Government Science College, Hassan

DEPARTMENT OF MICROBIOLOGY

DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Faculty of Department


Name of the faculty :   Mr. Suresha M G View Profile
Guest Lecturers      :    Mrs. Thara N K
                                     Mrs. Shashirekha K S

List of different programme offered by the Department

Programme

Level of Study

Cut-off mark at entry level in %

Permitted no. of seats

BMBt (Biochemistry, Microbiology, Biotechnology

 

UG

 

35

 

60


List of different programme offered by the Department

Department is well equipped for good microbiology techniques which are as follows:
Compound Microscopes
Binocular Microscopes
Stereo Microscope
Dissection Microscope
Microwave oven
Hot air oven
BOD Incubator
Refrigerator
Laminar Air Flow System
Water bath
Digital Balance
Photo calorimeter
LCD
Centrifuge
Digital Colony Counter
pH meter
Digital Camera etc

Modern teaching methods practiced and use of ICT in teaching learning

Blackboard, LCD and OHP, use of Research Microscopes, Stereo microscope, Permanent slides.


Participation of teachers in academic and personal counseling of students

Constant and comprehensive guidance is being provided related to the higher education and career opportunities in the institutions of national and international importance.

Departmental faculty also helps to solve personal problems of the needy students through counseling.

Special theory and practical classes are held for the students who are slow learners in subject.

Taken students to educational trips like, Milk dairy, water and waste water treatment plants, agriculture research stations and institutes, Vermicompost units, Food processing units, Biofuel park, distilleries etc. .

Details of faculty development programmes and teachers who have been benefited during previous years

Faculty have attended state level seminars / workshops/ faculty development programmes held at various places ( mentioned in personal profiles )

Participation / contribution of teachers to the academic activities including teaching, consultancy and research

Seminars were conducted in order to improve presentation skills of the students. Personality development classes has been held to improve soft skills.

Collaboration with other departments / institutions at the state, national and international levels and their outcome:

Students have participated in college, state and national level science exhibition and seminar competitions and have won various prizes

Priority areas for research and details of the ongoing projects, important and noteworthy publications of the faculty

One permanent faculty pursuing Ph.D and Two guest faculty have completed M.Phil degree.

Placement records of the past students and the contribution of the department to aid student placement

Most of the passed students have joined PG courses at Mysore, Kuvempu, Mangala and Bangalore universities for their higher studies in Microbiology, Medical Microbiology etc.

Different multinational companies like Infosys, Wipro, Accenture etc. have conducted the campus interviews and our students were selected

Plan and action of the department for coming years :

• To conduct workshop / seminars on recent development in the field of Microbiology
• To equip laboratory to meet the need of the students for new syllabus
• To establish and improve departmental library
• To organize special lecture series from eminent personalities
• To introduce add – on courses