The Department of Microbiology has a well-equipped laboratory, which provides necessary backup to the clinical departments in the diagnosis and management of infectious diseases. It carries out various microbiological investigations viz., Microscopy, Culture & Sensitivity (conventional as well as automated rapid), and Serological tests. The Department has a well-equipped tuberculosis laboratory. It has implemented some innovative teaching-learning methods for Microbiology at the UG level such as application-based learning. Several faculty members regularly participate as resource persons in Medical Education Technology workshops organized by Regional Teachers Training Centre.