There is vast scope in the field of microbiology due to the advancement in the field of science and technology. The scope in this field is immense due to the involvement of microbiology in many fields like medicine, pharmacy, dairy, industry, clinical research, water industry, agriculture, chemical technology and nanotechnology. There is an increase in demand for microbiologists in India and globally. A microbiologist can innovate new diagnostic kits, discover new drugs, teach, research, etc. Graduate degree in microbiology gives you the opportunity to work in research and pathology laboratories as well.

Department of Microbiology is established in 1994. Department runs two academic programmes, namely B.Sc. Microbiology and skill development Diploma -Medical Lab Technology course. The departmental laboratory is well equipped and has excellent infrastructure for teaching and research.

Department has qualified faculty members with good academic and research experience. Faculty has successfully completed two research projects and currently conducting one research project. Research work of the department is mainly in Environmental microbiology field. Research work of the faculty and students is presented in national and international conferences. The research papers of faculty have been published in national and international journals.

Department is having collaboration with Central Clinical Laboratory and blood bank of Dr. Vasantrao Pawar Medical College, Hospital and Research centre, Nashik. , Jijau Mahila Sevabhavi Sanstha Nashik Blood Bank and Transfusion Research Institute, Nashik. Greencare Pharmaceuticals, Nashik. Through these collaborations expert guidance sessions, visits are organised.

Department organises workshops, guest lectures, seminars , quiz competition and study tours (RAP laboratory, Renaissance Winery, Aligohorizone, Central Clinical laboratory and Blood Bank, Advent Plantech LLP , NMC Water purification at Nilgiribagh, Sewage Treatment at Tapovan etc.) for overall development of the students.

Our students are getting very good placements in industries, research institutes, colleges and in government sector. Few of our students have set up their own businesses.

For creating social awareness and grooming personality of the students, department organizes extension and outreach activities like Blood group detection and haemoglobin estimation camp , Blood sugar estimation camp, Grain and fund donation, Blood Donation Camp, free medical health check up camp, etc.

Objectives of the department

  • To have graduates with high knowledge and research abilities.
  • To Enhance creative power and capabilities in order to apply advance techniques.
  • To prepare the students with basic knowledge in clinical, immunological, biochemical techniques.
  • To create health awareness among students and society.