About The Department:

 
  • The Department maintains the legacy of providing quality education for 27 years
  • The largest department having highest student strength
  • One of the oldest setup for microbiological studies at Saurashtra region

Best Practices:

 
  • Intensive course structure and integrated teaching-learning process
  • Follows outcome based education (OBE) based curriculum
  • Offers induction for fresher’s and remedial classes to overcome difficulties
  • Integrates human values for personal development as a part of curriculum

Departmental Highlights:

 
  • Offers an array of programs and courses in UG and PG level
  • Highly qualified and motivated faculty members
  • Posses excellent infrastructure and lab facilities
  • Offers a range of Co-curricular, Value added courses for skill development
  • Strong Alumni base. Alumni are placed in high positions in diverse fields.

Recent Updates:

 
  • High placement record for UG and PG students
  • Summer placement of students to various industries and institutes
  • Participation in various Conference/Workshops etc
  • Department regularly organizes inter-departmental and inter-college events for students.

Mission, Vision & Values

 

Mission

 

The Department of Microbiology is committed to provide quality education to the students through progressive academic and research environment by nurturing scholarly progression, inquisitiveness, intellectual development and human values.

Vision

 

The Department of Microbiology endeavors to be a centre of excellence in microbiological studies and research in bringing prominence in the field and strive to be in the vanguard of the domain for scientific and social benefit of mankind.

Graduate Attributes

 
  • Subject Knowledge:

Students should possess in depth knowledge of Microbiology and its various components.

  • Skills and Applications:

Students should possess skills to apply theoretical knowledge to basic applications by developing hypothesis, design, and execution of experiments and analysis of results on an individual basis.

  • Research and innovation:

Students should be independently able to formulate research projects through literature search, finding research gaps and framing objectives in order to strive for innovation.

  • Collaboration and cooperation:

Students should be able to identify potential collaborators and know the art of cooperation in working for common goals.

  • Communication:

Students must be able to communicate scientific ideas as well as their beyond curriculum effectively between pear like and other through various modes of communication (verbal, written, presentation etc…)

  • Industry preparedness:

Students must be skilled with necessary technical domains and possess basic whereabouts of related industry as a part of industrial preparedness.

  • Ethical and Professional learning:

The students must with hold highest possible integral and ethical values pertaining to professionals.

Program Specific Outcomes

 
  1. In depth understanding of basic and applied aspects of microbiology
  2. Develop inclination towards own professional goals over a wide range of career options expanding from R&D, Industrial or Govt. sector or as an Entrepreneur
  3. Ability to retrieve biological information through data mining and data handling
  4. Familiarized with latest and advanced tools and techniques of biological sciences.
  5. Capacity to develop, employ and integrate technical and professional skills as a member of team withholding the essence of collaboration, cooperation and integrity.
  6. Analysis of scientific issues across the spectrum of related disciplines
  7. To independently be able to formulate research projects on microbiology and allied interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary fields through literature search, finding research gaps and framing objectives in order to strive for innovation
  8. Acquire skills specific to microbiology and allied fields for converting information to knowledge through hypothesis, design, execution and analysis
  9. Capability to contribute acquired knowledge leading to find a suitable solutions for an existing problem
  10. Uphold the responsibility as a global citizen maintaining professional and ethical values
  11. Understand microbiology as a social endeavour in context to bringing about harmony with nature
  12. Ability to upgrade knowledge independently and act upon means of improvement for lifelong learning

Scope Of The Program

 

B.Sc. Microbiology

M.Sc. Microbiology

Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (PGDMLT)

Ph.D. Microbiology

A microbiologist finds scope of employment in industries and research institutes other than options for higher education in the preferred field.

The following sectors require Microbiologists as professionals:

  • Agriculture
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Clinical and Diagnostic Laboratory
  • Forensic Science
  • Water Treatment Plant
  • Food and Dairy Industry
  • Research Labs
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Biofertilizer and Agri based Products
  • Academic School, UG and PG Level
  • Marketing of Scientific Consumables, Equipments etc.
  • Self-employed / Entrepreneur

After doing M.Sc. (Chemistry), one can opt for either further studies or take up various jobs and also take up internships as research assistants (JRF/SRF) to prepare for industrial demands.
Some of the most relevant further education programs after M.Sc. (Chemistry) includes:

  • M. Phil.
  • Ph.D.
  • MBA
  • B.Ed

Other than listed opportunities, one can always opt for civil service and other government sector employment exams after successful completion of B.Sc. (Chemistry) program.

In recent times, due to favourable governmental initiatives, opting for a start-up can be an excellent choice for graduates of B.Sc. (Chemistry) program.

Dr.Shivani M. Patel

HOD/Asso. Prof.
M.Sc., Ph.D GATE
Exp.:19 Years


smpatel@vsc.edu.in

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Dr. Nilkanth Faldu 

Asso. Prof.
M.Sc., Ph.D.
Exp.:16 Years


prabhumay@atmiyauni.ac.in

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Dr. Minaxi M. Parmar

Asso. Prof.
M.Sc., Ph.D.ICAR NET


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Dr. Apexa R. Patadia

Asso. Prof.
Ph.D (Microbiology)
Exp.:Teaching:- 15 years


arpatadia@vsc.edu.in

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Dr. Abhijeet S. Joshi

Asso. Prof.
M.Sc. Ph.D., (NET, GATE Qualified)
Exp.:12.5 Years


abhijeet.joshi@atmiyauni.ac.in

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Dr. Mousumi Das

Asst. Prof.
M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.
Exp.:Teaching:-7.5-8yrs


mousumi.das@atmiyauniac.in

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Dr. Rohan V. Pandya

Asst. Prof.
M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.Post Doc.
Exp.:Teaching:-13 years


rohan.pandya@atmiyauni.ac.in

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Dr. Varun P. Shah

Asst. Prof.
M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.Post Doc.


varun.shah@atmiyauni.ac.in

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Dr. Chitra Bhattacharya

Asst. Prof.
M.Sc., DCA,M.Phil,Ph.D.
Exp.: Teaching:-9.0 years


chitra.bhattacharya@atmiyauni.ac.in

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Ms. Nidhi Saxena

Asst. Prof.
M.Sc. Biotechnology,PhD Biotechnology (Pursuing)GSET
Exp.:Teaching:-6 years


nidhi.saxena@atmiyauni.ac.in

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Ms. Dimple K. Kachhadiya

Teaching Assistant
M.Sc.Biotechnology,GSET
Exp.:Teaching:-2.5 years


dimple.kachhadiya@atmiyauni.ac.in

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Ms. Shivani H. Tank

Teaching Assistant
M.Sc.CSIR-NET, GSET
Exp.:Teaching:-2.5 years


shivani.tank@atmiyauni.ac.in

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Achievements

 

Student Achievement

 
Year Name of the award/medal Name of the students National/International Cultural
21stFebruary 2019 Food Making in “Atmiya SCITECH UTSAV 2019”, DBT & GSBTM Sponsored National level symposium organized by Shree M. &N. Virani Science College (Autonomus), Rajkot & Atmiya University, Rajkot. Kodiya Happy Vallabhbhai National
2018-2019 Folk Dance competition in AVSAR– Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut.) , Rajkot. Jasani Riya S. National
2018-2019 Skit competition in AVSAR– Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut.), Rajkot. Vasa Nandini Nirajbhai National
2018-2019 Debate competition in AVSAR– Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut.), Rajkot. Vasa Nandini Nirajbhai National
2018-2019 Elocution competition in AVSAR– Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut.), Rajkot. Raval Aesha Prashantbhai National
August – 2018 Classical Dance Competition in “AVSAR – Art and Cultural Festival” 2018at Shree M & N Virani Science College (Aut.), Rajkot. Raval Aesha Prashantbhai National
2018-2019 Collage competition in AVSAR– Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut.), Rajkot. Kataria Shivani Virendrabhai National
2018-2019 Samuh Nrutya competition in AVSAR– Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut.), Rajkot. Nariya Princi Prakashbhai National
2018-2019 Rangoli competition in AVSAR– Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut.), Rajkot. Makadiya Saloni Hitesh National
2018-2019 Folk Dance competition in AVSAR– Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut.), Rajkot. Savaliya Nidhi Jayntibhai National
2018-2019 Folk Dance competition in AVSAR– Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut.), Rajkot. Dhiyad Dhara Hareshbhai National
2018-2019 Folk – Dance competition in AVSAR – Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut.), Rajkot. Savani Nency Mukeshbhai National
2018-2019 Skit competition in AVSAR– Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut.), Rajkot. Patel Purvi Sanjay National
2018-2019 Debate competition in AVSAR– Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut.), Rajkot. Patel Purvi Sanjay National
2018-2019 Rangoli Competition in “AVSAR – Art and Cultural Festival” 2018-19at Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Autonomous), Rajkot. Bariya Trusha National
2018-2019 Folk Dance competition in AVSAR– Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut.), Rajkot. Nasit Hetvi Shaileshbhai National
2018-2019 Drama competition in AVSAR -Art and Cultural Festival 2018 Organized by Shree M & N Virani Science College (Aut) , Rajkot. Milan Nileshbhai Kathiriya National  
2018-2019 Drama competition in AVSAR – Art and Cultural Festival 2018 Organized by Shree M & N Virani Science College (Aut) , Rajkot. Siddharth A. Kamariya National
2018-2019 Gazal Shayari Kavya Writing competition in AVSAR – Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut), Rajkot. Basiya Nilamba Rajeshkumar National
2018-2019 Elocution competition in AVSAR – Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut), Rajkot. Basiya Nilamba Rajeshkumar National
2018-2019 Lokgeet competition in AVSAR – Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut), Rajkot. Kavani Surbhi Hareshbhai National
2017- 2018 Group Dance – “Thangannat-2018” in Youth Festival 2018-2019 held at Saurashtra University campus, Rajkot Kavani Surbhi Hareshbhai National
2017- 2018 Singing competition in Tashanbaaz Organized by RED FM93.5, Bajaate Raho. Kavani Surbhi Hareshbhai National
21stFebruary 2019 Food Making in “Atmiya SCITECH UTSAV 2019”, DBT & GSBTM Sponsored National level symposium organized by Shree M. &N. Virani Science College (Autonomus), Rajkot & Atmiya University, Rajkot. Sanadiya Sonu Prakashbhai National
2017- 2018 Rangoli – “Thangannat-2018” in Youth Festival 2018-2019 held at Saurashtra University campus, Rajkot Sanadiya Sonu Prakashbhai National
2017- 2018 Handicraft Hobby – “Thangannat-2018” in Youth Festival 2018-2019 held at Saurashtra University campus, Rajkot Sanadiya Sonu Prakashbhai National
2018-2019 Mehndi competition in AVSAR – Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut), Rajkot. Sanadiya Sonu Prakashbhai National
2018-2019 Rangoli competition in AVSAR – Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut), Rajkot. Sanadiya Sonu Prakashbhai National
2018-2019 Hastkala hobby competition in AVSAR – Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut), Rajkot. Sanadiya Sonu Prakashbhai National
2018- 2019 Hast kala hobby – “Thangannat-2018” in Youth Festival 2018-2019 held at Saurashtra University campus, Rajkot Sanadiya Sonu Prakashbhai National
20thSeptember 2018 Green Gajanana competition in Vakartunda mahostsav – 2018 event organized by civil Engineering Department at Atmiya University, Rajkot. Sanadiya Sonu Prakashbhai National
2018-2019 Drama competition in AVSAR – Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut), Rajkot. Vanpariya Rutvi Kamleshbhai National
2018-2019 Drama competition in AVSAR – Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut), Rajkot. Vamja Drashti Dineshbhai National
2018-2019 Folk Dance competition in AVSAR– Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut.), Rajkot. Chotani Shreya Manishbhai National
2018-2019 Folk Dance competition in AVSAR– Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut.), Rajkot. Ranpariya Devangi Hiteshbhai National
2018-2019 Folk Dance competition in AVSAR– Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut.), Rajkot. Moridhara Hemanshi National
2018-2019 Drama competition in AVSAR– Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut.), Rajkot. Virsodiya Vruti Dhansukhbhai National
2018-2019 Drama competition in AVSAR– Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut.), Rajkot. Shalini Girishbhai Loriya National
2018-2019 Drama competition in AVSAR– Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut.), Rajkot. Jadav Trusha Dhirenbhai National
2018-2019 Samuh Nrutya (Folk Dance) competition in AVSAR– Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut.), Rajkot. Bhimani Yashmi Bhupendrabhai National
2018-2019 Samuh Nrutya (Folk Dance) competition in AVSAR– Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut.), Rajkot. Rathod Vibhuti Pravinbhai National
2018-2019 Skit competition in AVSAR– Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut.), Rajkot. Rathod Vibhuti Pravinbhai National
2018-2019 Drama competition in AVSAR– Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut.), Rajkot. Patel Nency Vimalbhai National
2018-2019 Drama competition in AVSAR– Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut.), Rajkot. Bavarva Nirali Jaysukhbhai National
2018-2019 Rangoli competition in AVSAR– Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut.), Rajkot. Bhimani Vrunda Bharatbhai National
2018-2019 Sarjanatmak karigiri (Best out of waste) competition in AVSAR– Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut.), Rajkot. Bhimani Vrunda Bharatbhai National
2018-2019 Elocution (Best out of waste) competition in AVSAR– Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut.), Rajkot. Bhimani Vrunda Bharatbhai National
2018-2019 Samuh Nrutya (Folk Dance) competition in AVSAR– Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut.), Rajkot. Tejani Sejal Kanjibhai National
2018-2019 Mehndi competition in AVSAR– Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut.), Rajkot. Ruparel Aishwariya Rajendrabhai National
2ndAug. 2018 Salad Decoration Competition “Art and Craft Warfare” held at Atmiya Institue of pharmaceutical Science, Atmiya University, Rajkot Ruparel Aishwariya Rajendrabhai National
2018-2019 Folk Dance competition in AVSAR– Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut.), Rajkot. Sojitra Shruti Ratilal National
2018-2019 Samuh Nrutya (Folk Dance) competition in AVSAR– Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut.), Rajkot. Donga Riya Vipulbhai National
21stFebruary 2019 Crazy Idea competition in “Atmiya SCITECH UTSAV 2019”, DBT & GSBTM Sponsored National level symposium organized by Shree M. &N. Virani Science College (Autonomus), Rajkot & Atmiya University, Rajkot. Patel Vishwa Anilkumar National
21stFebruary 2019 Fine arts – Painting competition in “Atmiya SCITECH UTSAV 2019”, DBT & GSBTM Sponsored National level symposium organized by Shree M. &N. Virani Science College (Autonomus), Rajkot & Atmiya University, Rajkot. Bhalodi Janvi Maheshbhai National
21stFebruary 2019 Crazy Idea – Painting competition in “Atmiya SCITECH UTSAV 2019”, DBT & GSBTM Sponsored National level symposium organized by Shree M. &N. Virani Science College (Autonomus), Rajkot & Atmiya University, Rajkot. Dalsaniya Krishnapriya Prafulbhai National
2018-2019 Samuh Nrutya (Folk Dance) competition in AVSAR– Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut.), Rajkot. Umaretiya Shruti Chandubhai National
2018-2019 Folk Dance competition in AVSAR– Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut.), Rajkot. Bhalodiya Tanvi Manojbhai National
21stFebruary 2019 Food Making competition in “Atmiya SCITECH UTSAV 2019”, DBT & GSBTM Sponsored National level symposium organized by Shree M. &N. Virani Science College (Autonomus), Rajkot & Atmiya University, Rajkot. Jobanputra Himani Maheshbhai National
2018-2019 Folk Dance competition in AVSAR– Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut.), Rajkot. Rupareliya Megha Rasikbhai National
2018-2019 Drama competition in AVSAR– Art and Cultural Festival 2018Organized by Shree M. & N. Virani Science College (Aut.), Rajkot. Joshi Sweta Kamleshbhai National
2018-2019 Samuh Nrutya (Folk Da