Microbiology can be described as the study of microorganisms and their effects on other living beings. But in scientific terms microbiology is the study and classification of various microorganisms i.e. organisms which are very small in size and cannot be seen with naked eyes. The microorganism’s which are studied in microbiology includes algae, viruses, protozoan, molds and bacteria. The immense research and fact findings with the help of microbiology has not only help human kind to fight ill effects of these organisms but on contrary helped many industries produce products for the well being and profit of other living beings. Microbiology is a wide field which offers many specializations in it for instance, marine microbiologists, agricultural microbiologists, industrial microbiologist etc.
Department of Microbiology every year set goals for the growth of the department to perpetuate the excellence and innovations in academics in order to orient students to attain limitless heights in their opted careers. Development of the department is indicated by its student’s strength, active interactions among departments of the college and the follow up action of aims and strategy of the department for its growth and achievements. Department’s infrastructure is updated and upgraded yearly. Innovative ideas in academics and its implementations are the top priority. The students with research orientation have number of avenues open from the sources where they have done their internship and dissertation for further research. They are offered to authenticate their work in the form of publication. The departmental faculties also have sessions with the students to understand the values for self growth and following ethics for the betterment of society as citizens. Departments of our college have good coordination and thus easily disseminate interdisciplinary programmes and activities for student’s sake.
Scope and Job Prospects
The scope of graduate and Post Graduate courses in microbiology is soaring; due to many specializations and higher education courses available a student can choose to study further and gain specialized knowledge and education before stepping into the corporate world.
As far as job prospects are concerned the requirement of adept professionals in microbiology are in demand with many industries like health industry, food industry, research organizations, pharmaceuticals and chemical industries across the world. These companies offer lucrative packages to students in accord with their educational qualification and personal skills.