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Department of Micro Biology

Dr. V. Muthumani, M.Sc., M.Phil., B.Ed., Ph.D., HOD

   The Department of Microbiology of N.K.R, started in the year 2006 -07 is offering the 3 years B.Sc Microbiology programme. The back bone of the Department is the intellectual rigor provided by a strong team of faculty members & students, coming from all places. The Department has a strong base in Microbial technology and the main focus of the courses offered is on Microbial Genetics, Molecular Biology, Immunology, Genetic Engineering, Environmental Microbiology, Medical Microbiology, Industrial Microbiology and other areas allied to biological sciences. Considerable number of research papers is published in the journal of National & International repute.

   Department of Microbiology regularly organizes seminars & workshop to update the students about the recent developments in the field of Microbiology & related Sciences

Eligibility of the course

   A candidate who has passed Higher Secondary Examinations in any one of the biological sciences under Higher Secondary Boards of Examination, Tamilnadu or as per norms set by the Government of Tamilnadu are permitted to appear and quality for the B.Sc Microbiology degree Examination of Periyar University.


  • Dissection Microscope
  • Microscope Binocular
  • Centrifuge
  • Autoclave
  • Laminar air flow Chamber
  • Spectrophotometer
  • Swirl table
  • Water bath
  • Hot air oven
  • Incubator



S.No Events Title Resource person
8 UGC Sponsored National Seminar 10.12.2014 “Microbial Threats to Human – Kind” Dr. S. Arjunan, Associate Professor, Head Department of Microbiology, KSR college, Tiruchengode.
9 Association Activity on 04.12.2014 “Field Visit to Adaiyar Anandhabavan Milk Society” Namakkal. Namakkal
10 Association Activity on 19.12.2014 “Exhibition” Microbiology lab
11 Association Inauguration 29.10.2015 “Cookery and drawing competition” Microbiology lab
12 Association Inauguration 30.10.2015 “Viral Haemorrhagic Fever” Dr. A. Malarvizhi, Associate Professor and Head Department of Micribiology, Vivekanandha college of Arts and Science, Tiruchengode.

List of Staff Members

Name of the faculty Designation Date of joining in the collegiate service Date of joining in the Government service & In this College
Dr. V. Muthumani Asst.Professer & Head 19.06.2000 28.02.2011
Mrs. V. Kowsalyadevi Asst.Professer 21.07.1999 28.02.2011


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