The Department started its functioning with Pre-University Classes in the year 1947. The degree course in Zoology was started in 1957 and Post Graduate course in 1983. The Department was elevated to the status of an approved Research center in 1992. There are 8 teaching members in the faculty. The laboratory staff includes 3 lab attenders. The department offers programmes at (i) Graduate, (ii) Post-Graduate and (iii) Doctoral level.

Vision and Mission

The Department promotes innovation and wisdom at all levels of biological sciences (molecular, cellular, species, population, ecosystem and biosphere). Our integrative and interdisciplinary approaches in research and teaching programs, recognizes the essential roles of biology in the lives of citizens – today and tomorrow. We accentuate the mission of the college in our teaching and outreach programs. We educate and illuminate the young generations and build a strong and progressive nation where the rich values and traditions are upheld.