Department Name: Microbiology
Year of Establishment UG: 1983
PG : 2010
Brief Information about Department:
Department of microbiology is a pioneer department in the Khandesh Region .Initially it was affiliated with Pune University, Pune. Now it is affiliated with Kavayitri Bahinabai Chaudhari North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon. Department of Microbiology was started undergraduate courses in 1983 and Post graduate was started in 2010. It is recognized as centre of excellence in teaching and learning microbiology.
It is well developed for sophisticated instruments like Ultraviolet Schimadzu spectrophotometer (UV-1800 model), Trinocular microscope with projection system ( make Olympus) , Biosafety cabinets. Deep freezer, electrophoretic apparatus, BOD and anaerobic incubator, Research centrifuge make Remi R24 model etc. Computer facilities with free internet access for students and staffs.
Departmental library consist of most precious books purchased by teachers and donated by alumni. Total number of books is 150.
Activities :- Blood group detection camp microbial soil and water analysis, community outreach programmes in which organic farming using Biofertilizers. Street play for awareness of diseases like malaria, Dengue, waterborne diseases such as typhoid, cholera, dysentery etc. For villages.
Workshops :- Department conducted workshops for students and faculties like seven day workshop i.e. innovative teaching programmes for students and teachers on industrial microbiology, Innovative ideas and research in microbiology. S.Y. B.Sc. And T.Y.B.Sc. syllabus framing workshops for KBCNMU Jalgaon.
Quiz contest :- Students participate in the state level microbiological quiz contest every year.
Awards :- Students and faculty received awards in state level research competition avishkar at district and university level. Students also participated in NSS and NCC and sports activities and received awards. Academic awards also received by our students.
Research Projects :- Two minor research projects funded by UGC, New Delhi and KBCNMU (VCRMS ) of Jalgaon were completed.
Alumni :- working in various sectors like academic, Pharmaceutical industries, research institutions, civil and social services.
Placements :- Our senior alumni guides for their juniors for suitable openings in the different microbial industries.
Staff Name(Teaching non-Teaching)
Research Area (If Any)
Dr. R.D. Shelar
F. N. Sayed
U. G. Fulpagare
S. R. Deshmukh
K. C. Patil
G. B. Tadvi
G. S. More
M.Sc. CSIR-UGC NET
Msc. , SET ,NET
Names of Programmes / Courses offered