Karpagam University, Coimbatore

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Department of Microbiology


During the twenty first century, interest in microbiology increased quite significantly due to the wide application of microorganisms in studying different biological process. The main stimulus for wide scope of microbiology undoubtedly is due to their involvement in biotechnology and molecular biology. Keeping in that mind, the department of Microbiology was established in the academic year 2002-2003 with M.Sc. Microbiology. The aim of our Department is to promote quality and values based education by motivating the practical skills of students and create awareness on the recent advances in Microbiology and research fields worldwide

Courses Offered :

=> B.Sc. Microbiology
=> M.Sc. Microbiology
=> M.Sc Virology and Immunotechnology
=> M.Phil. in Microbiology
=> Ph.D. in Microbiology

Infrastructure :

=> UG Laboratory
=> PG Laboratory
=> Research Laboratory
=> Preparation Room
=> Inoculation Room
=> Instrumentation Room
=> Karpagam University Instrumentation Facility (KUIF)
=> R&D Centre
=> Animal House Facility

Animal House Facility :

Facilities to carry out “Research, Breeding & Experimentation” on animals recognized by Government of India, Ministry of Environment & Forests (Committee for the Purpose of Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals), Registration No. 739 / 03 / abc / CPCSEA, Dated 3rd March 2003, in a separate laboratory area of 4000 sq.ft.

Events :

=> National conference on “Food and Agriculture Microbiology” on 8th – 9th January. 2008.
=> National Conference on “Pharmaceutical Microbiology”, on 6th & 7th October, 2008.
=> 9th National conference on “Plant and Microbial Metabolites” on 11th – 12th February, 2010.
=> 10th National conference on “Harnessing the power of microbes for better food, agro-industry, health and environment” on 19th – 20th September, 2011
=> International conference on “Bioprocess engineering” to be held in October 2014.


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