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Department of Microbiology

Pazhassi Raja College

Our Vision

To conceptualize and practice Biological Sciences in general and Microbiology in particular for the development of the Community.

Our Mission

1. To impart quality education through experiential learning. 2. To upgrade as a centre of excellence in academics and research in the field of Microbiology 3. To mould professionally competent graduates who can pursue career and research in Microbiology

The Department of Microbiology was established with the UG program in 1998 and upgraded to the PG department in 2001. The motto is to empower the student community with independent and critical thinking ability upholding moral values. The department focuses on imparting quality education and providing an excellent research environment through its ongoing programs.

Laboratories are the highlights of the Department that are spacious and well equipped with  basic and advanced tools for experimental and research activities in Lifesciences. All the basic instruments are available for practice by students for getting a hands-on experience. A central instrumentation facility has been set up housing the latest and high-end instruments including PCR-thermal-cycler, Shimadzu Double UV-Vis-spectrophotometer, Gel-Doc system, electrophoresis facilities, microfuge, low-temperature storage facility, high-speed refrigerated centrifuge, 96 well microplate reader, etc. The laboratory is suitable for Microbiology and Molecular biology works and regularly being used by students and faculty members from nearby institutions.


The department has a tremendous record in holding the championship in college arts festival and a good performance in the sports activities. Students are regularly elected for participation in University level competitions. Different days, particularly associated with science, are observed in style with diverse activities and full-strength participation of students. Department is keen to organize National/International/State level seminars and invited lectures in Microbiology and allied subjects for the academic exposure of the students.

The department has alumni members working at various government and non-government organizations. There are many alumni members who cleared UGC-CSIR, ICAR-NET, and other competitive examinations. A good percentage of students are turning in to research activities after the regular studies. It is highly remarkable that a good number of students are getting admission to central and state universities for their PG programs.


Name Type Mode Duration Seats
M.Sc. Microbiology Full Time 2 Years 12
B.Sc. Microbiology Full Time 3 Years 24
UGC Add-on Courses Part Time 1 Year each 40

Faculty & Staff

Mr.Abdul Bari K. K.

Assistant Professor and Head of the Department



Ms.Vijisha M.C.

Assistant Professor



Ms.Smitha Chacko

Assistant Professor



Ms.Jayasudha M.

Assistant Professor (Adhoc) and Coordinator for PG programme



Dr.Sreedevi R.

Assistant Professor (Adhoc)



Dr.Dinesh M. D.

Assistant Professor (Adhoc)



Ms.Tessa Mathew

Laboratory attender




29-04-2021 to 30-04-2021

State level workshop on Bioinformatics


Microfocus 2020: Meet the Academic Expert and Meet the Industry Expert Programme


Meet the Industry Expert Programme during Covid-19 Crisis


National Science Day Celebration 2020, Sponsored by KSCSTE and Supported by DST, Govt. of India.


Endowment Lecture by Dr. Rajan Iyyappan




Moon Day-Qamar 2k19


WORLD YOUTH SKILL DAY- MUSICANA 2K19-intra departmental competitions




World Environment Day Celebrations 2018, sponsored by KSCSTE. “Mercy killing of the Mother”

27-02-2018 to 28-02-2018

National Science Day Celebration 2018, Sponsored by KSCSTE and Supported by DST, Govt. of India


One day Workshop on “Financial Planning” in association with Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).


One day Seminar on “Evolution of life” in Association with Kerala Sasthra Sahithya Parishath (KSSP) in the memory of Charles Darwin.


One day National Seminar and formal Inauguration of Microbiology Association 2017-18: Innovative Approaches in Biological Sciences

22-07-2015 to 24-07-2015

National Seminar ON RECENT Developments IN CANCER BIOLOGY

25-02-2015 to 27-02-2015

“SCIENCE FOR NATION BUILDING” Frontier lecture series & Demonstration in Basic Molecular biology techniques. INFLUENCE OF RECOMBINANT DNA TECHNOLOGY IN AGRICULTURE In connection with National Science day celebrations 2015

15-12-2014 to 17-12-2014

UGC sponsored National level workshop on “Recent Trends in Bioinformatics”


APSER-2014 Awareness programme in Science Education and Research

26-11-2012 to 27-11-2012

University Grants Commission Sponsored National Seminar On “Microbiology And Public Health: EMERGING DISEASES-MANAGEMENT AND PREVENTION”


Championship- College Arts Festival- Aaravam 2018

The college art festival was conducted with the title' aaravam 2018'. The Department of Microbiology won the Championship with excellent performances by the students..

Ms. Akshaya Das-Third place in the Archery (Women): Recurve round- Interzonal Championship 2018-19

Ms. Akshaya Das of the Second year B. Sc. Microbiology, has secured Third place in the Calicut University Inter-Collegiate Archery Championship 2018-19 (recurve round- women- individual) held at Pazhassiraja College, Pulpally.

Sixth position in University of Calicut-M. Sc. Microbiology June 2019

Ms. Rashidha CA has secured the sixth position in M. Sc. Microbiology Examinations June 2019 of the University of Calicut with B+ grade. (Register No: PZARMMB005).

Championship- College Arts festival- Gramophone 2020

The college arts festival ' gramophone' during the year 2019-20 academic year was organized by the College students Union. The Department of Microbiology won the championship..

Third position in B. Sc. Microbiology- University of Calicut April 2017 Examination

Ms. Vipina Vinod TN has secured the third position in B. Sc. Microbiology Examination April 2017 Examinations of the University of Calicut (Register No: PZAOSMB027).

Seventh position-M.Sc. Microbiology-University of Calicut June 2019

Ms. Rasma Abdul Rasheed has secured the seventh position in the M. Sc. Microbiology Examinations June 2019 of the University of Calicut. Register Number- PZARMMB006.

Qualified CSIR- NET 2018

Ms. Panchami Jaya (She was a B. Sc. Microbiology student in the Department and studied from 2013 to 2016) cleared the Joint test UGC-CSIR for Assistant Professor Category. The Examination held on 16-12-2018 with Register Number 364022 UGC Ref. No: 3963/(CSIR- UGC NET DEC. 2018). The result published in 2nd April 2019..

Sixth position in CSIR-UGC (NET/JRF) examination December 2015- Mr. Akhil K. Mohan

Mr. Akhil K. Mohan was a student of the Department from 2008- 2011 in BSc and from 2011 to 2013 in MSc programme. He has qualified CSIR-UGC examination and currently pursuing PhD at RGCB Trivandrum. His roll number for the examination was 365295.



Public Information Officer

Ms.Smitha Chacko
Asst.Professor, Pazhassiraja College

Asst. Public Information Officer

Mr. Jaimon V D
Office in Charge, Pazhassiraja College

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Pazhassi Raja College
Pulpally, Wayanad, Kerala, Pin : 673 579

Email :

Office : 04936-242266, 240366
Principal : 04936-243333

About College

Pazhassi Raja College, Pulpally, was started in the year 1982 to cater to the higher education needs of the community in this locality and the surrounding places in Wayanad district.

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