Rajarshi Shahu Mahavidyalaya (Autonomous), Latur


Microbiology is the study of microscopic organisms which include viruses, bacteria, fungi, algae and protozoa. Considering rural and agro based life background and awareness about the general health and hygiene, our curriculum is designed to educate our pupil in various important microbiological domains, as well as to promote and develop skills and competencies that have lasting value further than the classroom. The study of microbiology pursue career in many fields, including agriculture, environment, food, industry, public health, basic research and education. The Department of Microbiology of Rajarshi Shahu Mahavidyalaya (Autonomous), Latur was established in 1986 and committed to provide quality education and disseminating knowledge about the microbial world.

The infrastructural facilities of the department have been developed with advanced instruments and equipments like, Fermenter (5L), Cooling Centrifuge, Orbital Shaker, Audiovisual system and Computer facility. The department has three highly educated and dedicated teaching staffs and two skilled nonteaching staffs. Research within our department is focused on environmental microbiology and PGPR. The department has an independent research laboratory sufficient to cater research in various domains of Microbiology. The Department has its own Library, which contribute to the instantaneous needs of the students, teachers and researchers as well. Today, the library has more than 100 books on General Microbiology, Medical Microbiology, Biotechnology, Genetics and other Life Sciences and collection of references.Our Library is open for all the members of the department during official time all the days of the week. The department arranges various activities like seminars, surveys, group discussions, poster competitions, blood group detection camp, water potability testing, etc through ‘Microbiol’- A Microbiology Student’s Association; which shape the student’s personality and make the students socially responsible. Throughout the world, our alumni are held positions in research institutions, industry, government and higher education.

    01. Microbiology Lab.1: Area is 1200 sq. ft. having a capacity of 20 Students. The general facilities available are-Twelve working tables of size 6' × 2'.6" × 2'.6" with acid resistant lab bench top , sinks, twenty four Gas burners , Fire extinguisher etc. The lab is well equipped with instrumentation like Autoclave, Incubator, orbital shaking incubator, pH meter, Colorimeter, spectrophotometer , Rotary shaker, water distillation unit, Electronic balance, Cooling centrifuge, Refrigerator, Microscopes, Magnetic Stirrer.
     02. Microbiology Lab. 2 : Area is 300 sq. ft. all general facilities and advanced instruments like Laboratory fermentor, Probe ultrasonicator , cooling centrifuge, Laminar air flow unit, binoccular microscope with MIPS with attached PC, UV chamber, gel electrophoresis unit etc.


B.Sc.Microbiology Programme Specific Outcomes

After the completion of this specific programme

1) Learners will understand the scope and historical developments in microbiology, characteristics of different types of microorganisms and methods of their classification.

2) Students will understand ultra structure of bacterial cell. Explain the nutritional requirements and mechanisms of their transportation in the cell.

3) The students will understand and use methods of visualizing microorganisms, controlling growth of microorganisms, isolation of microorganisms.

4) Students perform isolation and maintenance of bacterial cultures.

5) Learners will understand and explain the body defense mechanisms and describe the immunological concepts with reference to infection, immunity.

M.Sc. Microbiology Programme Specific Outcomes

After the completion of this specific programme

1) Address the increasing need for skilled scientific manpower with an understanding of research ethics in Microbial science.

2) Involve to study and analyse microorganisms to contribute to application, advancement and impartment of knowledge in the field of microbiology and molecular biology globally.

3) Empower themselves with laboratory training to prepare for careers in broad range of Micrbial science fields.

4) Start their own labs to serve in the field of Medical science

5) Get jobs in renowned research laboratories both in India an abroad as Microbiologist.


Photo Name Designation Qualification Resume
Dr.Kanchanprabha Gopinathrao Maske Head and Professor M.Sc.PhD View
Dr. Deepak Vishwanath Vedpathak Associate Professor M.Sc.PhD View
Mr. Kulbhushan Rangnath Gaikwad Assistant Professor M.Sc., NET View
Ms.Pratiksha Diliprao Mane Assistant Professor M.Sc View
Ms.Amruta Bharat Dhaigude Assistant Professor M.Sc.,SET,GATE View
Ms .Sonali Shrikant Patil Assistant Professor M.Sc View
Ms. Kiran Shashikant Salunke Assistant Professor M.Sc View
Ms.Deshpande Shruti Shrikant Assistant Professor M.Sc View
Ms.Rani Shivkant Gudda Assistant Professor M.Sc ,MH-SET View
Ms.Shradha Satish Bembde Assistant Professor M.Sc View
Ms.Pratiksha Shivaji Ghogare Assistant Professor M.Sc View


Degree/Class 2023-24 2022-23 2021-22 2020-21 2019-20 2018-19
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Name 2023-24 2022-23 2021-22 2020-21 2019-20 2018-19
Dr.Kanchanprabha Gopinathrao Maske view view view view View View
Dr. Deepak Vishwanath Vedpathak view view view view view
Mr. Kulbhushan Rangnath Gaikwad N/A N/A view View View
Ms. Sonali Shrikant Patil N/A view view N/A N/A N/A
Ms. Pratiksha Diliprao Mane view view view N/A N/A N/A
Ms. Amruta Bharat Dhaigude N/A view view N/A N/A N/A
Ms. Kiran Shashikant Salunke view view N/A N/A N/A N/A
Ms. Deshpande Shruti Shrikant view view N/A N/A N/A N/A
Ms.Rani Shivkant Gudda view N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Ms.Shradha Satish Bembde view N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Ms.Pratiksha Shivaji Ghogare view N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A


Year 2023-24 2022-23 2021-22 2020-21 2019-20 2018-19
UG / PG View


2023 - 2024

Name of Activity Day and Date Activity Report
Farewell and Guest Lecture on “Exploring Future Career Opportunities in Microbiology” 02-04-2024 View
Inauguration of MICROBIOL and fresher’s party 21-10-2023 View
Certificate course “Biofertilizer technology: Gateway to Entrepreneurship” 19 to 23-03-2024 View
Basic experimental Techniques for school teachers and students 26-02-2024 View
Fermented Food Exhibition 30-12-2023 View
Poster presentation on Industrial Exploitation of microorganisms 30-12-2023 View
Hands on Training Programme on PCR 15-12-2023 View
Gram Staining Competition 13-9-2023 View

2022 - 2023

Name of Activity Day and Date Activity Report
“Study visit to Latur Diagnostic Services” 07-04-2023 View
Blood Group Testing Camp 05-04-2023 View
Basic experimental Techniques for school teachers and students 15-02-2023 View
Fermented food exhibition30-01-2023 View
National Level Workshop on Handling of Modern Analytical Instruments24-01-2023 & 27-01-2023 View
Guest lecture on “ Overseas Education and Job Opportunities”21-01-2023 View
College Day Celebration 12-01-2023 View
Students Induction Program23-09-2022 View
International Microorganism Day: “Competition on Molecular Biology and Techniques.”20-09-2022 View
Biofertilizer Exhibition and Sale30-08-2022 View
Guest lecture on, Importance of Biofertilizers”18-08-2022 View
The two-week certificate course “Biofertilizer technology: Gateway to Entrepreneurship”12-08-2022 & 25-08-2022 View
“Synergism: Innovative Idea Competition”23-07-2022 View
“World Microbiome Day”27-06-2022 View

2021 - 2022

Name of Activity Day and Date Activity Report
Industrial study Tour04-05-2022 View
Poster presentation on National Vaccination day17-03-2022 View
Student Induction Programme-202216-03-2022 View
One Day workshop on DNA recombinant technology14-03-2022 View
Online National Webinar on Advances in Molecular Biology- techniques and their applications12-02-2022 View
Virus particles model exhibition07- 01-2022 View
Rangoli Competition: ‘Balance for Better’ on the occasion of Savitribai Phule Jayanti04-01-2022 View
Sir Louis Pasteur Day: Fermented food exhibition28-12-2021 View
Blood Group Testing Camp11-12-2021 View
National Level Workshop on Handling of Modern Analytical Instruments28-29-10-2021 View
Guest Lecture on “Research Opportunities in Life Sciences”28-09-2021 View
“National e-Workshop on Research Paper Writing and Presentation Skills”23-08-2021 View

2020 - 2021

Name of Activity Day and Date Activity Report
One day National e Workshop on Scientific Writing17-4-2021 View
A Two Day National Analytical Instruments Training workshop15-16-01-2021View
Marine Water a Rich Source of Metabolites06-04-2021 View
National Webinar on Second Wave of COVID 19 pandemic Health awareness08-05-2021View
One day National e-Workshop on Scientific Writing17-4-2021 View
Online survey for COVID 19 infection and Vaccination 01-04-2021 To 30-05-2021 View

2019 - 2020

Name of Activity Day and Date Activity Report
Biofertilizers–Need and Opportunities25-02-2019 View
Inaugural Programme of Student Association-Microbiol28-08-2019 View
Poster competition28-08-2019 View
Rangoli Competition28-08-2019 View
Fermented Food Exhibition:Microbiom28-08-2020 View

2018 - 2019

Name of Activity Day and Date Activity Report
Learning to Teach and Teaching to Learn Activity10-09-2018 View
Poster competition28-06-2018 View
Inaugural Programme of Student Association-Microbiol16-01-2019 View
Inauguration programme and Guest lecture:“AIDS and Society”16-01-2019 View
Biofertilizers–Need and Opportunities25-02-2019 View
Farewell programme19-03-2019 View


Year 2022-23 2021-22 2020-21 2019-20 2018-19
B.S.C.Microbiology View View View View View
M.S.C.Microbiology View View View


Department Achievements

Year Report
2019 to 2023 View

Teacher Achievements

Year Report
2019 to 2023 View

Student Achievements

Year Report
2019 to 2023 View


Sr.No Name Date Report
1Centre for Molecular Biology Research Bhopal25/08/2022 View

Student Association

Name of Association 2023-24 2022-23 2021-22 2020-21 2019-20 2018-19