The Department of Microbiology in Shanmuga Industries Arts and Science College was established in 1998 to provide education at the Bachelor level in Microbiology. For the benefit of graduates in biological sciences, M.Sc., Applied Microbiology course was started in the year 2013. The department has a team of well qualified seven teaching faculty and one non-teaching staff. The laboratories are fully equipped with all the instruments needed for conducting minor research projects. Every year Symposium is organized by Microbiology Department to understand recent advancements in biological sciences. During symposium our Department has also prepared proceedings of research articles and it was published with the ISBN number. Our staff members take over the students of I M.Sc., Applied Microbiology & III B.Sc., Microbiology to Industrial visit at Jeppiar Dairy product private Ltd., in Kariyamangalam and PASIC institute in Pondicherry. Apart from regular activities, students of our department are also trained to provide extension services such as Microbiological assessment of drinking water, Microbiological screening of cook and food handlers, Detection of blood groups and Lab diagnosis of patients.
Vision & Mission
Towards international excellence to be recognized as preeminence department with medical education, research, and service emphases.
To provide education for production graduated student with quality and morality, perform research and laboratory service with international excellence to be a preeminence in the discipline of microbiology to lead the society.
Year of Establishment : UG (1997-1998) , PG (2013-2014)
Programmes / Courses Offered : UG, PG, M.Phil., Ph.D., (UG, PG, M.Phil., Ph.D., Integrated Masters; Integrated Ph.D., etc.)
Interdisciplinary courses and Departments involved : NIL
Annual / Semester / Choice based credit system : CBCS
Student strength admitted by the university : UG: 50 + 05 (10 %) = 55, PG: 26+3(10%) =29
No of Staffs & Supporting Staffs : 08 + 01 = 09
Facilities (Ex: - Class Rooms, Labs and etc., ) : Well furnished Classrooms, Well Equipped UG, PG & Research labs.