The Department of Zoology offers BSc (Honours) Zoology and BSc (P) Life Sciences courses that provides students a broad exposure to the essentials of biological sciences. Both these courses have a multidisciplinary approach particularly in emerging areas of Cell and Molecular biology, Physiology, Biochemistry, Medical Diagnostics, Immunology, Genetics, Evolution, Ecology and Environmental sciences. The department also helps the students explore the various aspects of scientific skills through internships, research projects and training programmes.
In the past decade there has been a widespread incorporation of Information & communication technology (ICT) in different tiers of academics as well as in the global scientific structure. The Department of zoology is encouraging its students and teachers to access and utilize these new developing technologies. Through the web-based students Information System (SIS) of our college, all student-related data pertaining to assignments, attendance, tests etc., are being made available online.
The zoological society of the department known as 'ZOON' conducts seminars, webinars, workshops, educational field trips and various extra-curricular activities throughout the year.
The life Sciences Society 'GENESIS' comprising students of the BSc (P) life Sciences, is an equally dynamic and vibrant society that organises excursions, lectures, webinars, panel discussions, competitions etc.
Department's highly qualified and teaching faculty has been ably guiding the students to pursue higher studies in esteemed institutions in India and abroad. Some of the teachers are actively involved in supervising PhD students and have published their research papers in journals of national and international repute. In the year 2017, the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India conferred ‘Star Status’ to Zoology Department. With leading faculty members, well-trained and cooperative non-teaching staff, excellent laboratory infrastructure and student-friendly curriculum, the entire team of zoology department aims to provide quality education to each student focusing on their holistic development so that they are ready to face the exam called life!