Department of Zoology

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The department of Zoology is one of the oldest departments of the college, that was incepted as department of Biological Sciences in 1954-55. the department was separated from the department of Botany and got its own identity as Department of Zoology in 1984 - 85. both the honours and general courses are being run by a group of experienced and efficient faculty members who teach the students not only the formal University curriculum, but also the taste of the Nature and its faunal components making the learning a joy.

In addition to the under graduate curriculum, the department of zoology run M.Sc in Zoology course (distant mode) of Vidyasagar University.

Department of zoology has a well stocked departmental laboratory and a big zoological museum which is unique of its kind. It hosts several rare and unique specimen which are found hardly in other colleges.

The department organizes regular excursion (both long and short distance) for providing its students with field exposure. Every year the department of zoology organize K.S.Rao Memorial lecture on varied topic delivered by eminent personalities of the field.

The students are also encouraged to participate in different outreach activities and quiz, seminar lecture, poster presentation competitions frequently.