The department started in 1999. The Department of Microbiology, Christ College, Rajkot, has a three-year Bachelor's program and a two-year Master's program with a specialization in Microbiology. Department has two spacious states of art laboratories for students to learn the techniques of Microbiology. Blends of traditional and modern teaching methods are used to teach students efficiently. Students are given small research projects related to subjects they learn in the classroom. Department of Microbiology conducts many programs that help the student acquire skills and increase their understanding of the subject. Microbiology subject includes various aspects of Microbiology like fundamentals of microbiology, basics of biochemistry & microbial control, microbial diversity, applied & environmental microbiology, immunology, Bacterial metabolism, molecular biology and genetic engineering, Fermentation Technology, Bio-analytical techniques and clinical diagnostic microbiology, Bioinformatics, genetics, etc.
The vision of the department is to produce skilled microbiologists who can serve the society and nation.
To prepare students to choose research fields or professional careers as microbiologists in various industries.
To motivate and guide students in the field of microbiology.
Department of Microbiology, Christ College, Rajkot was established in 1999. The department gives students practical exposure to the subject by arranging industrial tours and training programs at various laboratories and manufacturing plants. The self-learning of the students is supported through various activities including class seminars and minor research projects. It conducts many co-curricular programs that help the student to acquire skills and increase their understanding on the subject. The department conducts an awareness program regarding various aspects to aware of the students about social and medical issues prevailing in society.
To aware the students and sensitize them to the current environmental issues, Department arranged a Scitoon competition on the consequences of Global warming...
The event gave a lot of historic, life-inspiring, and scientific information about great scientists. Their struggles and success enlighten all the students to be dedicated and passionate about their goals.
Christ College has been a place of memories as I spent my five years for my higher education. Department of Microbiology is a place where I was nurtured by my teachers who guided me at my right path. Highly qualified faculty members shared with us plethora of their knowledge to make our future bright. I am indebted to my faculty members and my alma mater â€“ Christ.
Research is one of the major areas where my department taught me to take up. Being a person from Microbiology background, Department of Microbiology, Christ College showed me various paths to dive into it so that I can reach my goal. Always thankful to my faculty members â€“ A Proud to be Christite.