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The Department of Microbiology offers diagnostic services including Mycobacteriology, bacteriology, Mycology, Virology, Immunology, Serology, Parasitology and Medical Entomology. The microbiology field provides aspiring students with the foundation in the diagnosis and management of diseases. Highly advanced, the department helps in teaching and diagnosing most of the infectious diseases prevalent in the society. The department is also instrumental in carrying out bacteriological analysis of water, in-house disinfectant testing, theatre sterility checks and hospital environment surveillance. A scientifically designed animal house is maintained by the department for various research programs.

The Department of Microbiology has a well equipped academic infrastructure to advance critical thinking on infections that plague us today among medical undergraduates who are tomorrow’s warriors against the stubborn microbes . An undergraduate laboratory shared by Department of Community Medicine aims at sensitizing students to the various investigative paradigms in current medical microbiology. Equipments such as bio-safety cabinets laminar airflow systems, incubators, inspissations , water baths, anaerobic culture systems etc are made available to aid student education . In the Microbiology museum pictorial flowcharts and models are displayed to help students grasp easily the concepts related to infections that commonly affect man. The Department also provides patient service Laboratory which boasts facilities of aerobic and anaerobic bacteriology, automated blood culture system, automated ID and AST system, mycology, mycobacteriology, parasitology, virology/immunology/serology and enzyme linked fluorescence assay. The Central Service Laboratory is also aimed at augmenting the student’s learning experience with latest techniques in diagnostic microbiology.

The Department of Microbiology is an integral part of the much relevant infection control activities of the hospital . It works closely with the Central Sterile Services Department to monitor quality of sterilization and disinfection activities. The Department encourages research aptitude and medical writing amongst students. A demonstration room serves the purposes of teaching in smaller batches and conducting student seminars. The departmental library along with the central library grants access to latest books and journal subscription with the aim of exposing students to research and reporting etiquette.


To make India free from infectious agents through updation of scientific knowledge, dedicated research and humanitarian approach to medicine.


The mission of the department is to excel in all aspects of academics. The purpose being to empower the budding doctors by imparting knowledge and skills in Microbiology of the highest standards.

Courses Offered

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • Doctor of Medicine in Physiology

Infrastructure Facilities

Departmental Library Preparation Room Seminar Room Practical Hall Demonstration Room Museum

Equipments and Models

Microscope Computer with printer Loop Holding stand ELISA Reader & Washer
Class II Biosaftey cabinet Hot air Oven Inoculating Loops Incubator with digital display of temperature
Centrifuge VDRL Rotator Inoculating Straight wire Refrigerator
Slide Stand Automated Blood culture instrument Bunsen Burner Microwave
Vortex machine Vitek Digital Balance Measuring Glass Jars
Densitometer Mini VIDAS


Dr. Sanjay Kumar Datta Professor & HOD
Dr.Pinki Kumari Associate Professor
Dr. Sudipta Roy Assistant Professor
Mr. Longjam Langamba Angom Assistant Professor
Mr. Soumendu Bikas Das Assistant Professor
Dr. Mousumi Paul Assistant Professor
Dr. Subesha Mondal Tutor

Diagnostic services

The department takes care of its patients in several areas including parasitological, bacteriological, serological (including viral serology) and mycological investigations. The central laboratory’s microbiology division is adequately equipped with all the facilities for handling critical investigations. There are separate internal, as well as external quality control programs to ensure the reliability of reports.

Hospital Infection Control

Hospital Infection Control Committee with defined composition, roles and responsibilities has been established to implement policies, guidelines, recommendations and working protocols. It includes activities and practices under the programme with hand hygiene and Standard Precautions as key components. Educational programmes for all HCWs in the use of such policies and guidelines are also conducted by the committee. Monitoring process for HCWs health to identify and prevent staff-to-patient and patient-to-staff spread of infection is done which includes programmes like Hepatitis B Vaccination of all HCW`s. The Committee is responsible for incorporating Antimicrobial Management programs or Antimicrobial Stewardship programs.

Services Offered

The curriculum also includes –

  • Students counseling and orientation programmes
  • Mentorship
  • Online Course Assistance
  • Encouraging UG and PG students to participate in the quiz, seminars and conferences in and outside the university campus.
  • Guest lectures.

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