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Coimbatore - 641 044

Department of Microbiology

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The Department of Microbiology started in the year 1994 as a leap of faith on the upcoming possibilities that would mark the advent of a new era in the history of mankind. Microbiology is the study of microorganisms-living things that are too small to be seen by unaided eye. Throughout history, microorganisms have had a huge impact on human affairs. These tiny creatures that we cannot see are changing the definition of life itself. Being a pioneer in the field of Microbiological sciences in the precincts of Coimbatore and Kongu region this department has been acknowledged as a pertinent contributor to the research and tutoring efforts in this region.

The Department has a well-equipped laboratory which caters to the needs of the undergraduate and post-graduate students as well as a centre of excellence in research studies in the area of Microbiology. The Department has an array of University ranks including 9 gold medals to its credit and has proven track record in its academic accomplishments.

There is a department library with a collection of several hundred books which students can utilize. New books are added to the collection every year Staff and students of the department keep themselves updated by participating in several International and National seminars where they also present their research work.

Excellent job opportunities are available for a well-qualified micro-biologist. Some of the positions are as follows:

  • + Microbiologists
  • + Biomedical Scientist
  • + Clinical Research Associate
  • + Food technologists
  • + Microbiologists
  • + Pharmacologists
  • + Physician Associate
  • + Research Scientist
  • + Scientific laboratory Technician
  • + Senior Research Fellow
  • + Medical Transcription
  • + Quality Control Manager
  • + Medical Coding


  • + A center of excellence for training and research in Microbiology


The mission is to ensure that Microbiology is positively visible thereby ensuring that the contribution of Microbial Science and Technology is integrated in the decision making of society and to provide education for graduated student with Quality and Morality, perform Research and laboratory service with International excellence to be a pre-eminence in the discipline of Microbiology to lead the society.

Courses Offered

  • + B.Sc (Microbiology)
  • + M.Sc.(Microbiology)
  • + M.Phil. (Full Time) & (Part Time)
  • + Ph.D (Full Time) & (Part Time)

Highlights - Academics

  • + 66 University Ranks with 9 Gold medals since inception
  • + Summer Internship are arranged for practical learning in hospitals and Industries
  • + Focus on skill development from first semester onwards
  • + Placement oriented training