A group of MBBS students participated in an academic event organized by Dept. of Microbiology, Trichy Medical College on 11.09.2017. Dr. Umadevi S, Professor, Department of Microbiology, accompanied the students. Three teams of MBBS students participated in a quiz competition on “Microbiology and Infectious diseases”. Out of our two teams which were selected for the final round, the team comprising of Mr. Pratyush R, III MBBS student, Mr. Kavinilavan R, and Mr.Girishanth, II MBBS students won the first place. A team II MBBS students comprising of Mr. Prasanna, Mr. Parthiban and Mr. Newfin created a video on “MDR TB: A challenge” under the guidance of faculties of Department of Microbiology and with the support of Dr. Pajanivel, Professor, Dept. Pulmonary Medicine, MGMCRI. They won first place for video presentation competition. Another team of students, Mrs. Reshma.C, II MBBS student, Mrs. Kavitha V, and Mr. Abishek, III MBBS students prepared a model on “Drug resistance in bacteria” under the guidance of faculties of Microbiology department, MGMCRI and participated in a model competition in the same event.