The Department of Microbiology was established along with the Faculty of Science in 1976. It is among one of the best departments in the University. We have 15 academic staff, of which 09 are Ph.D. degree holders and approximately 150 graduate and post graduate students. The Department carries out the Fundamental Microbiology courses for undergraduate students and also advanced Microbiology courses and multi-disciplinary research programs for the graduate students.

The diverse and extensive research programs are available in the Department including Microbial Pathogenesis, Microbial Enzymology, Environmental Microbiology, Microbial Diversity and Ecology, and Modern Biotechnology and so on so forth.

The laboratories in the Department are sufficiently equipped for fundamentals of Microbiology. We take great pride in launching our trainees into successful and productive mainstream careers who are serving in various capacities at different private and public establishments of the country.


To rise as ‘Center of Excellence of Microbiology and Molecular Biology’ to disseminate information and knowledge in all the fields of Microbiology at National and Regional levels.


The Department has four primary responsibilities:

  • To promote quality education and research in microbiology.
  • To produce graduates at the Bachelors, Masters and Doctorates degree levels.
  • To produce quality research in the fields of Microbiology and Microbial technology.
  • To serve the general public through awareness and training programs or other means.



1.         B.S (Four-year)

2.         M. Sc (Two-year)

3.         MS/M.Phil

4.         Ph.D



Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur 
Mailing address:
Old National Highway,
Khairpur Mir's, 66020 Sindh, Pakistan


Give us a call at 0243 9280050-54

Email us at info@salu.edu.pk