The Central Research Institute is involved in teaching since 1959. The Institute was recognized for the post graduate training (MD Pathology & Bacteriology). On the 17th of April 1961 the Institute was affiliated to Punjab University for conducting B.Sc (Hons) and M.Sc (Hons) courses in the subject of Microbiology. In 1973 the Institute was affiliated to Himachal Pradesh University for conducting B.Sc, M.Sc and M.Phil courses in Microbiology. A total of 297 thesis (M.Sc and PhD Microbiology) have been submitted since the inception of the courses.
The Institute presently is recognized centre for M.Sc (Micro), and it takes 20 students for M.Sc (Microbiology) course out of which 15 seats are filled through combined entrance test conducted by Himachal Pradesh University and 5 seats are for in- service candidates.
For further details visit website of Himachal Pradesh University