GOVERNMENT DEGREE COLLEGE, PUTTUR

Narayanavanam Road, Puttur, Chittoor (Dt), A.P.- 517583

Email: puttoor.jkc@gmail.com, Phone: 08577-221580




DEPARTMENT OF Microbiology PROFILE Established : 2008



Programmes Offered

 

Programmme

Programme Name

Group/Subject

 

 

 

UG

 

 

 

BSc

 

 

 

Microbiology, Botany, Chemistry (EM)

CBCS system is followed for all UG programme

Programme wise Student Profile (Current year data)

 

 

Programme

 

Name of the Group

 

Students enrolled

 

 

Total

 

 

Male

Female

 

 

UG

 

 

 

Microbiology, Botany, Chemistry (EM) - I

 

03

10

13

 

II

 

03

10

13

 

III

 

05

05

10

 

 

 

Grand Total

 

 

11

25

36

 
Teaching posts and Non-Teaching Posts

 

Post

Sanctioned

Filled

Teaching posts

Guest Lecturer 

 Guest Lecturer -

Non-teaching (Herbarium keeper)

-

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Programme wise Student – Teacher ratio

 

S.No.

Programme

Student teacher ratio

1

BSc( Microbiology, Botany, Chemistry )

36:1

Teaching methods adopted to improve student learning

 

  • Class room teaching
  • Power point presentations
  • Class Seminars
  • Group Discussions
  •  Quiz programmes
  • Guest lecturers
  • Study projects
Details of Infrastructural Facilities

 

  •  Departmental  Library  consists of 92  Books (Reference Books)
  • Internet facilities for Staff & Students.
  • ICT facility: 01 LCD projector
  • Laboratories – 3 Labs.
  • Mechanics Lab for I Year students
  • Optics Lab for II Year students.
  • Electricity  & Electronics Lab for III Year students

SWOC analysis of the department and Future plans

Strengths

  •  Efficient & Experienced  Faculty 
  • Good infrastructure and well established Laboratories.
  • Consistent good pass percentage

Weaknesses

 

  • The socio-economic background of many of the students
  • Most of the students are of first generation
  • Poor communication skills in English.

Opportunities

 

  • Improving enrolment
  • Improving the optimum usage of ICT in teaching learning
  • Exploring the starting of new Job-oriented courses

Challenges

 

  • Sustaining quality along with access
  • More placements
  • Generation of resources  for research facilities in the department

Future Plans

 

  • To start multidisciplinary job oriented courses
  • To a conduct a national seminar
  • To establish Research  Centre in the department