The Department of Microbiology and Biochemistry was started under the Department of Zoology in 2002. The Department offers one undergraduate and two post graduate courses under the self-financing stream. B. Sc. Industrial Microbiology and Zoology (Double Core) started in 2002; M. Sc. Biochemistry program in 2006 and M. Sc Microbiology program in 2014. The department is well equipped with the all necessary instruments and research facilities. The department has young, enthusiastic and well qualified faculty members actively involved in research and teaching activities. The department has been encouraging the students to independently think as well as implement research ideas. The department focuses on imparting quality education and providing an excellent research environment through its ongoing programs. It imparts training for students to make them competent, motivated academicians and scientists. The department has developed extensive infrastructure facility to support the ongoing teaching and research initiatives.