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Zoology

Department Of Zoology was established in 1927 offering B.Sc Zoology under Madras University. The programme was affiliated to the newly formed University of Travancore in 1938, renamed as University of Kerala in 1957. The postgraduate programme M.Sc. Zoology was started in 1965. Mahatma Gandhi University was established in 1983 and the programmes of the department got affiliated to the new university. Department of Zoology was recognized as an approved research center of Mahatma Gandhi University in 1986 offering research programmes (Ph.D) in Zoology. To cater to the growing demands and job opportunities, the Department introduced a new programme, UGC sponsored B.Sc. Industrial Microbiology and Zoology in 2002. From 2007-08 onwards this programme is being offered under self-financing stream. Two postgraduate programmes were also introduced in self-financing streams; M.Sc Biochemistry in 2005 and M.Sc Microbiology in 2013. The Department is presently recognized by the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India under the FIST program.    

UG Programmes

  • B Sc Zoology
  • B Sc Industrial Microbiology and Zoology (SF)

PG Programmes:

  • MSc. Zoology (Entomology)
  • MSc Microbiology (SF)
  • M.Sc Biochemistry (SF)
faculty

Dr.John T Kocheril

Associate Professor

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Mr.Jomon K V

Assistant Professor

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Dr.Joe Prasad Mathew

Assistant Professor & Head

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Dr.Monichan K K

Assistant Professor

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Mr.Philip Litto Thomas

Assistant Professor

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Dr. Martin J Babu

Assistant professor

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Dr. Rubin Philip

Assistant Professor

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Mr.jaison job

Guest Lecturer

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Guides

  • Jose D Kaippallil

  • Joe Prasad Mathew

  • Reethamma O.V.

  • Center for research in Zoology

  • Laboratory for Physiology

  • Laboratory for Environment Biology

  • Laboratory for Entomology

  • Laboratory for Biochemistry

  • Laboratory for Microbiology

  • Zoological Museum with diverse collection of specimens

  • Instrumentation section with sophisticated instruments

  • Department Seminar Hall

  • M. M. Sebastian Memorial Lecture and Scholarships

  • K. A. Thomas Memorial Intercollegiate Quiz competition in Life Sciences

  • Jacky Jose Memorial Scholarship

  • Gurukripa Scholarship

  • Kattapuram Memorial Scholarship

  • Recent major events

    • SAMVIT- Industrial and Science exhibition organized during College Navathy celebration, 14-19 Nov 2011
    • International Conference on Wild Life with Special Emphasis on Human- Animal Conflict, 10-12 May 2012
    • Wild Life week celebration 2-8 Oct 2013
    • Science Academies Lecture workshop on Frontiers in Wildlife Biology, 1-2 Dec 2014
    • Science Academies Lecture workshop on Foundation Lectures in Biology, 11-12 Dec 2017

  • Zoology Association

    To foster extracurricular and curricular talents in student the association under the stewardship of faculty acts as a platform. It coordinates different activities such as:

    Sports meet
    Arts festival
    Quiz programmes
    Onam and Christmas celebrations
    Zristi- Annual intercollegiate academic & cultural competitions
    Bird watching club registered with WWF

  • Academic

    Biodiversity field trips for UG students
    Wildlife biology field study for UG students
    Nature camp for PG students.
    Final semester study tours for UG and PG students

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    ZOOLOGY @ SB