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// Microbiology
Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world

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.


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

  • 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.
  • Highlights - Academics

    University Ranks
    70 University Ranks with 9 Gold Medals

    India Today Ranking: 84th rank in Science category
    Open Magazine – Zone wise Ranking – South Zone – 31st Rank
    The Week Hansa Survey 2023 – 50th rank

    Awards & Achievements

    The students from Microbiology submitted innovative ideas for SMART INDIA HACKATHON 2022. 

    Received Project from Department of Science & Technology (DST) for the Project on “Sustainable and Cost Effective Indigenous Scientific Covid-19 Risk Prevention Package for Sanitary Workers of Coimbatore Corporation Through Digital Platform”.

    Post Graduate students received Tamil Nadu State Council for Science & Technology (TNSCST) funded Student Projects.

    Final year UG students Diya Joju, Gokila.A, Maheswaree.M and Swathisree C.P received first place in poster presentation at UGC sponsored International Conference on “Innovations in the sphere of Biological Sciences- ISBS 2023” organized by Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women.

    Vibha Shruthi.R and Poorvaja.S II MSc received best paper award at International Conference on “Current trends in Advanced Biomedical Technology (CTAB-2022)” organized by Nehru Arts & Science College.

    Simaya.M, III BSc won prize in Republic Day Marathon for the cause of drug free Coimbatore.

    Sanjuna.R, III BSc won first prize in Essay Competition at “வள்ளலார் முப்பெரும் விழா” organized by Bharathiar University.

    Sri Kavi.A, Research Scholar won the second prize at Enviro Solvers Hackathon under the
    theme “Single use plastic reduced” organized by Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board and
    received cash award of 2 Lakhs from Hon’ble Minister of Environment and Climate Change,
    Government of Tamil Nadu.

    Sri Kavi.A, Research Scholar received best presentation award at International Conference on
    Environment, Agriculture and Human Health organized by Voice of Indian Concern for the

    Programmes Offered

    B.Sc Microbiology
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    M.Sc Microbiology
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    Ph.D Microbiology

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