Academic Calendar 

Academic Calendar of M. Sc. Microbiology

First Semester, AY: 2074/2075 Download

Third Semester, AY: 2073/074 Download

Important Events

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  • Central Department of Microbiology, TU is organizing "Training on Basic Molecular Biology" for the faculties from B.Sc. Microbiology running colleges all over the country from Jestha 7-11, 2075 at CDM, TU supported by UGC Nepal.

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Central Department of Microbiology

The department offers Master’s and Ph. D. Degree in Microbiology. The department is first and only one of its kinds to run advanced level Microbiology education in the country. Till date, 600 students have completed M. Sc. degree and five have completed Ph. D. degree in Microbiology from this department.

Message from HOD

Megha Raj Banjara, Ph.D. Head

Nepal has microbial diversity. On one hand these diverse microbial flora are useful in agriculture and food industries. We need to isolate, identify and characterize these microorganisms for human benefit. On the other hand, we are suffering from many infectious and emerging diseases.


Ph. D. Microbiology

CDM offers full time research based course for award of PhD degree. Minimum duration for PhD program is three years with a provision of extension upto 5 years. Currently 12 students are doing their PhD from the Department. Five scholars have been already awarded with PhD degree. Four new scholars have enrolled for PhD study recently.

M. Sc. Microbiology

CDM offers M,Sc, Microbiology courses on Medical Microbiology and Public Health Microbiology. A total of 30 seats are enrolled in every academic year (15 Medical Microbiology and 15 Public Health Microbiology). Five hundred and fifty three (553) M. Sc. students graduated from this department since its establishment.

News & Events

Malaria Research Training Course, Nha Trang University, Vietnam

Two  of the faculty members from this department; Mr. Nabaraj Adhikari and Mr. Upendra Thapa Shrestha had participated at the Malaria Research Training Course on 26 February - 2 March, 2018 at Nha Trang University, Vietnam organized by Menzies School of Health Research, Australia and Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp under APMEN (Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network) project. 


Malaria Laboratory Diagnosis Capacity Strengthening Training

The department has organized a five days training program on “Malaria Laboratory Diagnosis Capacity Strengthening Training” from June 12-16, 2017. The faculties from different colleges running M.Sc. Microbiology program throughout the country were the participant in the training. Altogether ten participants have trained on the program. The training was financially supported by UGC.


Training in Reference Writing in Research

The department has organized “Training in Reference Writing in Research” for faculties of B. Sc. Microbiology running colleges in Nepal from June 19-21, 2017. Altogether twenty-five participants have been trained in the program. The program was financially supported by UGC, Nepal.


Welcome-Farewell Programme-2074

MISAN (Microbiological Students Association) has organized welcome and farewell program on Asoj 1, 2074. The program was held to welcome the new comer students for academic year 2073/074 and farewell the students of academic year 2071/072. The students of academic year 2072/073 involved in MISAN has organized the event. All the faculties and students have participated the program.


Annual Report 2073/074 Published

The annual report for academic year 2073-074 has been published. The report includes all the activities done by the CDM on the academic year 2073-074. The report can be download from downloads.