduate program.

COURSES OFFERED
M.Sc. Microbiology (30 seats)
B.Sc. with Microbiology, Botany and Zoology (60 seats)

 


FACILITIES
At present the Department is in its fully grown stage having well equipped fully air-conditioned laboratories with all modern and sophisticated instruments like smart classroom, UV-VIS spectrophotometer, anaerobic culture apparatus, laminar air flow hood, cooling centrifuge, incubators, autoclave, colony counter, hot air oven, vortex shaker, colorimeter, hot plate with magnetic stirrer, water bath, Ph meter, distillation assembly etc.

The Department of Microbiology has a very rich library too-which is the heart of its academic pursuits. The central library is full of all the relevant 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. We follow the best teaching practices in the core area of subject with a motto of learner-centric teaching and gives exposure to the students about the latest research through project and dissertation. Leading scientists and eminent professors are invited from time to time to interact with the students and the pattern of study includes tutorials, seminars, power point 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 for educational trips.


CAREERS IN MICROBIOLOGY
“Job outlook for Microbiologist is positive.”
Microbiology is a vast field that offers various diverse career opportunities to its students. When you enter the professional world after acquiring a degree in Microbiology a number of opportunities would be lined up for you. To give you a gist of it here is a list of careers options available in the field of Microbiology:

Jobs directly related to your degree include:
• Academic researcher
• Biomedical scientist
• Biotechnologist
• Clinical research associate
• Clinical scientist, immunology
• Food technologist
• Medicinal chemist
• Microbiologist
• Nanotechnologist
• Pharmacologist
• Research scientist (life sciences)
• Technical brewer
• Water quality scientist

The Department is proud of its students who have always excellent both at the University level and at various competitive examinations. A number of students of this Department have occupied or are occupying higher positions within and outside the country.

Faculty

Dr. Deepika
Assistant Professor
M.Sc. Ph.D
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Sh. Himanshu Singh
Assistant Professor
M.Sc
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Dr. Nidhi Singh Chauhan
Assistant Professor
M.Sc Ph.D
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Ms. Divya Singh
Assistant Professor
M.Sc
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