The candidate must hold a B.Sc., degree in Microbiology / Biotechnology/ B.Pharma / BVSc/ BPT/ B.Sc. Food Science Tech./B.Sc. Nursing. The candidate must have scored a minimum of 55% marks in the qualifying examination.
Department had signed MOU with reputed Agricultural, Food and Diagnostic laboratories for sharing of subject expertise and research
The Department Microbiology was established in the year 2004. Now, it has grown as a full-fledged Research centre with expertise in numerous aspects of biology. Research within the department is focused on Environmental Microbiology, Biodegradation, Medical Microbiology, Bioactive Phytochemicals and Biofuels. The department has excellent infrastructure with the basic and advanced equipment for research. Curriculum is designed to meet the need of the student's community. In addition to various teaching programmes, the faculty of the department contribute extensively to research in modern areas of Microbiology. The department has completed a major project, sponsored by the DST for 13.5 lakhs. The department also is supported by the Tamilnadu State council for Science and Technology under popularization of science activities scheme. Our department is one among the four departments in the college, recognized and supported under DBT Star college scheme. The department offers Industry oriented Value added programmes, periodical skill oriented workshops and training programmes. Tie up with diagnostic laboratories for placements. A Diploma programme in Clinical Laboratory Techniques Linkages with Research laboratories for career enhancements Certifications in fostoc.
Our M.Sc., Course combines the core concepts of Medical Bacteriology, Infectious Virology, Genetic Engineering, Nanotechnology, Bioinformatics etc., To provide the job opportunities for a Post graduate in public and private sectors, the final year students will undergo a industrial/institutional project to emphasis knowledge.