Department: Microbiology

Year of Establishment: 1995
Courses Offered:

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

Value Added Courses Offered:

    • Mushroom Cultivation
    • Herbal Medicines
    • Vermicompost

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

Qualification – M.Sc, Ph.D
Mail-id – microthangs@gmail.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
Papers Published National – 20 International – 15
Seminar/Conference / Workshop Organized – 15 Attended – 12
Presented – 7
Qualification – M.Sc.,M.Phil.,B.Ed.,Ph.D.,
Mail-id:- ven.vinoth @gmail.com
Phone No.:9750857961
Year of Joining – 2006
UG: 13.5 Years     PG: 12 Years
Area of Specification – Environmental Microbiology
Memberships – Board of studies (PG)
PublicationsInternational – 3
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
Email : jubyashik@gmail.com
Papers Published :International: 1
Conferences Attended : National: 3
Specialization : Industrial and environmental microbiology
G Geetha
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : Ph.D
Email : geethasekarpoo@gmail.com
Phone No. : 9944036349
Papers Published : International: 4
Conferences Attended : National: 1 International: 3
Seminar Attended National: 3
Workshop : State: 1  
Specialization : Industrial and environmental microbiology
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : M.Sc.,Ph.D.,
Email : rgnambirajan@gmail.com
Phone No. : 9698839986
Experience :
UG: 1 year
PG: 1 year
Papers Published : National: 6, International: 5
Seminar Attended: 31
Workshop Attended : State: 7, National: 9 
Medical Microbiology and Molecular and Clinical Microbiology.
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : M.Sc.,M.Phil.,
Email : priyamic28@gmail.com
Phone No. : 8807903263
Experience :
UG: 1 year
PG: 1 year
Seminar Attended: 15
Workshop Attended : State: 2, National: 2 
Specialization : Medical Microbiology, Virology and Genetics.


Batch Number of Ranks
1996-1999 2
1997-2000 2
2000-2003 1
2001-2004 2
2002-2005 3
2003-2006 2
2006-2009 1
2007-2010 5
2008-2011 3
2009-2012 2
2010-2013 4
2011-2014 1
2012-2015 3
2013-2016 5
2016-2018 3


  • Organized Association Valedictory Function and Guest Lecture on “MICROBE ASSOCIATED MOLECULAR PATTERN (MAMP) SIGNALING IN PLANT IMMUNITY” on 27-02-19. Chief Guest: Dr.Vidhyasekaran, FNA. Former Director TNAU.
  • Organized Workshop on “Bioinformatics” on 22-02-2019. Resource Person: Dr. Shanthipriya, Assistant professor, Department of Microbiology, CMS college of science and commerce.
  • Organized Micro Meet 2019 National conference on “Innovative Approaches in Biosciences” on 21.02.19.
    Resource Person(s):
    Dr.U.C.Jaleel, Principal Scientist, OSPF NIAS Drug Discovery Lab, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Indian Institute of Science Campus, Bangalore.
    Dr.Murugadas V,Scientist, Microbiology, Fermentation and Biotech Division, Central Institute of Fisheries Technology.
  • Organized Workshop on “Microbiological Staining Techniques” for Biochemistry and Biotechnology students on 15-02-2019, 10.30 AM. Resource Person: Dr.M.Thangavel. Venue : Microbiology lab1.
  • Organized “Micro Almesse” food fest on 14-02-19. Venue: GF Block.
  • Organized Rally on Helmet Awareness on 09-02-19. Venue: Ettimadai.
  • Organized Rally on Plastic Awareness on 08-02-19. Venue: K.G. Chavadi.
  • Organized Rally on road safety conducted on 08-02-19. Venue: Velanthavalam Road.
    AND DST-STEP FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES” on 11-01-2019, 10.30 AM. Resource Person: Dr. S. P. Suriyaraj, Scientific Officer in Nanotechnology, PSG – Science & Technology Entrepreneurial Park (PSG – STEP), PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore.
  • Organized Association Inaugural Function and Special Address on “Next Generation Sequencing and its Applications in Microbial Science” on 12-09-2018, 10.30 AM. Chief Guest: Dr. M. Modhumita Dasgupta, Scientist-F, IFGTB, Coimbatore.
  • Micromeet ’18 – National Conference on Innovative Approaches in Biosciences is organised on 21st Feb.,2018. Dr Murali Gopal, Principal Scientist, Central Plantation Crop Research Institute, Kasargod will deliver the Inaugural Address. Dr T R Krishnan, Vice- Chairman, SNGET will preside over the programme.


  • Organized  a food festival “Micro Almesse” on 10.01.2018.  The Food fest was conducted to generate fund for Charity purpose. More than 900 students and staff participated in the program. Entertainments like Mehandi, Games, Selfie spot and Horror room were also conducted.


  • Microbiology Association was Inaugurated on 08.08.2017. Dr. P. Lakshmanaperumalsamy, Emeritus Professor,
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Bharathiar University, elaborated the “Scope & Opportunities for
    Microbiologists” and created awareness among the microbiology students regarding the various roles of microbiologists in the
    fields like Food Microbiology, Industrial Microbiology, Medical Microbiology, Marine Microbiology.
    Shri.K.A. Pankaj Kumar, Joint Secretary, SNGET presided over the function and Dr. K.V. Surendran, Principal offered his felicitations.


  • Organized a “Blood Group Identification Camp” on 22.06.2017 at Government School, Chaavadi Pudhur.The Blood group
    of the school children and teachers were identified and reported.


  • The Department of Microbiology conducted an Awareness Rally on “Dengue Fever” on 21.06.2017. Dr. K. V. Surendran, Principal presided over the function. The students and staff members created awareness among the public in Chavadi pudur by explaining the sources and control measures to prevent Dengue fever. Dr. M. Thangavel, Head, Department of Microbiology, addressed the school children and created awareness at Government School, Chavadi pudur, Coimbatore.

ACTIVITIES (2016-17):

  • 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.


How to find us

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