Department: Microbiology

Year of Establishment: 1995

Courses Offered:

  • B.Sc. Microbiology
  • M.Sc. Microbiology
  • M.Phil Microbiology
  • Ph.D Microbiology

No. of Labs: 3
No. of Classrooms: 7
Research Lab.: 1

Faculty Details

Qualification – M.Sc, Ph.D
Mail-id – microthangs@yahoo.com
Phone No.:9489591066
Year of Joining – 1999
UG:  22 Years     PG:  17.5 Years
Area of Specification – Medical Microbiology
Memberships – Board of studies
(Research Guidance)
M.Phil – Yes
National – 20
International – 15
Seminar/Conference / Workshop
Organized – 15
Attended – 12
Presented – 7
Qualification – M.Sc., M.Phil., B.Ed
Mail-id:- ven.vinoth @gmail.com

Phone No.:9750857961
Year of Joining – 2006
UG: 12.5 Years     PG: 11 Years
Area of Specification – Environmental Microbiology
Memberships – Board of studies
International – 2
Organized – 10
Attended – 15
Presented – 8
Qualification – M.Sc, Ph.D
Mail-id – vijayachitra@gmail.com
Phone No.:9843110867
Year of Joining – 2007
UG: 10 Years     PG: 10 Years
Area of Specialization – Environmental Microbiology
Received Bharathiar University Research Fellowship for PhD   
Research Guidance: M.Phil /PhD- Yes
Publications: International – 3
Organized – 10
Attended – State: 5 National: 15

Workshop : State: 1, National: 6
Presented – National: 18, International: 1
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D
Email : kichu_vaniseeni@yahoo.co.in
Phone No. : 9715372127
Year of Joining : 2008
Experience :
UG: 14yrs and 5 months
PG: 12 yrs and 5 months
Papers Published : National: 4, International: 4
Conferences Attended : State: 3, National: 15, International: 1
Workshop : State: 3, National: 2 
Specialization : Industrial and environmental microbiology
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D
Email : ebency80@gmail.com
Phone No. : 9894069300
Year of Joining : 2009
Experience :
UG: 13yrs and 5 months
PG: 11yrs and 5 months
Papers Published : National: 4, International: 5
Conferences Attended : State: 5, National: 15, International: 1
Workshop : State: 2, National : International: Nil
Research Guidance : M.Phil. / Ph.D.- Nil
Specialization : Industrial and environmental microbiology
Department : Microbiology
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : M.Sc., Ph.D., PGDCA, PGDBI
Email : sarankumaribs@gmail.com
Phone No. : +91-94423 86269
Year of Joining – 2011
Experience :
UG: 16 yrs & 6 months
PG: 16yrs & 6 months
Papers Published : National: 1, International: 15
Gene Sequences Submitted : 6 nos
Conferences Attended : State: Nil, National: 26, International: 03
Workshop : State: 07, National: , International:
Research Guidance : M.Phil. : Produced 3 M.Phil.’s and guiding 3 Ph.D., scholars

Specialization : Industrial Microbiology and Applied Microbiology


  • The Microbiology Association activities for the academic year 2016- 2017 was inaugurated on 12thAugust 2016 by Dr. C Kunhikannan, Scientist E, IFGTB, Coimbatore
  • Final year UG and PG students visited medical exhibition MEDISCENE ‘16 on 17th June 2016 organized by Coimbatore Medical college, Coimbatore.
  • A Guest lecture on ‘’Biological control on crop pest – Sugarcane Prospective’’ was delivered by Dr. J. Srikanth, Principal Scientist, Entomology Section, Sugarcane Breeding Institute on 18th August 2016.
  • As a mark of World Humanitarian day, on 19th August 2016, Dr. I Maria Yesuraja, Professor and Head, Dept. of Social Work, delivered a special lecture on “Humanitarainiasm’’
  • Mr. Balaji, Director, Thaavaram Agro Foundation, Coimbatore delivered a lecture on ‘’Vaccine Production’’ on 7th September 2016.
  • To build Self-confidence and Entrepreneur skill among students, the Department organized “Micro Almesse” a fund raising programme to help the needy on 8th September 2016.
  • The Department Organized a guest lecture on “Organ Transplantation”. The importance of organ transplantation was explained by Mr. Rajesh, Royal College of Nursing, Coimbatore
  • Dr. S. Sudha, Associate Professor & Head, Department of Microbiology, Dr. NGP Arts and Science College, Coimbatore, served as a resource person on 30th December 2017 and delivered a seminar on “Mighty Microbes”.
  • The Department organized a seminar on “Awareness of road safety” delivered by Mr. Kamala Kannanformer Traffic warden and a live demo on “How to make traffic free driving” was explained by Mr. Chandrasekar, Ambal Auto Maruthi driving school On 10th March 2017, forenoon session .
  • On 10th March 2017, afternoon session First aid on road accidents – a demo was given by Dr. Amareswar Reddy, Professor, Emergency Medicine Department, PSG hospitals, Coimbatore


  • As a highlighting feature, Department organized an International Seminar on “Research prospects of Microbiology in Netherland” on 20th February 2017. Dr. Kalpana Ethiraj, CEO, Amsterdam, Netherland delivered a special lecture. Dr. M. Padmanabhan, Course Director, IAS Academy, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore delivered a special lecture on “Career Opportunities in Central and State services”.


  • As an Extension Activity, Department organized an Awareness programme, on “Safety measures to prevent Malaria, Dengue and Swine flu” in K.G. Chavadi Village in the month of January and February, 2017.
  •  In association with Women empowerment cell of SNGC, the Department of Microbiology conducted a rally on Gender Equality on 8th March 2017.


  • A National conference Micromeet 17 “Innovative approaches in Biosciences” was organized on 24th Feb 2017. The function was inaugurated by Dr. Girija, Assistant Professor, Dept of Zoology, Mercy College, Palakkad. She also delivered a special lecture on Oncology.
  • Dr. SubramaniyanBabu, Professor, School of Biosciences and Technology, VIT University, Vellore served as a chief guest for Micromeet ‘17 and enlightened the students about various fields of research activities of life science.


  • A research collaborative work between The Department of Microbiology, SNGC and The Department of Microbiology, SN College, Alathur, Palakkad, was held on 9th March 2017.  Fifty students of both PG and UG were taken for a Career guidance program.
  • The final year PG and UG students visited the tea factory, Ooty on 4th and 5th March 2017.


  • Romesh Nair of II B.Sc., Microbiology has won 1st place in Hindi Essay writing competition organized by The Ramakrishna Mission
  • Meharoof of II B.Sc., Microbiology was honored as Mr. Palakkad under 70 kg Category

UNIVERSITY RANKS (inception):    UG : 36     PG: 23




How to find us

Palakkad-Coimbatore National Highway,
K G Chavadi, Coimbatore - 641 105.
Email : sngc@snget.org,
Phone : +91 422 2656840, 2656527