ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
The department has its inception in 1986 with an intake of 25 students at undergraduate level. The objective of the department is to inculcate values and impart state-of-the-art training to budding microbiologists so that they can be easily absorbed or become entrepreneurs.
Microbiology was offered with Botany or Zoology and Chemistry. It was expanded to the Post Graduate Level in the Year 2001, with an intake of 14 students. In the district, this is the only department having PG program. Department offers two UGC sponsored career oriented programs. The Department of Biotechnology (Established in 2006) is solely managed by Department of Microbiology and Department of Food Processing and Engineering was managed by the department from 2014 to 2016.