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Department of Microbiology

The department offers the self financing post-graduate course in Microbiology, the field of study of living organisms of microscopic size. It gives the students knowledge about identification of bacteria, fungi, algae protozoa and virus. This branch focuses on the various problems of environmental pollution, the need to recycle natural resources and various technologies in field of biological engineering. The students can gain information about various fields like medical microbiology, aquatic microbiology, agricultural and soil microbiology, immunology, etc. The Microbiology laboratorty is well equipped with all the necessary equipments like fermenter, laminar hood, hot air oven, incubators, centrifuge, autoclave, sophisticated microscopes and a culture room.


Degree with not less than 55% marks in Botany/ Zoology/Chemistry/ Biochemistry/ Microbiology/ Biotechnology / Biophysics. The total number of seats offered is 20.

Univerity Ranks
The students of the department have secured several university ranks in the past years. The department has bagged 15 ranks in the top three Ranks of M.G University.

Semester Details

Semester 1



Biophysics, Bioinstrumentation & Bioinformatics

Cell Biology & Genetics

Physiology & Biostatistics

Laboratory Course I

Semester 2


General Microbiology


Molecular Biology & Genetic Engineering

Metabolism & Enzymology

Laboratory Course II

Semester 3


Food & Industrial Microbiology

Agricultural & Environmental Microbiology

Elective 1: Marine Microbiology

Elective 2: Environmental Science

Laboratory Course III

Semester 4


Systematic Bacteriology

Virology, Mycology & Protozoology

Elective 3: Clinical Microbiology

Laboratory Course IV

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  • Mar Athanasius College
  • Kothamangalam College P.O.
  • Kothamangalam. Kerala,- 686 666
  • 0485 - 2822512, 0485 - 2822378, 0485 - 2851055, 0485 - 2822326
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