The Department of Microbiology, established with the inception of the college is dedicated to excellence in higher education. It offers U.G., P.G. and M. Phil. course in Microbiology. The department is recognized as a Research Centre in Microbiology, affiliated to the University of Madras. The faculty members of the department have been setting high standards of academic excellence, with research and publications in their respective areas of specialization. Besides striving for the promotion of research work, the department has been successful in creating opportunities to learn and discover, promoting the cause of higher learning.
The department has excellent infrastructure with well-furnished lab sections fully equipped with advanced sophisticated instruments like UV-Vis Spectrophotometer, ELISA Reader, Walk-in-Cold room, and Walk-in-Incubator room, PCR Machine, Sequencing and Gel Documentation. Air-conditioned individual lab sections for Bacteriology, Mycology, Parasitology, Virology and Molecular Biology.