Microbiology is the branch of science that deals with the study of very small living forms called MICRO ORGANISMS as they can be viewed only through microscope. It is the core discipline/subject for advanced and research oriented studies in the field of Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Agriculture Science, Pharmaceutical industry, Forensic Science and Medical Science.

The study of this subject becomes especially important and necessary as these small living creatures are very intimately associated with our lives both in a beneficial as well as harmful way and are present everywhere. Microbiology explains the role of microorganisms played in our day to day life and contributes to various areas like Dairy, Food, and Pharmaceutical, in Environmental monitoring, Forensic Science, Medical Research Agriculture and Biotechnology as a Basic Science.

About the Department
  • The Department maintains the legacy of providing quality education for 27 years
  • The largest department having highest student strength
  • One of the oldest setup for microbiological studies at Saurashtra region
  • The department consistently produces rank holders (top 10) at Saurashtra University
Best Practices
  • Intensive course structure and integrated teaching-learning process

  • Follows outcome based education (OBE) based curriculum

  • Offers induction for fresher’s and remedial classes to overcome difficulties

  • Integrates human values for personal development as a part of curriculum

Departmental Highlights
  • Offers an array of programs and courses in UG and PG level

  • Highly qualified and motivated faculty members

  • Posses excellent infrastructure and lab facilities

  • Offers a range of Co-curricular, Value added courses for skill development

  • Strong Alumni base. Alumni are placed in high positions in diverse fields.

  • High placement record for UG and PG students
  • Summer placement of students to various industries and institutes
  • Participation in various Conference/Workshops etc
  • Department regularly organizes inter-departmental and inter-college events for students.