Dr. Nishant S Junnarkar
Assistant Professor-Microbiology (GES Class- 2)
Government Science College, Vankal
Mangrol, Surat-394430
Gujarat (India)

Educational Qualifications:

  • Ph. D. Microbiology (2016) from Saurashtra University, Rajkot. 
  • M. Phil. Microbiology (2003) from Gujarat Vidyapith, Sadra.
  • M. Sc. Microbiology (2001) from Gujarat Vidyapith Sadra.
  • B. Sc. Microbiology (1999) from Gujarat University, Ahmedabad.

Competitive Exams Qualified:

  • CSIR-UGC NET (Life Sciences) June 2018 (AIR 34), Dec 2018 (AIR 35)
  • GPSC – Assistant Professor Microbiology (GES Class II) 2016 (1st Rank)
  • GSET (Life Sciences) 2014
  • ICAR-NET (Agricultural Microbiology): Qualified twice (2013, 2014)

Teaching Experience: More than 15 years.

  • Working as Assistant Professor (Microbiology) in Govt. Science College, Vankal, Ta. Mangrol, Dist. Surat
  • 2.5 years as Assistant Professor (on Contract) in School of Life Sciences, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar.
  • 8 years as Assistant Professor (Microbiology) in Shri M. & N. Virani Science College, Rajkot.
  • 5 Years as Assistant Professor (Microbiology) in Gujarat Vidyapith Sadra.


8 Research Papers, 1 Book as co-author. (see Publication section)


  • Completed UGC-Minor Research Project entitled, “Characterization of bacterial enzymes involved in textile dye decolorization”, worth Rs. 1,31,000/-.
  • Guided 33 PG students and 8 UG students in their dissertation work.

Environment Auditing:

  • GPCB recognized Schedule I Audit Team Member of the Environmental Audit Team in Atmiya Environment Auditing and Consultancy Cell from July 02, 2007, to September 7, 2015.