Microbiology

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The Mission of our department is to contribute to the holistic development of students. The primary objective is to provide an educational and research environment in basic and applied concepts of microbiology relevant to the living systems, environment, and industries. Diverse aspects of science and technology will be utilized to impart fundamental knowledge and to solve challenging problems. The preliminary focus of our department will be to acquaint students with the world of microbiology with hands-on practical training on fundamental techniques of microbiology. Our program will encompass theoretical and practical aspects of advances in scientific research along with interactive sessions with subject experts and regular industrial visits. This training will enhance the problem-solving capability of students. Research projects will be an integral part of our course and which will help our students to think out of the box and work in a team.

Educational Objectives
Program Specific Outcomes

  • The students should have an understanding of the basic concepts and scope of microbiology
  • The course should enable the students to understand the general tools and techniques commonly used in academic or industrial microbiological enterprises.
  • Graduates will be gaining the critical concepts and understanding of the subject that would help them solve the industry related technological problems
  • The course desires to make the students thorough professional or entrepreneurs engaged in technology advancement or implementation in industry
  • The course would enable students to come up with creative or innovative ideas with the hope to create future leaders in the field
  • Students should be able to work with a sense of responsibility towards social awareness and follow the ethical standards in the industry
  • The course would empower students to pursue higher studies, to interact effectively with their peers and society as well as to contribute to the economic growth of the country
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360 DEGREE EDUCATION MODEL

360 DEGREE EDUCATION MODEL

We give hands-on learning experience to students and teachers through our uniquely designed 3 TIER STRUCTURE where we have divided learning in 3 stages with the end-in-mind to increase students’ employability

THE 3 TIERS OF LEARNING:

TIER – I: Faculties undergo rigorous training programs to upgrade, modify and innovate the teaching methodologies to be a step ahead in the dynamic field of education

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EXPERT MATRIX

EXPERT MATRIX

  • Dr. Gaurav Sanghvi
    -Post-Doctoral Fellow (Max Planck Institute of Developmental Biology, Germany).Ph.D. (The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara)
  • Dr.Ujwalkumar Trivedi
    -Ph.D. Biochemistry (The M.S. University of Baroda), M.Sc. Biotechnology (Saurashtra University, Rajkot)
  • Dr. MahendrapalSingh Rajput
    -Ph.D. (Nirma University, Ahmedabad)
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DISCOVER PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

DISCOVER PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Distinctive academic curriculum
  • Qualified, competent and dedicated faculty
  • Transfer of knowledge through scholarly activities
  • Inter-disciplinary project-based learning
  • State-of-the-art laboratories
  • Exceptional computing facilities
  • Industry interaction and Entrepreneurial support through Student Startup and Innovation Policy (SSIP)

DESIRED
OUTCOMES

Upon completion of B.Sc. Microbiology program, the students will be able to:

  • Attain the fundamental and advanced understanding of the underlying principles of microbial life.
  • Comprehend the deep understanding of microbial cross-talk for the betterment of environment, health and for the production of economically important products.
  • Acquire the necessary technical and experimental skills of microbiology enhancing their employability in the private and government sectors.
  • Get trained to qualify National level and International level competitive exams to build their career in the reputed institutes of global importance.
  • Develop critical thinking abilities by getting exposure to small research projects and internships which will be also instrumental in developing entrepreneurial initiatives.

Eligibility Criteria

  • 12thScience cleared B-Group Students with minimum of 40%.

DISCOVER
DIMENSIONS

  • Exciting career opportunities exist as researchers in laboratories of various universities & institutes, biotechnology companies, agricultural, veterinary institutes, hospitals, universities, medical schools and a wide variety of other industries ranging from agriculture to the space industry
  • Clinical Microbiologists at public or private science laboratories and pathology labs at various levels
  • Research Microbiologists at national and international levels
  • Industrial Microbiologists at microbiology-based industries like pharmaceutical, dairy, breweries, distilleries, enzyme, etc at different positions
  • Environmental Microbiologists working for water & wastewater treatment plants.

RESEARCH CAPABILITY AND
FOCUS AREA

  • We have state-of-the-art laboratories to conduct basic and applied experiments in Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, and Biotechnology.
  • Our labs are well-equipped with all the modern instruments to meet the standards of 21st-century research.
  • Our faculties have extensive teaching as well as research experience from the prestigious institutes.
  • Our department has tie-ups and MoUs with the academic and research institutes/industries of national as well as international importance.
  • Analytical studies in Molecular and Cancer Biology, Plant Microbial Interaction, Environmental Microbiology, Nano-biotechnology.

Labs and
Instruments

  • BINOCULARMICROSCOPES: 50
  • MICROWAVE: 1
  • REMI ORBITAL SHAKER INCUBATOR: 4
  • REMI (ZCIS) CYCLO MIXTURE: 2
  • VS-02 STABILIZER REMI: 4
  • BLUE STAR DEEP FRIDGE (-20 ͦC): 1
  • BIO-RAD T100 THERMAL CYCLER: 1
  • BIO-RAD EZ GEL DOC SYSTEM: 1
  • BIO-RAD BASIC POWER PACK: 1
  • BIO-RAD SDS PAGE UNIT: 2
  • BIO RADAGAROSE GEL ELECTROPHORESIS UNIT:2
  • LABFIT MAGNETIC STIRRER:3
  • LG REFRIDGERATOR: 4
  • THERMO SORVALL COOLING CENTRIFUGE: 1
  • SWISSER WEIGHING BALANCE: 3
  • EQUITRON FULLY AUTOMATIC AUTOCLAVE: 1
  • VERNACULAR AUTOCLAVE: 1
  • LAMINAR AIR FLOW:2
  • SHIMADZUUV1800 SPECTROPHOTOMETER: 1

Welcome to the
Department of Microbiology!

It gives me immense pleasure to welcome you to the Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Sciences, Marwadi University. Our department offers excellent teaching/training at all levels including undergraduate (B.Sc.), Post Graduate (M.Sc.) and Doctoral (Ph. D.) Programs. The Programs covers a wide variety of topics in microbiology while offering hands-on laboratory training and research projects.

Department of Microbiology believes in ‘Our Student Our Asset’ philosophy. The department is augmented with faculty members having specializations in diverse fields of Biology. The extensive breadth and scope of our scientific program acts as a vital component of faculty responsibilities and contributes significantly to the scientific teaching program. At the Department of Microbiology, we thrive to provide learners with the best experience by research-led teaching and excellent academic support.

We look forward to giving you a great learning experience to pursue your academic aspirations.

Thanks

Discover a World of Opportunities with Marwadi University!
-HOD, Microbiology

Teaching Scheme

Semester I
Subject Code Subject Name Type Teaching Scheme (Hours) Credits Theory Marks Tutorial/ Practical Marks Total Marks
Theory Tutorial Practical ESE(E) Mid Sem (M) Internal(I) (CSE) Viva (V) TW/Practicals (P)
02MB0101 Introduction to Microbiology BS 4 0 2 5 50 30 20 25 25 150
02MB0102 Basic Techniques in Microbiology BS 4 0 2 5 50 30 20 25 25 150
02CY0101 Chemistry-I BS 4 0 2 5 50 30 20 25 25 150
02MB0103 Fundamental Biology-1 BS 4 0 2 5 50 30 20 25 25 150
02SL010X English (Elective) BS 2 0 0 2 0 30 20 25 25 100
Total 18 0 8 22 200  150 100 125 125 700
Subject Code Subject Name Teaching Scheme

(Hours per week)

Evaluation Scheme Total Marks
Practical Assignments Term-Paper Term-end Presentation Viva Term Work
02SL0102

 

Reading and Writing for Science 2 Hours 00 30 20 25 25 100
02SL0103 Speaking and Presentation Skills 2 Hours 00 30 20 25 25 100
Semester II
Subject Code Subject Name Type Teaching Scheme (Hours) Credits Theory Marks Tutorial/ Practical Marks Total Marks
Theory Tutorial Practical ESE(E) Mid Sem (M) Internal(I) Viva (V) Practicals (P)
 02MB1151 Cell Biology BS 4 0 2 5 50 30 20 25 25 150
02MB0152 Biomolecules BS 4 0 2 5 50 30 20 25 25 150
02CY0151 Chemistry-II BS 4 0 2 5 50 30 20 25 25 150
02PY0151 Physics-II BS 4 0 2 5 50 30 20 25 25 150
 02SL015X English (Elective) BS 2 0 0 2 0 30 20 25 25 100
Total 18 0 8 22 200 150 100 125 125 700
Subject Name (English) Teaching Scheme

(Hours per week)

Evaluation Scheme Total Marks
Practical Assignments Term-Paper Term-end Presentation Viva In-Class
Participation
E (ETFn) 2 Hours 20 20 20 20 20 100
Elec-II (ETFs) 2 Hours 20 20 20 20 20 100
Elec-II (DCW) 2 Hours 20 20 20 20 20 100
Semester III
Subject Code Subject Name Type Teaching Scheme (Hours) Credits Theory Marks Tutorial/ Practical Marks Total Marks
Theory Tutorial Practical ESE(E) Mid Sem (M) Internal(I)(CSE) Viva (V) TW/Practicals (P)
02MB1202 Microbial

Biochemistry

BS 5 0 2 6 50 30 20 25 25 150
02MB1203 Microbial Physiology BS 5 0 2 6 50 30 20 25 25 150
02CY0201 Chemistry-III BS 4 0 2 6 50 30 20 25 25 150
01CR0301 CRP BS 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 25 25 50
02SL0201 English BS 2 0 0 2 0 30 20 25 25 100
02ES0201 Environmental Studies BS 2 0 0 2 50 30 20 0 0 100
Total 21 0 6 24 200 150 150 125 125 700
Subject Code Subject Name (English) Teaching Scheme

(Hours per week)

Evaluation Scheme Total Marks
Practical Assignments Term-Paper Term-end Presentation* Viva** In-Class Participation
02SL0201 English
Through non-fiction (ETNF)
2 Hours 20 20 20 20 20 100
Semester IV
Subject Code Subject Name Type Teaching Scheme (Hours) Credits Theory Marks Tutorial/ Practical Marks Total Marks
Theory Tutorial Practical ESE(E) Mid Sem (M) Internal(I)(CSE) Viva (V) TW/Practicals (P)
02MB1251 Bacterial Systematics BS 5 0 2 6 50 30 20 25 25 150
02MB0252 Environmental Microbiology BS 5 0 2 6 50 30 20 25 25 150
02CY0251 Chemistry-IV BS 5 0 2 6 50 30 20 25 25 150
02CR0401 CRP 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 25 25 50
02SL0251 English BS 2 0 0 2 0 30 20 25 25 100
Total 19 0 6 22 150 120 80 125 125 600
Subject Name (English) Teaching Scheme

(Hours per week)

Evaluation Scheme Total Marks
Practical Assignments TermPaper Term-end Presentation* Viva** In-Class Participation
English for Workplace 2 Hours 20 20 20 20 20 100

Term-end Presentation will be based on the Term-Paper **Viva will be based on Presentation and Assignments

Semester V
Subject Code Subject Name Type Teaching Scheme (Hours) Credits Theory Marks Tutorial/ Practical Marks Total Marks
Theory Tutorial Practical ESE(E) Mid Sem (M) Internal(I)(CSE) Viva (V) TW/Practicals (P)
02MB0301 Bioinformatics & Biostatistics BS 5 0 2 6 50 30 20 25 25 150
02MB0302 Molecular Biology & Genetics BS 5 0 2 6 50 30 20 25 25 150
02MB0303 Biochemical Techniques & Instrumentation BS 5 0 2 6 50 30 20 25 25 150
02MB0304 Microbial Biotechnology BS 5 0 2 6 50 30 20 25 25 150
Total 20 0 8 24 200 120 80 100 100 600
Semester VI
Subject Code Subject Name Type Teaching Scheme (Hours) Credits Theory Marks Tutorial/ Practical Marks Total Marks
Theory Tutorial Practical ESE(E) Mid Sem (M) Internal(I)(CSE) Viva (V) TW/Practicals (P)
02MB0351 Fermentation Technology BS 5 0 2 6 50 30 20 25 25 150
02MB0352 Basics of Immunology BS 5 0 2 6 50 30 20 25 25 150
02MB0353 Applied Microbiology BS 5 0 2 6 50 30 20 25 25 150
02MB0354 Dissertation Project BS 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 50 100 150
Total 15 0 6 24 150 90 60 125 175 600

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Stories

PLACEMENT IN SWIGGY AS OPERATIONAL MANAGER FOR ENTIRE WEST REGION.
Every year, we have around 150+ renowned companies visiting Marwadi University for campus recruitment. The education and training that we receive at Marwadi University give us an edge in the market. We are so well trained by our Learning and development department and Placement cell who work hand-in-hand, equipping us with all 21st-century skills. I was recruited in campus interview and currently, I am placed in Bangalore for my internship training. Thanks to Marwadi University, I have begun very well – and as they say, ‘Well begun is half done’, right?

DHRUMIL KOTAK – MBA, MARKETING – 2019

PLACEMENT IN ZOMATO AS REGIONAL MANAGER - 2019.
I joined Marwadi University in 2015. From that day my journey to grow and thrive began. My faculty has played a pivotal role in carving my destiny. Our ‘Learning and Development Department’ trained us with 21st-century soft skills – a must in today’s jobmarket. Thank you, Noor Ali Sir, you made our language classes stimulating. Through our Marwadi Placement Department I started my career as a subordinate in Zomato – but thanks to the skills I learned at Marwadi – within 21 days I was promoted to the post of a regional manager in ‘Zomato’. And my package is a whopping 6 lakh+.  Thank you, MU and the placement cell, – who helped me at every juncture.

RITUL SHARMA PASSED MECHANICAL ENGINEERING IN 2019

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